What is Hiya on Samsung?
Hiya is revolutionizing the way people make and receive phone calls. Hiya is available as a consumer app on Google Android and iPhone and is integrated into the phone experience for T-Mobile Name ID, ZTE Axon 7 and Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S8, Note8, A-Series, J-Series users worldwide.
What info does Hiya collect?
If you contact us, we will collect whatever information you choose to provide in your correspondence with us often this includes your phone number, email address or other contact details.
What is Hiya used for?
The Hiya app blocks unwanted calls and lets authentic identified calls through. Legitimate businesses can add branded identity to their calls so their customers can see it’s them calling.
Is Hiya app safe to use?
Yes. Hiya: Spam Phone Call Blocker is quiet safe to use but use with caution.
Why is Hiya on my phone?
In its permissions on Android, Hiya requests for access location data, which has nothing to do with blocking phone calls. The company said that it requests location data so that people can find nearby businesses more easily.
Where is Hiya information?
A: Hiya’s database ingests billions of records every month from a variety of public sources to provide you the most accurate, up-to-date information on incoming callers. If a number isn’t available today, it might be tomorrow because we’re constantly adding more information.
Why does Hiya need my phone number?
Q: How does Hiya identify incoming scam and spam calls? Hiya downloads a database of numbers to the phone to block. Because scammers and spammers are constantly changing their phone numbers to avoid detection, we update our entries at least once a day, often more.
Which is better Truecaller or Hiya?
Verdict on the Best Caller ID App to Filter or Block Spam Phone Calls. The final decision between Hiya and Truecaller essentially boils down to your personal preference. The only exception is if you live in India, then Truecaller might work better for you.
Does Hiya mean hello?
Interjection. An informal greeting, hi, hello. Hiya, love, how’s you?
How does Hiya work to block spam calls?
Get FREE spam call alerts and block spam phone calls automatically. Hiya shows you the true caller ID so you always know who’s on the other end of the line. • Spam alerts and fraud detection – automatic spam alerts warn you about incoming spam phone calls from fraud numbers.
How to report a spoof call on Hiya?
You can also report spoof calls to the Hiya community • Virus protection & phone security – Hiya detects fraud numbers for you, so you know when you’re being called by a scammer. Download now for free and get instant protection from spoof calls, fraud numbers or a robocaller. Our features let you take control and block spam calls automatically.
How to add Hiya to your phone book?
Add names and addresses from Hiya to your phone book contacts to keep them accurate, complete, and current. Download now for reliable virus protection and never pick up a spam phone call again! The SMS text blocker feature is currently not supported for devices with Android 4.4 (KitKat) and higher.
What can I do about fraud on Hiya?
• Spam alerts and fraud detection – automatic spam alerts warn you about incoming spam phone calls from fraud numbers. You can also report spoof calls to the Hiya community • Virus protection & phone security – Hiya detects fraud numbers for you, so you know when you’re being called by a scammer.
What do users get on Hiya premium service?
A: Hiya Premium is our new subscription service that complements our free offering without taking away the core free features that our users have come to love and rely on. What do users get on Hiya Premium? – The ability to automatically block Nuisance (telemarketer etc.) and Scam and Fraud calls and send them to voicemail.
What to do when you get a unknown call on Hiya?
A: Upon enabling Call Screener, Hiya began screening all unknown callers for you. When you receive a call from an unknown caller, we block the call and send the caller a text message asking them to identify themselves.
Do you have to share your contact list with Hiya?
A: Sharing your contacts with us is optional (If you do, they don’t leave your phone) Although we do not require it, allowing access to your contact list helps us to identify callers under the name you prefer to see, and to filter out numbers that may look spammy, but are actually legitimate for you (like your Doctor’s office).
What happens when you block a number on Hiya?
A: When you block a number, you prevent the next call or text from going through to your phone. Your phone typically will not ring (with exceptions for some versions of Android). You will be able to view the blocked calls and texts in the Hiya app.