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If you’re receiving inbound calls from strange numbers that don't look like real phone numbers, please check to see if it’s one of the numbers below. Sometimes, the originating carrier for a call will pass through one of the following words. Talkdesk converts those words to digits and uses those digits as the ‘From’ parameter.

  • RESTRICTED => 737 874-2833
  • BLOCKED => 256-2533
  • UNKNOWN => 865-6696
  • ANONYMOUS => 266696687
  • UNAVAILABLE => 86282452253
  • [EMPTY] =>
  • 760-705-8888 is the generic Google Voice number all Google chat users are assigned as caller ID. It is the same number no matter what Google account a person is calling you from so, calls from this number might or might not, be legitimate.

 

These statuses are more common when the caller is calling from a VoIP service.

 

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