TRAI Do Not Disturb (DND) app is now available for Apple iPhone users at the Apple iTunes store. With this, iOS users can potentially kep unwanted telemarketing calls at bay. Spam calls could also be reported to TRAI.
If you are an iOS user you could register for the Do Not Disturb (DND) service. The app would communicate your DND registration request to your wireless service provider. At this juncture, it is worth remembering that registration of numbers under DND would take up to 7 days post your request to the telco.
In case you desire to report spam/unwanted calls, the app automatically initiates a text message containing a complaint template which could then be sent to the telco. Also, the app would not block genuine business calls and text messages.
Registration under the app, for DND is an easy 4-step process:
As far as the details of the iOS DND app are concerned, the app weights in at 9.1 MB and requires iOS12.1 or higher versions and operates with iPhones, iPod Touch, and iPads.
In related news, TRAI had recently directed incumbent telcos viz Airtel and Vodafone Idea to clearly inform prepaid subscribers about the minimum recharge plans, and not to deactivate prepaid connections having balances in the main account equal to or greater than the prescribed minimum recharge tarif plans.
Hence, if you are a prepaid subscriber of Airtel or Vodafone Idea, do let us know in case your accounts (prepaid) were deactivated on account of not having recharged regularly despite balance in the account and lifetime validity.