How to verify name and address?
The old fashioned way is to look in your local telephone book or phone directory.
Information technology and the Internet make it even easier. Just do an online reverse phone lookup to verify the owner's name and address of a phone number. It is a very simple and easy process and you can do it here right now. (Read article)
How to restrain telemarketers?
Pick up the phone when it rings and let the other person start talking.
After few seconds, interrupt and ask the person for his/her name and the company name they work for. Once the caller is identified they become more careful with their actions.
Tell them that you are not interested in the stuff they are promoting. It makes them understand that it is an unwanted call.
Politely but firmly ask them to delete your phone number from their lists and to not call this number again.
This should work in most cases. Telemarketers will accept your request because their goal is to sell not to upset people. (Read article)
How to report a harassing phone number?
Go to report harassing phone number page. Our system will record your complaint making the community aware of the offender. Adding a phone number to our free harassing phones directory creates awareness of possible spam, harassing or prank callers.
Telephone harassment occurs when someone intends to annoy, harass or threaten you by:
- making a telephone continually ring
- making lewd, indecent, or obscene comments, suggestions or requests
- making a telephone call where the caller does not identify himself
- making repeated telephone calls where the conversation consists only of harassment
- making a telephone call and using heavy breathing or silence with an intent to intimidate
You may also inform your telephone service provider and your local police so they could investigate further. (Read article)
How do I stop unwanted phone calls I am receiving?
An efficient way to get rid of unwanted harassing calls on your cellphone is to install the Reverd app. As a general rule we recommend that you ask to be put on the telemarketer's own do not call list. You can also register your number with the USA Do Not Call Registry or Canada Do Not Call List (1-866-580-3625). Please keep in mind that Do Not Call lists are limited for the territory of the country. Nowadays scammers use computerized technologies to call from overseas ignoring and violating the Do Not Call List. If the calls continue, contact your telephone provider directly and file a complaint. You will need the name or number of the organization. Consider subscribing to a call blocking service or add the number to your call block list, if you can program this feature. If the calls are of a harassing or threatening nature report the incident to your local law enforcement.
How to uninstall apps from iPhone or iOS device?
Deleting apps from iPhone or iOS device is simple and can be done one of the following ways:
Tap and wiggle:
After you tap and hold any icon, the apps wiggle, and an (x) appears that lets you delete them. Just tap and hold any app icon until all the icons start wiggling. You will notice that many of them have a little (x). The ones without an (x) are default apps that are part of iOS and cannot be deleted. Tap the (x), then tap Delete in the dialog. Note that doing so deletes not only the app, but also all of its data.
Tap Settings > General > Usage, then look at the apps that display at the top of the window in the Storage section. This list is useful, because it shows how much storage each app actually uses. That may include just the app itself or the app plus all its data. Tap on an app's name then tap Delete App.
The above techniques are great if you want to delete apps from specific devices but still retain them in your iTunes library. If you want to nuke them entirely, go to iTunes and choose your Apps library. Click an app to select it and then press the Delete key. Another dialogue will ask you if you want to keep the app or move it to the trash. You can remove the apps from your iTunes library, but keep them in a folder on your Mac just in case.
In iTunes Apps > Updates window you will see a list of new versions of apps that you can download when an app has been updated. To delete an app right-click on app's icon and choose Delete. This deletes the app itself from your iTunes library, and also removes the update notification. The next time you sync your iOS devices, the apps you have deleted from your iTunes library will be removed from your devices.
How to paste a phone number from the clipboard on iPhone
1. Copy the phone number to the clipboard.
2. Go to the Phone app keypad.
3. Tap and hold the blue phone number section.
4. The paste option will appear, paste in your phone number.
How to call phone numbers from the clipboard on iPhone
Especially useful for “vanity” phone numbers such as 1-800-MY-PHONE. Take advantage of a hidden feature in iOS and simply paste your number right into the Phone app from the iOS clipboard.
Simply copy the number to the clipboard as you normally would, and then open the Phone app to the “Keypad” section and tap and hold on the blue phone number display section above the keypad and the standard “Paste” option should appear. As an added bonus, when pasting in a vanity phone number, it will be converted to its numeric form with the original alphanumeric version displayed in a smaller font below. This also works in the other direction: a phone number already displayed in the phone app can be copied to the clipboard using the same standard tap-and-hold gesture.
How do I remove the Reverd contact from my iPhone?
The Reverd contact containing all reported blacklisted numbers will be automatically and completely removed when you uninstall the Reverd App. Once you uninstall the app all the associated info will be removed from your phone.
The Reverd app is intelligent, well thought and carefully developed with the user in mind.
We will appreciate your feedback. If you decide to uninstall please tell us the reason so we can improve.