WhitePages and Samsung Link up to Battle Unknown Callers

Are you always trying to figure out what that random number is that’s calling you? Well if you have any aspirations of getting yourself a Galaxy S7, you’ll be happy to know that Samsung has partnered with Whitepages to help you out with that caller ID problem!

GearDiary WhitePages and Samsung Link up to Battle Unknown Callers

White pages is the leading source for caller identification and phone spam detection services here in North America, so it’s no surprise that they announced a partnership with Samsung that will give Galaxy S7 users a way to identify those unknown callers, all the while protecting them from those infamous phone scams.

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Available in 16 different countries, the service will be available across North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and its made to provide a more seamless phone experience which includes:

Caller Identification: By leveraging Whitepages’ proprietary data set that includes more than 600 million active mobile and landline phone numbers in the US and over 1.5 billion unique numbers globally, users will be able to make informed decisions about whether or not to answer an incoming calls.

Spam and Scam Detection: With Whitepages’ state of the art phone reputation service, users will have much needed context for unsolicited spam and scam calls, giving them peace of mind when answering or ignoring a call. The service also includes a spam button for users to easily report spam numbers which will in turn, help other users from falling victim to fraudulent calls.

Nearby Business Search: Powered by a global database of local business information, users will be able to search directly within the native dialer to easily find nearby businesses for any and all of life’s purchases and curiosities.

“We are pleased to work with Samsung on one of the great issues currently impacting mobile users worldwide,” said Alex Algard, Founder and CEO of Whitepages. “Ensuring phone safety through user-friendly services is what we do at Whitepages. We are happy to have worked with Samsung on the Galaxy S7 to provide their users with the greatest phone experience possible and further grow our footprint in the international arena.”

For more information about the partnership, you can head over to Whitepages.com today!


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