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  1. DWS44

    DWS44 SatelliteGuys Master
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    For anyone interested and not aware, Verizon's new free version of their Call Filter subscription is now active for some level of robocall/spam blocking. No telling how well it might work, but at least it's a start. The Call Filter app is generally pre-installed on most Verizon Android phones, and available through the App Store for the unfortunate folks in the Apple camp. I've found that if you already have it on your phone, the app itself will only show the paid subscription option. You have to go in through your account (website or via My Verizon app) and add the free version of the Call Filter subscription to your account, then it will send an update to activate the free subscription on the app your phone.

    Full Instructions here: Call Filter How to Use Guide | Verizon Wireless
     
  2. Jimbo

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    As you said, it's a start ...

    Any word on when the ATT version will be out ?
    I believe that ATT and Verizon went together on this new software.
     
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    Security Apps to Protect You & Your Phone - AT&T

    AT&T Call Protect2
    (Android and iOS)


    Automatic Fraud Blocking detects and blocks calls from likely fraudsters.

    Suspected Spam Warning identifies telemarketers and other suspected spam calls.

    Personal Block List lets you block unwanted calls by number.

    Enhanced Caller ID† identifies unknown caller details.

    Reverse Number Lookup† provides details when you enter a U.S. number.

    Custom Call Controls† lets you choose call categories to accept, block, or send to voicemail.
     
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    Has anyone tried Robokiller? I’m getting 4-5 spam calls a day now and it’s quite annoying. We have Verizon but wasn’t sure how well their free call filtering was.
     
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    I just received a call on my cell phone showing my number. The recording said it was Verizon and I needed to confirm my identity or my service is suspended. The scammers are getting more creative.


    Sent from my iPhone using the SatelliteGuys app!
     

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