Tired of getting robocalls and suspicious scam calls? Did the call screening feature of the Pixel 3 make you wish for a way to deal with unwanted calls on your iPhone? Don’t worry! There are very effective ways to deal with these spam calls with minimal effort.
But first it’s important to understand how scammers are getting your phone number. Have you ever downloaded an app? Of course you have! Many apps ask for permission to access your list of contacts. There’s a good chance that, at least once, you’ve hit “Accept” granting access to not only your phone number, but all of your friends’ phone numbers too. Although typically harmless, these databases of phone numbers that were collected by apps can be sold to telemarketing companies for profit, or even stolen in data breaches. But ultimately your phone number is public domain and robocallers can call xxx-xxx-xxxx hundreds of times per minute until eventually they’ll reach your number. But there are ways that we can prevent robocallers from calling your number. Even if these measures don’t stop scammers and telemarketers entirely, you should see a dramatic improvement in the amount of calls you ignore per day.
Now let’s discuss step-by-step how to set up anti-robocall measures on your iPhone. Continue reading to learn the Easiest Ways to Block Robocallers and Scammers on iPhone.