How To Block Spam Calls On Android
Hackers & Spammers have now become smart enough camouflaging robocalls with genuine phone numbers. Thankfully there are number of tricks that you can try to save yourself from these spam calls. Every time we regularly receive calls from several unknown numbers and some of these spammers, telemarkers and annoying strangers make us want to throw away our phones.
It’s pretty annoying when you are expecting an important call you pick up your phone and answer then you discover it’s an automated call for advertisement.
Let’s face it Ads are really irritating especially if they are places where they are not supposed to be. These time operators have now become smart enough and have learnt that only a few people picked up there calls, because they recognized there unknown phone numbers.
These operators are now camouflaging the robocalls genuine with phone numbers instead of using landline numbers. When you fall them and end up picking up there calls most of the times turn out to be really jarring as these calls either play irritating loud music or start explaining about unwanted products.
How do i stop such calls from coming to my phone?
Don’t worry there are number of tricks that you can use to save yourself from these spam calls. I have picked up some fairly simple methods to block such calls.
Block Calls Manually
If you are getting calls telemarketing companies or strangers often the best way to deal with such nuisance is to block their numbers. One way you can do is by opening the call log on your Android phone, long pressing on the number that you want to stop receiving calls from, and then pressing block.
Third Party Apps
There are a number of few Apps that can be used to block calls on Google Play Store.
These apps can be used to prevent annoying spammers from reaching your phone. Some of these apps require a monthly subscription, but there are certain apps include Truecaller, Hiya, Should I Answer & Mr Number.
These apps have extensive database and constantly update the list of spammers, robocalls to stop these calls. These third third-party apps even warn you with a message and let you add numbers to a private block list.
The best part is some of these apps automatically shut down fake numbers whenever it finds any related of such calls with their extensive spammers list.