When your number is flagged on a call blocking app it is not just flagged or stopped on that phone, now it can be blocked by the carrier. Protecting your reputation starts with monitoring for flagged caller ID’s.

Top Call Blocking Apps

TrueCaller

TrueCaller Desktop
TrueCaller Apple
TrueCaller Android

Hiya

Hiya Desktop
Hiya Apple
Hiya Android

Should I Answer?

Should I Answer Desktop
Should I Answer Apple
Should I Answer Android

Calls Blacklist

Calls Blacklist Desktop
Calls Blacklist Apple
Calls Blacklist Android

Call Control

Call Control Desktop
Call Control Apple
Call Control Android

CallApp

CallApp Desktop
CallApp Apple
CallApp Android

Norton Mobile Security

Norton Mobile Security Desktop
Norton Mobile Security Apple
Norton Mobile Security Android

Nomorobo

Nomorobo Desktop
Nomorobo Apple
Nomorobo Android

AT&T Call Protect

AT&T Call Protect Desktop
AT&T Call Protect Apple
AT&T Call Protect Android

Robokiller

Robokiller Desktop
Robokiller Apple
Robokiller Android

Call Blocking News and Tips

Although call blocking apps are used to protect against scam callers and robocalling, businesses are being falsely flagged. Call blocking apps are becoming a problem for legitimate businesses who get their numbers stolen by scammers. New call blocking apps come out each day and new uses are starting to come too.

phone number protection
June 5, 2019

Phone Number Protection Starts with Your Caller ID

Be careful when you display your phone number on a phone call. Separate your inbound and outbound numbers so valuable phone numbers don't get flagged as spam. Phone number protection starts with careful management of your caller ID.

Spam Caller
May 8, 2019

Telltale Signs that Give Away a Spam Caller

If you run a call center you understand the impact that excessive spam calls had on answer rates. It’s difficult to get people picking up the phone if they don’t know your number. How can you avoid looking like a spammer when outbound dialing?

carrier block affecting business
March 27, 2019

Carrier Block: Is It Impacting Your Business?

Carrier block can have a massive impact on your outbound call center before you realize it’s happened. Learn more about what carrier block is, why it happens, and what you can get your employees back on the phones and dialing again.

phone number management
March 13, 2019

How Successful Companies Are Managing Large Phone Number Pools

You need to make use of a wide pool of phone numbers when dialing your database. As technology advances, consumers receive more and more control over the numbers that contact them. It’s easier now than before for your outbound number to end up on a blocked numbers list.

fcc caller id changes
February 13, 2019

SHAKEN and STIR’d, Is Your Business Ready For This Protocol?

Over the past few decades, the advancement of telephony systems brought about a massive increase in spam calls. Companies tried various ways to keep these calls to a minimum, but they still dominate phone lines. SHAKEN/STIR is the latest technology advancement that hopes to help people avoid spam calls more effectively.

caller id progression
December 19, 2018

The History of Caller ID: Progression Of Trust & Distrust

The history of caller ID is rife with wavering trust. While it was a helpful technology at the time of its invention, deceptive companies soon found ways around it. Read a brief overview of the history of caller ID and its place in the world of telecommunications today.

caller id spoofing
October 23, 2018

CID Spoofing vs Neighbor Spoofing

Have you heard of call spoofing but don't have a full grasp on what it is or why it's used? Here's a breakdown on caller ID spoofing, neighbor spoofing, and how they're used both to increase answer rates, potential issues, and best practices when incorporating the technology.

Call Blocking Apps
September 28, 2018

How Call Blocking Apps Like Hiya And Nomorobo Work

Modern technology has made it easier than ever before to communicate with each other around the world. However, this same technology has also made it easy to ignore such attempts in communication. Thanks to the introduction of caller ID, you no longer need to guess who's calling you or what their motives are. This tech has helped many people avoid painful sales pitches or fraudulent scams over the phone when they have better things to do with their lives.

Stop Calling on Blocked Numbers
August 10, 2018

Stop Telemarketing with Block Numbers, Here’s How to Prevent It

As a telemarketer, you run the risk of heavy penalties that can run into thousands of dollars. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) can fine you anywhere between $100 and $1,500 per every call that's reported, if you end up being sued. While that is the worst-case scenario, there is still the risk of your numbers being blocked.