Category: ‘Reverse Phone Tips’

Understanding Reverse Phone Lookups: What Is It And How Does It Work?

December 21, 2014 Posted by communicator

Interested in finding out who it is that just called you? Or just sick of annoying telemarketers? Thankfully, there’s an easy way to identify phone numbers and avoid unwanted calls. You need to start using an iPhone app to find the owner of a phone number. Reverse phone lookups will reveal who the number that is calling you belongs to and allow you to avoid the calls you don’t want.iPhone app to find the owner of a phone number

How To Lookup Landline Numbers

Finding information about landline numbers is easy. Landline information is public, unless a subscriber requests their phone company keep the number unlisted.  The many ways to find out info on landline numbers includes:

  • Google the number. You can google any number to see what search results pop up regarding it. If it’s a landline number you should be able to find such information as the current owner and the full address associated with the number.
  • Consult a people search site. You might choose to skip Google and go directly to a website that specializes in number lookups and people searches. There are many, some of the most popular sites are WhitePages and Spokeo.


How To Lookup Mobile Phone Numbers

It’s not so easy to identify the owner of a mobile phone number. Cell phone numbers are not published, so it’s important to consult a reputable private database to get up to date and accurate information. Unlike information on landline numbers, you’ll probably have to spend some money to get good information on a cell number.

The best way to look up a cell phone number is to download a caller ID app on your iPhone. This will allow you to search the number when you’re receiving the call.

How to Trace Unknown Callers To Ensure Privacy

January 4, 2014 Posted by communicator

Protecting your family’s privacy is probably one of your top priorities. There are a number of privacy issues and safety concerns that we deal with that hurt our privacy. These issues include cyberbullying, cyberstalking, information hacks, phishing, and phone scams and spam. Unknown callers can often be harassing bullies or stalkers or trying to steal your money. Luckily, there is a way to trace unknown callers on you iPhone now.trace unknown callers on your iPhone 

You can now trace unknown callers on your iPhone using an app. These apps are great! Some of the people that find them most useful are:

  • Families that have children with cell phones
  • Families with aging family members that may have dementia
  • Individuals who are dating
  • Small business owners.

Almost everyone will fit into at least one of those categories, that’s why a caller ID app is an essential tool that everyone needs on their smart phone.

Get The Name And Location Of The Caller

You can download a reverse phone lookup app from the App Store. When you get a call or text from an unknown number just copy and paste it into the app and wait for the results. Most of these apps offer free results and will charge a small fee if more information is requested.

You will typically be able to see information about a number including the owner’s name, the address or location of the number, social profiles associated with the number, and any user feedback on the number. This user feedback will include information like whether or not the call was from a live person or it was a robodialer.

Additional Services

In addition to giving you information about a number, some of these caller ID apps will also let you see if someone has searched your phone number. They will also have automatic call blocking features that will prevent calls from telemarketers and scammers from ringing your cell phone.

It’s important to look at your different app options and decide which app will best suit your needs.