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Can you legally block robocalls to your cell phone?

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Robocalls can be legally blocked by a cell phone just as they can be blocked on a land line. The Federal Communications Commission rules require that the receiver of a phone call can opt out of getting future calls immediately through an automated menu.

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Additionally, cell phone users can place themselves on the National Do Not Call Registry to prevent any future robocalls. If calls persist, a phone user can file a complaint with the FCC by calling them, mailing them or filling out a form online. Some cell phone providers also allow users to block specific numbers to prevent calls from going through.

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