|Is Area Code 907 Toll Free?||No|
|Major Cities||Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks, Sitka, Wasilla, Ketchikan, Kenai, Bethel, Kodiak and Palmer|
Receiving unexpected calls from unknown or unfamiliar numbers can be quite annoying. This will make you ask who could it be? Why would they be calling? Was it important? Your curiosity will rise in an instant that may lead you to entertain scammers and risk yourselves to get scammed. If you happened to received a call with area code 907, below is what you need to know about it.
What is area code 907 and what location is it from?
Area code 907 is the most widely used area code in the state of Alaska that was assigned and went into service in 1957. The area code is located in the (UTC-9) timezone.
This area code is the largest numbering plan in the whole of the United States in terms of size geographically. The major cities that area code 907 covers are Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks, Sitka, Wasilla, Ketchikan, Kenai, Bethel, Kodiak, Palmer and many more cities nearby.
Are calls coming from area code 907 a scam?
The fact that 907 area code is the 2nd largest in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) and on the entire North American continent, scammers and unidentified callers most likely stepped in. There are records of heavily reported numbers under area code 907.
There are many types of scams these days especially thru phone calls. Some might act as bank representatives and will ask you questions about your personal details and extract information that might compromise your accounts. Please don't fall for these tricks easily. If you find your unknown caller suspicious, block the number immediately to prevent them from bugging you again.
How to block unwanted 907 calls?
Here's a quick guide on how to block a suspicious number from your phone:
- Go to your recent call logs
- Locate the number
- Click the "details"
- Click "block number"
- Open recent call logs
- Look for the number
- Tap the encircled "i"
- Click on "block this caller"
Is area code 907 toll free?
907 numbers are not absolutely toll free. Any calls or text messages performs a charge from your account from dialing a 907 number. Charges can be done per-minute or by a monthly subscription. The cost of the charge will vary to your local telecommunications carrier or business.
If you do not recognize your caller, it is important to be careful when it comes to answering calls. Always remember the "One Ring Scam". Scammers tend to drop a single ring on your phone to initiate curiosity. If this instance happened, and the number appeared on your screen is not familiar, just drop it off. If you want to block the caller, you can follow the guide provided above.