In this week’s Beacon Bulletin, we’ve updated our 2021 spam call blocking apps list as many of these apps have upped their game in helping us restrain robocall interruptions. Our favorites (in no particular order):
Robo Shield Robo Shield combines an array of phone security features to create an organic spam blocking and phone security approach.
Truecaller One of the best free options, with numerous useful features.
Nomorobo Robocall Blocking Good for complete blocking. It allows you to send spam calls directly to voicemail.
YouMail Voicemail & Spam Blocker Great for business users. Offers a selection of voicemail-centric blocking options and business-focused pricing tiers.
RoboKiller Well-known blocking method with a twist. Sends spam callers to a robot answering machine to waste their time (and records their antics). Love this feature!
Malwarebytes Mobile Security Well-rated option for mobile security. Great for those who need web protection alongside spam blocking.
Hiya One of the most-used spam blocking tools on the market. Multiple services (including AT&T and T-Mobile) rely on Hiya’s spam blocker for their own services.
Mr. Number Lookup and Call Blocker A good number lookup option. It also offers spam blocking and is owned/operated by Hiya.
AT&T Call Protect A welcome option for AT&T users that may benefit its network’s users.
T-Mobile Scam Shield App An option for T-Mobile users that is worth exploring if you’re on the T-Mobile network.
Each of these services is effective in its own right, with numerous useful features. The deciding factors to suit your spam-call management needs may be the respective companies customer service approaches, variety of features and costs. Good luck.
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