|Timezone||Central Time (CT)|
|Is Area Code 414 Toll Free?||No|
|Major Cities||Milwaukee, Greenfield, West Allis, Oak Creek, Glendale|
Receiving a call coming from a new area code can be quite disturbing. It is normal to not know an area code especially when there is a large number of area codes being used to every country. One of the most commonly asked questions about this matter are "Where is the call coming from?" or "Is the call safe to safe?". Below, we addressed this concern and more about area code 414.
What is area code 414 and what location could it be coming from?
Area code 414 is one of the original codes in the U.S. state of Wisconsin that was created on the year 1947. It has telephone numbers designated for the central office code 988, a nationwide dialing code for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The area code lies within the Central Time zone.
The cities of Wisconsin that this area code covers includes Milwaukee, Greenfield, West Allis, Oak Creek, Glendale, Cudahy, Wauwatosa, Muskego, Bayside, New Berlin, River Hills, Hales Corners, Fox Point, Franklin, Shorewood, South Milwaukee, Brown Deer, St. Francis, West Milwaukee, and Whitefish Bay.
Is area code 414 a scam?
Phone scam is one of the common ways where scammers usually use it to get the personal information of a person, or just simply calling the person and charging their account by connecting to the call.
Scammers may also state that they a customer service representative. Ask for the name of the company so you can do a background check by searching them on the google. If you did not find any information of the number, consider it as a red flag and end the call immediately or proceed to blocking the number from your phone.
How to block unwanted calls from area code 414?
If the call is suspicious and would want to block the number, worry no more! Here's how you can do it:
- Go to your recent call then tap on the "i" next to the suspicious number. Scroll until you reach the bottom and tap on "block this caller".
- The process is quite similar. Again open your recent call, click on "details" and click "block number".
Is area code 414 toll free?
No, area code 414 do not belong to those telephone area codes that are toll free. Both local and international calls placed from any 414-xxx-xxx number have charges. Your account will be charge by an amount, depending on how long the call lasted.
It is worth to repeat here that this area code is not toll free. Your account will be charge with an amount that will probably show on your phone bill when you receive it. Also, you might wanna be careful in answering unrecognized calls for there are calls that are associated with scammers. A hefty charge could be performed from your account just by answering their call or calling them back.
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