Calls From 737-874-2833? Find Out Who is Calling!
Are you receiving calls from 737-874-2833 too? It is the most restricted number in the United States. Literally, it spells RESTRICTED on your telephone keypad. No matter how many times you block it or add the number to the spam list, you keep getting calls from it. It is very annoying, isn’t it? Continue reading this article to find out why you keep getting calls from 737-8742-833 even though you have already blocked the number.
Most of you might have guessed who uses the number, 737-874-2833, and you are right. It is a number used by telemarketers and other companies that don’t want to reveal their true identity or location. Investigating the source of this number can be a real pain because every time you get a call, it could appear to be from a different location.
Two important things you need to know about the 737 area code phone number:
1. Even though the number should belong to Austin, Texas, it probably isn’t from there.
2. Every time you get a call, it might be a different caller from a different corner of the United States.
Two more unique things about the number:
1. These people are legitimate callers who want to hide their identity from you, so they can call you again using another number.
2. Again, it spells RES-TRI-CTED on your telephone keypad!
What happens when you call the number?
Interestingly, when you call the number back, you will get the same answer again and again — your call cannot be completed as dialed. Calls from 737 area code can’t be dialed because the code doesn’t exist. It can be frightening but it is just an internet gimmick. So, the next time you get a call from the number, don’t spend time finding out where it came from.
You might have one question in your mind – where is the 874 area code from? It is supposed to be from Illinois but since it is a spam number, it can literally be from anywhere.
A simple answer to this question is – you block it from your phone. When you get a call next time, tap on the ‘i’ icon and go to the very end and click ‘block this caller.’ The number won’t bother you ever again.
Want to reduce the number of unwanted calls you get?
If you don’t want any unwanted numbers calling you, you can sign up for the National Do Not Call Registry program. Most companies won’t call you if you are registered in the program.
How do I register on National Do Not Call Registry?
The process is quite simple and only takes a few minutes. You need to register your number in the program by either calling 1-888-382-1222 or visiting the donotcall.gov. You will receive a confirmation email. You need to click on the link within 72 hours upon receiving it to successfully register.
Will the calls stop immediately?
The unwanted calls don’t stop immediately, but once you are in the Registry for over 31 days, they will completely stop. You might get a call from a new spam number but that would happen only once.
However, if you have signed up to receive calls from a particular company, you will get calls. If you don’t want to receive calls from them, simply ask them to respect your privacy.
Whenever you get a spam call, let it ring out because if you press any number on the dialer, the phone number might get access to your phone. If you continue getting calls from a particular number despite blocking it, contact your service provider to block it from their end.