Unwanted calls can become a headache. If you are a user of Android devices, you should know that you have a way to easily block them from your cell phone. There are few steps and here we are going to show them to you.
The growing culture of hyperconnection has forced us to stay connected almost permanently. This happens because of the annoying situation of receiving calls that, often, are not pleasant or we do not want to receive. Many of these calls even happen at the least opportune time. With smartphones there are several ways to stop the constant flow of calls of this type. And it is prudent that you know it in case you want to apply any of them to have a calmer life. In Android it is common that the dialing app is Google Phone, in this same app you can get the option to filter unwanted calls. It is important that you know that manufacturers like Samsung include their own dialer app, so activation may possibly be different.
How did they know my cell number?
Spammers can find out your phone number in many ways. Like when you donate to a charity and it’s fake, or when you enter contests, also when you call businesses with caller ID. Sometimes these individuals buy phone numbers from phone companies or even data providers. In any case, it is important that you avoid giving away your phone number too easily.
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How to block unwanted calls?
Follow this process so you can block calls quickly:
- Go to the Phone app
- Go to the three dots in the top right corner and click on Settings.
- In the Support section, scroll down to Caller ID & Spam.
- You must activate the option Filter spam calls to start blocking calls automatically.
You should be aware that Google’s spam filtering could be very sensitive and you may end up blocking calls that you do want to receive. A fact not less to consider when you have the option activated.
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