A call that randomly pops up on our phone can be quite worrying. Questions like who could it be, where is it originating, how did they know my number, is it safe to take the call normally comes out to our mind. If you receive calls from area code 503, know that this code is from the state of Oregon. Users calling with this number code may be or may not be from the state, they can also be used by scammers outside the state. Know more about this area code in the information provided below.
What is area code 503 and where is it coming from?
Before the advent of cell phones and the internet, area code 503 was one of the original area codes in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) with direct distance dialing which became available on June 10, 1947. 503 area code is currently used as an overlay in Washington State. Currently, there are still a few non-cellular numbers in the 503 area code including wireline services (Comcast cable company), low-volume dialing equipment, and services such as banks that use automatic number identification service or ANI service to obtain account information over the phone.
Is area code 503 a scam?
The 503 area code is used in North America for three different states: Oregon, Washington, and northern California (northern part of San Francisco). Portland is covered by both area codes 503 and 971; some numbers are served by 778 in Seattle. The 503 area code is not considered to be a scam because it has been used as a standard telephone area code since its creation in 1958.
There have been no reports of 503 scams on record so far, but being aware of your surroundings can never hurt! For example, if you receive a call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft and offering tech support services or calling with a strange accent asking you to verify your personal information.
How do I block calls originating from area code 503?
If you find the caller sketchy or the situation skeptical, you have the choice of blocking the number by adding it to your cell phone blacklist. You can block calls based on a variety of reasons including scams, scams, telemarketers, etc… You can find out which area code 503 belongs to by looking it up on the area code finder website, here is an example of region 503 with major city Portland, Oregon below Let’s dig into how we can set call blocking using google voice.
Google voice has been considered one of the best options when it comes to choosing an alternate telephone provider due to its ease of use and abundance of features that come along with their service offerings, in addition, they also make things easier for Google voice users by setting call rejection list which means that once blocked no calls from 503 area code will show up on your mobile app as well as missed call notifications while protecting yourself from unsolicited robocalls/scams/spam without having to maintain any contact information whatsoever!
Is area code 503 toll free?
The 503 area code is not a toll-free number. However, there is a charge reflected when you call a number that originates from outside of your calling area. If you’re using any type of calling card to dial 503 area code numbers and are getting charged high rates per minute it’s because you don’t have a calling plan set up on your account to allow free calls. A lot of calling cards require you to set up an initial deposit or send money before allowing you to purchase minutes.
How do I get my own 503 toll free number?
A toll-free number in Oregon is going to cost you a lot of money if you don’t know what you’re doing. But it doesn’t have to be that way! So many people miss out on opportunities to save money by not knowing how to do their research and ask for help from others who can help them get what they need! Today we will go over how to get your own 503 toll-free number and how it could save you a lot of money down the road!
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