09-20-2017 1:57 PM
I was on my phone just casually when I received a phone number from my own number. Confused, I answered but didn't say anything, and the other end hung up after about 5 seconds. When I tried calling back, it led me to my voicemail. Even more dumbfounded, I told my boyfriend about it and then about 5 minutes later the exact same thing happened to him? Why is this and should either of us be concerned?
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09-20-2017 2:10 PM
Probably not. The call did not come from your number. The caller, likely a robo call, probably used a common technique called number spoofing. Your boyfriend getting a similar call soon afterward is probably a coincidence, especially if he has the same area code and exchange.
09-20-2017 8:30 PM
10-27-2017 5:25 PM
It happened to me too, so what app did At&T tell you to upload? Can I just get the app? Or do I need to call At&T for it?
10-27-2017 5:58 PM
03-04-2018 11:00 AM
I put in a pin to access it. I just assumed that was real since I’m on a multiple line program and I’m not the main person.
What should I do from here?
03-27-2018 6:21 PM
I just got a call from my own number; I have Call Protect but it obviously wouldn't flag my own number. I didn't answer it, hopefully they will give up (they are showing up as having called twice, but who knows).
03-27-2018 6:29 PM
Okay, apparently I can't edit my previous post. If Call Protect is the supposed solution, what is it supposed to do, when the number showing up is my own?? I have Call Protect, and I absolutely sing its praises to everybody I know, but it didn't do anything with this call.
03-28-2018 8:41 AM
Call Protect only knows the scam and robocall, it is not able to detect the spooling call, I have just stop answering call that I don't know, especially my own number. I think there are apps that will detect spooling calls but you have to pay for them.
03-28-2018 9:16 PM
Same thing happened to me and I have the call protect app. my solution was to block my own phone number, ironic i know. but I won't be receiving any more calls from my own number. hope this helps someone
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