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

Richard Bagnell
Richard Bagnell
State Florida
Timezone Eastern Time (ET)
Is Area Code 689 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Orlando

It can be worrying when a new area code pops-up in to your phone's screen, especially nowadays that phone scam is very common. There are already a large number of people getting victimized by this because of their curiosity about who it might be and where could it be coming from. Area code 689 is one of the unique code that provides service to a specific region or state. Below are numbers of questions that are frequently asked about this area codes.

What is area code 689 and what location is it from?

In June 2019, area code 689 was put in service as an overlay to the original area code 407 which mainly covers the U.S. state of Florida including its surrounding cities. Area code 689 is used across North America and lies within the Eastern Time zone.

Calls and text messages that originates from this area code could be from the state of Florida or its cities such as Orlando, Maitland, Plymouth, Geneva, Windermere, Longwood, Oakland, Casselberry, Kenansville, Montverde, Sanford, Zellwood, Kissimmee, Lake Monroe, Ferndale, Osteen, and more.

Are calls from area code 689 a scam?

Since the use of cellular mobile has increase and became more convenient for the users, scammers are using the phone scam as their tactic in order to victimized people. One of the tricks that scammers do is introducing their selves as someone who you could be trusted such as government agencies.

If you received a call like this, don't bother answering. Taking calls from numbers who are associated with scammers may charged your account. You can also block the number if you suspect it as a spam call. Send a report to the Federal Communications Commission regarding this incident.

How do I stop receiving unwanted calls coming from area code 689?

Blocking the number is one of the easiest way in order to stop receiving unwanted calls coming from this area code. Here's a guide on how:

Android user

  • Open recent call logs
  • Tap on "details"
  • Click "block number"

iPhone user

  • Go to recent call logs
  • Find the number and tap the "i"
  • Scroll down and click "block this caller"

Is area code 689 toll free?

No, it is not toll free. Calls and text messages performed from this area code has charges. Depending on what local carrier you received your cellular mobile data services, the costs also varies. Some charges could be done per minute of the call, or how long the call lasted. Monthly subscription is also given. For more information regarding this matter, you can contact the telecommunication carrier you have and ask about their conditions.

Conclusion

It is important to know how to avoid unwanted incidents, most importantly getting scammed. Knowing a call that is associated with scammers is also important to avoid scam. If the call is unfamiliar to you and seems suspicious, simply reject the call and proceed to blocking the number. You can follow the given guide above.

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