Remove Chaton Spam from a Samsung Galaxy Phone

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Remove Chaton Spam

Do you get spam messages on your Samsung Galaxy phone saying, "I'm naked"; obviously from people you don't know? Maybe your wife asked you what the heck those messages are all about. Hopefully, she believed you when you told her it's spam, and you have no idea where it's coming from. Do away with this annoying problem today with the chatON app.

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Many people have tried uninstalling the chatON app, but it comes installed in your Samsung phone, and you can't delete a built-in application. Also annoying is you cannot block unknown senders, only friends in your contact list. How useless is that? There are two options to get rid of these annoying text messages.

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Method 1: Remove the ChatON Account From Your Samsung Phone

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    Swipe down to slide down the status messages panel.
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    In the upper right, click on the "Settings" (gear icon).
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    Scroll down to the section titled "Accounts"
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    Some Samsung versions have an "Accounts" tab icon in the top header.
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    You will find an account in that section called "chatON"
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    Click on the chatON account.
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    On the bottom right, there is a button that says "Remove Account"
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    This will remove the account from your phone but it does not actually delete your chatON account. You can easily add the account back at a later date, if you want to start using chatON again.
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    Select "Remove Account" and BAM you will no longer receive any chatON messages :)
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Method 2: Remove chatON Annoying Messages By Disabling Push Notifications

This method is less invasive. The account will still be on the phone, but the app will no longer be able to receive popup messages, alleviating the spam.

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    Start the chatON app.
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    There is an invisible button just to the left of your home button
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    Click on this invisible button. Agreeably - this is not a very user-friendly interface. Every new version seems to be getting worse.
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    A menu will appear with settings and options for the chatON app.
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    Uncheck the "Push Notifications" option.
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    That's it
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    Now you will not get any more of those annoying chatON spam messages.
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Questions and Answers

Receiving unsolicited spam on chatON.

Seductive chats keep appearing on my Samsung S3.

In the application, bring up the message>>>select the number>>>select the option to block the number. If the problems persist then you can block the numbers as you receive spam from this free application.

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Recent edits by: Eng, Adrian Penaflor, Maria

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