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Old Dec 22, 2012, 03:26 AM   #1
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Annoying Calls!

Everyday I get a call from these numbers and they are telemarketers that pisses me off when I told them not to call me but they still do. How do I block these two numbers?

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Old Dec 22, 2012, 03:30 AM   #2
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There is no way to block calls on an iPhone unless you jailbreak or get an Android. And before anyone starts, the iOS Do Not Disturb mode does not work and is a half baked implementation.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 03:33 AM   #3
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www.donotcall.gov
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 03:35 AM   #4
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That does not apply to Telemarketers calling from other countries.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 03:42 AM   #5
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That does not work.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 03:47 AM   #6
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Not sure: you could copy them into your phone book with a dedicated name and assign a ring tone so you know you can ignore.
It don't really solve your problem but might help to manage it.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 03:51 AM   #7
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That does not work.
Hmm next time they call, tell them you are going to report them to the FCC.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 03:54 AM   #8
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Hmm next time they call, tell them you are going to report them to the FCC.
Hahahahaha! That will do nothing. I would just laugh at you.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 03:56 AM   #9
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Hahahahaha! That will do nothing. I would just laugh at you.
Ok.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 04:01 AM   #10
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try calling ur service provider and ask them to block that number for you. that's the ultimate solution i guess, unless they start to use a new number to call u.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 04:04 AM   #11
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try calling ur service provider and ask them to block that number for you. that's the ultimate solution i guess, unless they start to use a new number to call u.
I think AT&T charges you a monthly fee to block numbers if they even allow it.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 04:09 AM   #12
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I think AT&T charges you a monthly fee to block numbers
Why am I not surprised. Jeez these carriers love their fees.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 04:38 AM   #13
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I think AT&T charges you a monthly fee to block numbers if they even allow it.
Since when?
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 04:44 AM   #14
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Since when?
Since Jesus: www.att.com/esupport/article.jsp?sid=KB102428&cv=820#fbid=fAHYO-VmEaO

$5 bucks a month to block up to 30 numbers.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 04:46 AM   #15
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OP why dont you just ignore the call?

Why all the need to make a song and dance about this?!
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 04:50 AM   #16
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OP why dont you just ignore the call?

Why all the need to make a song and dance about this?!
Wow, why don't you just tell him to throw his phone away?
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 05:39 AM   #17
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OP why dont you just ignore the call?

Why all the need to make a song and dance about this?!
I wouldn't imagine if they call you every single day! It's really annoying!
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 11:16 AM   #18
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Not sure: you could copy them into your phone book with a dedicated name and assign a ring tone so you know you can ignore.
It don't really solve your problem but might help to manage it.
That dedicated ring tone can be silent and the custom vibration muted to off.
They call you will never know until you see the missed call on the screen.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 11:20 AM   #19
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The problem with these robo calls is if you ever aknowledge one of those calls by pushing 1, or another number per their instructions, it tells them they have reached a real number, and they turn around and sell it to others. You could notify the FCC, and these companies are fined $500 everytime. Most people never do. Luckily, with verizon, you can block up to 5 numbers for 90 days for free. All this works for spam messages too. Never respond by typing STOP, etc as they will know they have reached a real number.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 11:21 AM   #20
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Get your carrier to black list them. Wow, that looks really annoying. I've never had a telemarketer reach me on my cell phone -- home phone, yes, but never my mobile device.

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OP why dont you just ignore the call?

Why all the need to make a song and dance about this?!
Or he could find a way to get the harassing telemarketers blocked? Simply ignoring them is obviously not an option for OP. You should suggest something helpful, or don't suggest anything at all!
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 11:30 AM   #21
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Get your carrier to black list them. Wow, that looks really annoying. I've never had a telemarketer reach me on my cell phone -- home phone, yes, but never my mobile device.



Or he could find a way to get the harassing telemarketers blocked? Simply ignoring them is obviously not an option for OP. You should suggest something helpful, or don't suggest anything at all!
The only way to do it is ask/pay AT&T to block them (they may waiver the $5 if it's nuisance calls - most in the UK do), or have them change your number.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 11:40 AM   #22
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I don't have an iPhone so I may be wrong but I think I read somewhere that the best way to ignore such calls is to make a silent ringtone and assign the unwanted numbers to it.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 11:46 AM   #23
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I'm lucky I don't receive those annoying calls. My dad receives telemarketer calls on his work phone all the time.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 12:07 PM   #24
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Answer the phone, talk to them for 1 minute, say "hold on a sec", put the phone down and walk away. Come back 1/2 later to see if they're still there....


Usually after the first time you do this they quit calling you.
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Answer the phone, ask them "Do you believe in God?" Instant result.
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