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How do I stop spam calls?

irishcolleen45

In recent months, I have been getting unsolicted phone calls and texts on my cell phone.

Suggestions on handing it.

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Re: Spam

Elements
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If they're coming from fixed number, you can just block them. But if it's coming from a lot of different numbers, then it gets a bit trickier, and will vary by your phone model. On some models, you can block anonymous or restricted numbers from inside the settings for the phone app, and Verizon's FamilyBase product can also block restricted numbers, or you can  download a third-party app for blocking. If all else fails, there's always the option to change your number.

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Re: Spam

Elements
Sr. Member

If they're coming from fixed number, you can just block them. But if it's coming from a lot of different numbers, then it gets a bit trickier, and will vary by your phone model. On some models, you can block anonymous or restricted numbers from inside the settings for the phone app, and Verizon's FamilyBase product can also block restricted numbers, or you can  download a third-party app for blocking. If all else fails, there's always the option to change your number.

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Re: How do I stop spam calls?

burgthing9
Member

thanks but i block every number  that has called me they call from a similar one. i tell them not to call me and still get them. somehow  they are spoofing numbers in fact my own number called me  once. I think it is up to  verizon to catch and prosecute them.  what say you verizon ??

Re: How do I stop spam calls?

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Re: How do I stop spam calls?

vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

We understand your concern with getting spam calls, burgthing9. With our Call Filter app, you can prevent and report suspicious calls and texts. Click here to learn more: http://spr.ly/6607Gvb1f.

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