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Block spam calls in France – A step by step explanation

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Are you experiencing a lot of unsolicited, commercial phone calls? It is very easy to block these on your French phone number to avoid getting sales calls from random companies. And the best part? You can do it fully online.

Since 2014, a French law stipulates that anyone who doesn’t want to get commercial sales calls shouldn’t get any. Blocking those calls is an easy and straightforward process and it prevents you from being contacted by random numbers from all around France. You can do it 100% online via the site bloctel.gouv.fr

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To block calls on your phone number

  • Go to the website bloctel.gouv.fr and click Je bloque mon numéro
  • Fill in the form with your name, email adress and the phone number that you want blocked
  • Within 48 hours – but often quicker- you will receive a confirmation email. You will have to confirm the information and phone number that you provided.
  • After your confirmation, your number won’t be allowed to be used for commerical phone calls. It takes effect within 30 days and will remain on the list for 3 years.

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