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7 EASY Ways To Beat Robocalls

It makes me crazy as I am of pull a vibrating phone from my pocket only to see a random, suspect number that I’ll never answer nor do they leave a message.  Yup, another robocall.  Grrrrrr.  So here are some options for fighting back and restoring some sense of peace.  Below are 7 really great tips with more info on each (HERE).

1. Keep your number to yourself

2. Tell companies you use to buzz off

3. Don’t answer calls from unfamiliar numbers

4. Watch out for spoofing

5. Get on the Do Not Call Registry

6. File a complaint

7. Use software that blocks robocalls

The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls

NATIONAL DO NOT CALL REGISTRY (HERE)

And this made me laugh…

According to the NY TIMES:  Download apps such as Truecaller, RoboKiller, Mr. Number, Nomorobo and Hiya, which will block the calls. YouMail will stop your phone from ringing with calls from suspected robocallers and deliver a message that your number is out of service.

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Your workday host is a longtime Seattle Radio Midday Air-Personality. Shellie grew up in Burien and now lives in West Seattle. She’s the on-court Entertainment Emcee for our 2X WNBA Championship Team SEATTLE STORM. Shellie is also committed to Children’s Hospital with weekly participation in their CHILD LIFE Program, dedicating over a 100 hours of volunteer time annually. People ask all the time, “What’s your favorite part of the job?”, and my response is YOU! Sure I get to meet all kinds of famous people, but it’s engaging with the people and their Northwest families that makes me happy”