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Verizon to enable spam call filtering by default on select Android phones              New,         4  comments

Available on select Android handsets at first    By  Jon [email protected]   Aug 27, 2019, 11:17am EDT                   4       comments       /       new

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Verizon is starting to opt in customers to its call filtering service so they can better identify and block spam calls. The carrier launched the free service earlier this year, but it will now download its call filtering app on select Android devices automatically and opt customers into a degree of spam blocking using the service.

First released for free back in March, Verizons call filtering service allows customers to get an alert when a call is likely spam, report unsolicited numbers, and block spam calls based on a preferred level of risk. However, in June the Federal Communications Commission voted to allow carriers to block robocalls by default, and Verizon is now taking advantage of this new rule. Users can still opt out if they want to.Verizon plans to add more eligible devices each week

Verizon says that calls from numbers that have been reported as fraudulent will be automatically blocked, while other numbers will generate a potential spam warning message on the incoming call screen. Calls from known contacts will be unaffected. Users also have the option of blocking all international calls if the only ones they receive are spam.

A Verizon spokesperson told The Verge that the services rollout will be staggered, with new devices added each week. Users with iOS devices will still be able to access the service, but theyll have to download Verizons Call Filter app manually.

The rollout will start with Samsung devices, with new models being added to the list over time. The initial list includes:

  • Asus ZenFone V
  • Asus ZenFone V Live
  • HTC 10
  • Kyocera DuraForce PRO 2
  • LG G5
  • LG G6
  • LG G7 ThinQ
  • LG G8 ThinQ
  • LG V20
  • LG V30
  • LG V40 ThinQ
  • LG V50 ThinQ 5G
  • Motorola G6
  • Motorola G7 Power
  • Motorola Moto E5 Play (Postpaid)
  • Motorola Z Droid
  • Motorola Z Force
  • Motorola Z Play
  • Motorola Z2 Force
  • Motorola Z2 Play
  • Motorola Z3
  • Motorola Z4
  • Palm Palm (Standalone / not NumberShare)
  • Samsung Galaxy S10
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy S10e
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
  • Samsung J3 Eclipse
  • Samsung J3 V 3rd Gen
  • Samsung J7 V
  • Samsung J7 V 2nd Gen
  • Samsung Note 8
  • Samsung Note 9
  • Sonim XP8

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