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Jail question

So I had a question about not receiving a call from someone incarcerated, although this isn't a question but informing others. Mind you I know verizon doesn't accept collect calls unless you have an account. I have been speaking with the inmate for over a week. I was perfectly aware. I called Verizon originally, then they put the blame on the account for the jail. The jail recording ended up in my voicemail but did not show missed calls, rings or anything.  So the account with jail said its not them it's your cell provider. Explaining this again to a nice lady she tried to help but resorted to another person at this time. Finally after I figured out that even if there is low risk potential spam it will block it. So I switched that with Verizon online. What irritates me is the person that left a message stating Verizon doesn't accept collect calls. My mouth dropped as I felt they did not listen to me at all! I clearly said I knew that. What kind of solution is that especially if I said that in the beginning. Geez lack of communication much?

Re: Jail question
Super User
Super User

If the call ended up in your voicemail and there was some chance of it being marked as spam, I would suggest that you also check your phone settings for blocked and spam calls. It could be possible the phone itself via the dialer application's programming had thought the call was spam. If you don't specifically mark it as not spam or didn't save the number in your contacts, phone dialer might not recognize you actually want to receive calls from that number. 

I'm most definitely NOT a VZW employee. If a post answered your question, please mark it as the answer.