Block Texting

Block Texting on Child & Teen Devices

OurPact’s Text Blocker: The Solution Every Parent Needs

For kids and teens, texting is second nature.


While texting can be a great way for your children or teens to stay in touch with friends, too much can cause endless distractions, and even pose risks to health and wellbeing.


Did you know?

  • The average teen sends 3,339 texts per month, with 1/3 teens sending over 100 texts a day.
  • 43% of teenagers say texting is the number one reason they have a cell phone.
  • Voice calls are on the decline, but texting and app usage is on the rise.
  • 1/5 teens check phones for texts and other notifications in the middle of the night.
  • Teens compulsively check their phones 74 times a day, on average.
  • 77% teens say they are confident they can safely drive and text.


OurPact’s App Rules feature allows parents to block the Messages app on iOS and block SMS text apps on Android devices. App Rules is an essential feature, allowing parents to set limits on when kids and teens can send or receive text messages from iOS or Android devices.


Block Texting In Action


Use OurPact to block text messages from being sent and received on your child’s device:

  • At All Times
  • According to Automated Schedules (eg. bedtime or school hours)
  • At-a-Touch (eg. one hour for family dinner)
  • Never (allow texting at all times, but limit other messaging apps or device functions)


OurPact’s App Rules text blocker doesn’t just block SMS and iMessage, it also allows parents to set limits on messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Viber, and many more!


Enjoy a one week free trial of OurPact’s text blocker today, and help your kids and teens enjoy distraction free family time, homework, school hours and bedtime today!