Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 


43 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 21


  Reply # 1087885 12-Jul-2014 21:59
Send private message

Thanks for your comments folks. Had another call at 10.30 last night!

So it seems that ditching the landline altogether is the only answer.



2589 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1238


  Reply # 1088071 13-Jul-2014 14:19
Send private message

As an interim measure, you could always just take the phone off the hook before you go to bed, and tell anyone you know who might need you urgent to use your mobile instead if they can't get through?

 
 
 
 


490 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 302


  Reply # 1088102 13-Jul-2014 16:08
2 people support this post
Send private message

I haven't had a landline for some years now; cellphone only. No random calls from telemarketers or scammers. It's great!

I have nothing useful to contribute to the thread. I'm just being smug :)

14454 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1902


  Reply # 1088104 13-Jul-2014 16:10
Send private message

Some phones you can set it to not ring when certain numbers call. eg if you stop ringing on 0000, it maybe able to stop it ringing. But some of these scammers are now using numbers that look like local calls. Not sure if they are hacking numbers over VOIP and calling from those.

1 | 2 | 3 
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Geekzone Live »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.