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New government tool to stop annoying robocalls

New government tool to stop annoying robocalls
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If it's happened once, it's happened a hundred times. You're just sitting down for a nice family dinner and ring, you get an unsolicited phone call.

This is nothing new, it has been going on for decades. Back in the day, these calls were simply annoying. Nowadays, they can be downright malicious, with scammers trying to rip us off or steal our identity.

If you've noticed an increase in robocalls lately, you're not alone. A recent study by Truecaller shows that the number of spam calls has been rising around the world. People in the U.S. receive an average of 18.8 spam calls each month. Yikes!

Whether it's just an annoying telemarketing call, or a scammer looking for a new victim, it would be nice to eliminate these calls altogether. It's better to be safe than sorry.

That's why you need to know how to stop annoying robocalls. Here at Komando.com you can depend on us to have your back. We have published several articles to help you stop the annoying robocalls on your phone.

Tips to help you out right now

Take a moment and make sure you are taking the right steps to stop telemarketing calls on your phone. Click here to read our article giving you a great tactic to block them. You'll be so glad that you did.

But don't stop there. When we wrote this article, so many people sent us thank you emails for it. Click here to a little-known method to stop robocalls and telemarketers for good.

Have you noticed that calls now look like they are coming from your neighbors? The calls come in showing the same area code and exchange. Yes, we're getting them too and it's happening so often throughout the entire country, the government has gotten involved.

The government has a new tool that can help as well. Keep reading to find out how.

Next page: Stopping robocalls takes a lot of work but we'll give you the steps on the next page

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