How To Use trueCall Call Blockers
Wednesday, 1 December 2021 | Jess
Sick of scam calls? Unwanted phone calls can be unpleasant and even dangerous for vulnerable or elderly people, especially those with dementia. The superb trueCall range combats scammers, mis-sellers and other nuisance callers to protect your loved ones, as well providing ways to organise and professionalise your phone system. This handy guide will help first-time users understand How To Use trueCall Call Blockers. We'll be covering all things trueCall, focusing on the following products:
How To Set Up Your Call Blocker
This range is super easy to set up, and can operate from any phone socket in your house. To find out how to set up your trueCall unit, take a look at the simple instructions below.
You can manage all your devices via your Internet Control Panel, where you'll be able to review details, change configuration settings and edit caller lists. All you need is a caller-ID service from your network provider (this is usually free) and a landline!
Nuisance Call Blocker
Who Can Benefit: This product is perfect for protecting elderly and vulnerable family members from unwanted calls. It's also great for anyone who's just had enough of scams and automated callers!
Why We Love It: The Star and Zap Lists are our favourite features of this unit. If the incoming caller is on the user's personal Star List, they are connected through instantly. If the number is on the Zap List, the trueCall Nuisance Call Blocker answers the call itself and politely tells the caller that the user is not interested, and the phone never rings!
Secure Nuisance Call Blocker
Who Can Benefit: This device provides a reliable way to protect the elderly, and especially those with dementia, from scam and cold calls.
Why We Love It: This device has an outgoing call block, perfect for users with dementia who tend to dial the same number repeatedly, such as a family member, the speaking clock or a doctor's surgery. If they ring a barred number, they'll just hear a tone. There are no codes or buttons to press, making it extremely easy to use. If it's reliability you're looking for, the trueCall Secure Nuisance Call Blocker is used by over 150 local UK authorities and 27 police forces!
Home PA Personal Assistant
Who Can Benefit: The trueCall PA is superb for small business owners with a single phone line, as it provide much of the same features a large company would have - all in one compact book-sized unit!
Why We Love It: The Home PA Personal Assistant unit has excellent call control. Priority users can ring through outside office hours, certain callers can be blocked, and others can be asked to identify themselves before they're allowed through. The auto-attendant with music, voice menus, out of hours handling and 'Do not disturb' feature all help to generate an effective professional look that's bound to impress customers and clients.
Call Recording Memory Cards
Who Can Benefit: All the devices listed above can also record and archive calls, if used with a trueCall memory card. You can choose from 70 or 140 hours-worth of storage, and clear the cards down to make more space.
Why We Love It: These SD cards are the same type of memory card found in most digital cameras. Both the 70 Hour and 140 Hour cards feature trueCall Message Centre software that allows recordings and answer machine messages to be copied onto a computer. You can then manage and annotate your recordings from there!
Why Choose trueCall?
If you're not convinced, here are just a couple more reasons why we love trueCall. There's no denying that unwanted calls are a nuisance. The only problem is that call blockers can seem a little impractical or confusing, even for more tech-savvy users. That's why trueCall Call Blockers are:
Set up of all trueCall Units
Your Calls Are Important to Us
This trueCall range can truly give you and your loved ones peace of mind. With such a wide range of features, there's sure to be something that can benefit you, your friends or family. Once your trueCall unit is set up, there's no charging or maintenance required - and your elderly relative probably won't even notice the difference!
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