|Timezone||Pacific Time (PT)|
|Is Area Code 341 Toll Free?||No|
|Major Cities||Berkeley, Oakland, Union City, Fremont|
When an unrecognized area code shows up on your phone, it can be disturbing. Area code 341 is one of the telephone area codes in North American Numbering Plan and is commonly used in North America. In what location is it from? Is the call that important for me to answer? These are just one of the few questions that is asked about area codes. Provided below are information that addresses these concerns.
What is area code 341 and what location could it be coming from?
The California Public Utilities Commission approved area code 341 as an overlay plan to area code 510, as it was estimated that it will be exhausted by the second quarter of the year 2019. Area code 341 was officially put in service on July 22, 2019, and is located within the Pacific Time zone.
The said area code provides service to the state of California, and incoming calls from this area code could be from its cities like Berkeley, Oakland, Union City, Fremont, Crockett, Albany, Newark, Port Costa, Pinole, San Lorenzo, North Richmond, Rodeo, Kensington, Alameda, and more.
Are calls coming from area code 341 a scam?
Since the number of mobile phone user has increased, this also results to a large number of 341-xxx-xxx numbers being used. This leads to a probability that a scammer could be also using the same number.
There are scammers who tends to claim that they are a business investor, or a customer service representative. They use this trick to earn your trust, and would ask about your personal information.
One of the best way to avoid getting scam is to simply not answer a call which you do not recognize. Note for the company name that the caller mentions and search it up on the google for background checking. If the number used for calling is suspicious, block it immediately.
How to block unwanted calls coming from area code 341?
Block the number of a suspicious call is one of the best way to lessen your exposure from a phone scam. Here's how you can block them:
For iPhone users
- Visit your phone's recent calls
- Click the "i" next to the number you want to block
- Scroll down and tap "block this caller"
For Android users
- Open recent calls
- Tap on the "details"
- Click "block number"
Is area code 341 toll free?
Apparently, not. Area code 341 belongs to the telephone area codes that are not toll free and charges both the person placing the call and the person calling a 341-xxx-xxx number. A certain amount will be billed to your account depending on how the telecommunications company charges their customer for every service.
Unfamiliar calls should not be answered. Always do a background checking in case the caller mentions a company or a business. Before you return a call, always secure the validity of the number or if it's not an international number, in which mostly scammers used for calling.