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How to use iOS 13’s new Silence Unknown Callers feature to fight phone spam

[2019-06-27 11:00:00]

Spam calls have gotten way out of hand. It used to be that you could simply ignore anything with a caller ID of “unknown caller” or a distant or toll-free area code. Today, thanks to automated systems that spoof phone numbers, scammers and spammers can call you from numbers that look like they’re from right in your neighborhood. Many people now get several spam calls every day.Fortunately, iOS 13 brings with it a feature that can help combat this nuisance, and it’s really easy to enable and disable.Turn on Silence Unknown Callers First, open Settings. Then tap on Phone. Scroll down to the section labeled “Call Silencing and Blocked Callers” and look for the toggle switch Silence Unknown Callers. Turn that on, and you’re good to go!To read this article in full, please click here

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