How do you unblock inmate calls?
If you blocked that number using Google Voice, open Google Voice and scroll down to Calls and find any call to/from the inmate who is blocked.
Select: ︙ (vertical ellipsis) at the upper right corner and select Unblock from the drop-down list that appears..
Do you get charged for receiving calls from jail?
After the court’s partial stay on the FCC order is lifted In jails, the cost of a debit/prepaid call will fall to $0.14/minute to $0.22/minute, depending on the size of the jail. (Traditional collect calls will initially be higher and then, over a two-year period, fall to the $0.14-$0.22/minute level.)
Why did I get a call from an inmate?
The bank part where the person was supposed to say their name may have legitimately not worked. Many of these calls are collect and it will tell you that you will be responsible for the call. Sometimes the inmates buy minutes to pay for their own calls, but they still are automated and require you to accept.
How can I accept collect calls from jail on my cell phone for free?
Your friends or loved ones can’t just place a collect call to your phone number. They must call 1-800-CALL-ATT and choose the Collect to Wireless option when prompted. They then enter your 10-digit wireless number to connect to you. Confirm with your cellphone provider that you’re able to receive collect calls.