One of the most annoying trends that has persisted over the last few years is robocalls. You see an unknown number flash, you pick it up expecting it to be something important...but nope, it’s just spam. Getting these calls can be incredibly frustrating and even more so when you realize these spammers specifically target seniors. Although there are some bills in the works to stop these calls in the Senate, that is still going to take some time to come into fruition. So in the meanwhile, how do you stop getting these calls?
The basic stepsThe most basic way to stop these calls is to:
- Not pick up unknown numbers
- Not respond to anyone if you do pick up. This means you do not answer any questions or confirm any information.