Tag Archives: Scam ID

T-Mobile improving scam call protection with network-level technology

T-Mobile is working to beef up its scam protection offerings. T-Mobile today announced that it’s improving its Scam ID and Scam Block features by integrating new spoof identification tech at the network level. These improvements aim to analyze network data to pinpoint and identify the origin of a call before it reaches your phone to help fight the neighboor spoofing method of scam calling. A popular scam call technique is to temporarily spoof or hijack a … [read full article]

MetroPCS customers get Scam ID and Scam Block this week

T-Mobile often pushes features that it offers its own customers to those on MetroPCS, and today that’s exactly what’s happening with two features that launched on T-Mo earlier this year. Starting tomorrow, July 25th, MetroPCS customers are getting Scam ID and Scam Block. The two features will be automatically enabled on that date for all MetroPCS customers. You can check to see if Scam Block is enabled or disabled for you by dialing #STS# (#787#). … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolling out Scam ID and Scam Block features to help protect customers

T-Mobile is launching two new features today to help keep you safe. Scam ID and Scam Block are two new features that will identify and block scam calls on the T-Mobile network. Scam ID uses technology to compare the phone number of an incoming call against a global database of known scammer numbers. If a match is found, the network tags the call is likely a scam and warns you about it. If you’d prefer to never even … [read full article]