What to do when your own number appears to ring your home phone

By Bo Beard | May 17, 2024

An unfamiliar number

If you're someone who still holds onto their home landline, you could be more susceptible to spam calls.
 

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You might hang up as soon as an unfamiliar number appears on the screen. Or, you might even engage with the caller to express your frustration. The following slides discuss the best course of action.
 

A scammer

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If you notice a scammer appearing to call from your own landline number on your caller ID, you can follow these steps outlined in this slideshow: First, alert your phone provider. In the event that your number has been spoofed, it is important to promptly notify your phone service provider. They can offer guidance on the most effective steps to take based on the specific circumstances.