The recently announced Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will block spam calls and spam messages natively. Samsung in partnered with Whitepages, a company that gives called ID and spam/scam detection services, has integrated the spam detection function into Galaxy S7and S7 Edge, which will stop one of the big annoyances on smartphones – spam calls and spam SMS messages.
Spam calls and spam messages from unknown numbers are becoming one of the big annoyances on smartphones today. What’s more, spam SMS messages becoming more prevalent on smartphones. Samsung’s span blocking system for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will help you make a right decision before replying to calls and messages from unknown numbers. The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge can detect more than 1.5 billion numbers globally with the help of Whitepages.
For your information, Whitepages has more than 600 million active mobile and landline phone numbers in the US and over 1.5 billion unique numbers globally (Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the United Kingdom, United States, and more countries to come).
The new move from Samsung is a good decision, especially if you are one of the unlucky person receiving lots of spam calls and spam messages from unknown numbers. Whitepages let you know who is calling along with spam and scam detection function. Also, there will be a spam button to easily report a phone number, if it is not on the Whitepages database.
You can read more about Whitepages and Galaxy S7 spam detection function at the source here.