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Block a Number

Block a Number

Block a Number

Wireless carriers have apps that can be used to block calls. AT&T has Call Protect for iOS and Android (available to set it up from the AT&T Mobile Security app as well). You can pay $3.99 a month for a Plus version that has even more security like a VPN, personal ID monitor, and theft alerts (if you use an Android device). Verizon has a few options that let you block possible scammers as well as specific numbers, all for a price. T-Mobile has a Scam Shield app (it used to be called Name ID) that lets you block and report scam calls; it also has a premium version for $4 per line per month.

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Thanks to Android smartphones, it’s faster and easier than ever to get in touch with family and friends. Not all calls are welcomed, though. Spammers, strangers, telemarketers, and other unwanted callers can get annoying. There’s a straightforward solution to stop specific callers — go ahead and block them! In this guide, we’ll teach you how to block a phone number from your Android device.

Want to get rid of those annoying callers? Doing it from your phone works, but what if you switch handsets often? Maybe you want this done more systemically. Some U.S. carriers, including the four major ones (Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile), allow you to block specific numbers on a service level. Terms and conditions apply — check out exactly what the big four carriers offer via the links below. (Source: www.androidauthority.com)

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Most Android phones have an easy and simple way to block as many numbers as you wish. Each phone company has different ways to block contacts on your list. The steps to block a call or number can vary depending on the device you are using, but in most cases you can block calls through your phone app’s settings.

Should I Answer? also features some of the most robust call-blocking features of any app in its category. It can automatically filter calls from hidden numbers, premium numbers, foreign countries, and numbers below a certain review threshold. Perhaps best of all, the aforementioned features work offline. The app saves a small copy of the ratings database locally. Here’s the privacy policy. (Source: www.digitaltrends.com)

 

 

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