Spam text messages are persistent, frustrating, and may even price you big money. These annoying interruptions can break your legal rights in many situations, and at the end they create an irritating nuisance, but do not hesitate. There are some easy steps you can stop spam texts or calls forever.
The strongest tool in your arsenal is the simplest. Filter known senders in your phone setting, and you will never get another text and call again. Or you can use Callmsg to Report Spam Calls or use your wireless carrier’s spam-blocking tool.
Are spam texts and calls are illegal?
Some texts are illegal, per the Federal Trade commission. Laws followed by the FTC make it unlawful to send unwanted text messages to any wireless gadget. You Report Spam Numbers and calls when you get them. The issue with reporting fake SMS messages is it takes lots of time.
How to prevent getting spam texts and calls
The aim when it comes to mobile phone scam is preventing the spam texts and calls. It turns out there is a fast and painless way to do it, along with a few other techniques that are pretty more hard, but still successful. Here is how to stop spam texts and calls.
Use a spam text blocking app
There are many best spam-blocking applications on the market, in both Google Play and Appstore. The allure of using an application to block spam is that, in theory, an application blocks only spam texts, not texts from unknown numbers you may want to get.
Put your number in the do not call registry
People have combined feeling about the Federal Do not call registry. You may have added your phone number into the registry in the past, and then noticed you still get lots of spam texts and calls. But including your number is still a clever step to take, mainly as a new legislation occurs to control spam calls and texts.
Block spam numbers natively
You can block person spam numbers without any applications or added settings, instantly from your phones calling interface. On an iPhone, see your call history and click the little circled “I” icon to the right of the contact number. Scroll down and click “block this caller”.
On android, open your phone application and tape more> Call history > the number, and report/block spam. The issue with this technique is that spammers know about blocking of call, and they generally just move to spam calls from a different phone number.
Report Scam Phone Calls
If you do not pick to report spam texts and calls with a dedicated spam-blocker application, you can still report them manually on Callmsg. It is bit tedious, but reporting unwanted texts and calls is socially effective and responsible.
To save yourself from fake texts and calls, begin by filtering SMS messages from unfamiliar senders. You can also stop fake text with applications, and you should consider adding your number to do not call registry.