Foreign area codes are most of the time scammers. Toll-Free numbers like or are usually telemarketers. Always beware of toll-free numbers and calls coming from outside of the US.
Also look at this list from Forbes to see the some international area codes that are unsafe. Additionally, the area code will give insight into where someone lives. In the illustration below, you can see that 5.
If you look up that area code from a cell phone number, you will discover that the caller lives in New York City. This phone number database is built by its users. People share information on a call they receive. If other people have had a call from the number that is contacting you, they can report it on the website for you to view at your leisure. This method will only work if the number is calling other people and at least one other person has reported the number to you.
Additionally, even if they report the number they might not have any more information than you already have on the number. When entering my cell phone number, I was given old information about myself including my maiden name, but not my married name an old landline number which was disconnected a few years back , a former address, and they had my age wrong by 16 years. Whitepages claims to be free, but after it compiled my report, the website asked me to pay for the information is found on the number I provided.
It did not offer me the name, or even address of the person who owned the number. I knew at that point that the number I searched was low risk, so that information was valuable.
However, any other information that I wanted I had to pay for. This is the only entirely free service that will give you accurate information in regards to who keeps harassing you. Step 2 If you want to find someone's phone number, just plug in the information in the "find people" area.
Step 3 Also, if an unrecognized number has called your phone, you can use this website to find out who that number belongs to. Step 4 Just type in the number and search. This website is very useful for finding out a lot of information. Video of the Day. Brought to you by Techwalla. I would also include some Apps that use crowd sourcing to locate phone numbers.
And that is not all there is to it. It doesn't seem to reveal the owner's name, though. However, it also lacks the additional features that phone monitoring apps like Spyic or Cocospy offer. It's best to complete these people finding search tips without being logged in to your Google account. Thie site is as helpful as the pay site links it provides! Whitepages is one of the most established online services to find people and phone numbers in the US. Thanks to our FLM panel, you will have access to the live position of the person sought while maintaining your anonymity.
But the top two services for locating spammy calls are a great shot. Thank you for the heads-up, Rick. During the past 8 years, things have certainly changed.
We're in the progress of updating old articles and this one is on the list. Try Phone-Trace. You can get more details if you pay a fee, but you will probably find what you need for free. I wish Google Phonebook were real. The article's link simply takes you to Google itself; that page looks nothing like that shown in the article. There is no direct link to the phone book, at least I could not find one.
Here is how to find anyone's phone number. Go to picnethege.tk and you will see that you have a ton of options. You can find someone, find a business. Find People - Using a Phone Number. The % Free People Search Engine. Want to know who called you? Type in their phone number and we will return.
Well, I have read articles elsewhere and their info is just as incorrect. Yet the article posted here shows an actual Google page that, in the graphic, says "Google Phonebook. Let me explain it again You use the link I posted, yes the one you think is wrong, just use it.
Search for a person or phone number in the US. If Google finds an entry, you will see the PhoneBook results as shown in the screenshot. As far as I know, that is the only way to it. If you know of another, e. I could not find one. I've been using the anywho. For Germany I always use Klicktel klicktel. Why would I pay for more info from these folks? I take it your own cell number is North American. The number I tested with returned correct information. On paying I do not recommend paying for further information. You don't have to know everything after all. I compiled links to find out as much as possible for free.
Typed in my own cell phone number and it told me that it was a landline and that the carrier was something I've never heard of. That's strange. Is your cell phone number North American? I tested it with a Canadian cell phone number, which worked fine. I use notes.
It's free, and it's a user-driven database like 1. Although the URL suggests it's for toll-free numbers, it reports on all calls. It even has an entry for It doesn't seem to reveal the owner's name, though.
A good US reverse look-up resource is the Verizon affiliate whitepages. John, thank you for pointing this out! I missed the extra information for commercial numbers. Yea it is good because it tels you also how many people there are with that name. Great site, use it alot! This will come in handy thanks! To bad you have to pay for the cell phones : But when ever I need a number from Switzerland! I found this article to be surprisingly useful and super convenient.