Android Lollipop Disable cell broadcast messages – solution

In this article we show you how disable so-called Cell broadcast messages (CB message” in Android Lollipop. Cell broadcast messages are SMS messages that are sent to you by your mobile operator. If you login with your smartphone in the next network-cell (automatic) and if it is provided with CB messages, you will receive such a CB message on your smartphone. CB messages usually contain advertisements or information from your mobile service provider. The Cell broadcast messages can be disabled in Android Lollipop as follows:

Open the Android messaging app and tap in the overview at the top-right symbol with the three points. A menu will pop up, where now "Settings" must be selected.

You are now entering the next submenu. Scroll down a bit until you can see messages, select “CB”. Tap on this entry to make more options visible. Here you'll find at the top-right a controller. Push it from "On" to "Off" to turn off CB messages in Android Lollipop.

Finished! You know now how to turn off CB messages on Android Lollipop.

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Comments (59)

  1. sriharsha

in my intex cloud cube cell broadcast flash messages continuosly. and drainning my to deactivate cell broadcasts flash messages in my android phone.

  1. Lingaraj

I am getting so many cell broadcast massages. I have a micromax spark 3 mobile. Please suggest.

  1. Nikhl dev

For ,Oppo Mobiles

Settings - Messages - Advanced -Cll Broadcast
Delete all broadcast messages, then go to settings in the same window disable all
Nikhil dev.

  1. Leka

Lenovo K6 note
Had the same problem after software update. Try this:
Settings/notification centar/app notification manager
3 dots in right upper corner, press show system. Find CB, open twice, choose permission, disable sms.
Worked for me

  1. Harl

Am failing to turn off these disturbing CB messages they torture me at work..
I have a Kimfly M2

  1. Basavaraj

My mobile is karbonn titaniun s35 cell broadcast msg daily 500 plz solve it

  1. Help me

I am getting 500 cb msg daily. My ph is smsng can i solve this?

  1. help me

I am getting cell broadcast message daily 500 times from my intex aqua young smart mobile please solved it.

  1. safni

I am getting cell boardcast message daily 500 times form my micromax mobile please solved it.

  1. selvakomal

message--> settings --> advaced --wireless alerts --> again settings --> uncheck all Enjoy

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