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

Richard Bagnell
Richard Bagnell
State New Jersey
Timezone Eastern Time (ET)
Is Area Code 732 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Toms River, Lakewood, Old Bridge, Somerset, Rahway

Receiving calls coming from an unfamiliar code can be worrying. Is the call that important for you to answer? Who is calling? Where is it coming from? Area code 732 is one of the telephone area codes in NANPA. To know more concerning this area code, provided below are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding area code 732.

What is area code 732 and what location is it coming from?

On 1997, the area code 732 was created on a split from the area code 908. It is located within the Eastern Time zone, and is a telephone area code in North American Numbering Plan.

Area code 732 covers the state of New Jersey and its cities namely Toms River, Lakewood, Old Bridge, Somerset, Rahway, Long Branch, Point Pleasant, Sayreville, Tinton Falls, Asbury Park, Fords, Highland Park, Old Bridge, Metuchen, Franklin Park, Perth Amboy, New Brunswick, Carteret, Woodbridge, Iselin, West Freehold, Eatontown, Bound Brook, Keansburg, Kendall Park, Pine Lake Park, West Long Branch, Madison Park, Yorketown, Milltown, and more.

Are calls coming from area code 732 a scam?

Since the use of mobile phones are still increasing these days, scammers have also stepped up their game in order to scam a large number of people. A large number of 732 numbers are being used widely in New Jersey. A random call originating from this area code could be associated with scammers. They might claim that they are someone you knew or from an agency, for them to earn your trust.

Do not fall for these tricks! If the call is suspicious enough, end the call immediately and block the number from your mobile phone to avoid getting calls and text messages from them again.

How to block unwanted 732 calls?

Is the call that you have received recently is associated with scammers? Block it immediately. Here's a guide on how:

Android user

  • Open your phone's recent calls
  • Tap the "details" and
  • Click on "bock number"

iPhone user

  • Visit phone's recent calls
  • Tap on the "i"
  • Then select  "block this caller"

Is area code 732 toll free?

Area code 732 is absolutely not a toll free telephone area code. A charge will be performed to your account if you placed a call or text message from any 732 number. International calls will be much more pricey than the local calls. The charge may be conducted per-minute or by a monthly subscription from your local telecommunication carrier.

In conclusion

It is important to know that unrecognized calls should not be answered. The call might be linked with scammers and your account can be charged with a hefty amount just by answering the call. If you have received a suspicious recently, you can file a report to the Federal Communications Commission. Also, note that area code 732 numbers are not toll free.

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