On some days, it can feel as if robocallers are outnumbering calls from your own friends and family members. If your phone is being inundated with such calls, there are steps you can take to try to block them out. That will merely verify that yours is a working number and make you a target for more calls, experts said. If your number is on the registry and you do get unwanted calls, report them. Quilici said the registry is helpful but should not be seen as a panacea.
Robocalls flooding your cellphone? Here’s how to stop them - The Boston Globe
One of life's great annoyances is getting an unwanted phone call at on a Sunday morning or right when you sit down to dinner. So how can you put an end to unwanted calls once and for all? Ideas for American readers are provided below; some of the ideas are also applicable no matter where you live. To stop unwanted phone calls, download a call-blocking app on your cell phone, which will prevent unknown numbers from contacting you. If you're using a landline, you can set up an inbound call blocker so that callers have to punch in a code to reach you. Since telemarketers won't have your code, they won't be able to call you.
Robocalls flooding your cellphone? Here’s how to stop them
You know what feels better than hanging up on a robocall? Never getting the call in the first place. Starting April 5, T-Mobile ONE customers will have the opportunity to enable a new feature that the company claims can prevent spam calls before they ever reach a phone.
An unfamiliar number appears on your cellphone. It is from your area code, so you answer it, thinking it might be important. There is an unnatural pause after you say hello, and what follows is a recording telling you how you can reduce your credit card interest rates or electric bill or prescription drug costs or any of a number of other sales pitches. Another day, another irritating robocall.