Missed calls from people who haven't called me

  • 1
  • Question
  • Updated 3 years ago
  • Answered
I constantly get missed calls from phone numbers with the same first three digits as my phone number.  My phone never actually rings for them but I get the missed call and if I call the number back it is someones number but they claim not to have called me.  I also have received calls from people saying I did the same to them (they got a missed call from my number, but I did not call them). 
This has happened on multiple phones (different brands and models) so I'm pretty sure it is related to my number.  Does anyone know why this happens and/ or how to fix it?
Photo of Elise


  • 82 Points 75 badge 2x thumb

Posted 3 years ago

  • 1
Photo of Chad Burr

Chad Burr, Mobile Master

  • 203,988 Points 100k badge 2x thumb
Photo of Elise


  • 82 Points 75 badge 2x thumb
I found that post, but is there anything I can do about it? 
This has been happening for a very long time....
Photo of BobTheElectrician


  • 67,622 Points 50k badge 2x thumb
The only partial defense is to change your number, or ignore / reject calls from people not in your contact list.

Still won't help you when other people complain about YOU making phantom calls to them.

Happens to lots of people.

This conversation is no longer open for comments or replies.