Reply to post: Re: Can we fix what's wrong with SMS?

Heir to SMS finally excites carriers, by making Google grovel

JohnFen Silver badge

Re: Can we fix what's wrong with SMS?

"- very limited control over what you allow/block"

I can blacklist based on number, but yes, it could be better. Not a problem with the SMS protocol, but a problem with the software.

"- phone insists on beeping to alert me of sms.""

There is about a 99% chance that your phone has settings that can resolve this.

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