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

Rachel Steinford
Rachel Steinford
State Puerto Rico
Timezone Atlantic
Is Area Code 787 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Aguadilla, Arecibo, Bayamon, Caguas, Carolina, Guaynabo, Humacao, Juana Diaz, Mayaguez, Ponce, Rio Grande, Toa Alta, Toa Baja, Trujillo Alto, Vega Baja

Whenever we receive a call from a new area code, the question that usually pops out to our mind are "Who could it be?", "Where is it coming from?" or "How did they get the number? Is it safe to take the call?". These are just the most common questions that come to our mind whenever we get disturbing calls. To know some of these area codes, we discussed these concerns below with 787 area code..

What is area code 787 and where is it coming from?

In 1996, the 787 telephone area code was officially put into service and is one of the two area codes that is serving Puerto Rico. 787 area code was created from area code 809. In 2001, due to the proliferation of cell phones and internet connections, 787 became exhausted and created area code 939 as an overlay.

Some of the locations covered by area code 787 are Adjuntas, Barceloneta, Cabo Rojo, Caguas, Dorado, Fajardo, Florida, Guanica, Gurabo, Hatillo, Hormigueros, Humacao, Isabela, Jayuya, Juana Diaz, Juncos, Lajas, Lares, Las Marias, Las Piedras, Loiza, Luquillo, Manati, Naguabo, Naranjito, Orocovis, Patillas, Penuelas, Ponce, Quebradillas, Rincon, Rio Grande, Sabana Grande, Santa Isabel, Toa Alta, Toa Baja, Trujillo Alto, Utuado, Vega Alta, Vega Baja, Vieques, Villalba, Yabucoa, Yauco and more.

Is area code 787 a scam?

787 area code is a telephone area code under the North American Numbering Plan. Due to the many users of cellphones nowadays, there is still a great chance that area code 787 could be linked to scammers. Scammers are getting smarter nowadays they have ways that would make their victims fall for their tricks so better be careful with them. If you are unsure with the caller, it's best for you not to answer.

How do I block calls originating from area code 787?

Do you keep on receiving calls from 369 numbers? Here's how you can block them from your mobile phone:

iPhone users

  • Open your recent calls, tap the "i" with a circle around it, located at the end of the number you want to block
  • Scroll down to see "block this caller" and click it.

Android users

  • Go to your recent call logs, find the number you want to block
  • Then click "details" to find "block number" and tap it.

Is area code 787 toll free?

Area code 787 is not a toll free number. Calls perform with this area code apply charges on your phone bill. Charges normally apply per minute or per monthly subscription plan. It also varies with the location. International calls are much more expensive than local calls. To know more about these concerns, you may contact your telecommunications provider.

In conclusion

It's important to remember that scammers can easily spoof numbers from many area codes available in NANP. If you don't recognize the number flashing on your phone screen, don't pick it up. Never forget that if they are your relatives or someone you know, they would frantically leave a voice mail or a text message.

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