Don't disclose your mobile phone number to anyone other than trusted parties
If you receive a call from an unknown number, let it go to voice mail. If it's something important, the caller will leave you a message
If you answer a call from a telemarketer, don't provide any personal information over the phone
If a phone call becomes harassing, file a police report
If you receive a text message from an unknown number, do not respond to it
Many smartphones have features allowing you to block calls or texts directly. Check out your phone’s manual or website to learn more
TELUS charges for voice calls and text messages, and can't prevent third parties from calling or sending text messages to your number. However, TELUS has anti-spam safeguards in place, which should prevent spam messages from being sent to you.