Guide on how to block unwanted calls from any telemarketers with Anonymous/Unknown Numbers on your AT&T number.
Incoming calls from any anonymous or unknown number might be from telemarketers from one that you know little less. While 70% of these calls are from telemarketing guys about the promotion of their products/business or about their new insurance/charities/survey companies/finance/loan schemes from various banks and only 30% of them are helpful.
Interesting thing here is that they get our number from sources where we have mentioned our number. A simple tip to stay away from your phone number been included to the list is to avoid posting your number on online websites. But still telemarketing can get through your number. As AT&T customers you might be looking to block these unwanted calls from any Anonymous/Unknown Numbers. So it doesn’t matter you have iPhone 5 or Samsung Galaxy S4 or Moto X phones, you can make use of below specific guide for your AT&T powered phones.
Block Calls from Known Numbers
AT&T cares for customers and so they have AT&T Smart Limits package allows users to block not only unwanted calls but also text from 30 known numbers. It can be from your friends or you can add a tele-marketers number from which you get disturbed most.
AT&T Smart Limits is priced at $4.99 per month per subscriber and apart from block calls/texts, it has other features as well. Learn More.
Block TeleMarketers Calls
US Government is kind to act seriously on this issue. They have setup National Do Not Call Registry. Once you register your phone number with them, you will receive any calls.
Register online for Do Not Call Registry or
Call call 888.382.1222 (TTY 866.290.4236) from any number
Block Calls from Anonymous/Unknown Numbers
Even though your phone number is added to Do Not Call Registry, the frequency of unwanted calls will be reduced but not brought down to 100%. Still you might see incoming calls from anonymous or unknown numbers, even AT&T Smart Limits can’t control calls from such numbers.