It won't block the number from texting you right away, but it will allow your carrier to look into where it came from and put an end to it. All four major wireless carriers offer some sort of call blocking feature to customers.
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Some are free, while others charge for something that should be free. If your provider doesn't offer an app or service to cut back on robocalls, or it's just too expensive, there are plenty of third-party apps available. You want to find an app that works on your device, offers automatic call blocking and spam alerts for suspicious calls and can easily report a number if a call slips through. Hiya is a free app I have used on Android and iOS for some time now with success.
Setup is painless, and it offers an easy way to report a number.
Nomorobo is the service that Verizon uses for its Fios users, but it also has a phone app. Additional services that offer similar capabilities include YouMail and RoboKiller. The recently released Firewall app is only available on the iPhone and does a fantastic job of keeping calls from your phone. Another option is to sign up for a free Google Voice phone number. Instead of giving out your real number for random services, you could then use your Google Voice number -- and once the robocalls start coming in, use the block feature.
Just know that blocking calls may end up being a lot of work, as robocallers are constantly spoofing different phone numbers. None of the above solutions are perfect, and likely won't be until carriers integrate the technology required check for caller ID spoofing, so right now you have to do some extra work to keep the number of robocalls you receive to a minimum.
Between being proactive with unknown calls to your number, and using a service paid or free , you can reduce the number of unwanted calls and spam you receive on your phone. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.
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