Quick Tip: How to reduce robocalls

ByJason Knowles and Ann Pistone WLS logo
Monday, February 11, 2019
Quick Tip: How to reduce robocalls
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Quick Tip: How to reduce robocalls

Everyone hates robocalls, but yet the number of them has skyrocketed to 48 billion in just 2018.

Now, the Citizens Utility Board has a free guide on how you can reduce the annoying robocalls.

Here are some things you can do to avoid the calls:

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  • Check your device. There are some settings built into devices that let you block the numbers. Ask your manufacturer if you have any questions.
  • Block individual numbers that are suspicious as they come in. Or turn on a "do not disturb" setting for robocalls.
  • Some wireless carriers provide paid services to avoid robocalls.
  • To view the Citizen's Utility Board's free guide, visit: https://www.citizensutilityboard.org/