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How to register in National Do Not Call Registry? Is there anyway that I would get promotional SMS/Call from any particular category and leave other blocked?

To Registry in National Do Not Call Registry previously we have to SMS "START DND" to 1909.



But for the benefit of Costumer and Promoters you can still receive promotional SMS/Call from particular category that you choose. New procedure is as follows.





SMS "START DND" to 1909.
They'll send you a conformation message
Then you'll receive a message regarding categories that you want to give permission
Select a category you want to receive promotions from else
Reply "START 0" to 1909 to stop all promotional SMS/Call To receive SMS- based promotions for the following sector, reply with your choices to 1909: START 1 - Banking, Insurance & Financial products START 2 - Real Estate START 3 - Education START 4 - Health START 5 - Consumer Goods & Automobiles START 6 - Service provider communication, Entertainment, IT START 7 - Tourisum & Leisure

You can choose multiple sectors as per your preference. Registering for any of the above options will stop o…

The ugly trick of Telemarketers - You made the call

Telemarketers use Telephone directory to choose some phone number of a unlucky person and call them to disturb. Most conversations start with a greeting and note about their product and your interest on it but in recent times they have changed their approach. New techniques is that they'll call you as if they have received a missed call or SMS from your mobile and gather details of you. Later they'll call you from some other number with all your details to convince you.

I experienced this twice, in the first trail I fell prey into the net as quoted above they recalled me and till now I'm receiving SMS from some number regarding software course and other workshops. Second time I stood firm said there is no chance for mistake and asked about the number they intend to speak as suspected they were not able to give my number they said some other number instead. I think that number they said is of next poor guy they need to call.

If my guess is correct the details are stored and…