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Call Filter How to Use Guide

Your phone is your door to the world, and you shouldn't open it for just anyone. With Call Filter, you can screen incoming calls, auto-block spam and report any unwanted numbers. Or, upgrade to Call Filter Plus with Caller ID for added security. Put a name to the unknown numbers, make your own personal block list, and even assess the risk level of incoming calls. Enroll today and start answering with confidence.

Visit our Call Filter FAQs page for answers to common questions.

Subscribe

    Subscribe to Call Filter Plus

    If you're a current Verizon Customer on an eligible postpaid plan with a compatible device or if you're activating a new compatible device, you will automatically be enrolled in Call Filter, the free version that offers free spam detection as well as high risk call blocking. Visit the Call Filter website for a complete list of all eligible devices and available features for each device.

    Follow these instructions to subscribe to Call Filter Plus.

    Subscribe to Call Filter Plus

    The Call Filter app is pre-loaded on most Android™ and some BlackBerry® devices as well as available for download in the Apple® App Store®. To begin using Call Filter Plus (Single line), you can enroll from the Call Filter app, in the My Verizon app, or online in My Verizon. To begin using the free version of the service, see Free Spam Protection below.

    Call Filter app (Android)

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Account.
    3. Tap Subscription status.
    4. Tap Subscribe now.

    You have successfully subscribed to Call Filter Plus.

    Call Filter app (iPhone®)

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Get Call Filter.
    3. Tap Subscribe.

    You have successfully subscribed to Call Filter Plus.

    Online in My Verizon

    1. Go to the Add-ons and apps page in My Verizon.
    2. Select Manage Call Filter and then Manage Add-on.
    3. Select which line you want to manage.
    4. Select the Call Filter Plus bubble under Choose your Call Filter product.
    5. Choose whether to apply Call Filter to All eligible lines or choose Selected lines.
      • You can get Call Filter Plus (Multi-line) for accounts with 3 or more eligible lines for $7.99/mo per account. TT
    6. Click Continue.
    7. Click Confirm when the Confirmation screen appears.

    You've successfully added Call Filter Plus through My Verizon.

    My Verizon App

    1. Open the My Verizon app.
    2. Tap the menu in the top left.
    3. Tap Plans & Devices.
    4. Scroll down and tap Explore Add-ons.
    5. Scroll down to find Call Filter and tap Learn More.
    6. Choose a line to manage and tap Enroll.
    7. Choose Call Filter Plus, then tap Next.
      • To sign up for Call Filter Plus (Single line), tap the $2.99/mo. per line Call Filter Plus option.
      • To sign up for Call Filter Plus (Multi-line) (requires 3 or more eligible lines), tap the $7.99/mo. for 3 or more lines Call Filter Plus option. TT
    8. Review your changes and tap I accept the Terms & Conditions, then tap Confirm.

    You've successfully added Call Filter Plus in the My Verizon App.

    10-Day Call Filter Plus Trial

     

    • Android and Blackberry: When you buy or upgrade to a new Android or Blackberry smartphone, you'll automatically be enrolled in the 10-day, risk-free trial of Call Filter Plus. You'll receive a push notification from the pre-loaded Call Filter app when you've been successfully enrolled. The Call Filter app is pre-loaded on most Android and some BlackBerry devices. At the end of your 10-day, risk-free trial you'll have the option to sign up for Call Filter Plus. If you do not choose to sign up for Call Filter Plus you’ll be automatically enrolled in Call Filter, the free version that offers free spam detection as well as high risk call blocking.
    • iPhone: When you buy or upgrade to a new iPhone, you'll automatically be enrolled in the 10-day, risk-free trial of Call Filter Plus. You'll receive a text message inviting you to download the Call Filter app in the App Store when you've been successfully enrolled. If you don't receive a text message after buying or upgrading to a new iPhone, simply download the app to see if you're eligible for a trial and follow the steps listed to get started. At the end of your 10-day, risk-free trial you'll have the option to sign up for Call Filter Plus. If you do not choose to sign up for Call Filter Plus you’ll be automatically enrolled in Call Filter, the free version that offers free spam detection as well as high risk call blocking.

    Download the Call Filter app

    Android

    The Call Filter app is pre-loaded on most Android and some Blackberry devices.

    iPhone

    • Go to the Verizon Call Filter page in the App Store.
    • If you see an option to update or install, then you'll need to do so. If you don't see an option to update or install, the app is up to date and ready to open.

    You've successfully downloaded or updated the Call Filter app.

     

Spam Calls and Blocking

    Enroll in Call Filter in My Verizon

    The following devices are not compatible with the Call Filter app but can enroll in Call Filter in the My Verizon app and website:

    • Wireless Home Phone
    • Basic Phones
    • Google Pixel
    • BYOD Android smartphones

    Visit the Add-ons and apps page in the My Verizon app or website to enroll in Call Filter.

    If you need help enrolling in Call Filter, you can contact us.

    Please note that these devices are not eligible for the Call Filter app and may not be able to upgrade to Call Filter Plus.

    Mark a number as spam

    Use the Call Filter app to mark unwanted numbers as spam. Once marked, that number will be labeled as spam when they call you again.

    Android

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Recent Activity.
    3. Under Identified callers & texters, tap the number you want to mark as spam.
    4. Tap Mark as spam.
    5. Add an optional label to remind you how to respond if the number calls you again and tap OK. Tap Confirm. You have successfully marked the number as spam.
    6. You'll also have the option to report this number to us. To report the number, select a category that best describes the type of caller. You can also add any additional details.
    7. Tap Report.

    You've successfully marked and reported a number.

    iPhone

    To enter a number manually:

    1. Open Call Filter.
    2. Tap the + (plus sign) next to My spam list.
    3. Enter a phone number and select a label that best describes the type of caller. Add an optional name to remind you how to respond if the number calls you again.
    4. Tap Add.

    You've successfully marked a number as spam.

    To add a number from the Call Log:

    1. Open call logs and tap on the i icon
    2. Tap share contact.
    3. Tap search call filter.
    4. Tap mark as spam.
    5. Select a label.
    6. Enter a name (optional).
    7. Tap Add.

    You’ve successfully marked a number as spam from your call log.

    Report a number as spam

    Use the Call Filter app to report spam numbers. Reporting unwanted numbers helps us improve the accuracy of the service. We now have multiple ways to report a number as spam for free and premium users.

    Android

    You have 4 options for how to report a number as spam. Select one below to view instructions:

    From the Report screen

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Report in the upper-righthand corner.
    3. Type in the phone number.
    4. Select the category that applies.
    5. Leave a comment. (optional).
    6. Tap Report.

    You've successfully reported a number as spam.

    From the Recent Activity screen

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Recent Activity.
    3. Tap the spam number you want to report. If you don't see the number you want to report you need to first mark it as spam. Learn how to mark a number as spam.
    4. Tap Report Number.
    5. Select the category that applies.
    6. Leave an optional comment with any details about the caller that may be helpful to others.

    You've successfully reported a number as spam.

    From your Call Log

    1. Open up your phone’s call logs.
    2. Copy any phone number by holding down on the number and select copy.
    3. Open the Call Filter app.
    4. A pop-up will show “Report copied number?” with the number that was on your clipboard.
    5. Tap Report.
    6. Select the category that applies.
    7. Leave a comment. (optional)
    8. Tap Report.

    You’ve successfully reported a number as spam.

    From a notification

    1. If you have a notification on your device about a spam call that was detected or blocked, tap the notification to report.
    2. A pop up will open that says “Report this number?” with the number auto-populated.
    3. Select the category that applies.
    4. Leave a comment. (optional)
    5. Tap Report.

    You’ve successfully reported a number as spam.

    iPhone

    You have 4 options for how to report a number as spam. Select one below to view instructions:

    From the Recent tab in the Call Filter app

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Report in the top left corner.
    3. Type in the phone number that you want to report.
    4. Select the category that applies.
    5. Leave an optional comment with any details about the caller that may be helpful to others.
    6. Tap Report in the top right corner.

    You've successfully reported a number as spam.

    From your spam & blocked list

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Mark the number as spam. To learn how, refer to the Mark a number as spam section in this guide.
    3. In the Spam & blocked section, tap the number you want to report.
    4. Tap Report caller.
    5. Select a category that best describes the type of caller and enter any additional comments about the caller.
    6. Tap Report.

    You've successfully reported a number as spam.

    From your iPhone's Call Log (Recents)

    1. Go to your iPhone call log and tap the i icon next to the number you want to report.
    2. Hold down on the phone number until the word Copy appears and then select Copy. (Note: This will not work if there is a name in the main text field, not a number. The name will be copied instead and you will have to manually report the number.)
    3. Open the Call Filter app.
    4. A pop up will open that says “Report this number?” with the number auto-populated. Tap Report.
    5. Select the category that applies.
    6. Leave a comment. (optional)
    7. Tap Report.

    You've successfully reported a number as spam.

    From a Call Filter notification

    1. If you have a notification on your device about a spam call that was detected or blocked, tap the notification to report.
    2. You will be directed to the Report Number screen with the number auto-populated.
    3. Select the category that applies.
    4. Leave a comment. (optional)
    5. Tap Report.
    6. You've successfully reported a number as spam.

    Automatically block spam calls with your spam filter

    Use the Call Filter app* to set up a spam filter to automatically block different types of spam calls.

    Android

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Block management.
    3. Tap Spam filter
    4. Toggle feature on (spam filter on when toggle is black and to the right).
    5. Select the level of risk you want to block.

    You've successfully turned on your spam filter.

    iPhone

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Go to the "Management" tab at the bottom of the screen.
    3. Tap the Spam Filter On toggle to turn it on.
    4. In the "Send blocked calls to" section, select whether you want blocked calls to be terminated or sent directly to voicemail.
    5. Select the level of risk you want to block

    You've successfully reported a number as spam.

    *Note: On iOS devices, the Call Filter app is no longer needed to automatically block high-risk spam calls.

    Block a number

    Use the Call Filter app to block a number from calling you. Before you can block a number you need to first mark it as spam. Learn how to mark a number as spam.

    Android

    To block a recently identified number:

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Recent activity.
    3. Select the spam number you'd like to block. If you don't see the number listed you'll need to first mark it as spam before returning to this step. Learn how to mark a number as spam.
    4. Tap Block number.

    You've successfully added a number to your block list.

    To manually enter a number to block:

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap the Block management.
    3. Tap the + (plus sign) next to My block list.
    4. Enter a number or add from contacts, and enter a name that best describes the type of caller.
    5. Tap Block.

    You've successfully added a number to your block list.

    iPhone

    To block a number from your call log:

    1. Go to your iPhone call log and tap the i icon next to the number.
    2. Tap Share Contact.
    3. Tap the lower More button.
    4. Enable Search Call Filter.
    5. Tap Search Call Filter to lookup the number in the app.
    6. Tap Block Caller.

    You've successfully blocked a number from your call log.

    To manually enter a number to block:

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap the Block tab at the top of the page.
    3. Tap the + (plus sign) next to My block list.
    4. Enter a number and select a label that best describes the type of caller.
    5. Tap Block.

    You've successfully added a number to your block list.

    Block all incoming international calls

    Use the Call Filter app to block all international numbers from calling you.

    Android

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Block management
    3. Toggle International block on (international block on when toggle is black and to the right).

    You've successfully blocked all calls from international numbers, including from Puerto Rico and U.S. territories. Calls you want may get blocked.

    iPhone

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap the Management tab at the bottom of the page.
    3. Toggle International block on (spam filter on when toggle is black and to the right).

    You've successfully blocked ALL calls from international numbers, including from Puerto Rico and U.S. territories. Calls you want may get blocked. Blocked calls from International numbers will not show up in the blocked call log in the Recent tab.

    Call Filter is not available on all calls, on all equipment, or in all areas. Caller ID is not available for restricted or unlisted numbers.. Data charges apply.

Numbers / Contacts

    Save identified numbers to contacts

    Call Filter identifies unknown numbers not previously saved to your contacts. You can easily save identified numbers to your contacts with Call Filter.

    Android:

    1. Tap Recent activity.
    2. Select the person you'd like to save to contacts.
    3. Tap Add to contacts. You'll be taken to your default contact application to save.

    You've successfully added the number to your contacts.

    iPhone:

    1. Go to your iPhone call log and tap the i icon next to the number.
    2. Tap Create New Contact or Add to Existing Contact.

    You've successfully added the number to your contacts.

Allowed Numbers

    Add a number to your personal allowed numbers list (iPhone only)

    You can add phone numbers to your personal allowed list to prevent them from being blocked or marked as spam when they call you.

    To add a new number to your allowed list:

    • Go to the Management tab on the bottom of the Call Filter app.
    • Select Allowed numbers under Spam Filter.
    • Tap Add in the right corner and enter the phone number and name.
    • Tap Add to save the number as allowed.

    You've successfully added a number to your allowed numbers list.

    To add a blocked or spam number to your allowed numbers list:

    • Go to the Recent tab and find the number in your Spam & Blocked list.
    • Tap Allow Number.

    Note: Adding a number to your allowed numbers list does not whitelist this number for other users. The allowed numbers list has a limit that cannot be exceeded. If you are already at the limit, you will need to delete an allowed number before you are able to add another. An "Allowed Number" could still be marked as spam, but it will not be blocked by Call Filter. These numbers may still be blocked by another app or service or your device. This is for iOS devices only.

    Remove a number from your allowed numbers list (iPhone only)

    To remove a number from the allowed numbers list:

    • Swipe left on the phone number that is already saved on the list.
    • It will ask "Remove from allowed numbers list?" Select remove.

    Note: Once a number has been removed from your allowed numbers list, it may be blocked by Call Filter.

    Manage Call Filter settings in My Verizon

    My Verizon app

    1. Tap Account at the bottom of the screen and sign in to My Verizon if asked to do so.
    2. Scroll down to the line you want to manage and select Manage device
    3. Scroll down and select Manage Call Filter.
    4. Toggle 'on' Auto-block spam calls by risk level (If not already turned on).
    5. Here you can see a log of recent incoming calls from the last 30 days categorized as Spam, Not Spam and Blocked. To report a number on this list, tap Report below the number.
    6. Tap Settings at the top of the page to select which risk level you'd like to auto-block spam calls by: high, medium and high, or all spam.
    7. Select if you want blocked calls sent to voicemail or terminated before reaching the device.
    8. Click Save to update your Call Filter settings.
    9. To receive notifications and see a log of calls that have been blocked, download the Call Filter app.

    My Verizon Online

    1. Go to the My Devices page. Sign in to My Verizon if asked to do so.
    2. Scroll down to the line you want to manage and select Manage device.
    3. Scroll down and select Manage Call Filter.
    4. Toggle 'on' Auto-block spam calls by risk level (If not already turned on).
    5. Here you can see a log of recent incoming calls from the last 30 days categorized as Spam, Not Spam and Blocked. To report a number on this list, tap Report below the number.
    6. Tap Settings at the top of the page to select which risk level you'd like to auto-block spam calls by: high, medium and high, or all spam.
    7. Select if you want blocked calls sent to voicemail or terminated before reaching the device.
    8. Click Save to update your Call Filter settings.
    9. To receive notifications and see a log of calls that have been blocked, download the Call Filter app.

    Customers can report a number as spam more than once but they will receive a popup saying they have already reported the number. Customers can also report valid international numbers as spam.

Customize and Manage

    Customize your name

    You can create a custom name on the Share Name ID page or in the My Verizon app, or in the Call Filter app. Share Name ID is a free service that lets you customize the name that other Call Filter Plus subscribers see on certain outbound calls.

    The Account Owner or an Account Manager can manage Share Name ID. Learn more about account access roles.

    Call Filter app

    Android

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Account.
    3. Tap Profile.
    4. Tap Edit Share Name ID. You'll be taken to the My Verizon app or web page to edit your name.
    5. Enter the name you wish to display on outgoing calls.
    6. Tap Update.

    You've successfully updated your Share Name ID.

    iPhone

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Profile.
    3. Tap Edit Name. You'll be taken to the My Verizon app or web page to edit your name.
    4. Enter the name you wish to display on outgoing calls.
    5. Tap Update.

    You've successfully updated your Share Name ID.

    Online in My Verizon

    To add or edit your Share Name ID online:

    1. Go to the Share Name ID page in My Verizon.
    2. Select the name you'd like to manage.
    3. Select one of the options listed.
      Note: if you want to create a custom name, select the option with the Enter Name field and enter the name you wish to display on outgoing calls.
    4. Click Submit.
    5. Click OK in the pop-up window.

    You've successfully updated Share Name ID in My Verizon.

    My Verizon app

    To edit your Share Name ID in the My Verizon app:

    1. Go to the Devices tab and select the device you want to manage.
    2. Tap Edit Share Name ID.
    3. Tap Enter Share Name ID.
    4. Enter the name you wish to display on outgoing calls.
    5. Tap Update.

    You've successfully updated your Share Name ID in the My Verizon app.

    Block a caller's picture

    To block or report a caller's picture:

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Block management.
    3. Tap Manage caller pictures.
    4. Tap Block/Report Pictures.
    5. Select the caller picture you want to block or report.

    You have successfully blocked a caller's picture.

    Block all caller pictures

    To block all caller pictures from showing on the incoming call screen:

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap the checkbox next to Show Caller Pictures so it is blank.

    You have successfully blocked all caller pictures.

    Manage post-call push notifications

    You can set up an alert so you're notified when a spam caller, unknown caller or texter is identified.

    Call Filter app (Android)

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Identified Number Alert to turn alerts on and off. Alerts are on when the check is present.

    You've successfully set up alerts.

    Call Filter app (iPhone)

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Spam Detection Alerts to turn alerts on and off. Alerts are on when toggle is black and to the right.

    You've successfully set up alerts.

Free Spam Protection

    Enroll in Call Filter

    If you're a current Verizon Customer on an eligible postpaid plan with a compatible device, or if you're activating a new compatible device, you will automatically be enrolled in Call Filter, the free version of the service, for free spam detection and auto-blocking high risk spam calls..

    You can enroll in Call Filter to get just the basics (spam detection, blocking and reporting) for free. To begin using the service, you can enroll from the Call Filter app, in the My Verizon app, or online in My Verizon.

    Learn how to download the Call Filter app.

    Call Filter app

    iPhone

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. If you see the "You're not protected" notice at the top of the screen, tap Turn on for free.
    3. Tap Yes.
    4. Tap OK.

    You've successfully enrolled in the free version of Call Filter.

    Android

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. If you see the "You're not protected" notice at the top of the screen, tap Turn on for free.
    3. Tap Yes.
    4. Tap OK.

    You've successfully enrolled in the free version of Call Filter.

    Online in My Verizon

    1. Go to the Add-ons and apps page in My Verizon.
    2. Tap or click See all eligible add-ons.
    3. Find Call Filter and select Manage add-on.
    4. Select the line you want to manage and click Enroll.
    5. If you have multiple lines on your account, select the ones you want to subscribe to the free version of Call Filter.
    6. Select Call Filter Free and click Continue.
    7. Accept the T&Cs and Confirm.

    You've successfully enrolled in the free version of Call Filter through My Verizon.

    My Verizon App

    1. Open the My Verizon app
    2. Tap the menu in the top left.
    3. Tap Plans & Devices.
    4. Scroll down and tap Explore Add-ons.
    5. Find Call Filter and tap Learn More.
    6. Select which line you want to manage and click Enroll.
    7. Select Call Filter Free and click Next.
    8. If you have multiple lines on your account, select the ones you want to subscribe to the free version of Call Filter.
    9. Accpet the T&Cs and Confirm.

    You've successfully enrolled in the free version of Call Filter in the My Verizon App.

    To get more comprehensive protection, upgrade to Call Filter Plus anytime for a monthly charge. Learn how to upgrade to the paid version.

    Unenroll from Call Filter

    You can unenroll from Call Filter anytime. Please note, if you unenroll from Call Filter you won't be able to detect, block or report spam anymore with the Call Filter app.

    Call Filter App

    Android

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Account.
    3. Tap Subscription status.
    4. Tap Turn off free.
    5. Select reason for turning off and tap Turn off.
    6. Tap OK.

    You've successfully turned off Call Filter.

    iPhone

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Go to Settings.
    3. Under Account Status tap Turn off.

    You've successfully turned off Call Filter.

    Online in My Verizon

    1. Go to the Add-ons and apps page in My Verizon.
    2. Tap or click Manage.
    3. Tap Manage add-on under Call Filter.
    4. Tap Remove.
    5. Tap Confirm.

    You've successfully turned off Call Filter through My Verizon.

    My Verizon App

    1. Open the My Verizon app.
    2. Tap the menu in the top left.
    3. Tap Plans & Devices.
    4. Scroll down and tap Explore Add-ons.
    5. On the Add-ons screen find Call Filter and tap Learn more.
    6. Tap Manage.
    7. Tap Remove Call Filter.
    8. Tap Next.
    9. Tap Continue.
    10. Accept the T&Cs and tap Confirm.

    You've successfully turned off Call Filter in the My Verizon App.

    Upgrade to Call Filter Plus

    If you're currently enrolled in Call Filter, you can upgrade to Call Filter Plus anytime.

    Call Filter app

    Android

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Account.
    3. Tap Subscription status.
    4. Tap Subscribe now.

    You've successfully upgraded to Call Filter Plus.

    iPhone

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Go to the Management tab and select Subscribe in the "Get even more with Call Filter Plus" card.
    3. Tap Subscribe now.

    You've successfully upgraded to Call Filter Plus.

    Online in My Verizon

    1. Go to the Add-ons and apps page in My Verizon.
    2. Click Manage under Your add-ons.
    3. Scroll to Call Filter and select Manage add-on.
    4. Select the line you want to upgrade and tap Change.
    5. Select the Call Filter Plus bubble under Change Call Filter.
    6. Choose whether to Upgrade this line or Upgrade all lines on your account.
      Note: If you subscribe three or more lines on your account, all eligible lines will be enrolled in our subscription for $7.99/mo per account. TT
    7. Select Continue.
    8. Accept the T&Cs and Confirm.

    You've successfully upgraded to Call Filter Plus through My Verizon.

    My Verizon App

    1. Open the My Verizon app.
    2. Tap the menu in the top left.
    3. Tap Plans & Devices.
    4. Scroll down and tap Explore Add-ons.
    5. Tap Your Add-ons on the top of the screen.
    6. Find Call Filter and tap Manage.
    7. Find the line you want to manage and tab Manage.
    8. Choose whether to upgrade a single line, or 3 or more lines on your account.
      Note: If you subscribe three or more lines on your account, all eligible lines will be enrolled in our subscription for $7.99/mo per account. TT
    9. Tap Next.
    10. Review your changes and tap I accept the Terms & Conditions, then tap Confirm.

    You've successfully upgraded to Call Filter Plus in the My Verizon App.

    Switch to Call Filter

    If you're currently subscribed to Call Filter Plus, you can switch to Call Filter for access to just the basics (spam detection, blocking and reporting) for free.

    Call Filter App

    Android

    1. Open the Call Filter app.
    2. Tap Account.
    3. Tap Subscription status.
    4. Tap Unsubscribe.
    5. Select reason for unsubscribing and tap Unsubscribe.
    6. Select Receive caller pictures or No, thanks.
    7. If you see the "You're not protected" notice at the top of the screen, tap Turn on for free.
    8. Tap Yes.
    9. Tap OK.

    You've successfully switched to the free version of Call Filter.

    iPhone

    1. Go to Settings.
    2. Under Account Status tap Unsubscribe.
    3. Select Got it.
    4. Tap Unsubscribe on the pop up.

    You've successfully switched to the free version of Call Filter. It may take a couple of minutes to refresh.

    Online in My Verizon

    1. Go to the Add-ons and apps page in My Verizon.
    2. Click Manage under Your add-ons.
    3. In the Call Filter section, select Manage add-on.
    4. Select Change next to the line you want to manage.
    5. Click the Call Filter Free button below the device you want to manage.
      • If you have multiple lines on your account, select the ones you want to subscribe to Call Filter Free.
    6. Tap Continue.
    7. Accept the T&Cs and click Confirm.

    You've successfully switched to the free version of Call Filter through My Verizon.

    My Verizon App

    1. Open the My Verizon app.
    2. Tap the menu in the top left.
    3. Tap Plans & Devices.
    4. Scroll down and tap Explore Add-ons.
    5. Find Call Filter and tap Learn more.
    6. Tap Manage next to the line you want to change.
    7. Choose $0 per line Call Filter, then tap Next.
    8. Tap Continue.
    9. Review your changes and tap I accept the Terms & Conditions, then tap Confirm.

    To get more comprehensive protection, you can upgrade to Call Filter Plus anytime. Learn how to upgrade to Call Filter Plus.

Unsubscribe

    Unsubscribe from Call Filter

    If you want to cancel your Call Filter subscription, you need to unsubscribe in the app, remove it from your account in My Verizon or contact us. Uninstalling the app from your device will not unsubscribe you from the service.

    My Verizon

    To remove the Call Filter service from a line on your account:

    1. Go to the Add-ons and apps page in My Verizon.
    2. Click Manage under Your add-ons.
    3. In the Call Filter section, select Manage add-on.
    4. Select Remove next to the line you want to remove Call Filter.
    5. Choose whether you want to Remove from just this line or Remove from multiple lines.
    6. Review your changes, accept the T&Cs, and confirm the transaction.

    You've successfully unsubscribed from Call Filter through My Verizon.

    My Verizon app

    1. Open the My Verizon app.
    2. Tap the menu in the top left.
    3. Tap Plans & Devices.
    4. Scroll down and tap Explore Add-ons.
    5. Find Call Filter and tap Learn More.
    6. Tap Manage next to the line you want to change.
    7. Choose the Remove Call Filter option, then tap Next.
      • If you have multiple lines on your account with Call Filter, you'll have the option to remove or keep Call Filter from them.
    8. Tap Continue.
    9. Review your changes and tap I accept the Terms & Conditions, then tap Confirm.

    You've successfully unsubscribed from Call Filter in the My Verizon app.

    Android

    If you have an eligible Android or BlackBerry device, you can also unsubscribe from the Call Filter app on your device:

    1. Go to the Call Filter app on your device.
    2. Tap Account.
    3. Tap Subscription Status.
    4. Tap Unsubscribe.
    5. Tap Continue to confirm your selection.

    You've successfully unsubscribed from Call Filter through the app.

    iPhone

    1. Go to Settings.
    2. Under Account Status tap Unsubscribe.
    3. Select Got it if you want Call Filter Free or No, thanks if you want to completely remove Call Filter from this line.
    4. If you selected No, thanks, tap Unsubscribe on the Unsubscribe pop up.

    You have successfully unsubscribed from Call Filter through the app.

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Call Filter is not available on all calls, on all equipment, or in all areas. Caller ID is not available for restricted or unlisted numbers. Call Filter cannot yet identify or automatically block spam calls that originate outside of the US, but customers with an eligible device can now block all incoming calls from international numbers if they choose. Data charges apply.