Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Turn Premium SMS Permissions On / Off

If you're having issues sending text messages to short codes, view this info to check permission settings.

Nota Notas:

  • Steps only apply if you've previously used a messaging app to send a text to a premium content provider or short code.
  • Short codes are typically 5 or 6 digit numbers commonly used when participating in contests, making donations, etc.


  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Nota Estas instrucciones son válidas para el modo estándar únicamente.
  2. Navigate: Settings Ícono Settings > Apps Apps settings icon.
  3. Ensure All apps is selected (upper-left).
    Nota If necessary, tap the Dropdown icon Icono de menú desplegable then select All.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Action overflow icon (esquina superior derecha).
  5. Tap Special access.
  6. Tap Use Premium text message services.
  7. Tap the app then select an option:
    Nota Apps listed vary and only appear if they've previously been used for premium messaging.
    • Ask
    • Never allow
    • Always allow