Verizon’s Call Filter App Update Puts You In Control of Robocalls – Review Geek
Spam and robocalls are huge problems that never seem to go away. And while the FCC tried to kill spam calls last year, it failed. It’s safe to say that we still get way too many spam calls, robocalls, political ads and surveys, but Verizon’s latest Call Filter update seems to give users some control back.
Last year, Verizon updated its popular Call Filter app and service to block numbers that look similar to yours or ones with the same area code. And while that’s great, sometimes these types of apps can block calls from a number you might need to answer.
Today, Verizon announced a new update to its Call Filter app called “Caller ID categories” that will put us back in control. You’ll still notice a considerable decrease in robocalls, as the app actively blocks and shuts down all the unwanted junk we get daily.
Now, when Verizon Call Filter recognizes a call from a verified business that’s not saved to your contacts, if the system detects it’s an actual number, you’ll get a caller ID box displaying one of several different categories. That way, you can choose…
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