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368 Area Code - Location, Time Zone. Toll Free? Scam? Who's Calling?

Richard Bagnell
Richard Bagnell
State Alberta
Timezone Mountain Time (MT)
Is Area Code 368 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Calgary, Edmonton

What usually comes into your mind if you see a new area code shows up on your phone's screen? If a call pops up from with an odd-looking number, you may wonder if where it is from, or who could it be. Area code 368 is a unique code that was created to serve a region in North America. Given below are questions that are frequently asked regarding area code 368.

What is area code 368 and where is it coming from?

Area code 368 is officially planned as an overlay, which will serve the entire province of Alberta. The area code will be effective on May 15, 2021. It will be one of the area codes in the North American Numbering Plan, and will be used over North America.

The said area code will be covering the province of Alberta and its cities, namely Calgary, Edmonton, Lake Louise, Ponoka, Sherwood Park, Red Deer, St. Albert, Vegreville, Wainwright, Grande Prairie, Cochrane, Brooks, Bonnyville, Camrose, Sundre, Lethbridge, Leduc, High River, Drayton Valley, Drumheller, Camrose, and more.

Are calls that comes from area code 368 a scam?

As of now, any number 368-xxx-xxx do not exist yet since it has not been put in service. If you receive a call before from area code 368, it was from a scammer. If an unfamiliar number originating from area code 368 is calling you before its effectivity, it is best to not answer the call for it could be a scam.

Scammers uses a three-digit area code that may look like from one of the region in United States. This confuses the recipient of the call, and leads them to accepting the call. The caller might pretend that they are someone that you trust. Example for this is a person from a Government agency.

Rejecting the call is one of the ways on how to avoid getting scammed. Blocking the phone number also lessens the chance for them to contact you again. If you suspect that the call you received is a scam, you can file a report to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

How to block calls from area code 368?

To block incoming calls from a suspicious number coming from area code 368, you can follow the guide provided below:

For Android user

  • Visit recent call logs
  • Tap the "details"
  • Click "block number"

For iPhone user

  • Go to your recent call logs
  • Tap the "i"
  • Tap "block this caller"

Is area code 368 toll free?

Area code 368 is not toll free. Since it is not been set for use as of the present, both local and international calls from any 368-xxx-xxx numbers will conduct a charge from your account. The cost of the charge may vary to the local carrier company you are receiving any wireless data and other mobile data services. For more information, contact your telecommunication carrier and raise your concern for this matter.

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