NoMoRobo is better. It can tell between wanted and unwanted robo calls. The
downside is some unwanted robo calls will make it through.
The blocked calls are not immediately blocked. They will ring once before
NoMoRobo kills it.
Anyone that gets their landline through FiOS or a cable company will have
NoMoRobo as an option. You have to log into your provider's site and turn
it on. Highly recommended.
I didn't realize that MagicJack still existed. When I tried it years ago
the quality was terrible. Any landline through FiOS or a cable company has
unlimited long distance calls included.
Don. www.donwiss.com (e-mail link at home page bottom).
MagicJack voice quality is actually quite good now. The only feature they need to add is a white list so that doctors offices will ring thru when call-screening is on.
Google Voice over an Obihai 202 works well too. Oddly, I've *never* received a telescammer call on my Google Voice line.
Mine are like that too.
Businesses (including medical offices) often make calls from numbers
other than the ones they advertise, interfering with programming a
I once had a device like that (told unknown callers to press a number).
Many legitimate callers didn't follow the instruction. If I was here, I
could press the key myself, but that doesn't help when I'm not.
I just use an answering machine. So far, they all hang up before my message
completes or just afterwards. I never have to pick up. The robo-calls from
medics, trash service and others I deal with that use them go through just
fine. No screening needed.
On Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:03:49 PM UTC-4, KenK wrote:
For an Android phone, and I presume iPhone too, there are apps.
I use ShouldIAnswer. It has it's own database that gets updated by
users so it has knowledge of a lot of telemarketers, scammers, etc.
and if it's identified, it will tell you while it's ringing.
This would only work on relatives you don't like.
Telemarketers use VOIP where you tell the system what your
name and phone number is. And these guys routinely
change their names and numbers at random.
Screen with an answering machine gets rid of most of them
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