How to Prevent Marketing Phone Calls – Do Not Call Registry

How to Prevent Marketing Phone Calls – Do Not Call Registry

The National Do Not Call Registry is available for all USA citizens, where you can enter your phone number and opt-out of telemarketing phone calls. It is managed by the FTC (Federal Trade Commission), a government organization that deal with all types of consumer privacy and safety issues. Keep in mind that this will not totally end the marketing calls you receive, but it should be able to limit the calls you receive down to a minimum. The amount of time between entering your phone number with the list and when telemarketers will…continue reading →
How to contact your carrier to request phone number blocking

How to contact your carrier to request phone number blocking

If you have a caller that just won't stop calling you no matter what, and you don't care who it is but just want it to stop, the best way to go about blocking their number is by calling your carrier. Below is a list of common cellphone carriers¬†with phone numbers to reach them. It also has a script that you can read off to them if you don't know what to say. This is not a 100% guaranteed method, ever cellphone carrier is different, but if anything it should get you in…continue reading →
Method: Find out what state a phone number is from

Method: Find out what state a phone number is from

Cell and home phone numbers are great because the first three numbers usually point to where the caller's phone number is registered. The first three numbers are called the "area code". Use the table below to find out what state the caller is from, match the first three digits of the phone number and you will reverse search the state where the caller is from. For example, lets use the phone number (815) - 555 - 5555, the first three numbers are "815", so looking at the data base below we can tell…continue reading →