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.Anonymous Call Rejection (*77)
stops calls from people that use a blocking feature to keep their name or number from being displayed. When Anonymous Call Rejection is turned on, callers will hear a message telling them to hang up, turn off the blocking feature, and call again.
Your phone won’t ring unless the caller removes the block.
|Turn On Anonymous Call Rejection|
Pick up the phone and press *77
Press *77 on your phone
|Turn Off Anonymous Call Rejection||Pick up the phone and press *87|
Press *87 on your phone
- Anonymous Call Rejection stays on until you turn it off.
- Call from private numbers on your Personalized Ring or Selective Call Forwarding list will be accepted.
- Call ls that display as Unknown or Out of Area on Caller ID will be accepted. These displays mean that the call is coming from an area where Caller ID isn’t available.
- Anonymous Call Rejection does not block Operator Assisted incoming calls.
- Caller ID is required in some areas.