A report released today states Tennesseans received a staggering 1.4 billion robocalls in 2020. That makes the state the 10th worst for robocalls nationwide.
Officials say most of the calls were scams, but others were alerts, reminders and telemarketers.
There are a few steps you can take to cut down on robocalls:
You can add your phone number to the FTC’s “Do Not Call List” by clicking on the following link and enter your information:
Some cell phone providers also offer spam blocker apps.
You can also set up your voicemail and send numbers you don’t recognize directly to it.
Finally, simply hang up and block the unknown number.