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Limiting Unwanted Calls & Emails

Some phone calls and emails are important, some can be annoying, and others are just plain illegal. Learn how to reduce the number of unwanted messages you get by phone and online.

Robocalls

Here’s what you need to know about robocalls and what you can do about them.

National Do Not Call Registry

Tips to help you stop unwanted calls and information about the National Do Not Call Registry.

How to Block Unwanted Calls

Here's what to know about blocking robocalls and other unwanted calls.

How to stop unwanted calls on a landline

There are steps you can take to stop unwanted calls on your landline.

How to stop unwanted calls if you use VOIP

There are steps you can take to stop unwanted calls on your VOIP phone.

How to stop unwanted calls on a mobile phone

There are steps you can take to stop unwanted calls on your mobile device.

The Telemarketing Sales Rule

Learn about your rights when it comes to telemarketing calls, including pre-recorded calls.

Phone Scams

These tips can help you hang up on a phone scammer and hold onto your money.

10 Years of Do Not Call Infographic

A timeline of important Do Not Call cases.

Text Message Spam

Text message spam is to your cell phone what email spam is to your personal computer.

Cell Phones and The Do Not Call Registry

How to put your cell phone number on the National Do Not Call Registry.

How Does a Robocall Work Infographic

This visual guide shows how robocalls happen.

Privacy Choices for Your Personal Financial Information

Federal law gives you the right to stop some sharing of your personal financial information.

Spam

Here’s how you can reduce unwanted commercial emails.

Stopping Unsolicited Mail, Phone Calls, and Email

Here’s how to limit the number of unsolicited mailings, calls, and emails you get.