Automatically block advertising and malicious calls
Many of us have been confronted with malicious and advertising calls that can come from unknown or surcharged numbers. Often these unwanted calls even hide scams. If you’ve already paid the price, or want to avoid and / or block them once and for all, know that there is an app that does just that: Orange Phone. The latter allows, among other things, to block advertising and malicious calls.
What is the Orange Telephone application for?
Orange Phone is a free and ad-free application available on Android and ios. This app replaces your native call button in order to detect and block advertising and unwanted calls. It also helps identify unknown numbers, malicious calls and canvassing before you even pick up the hook.
You can decide to automatically block numbers identified as spam so you never receive them again. To activate the identification of these spam calls, go to your phone settings. On iOS, the option can be found in Settings> Phone> Call blocking and identification.
Note that this feature allows you to directly report spam numbers and block them. Your reports will also be shared with the community to fight against scams and abusive canvassing. In 2019 alone, Orange Telephone would have made it possible to intercept more than 8,000,000 malicious and telemarketing calls against more than 50,000,000 in 2020. But this is not the only strong point of this application.
Several useful features against advertising and malicious calls
Indeed, Orange Telephone also allows you to find out who is behind an unknown number by searching directly from your call log or in the application using theinversed annual. This is a service allowing the identity and address of a subscriber to be found from his telephone number.
The application also informs you of the cost of calls to premium rate numbers. If you make the call, the app will give you an estimate of the total cost during the call. In addition, you can enrich your contacts through this application which allows you to search for business numbers and add them to your contacts.
For emergency numbers, Orange Telephone allows you to easily find the list of emergency numbers the most important in the country where you are located. But that’s not all, the app also displays your exact location so you can quickly pass it on to emergency services when needed.
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