When should you pay to know a name behind a phone number?

When should you pay to know a name behind a phone number?

We try to answer this as "never". But there may come a time when you have exhausted all your efforts into doing free reverse phone search by yourself, and you need to consult a professional web service or private investigator to do it for you. If you haven't already, be sure to go through all the Methods and General Information¬†pages to be sure that you really have tried all that you can to find a name behind a number. Keep in mind the following: Private investigators are professionals, certified with either the state…continue reading →

Method: Use a phone database website to perform a reverse number search

With any luck, the number that called you last and didn't leave any info has probably called other people and done the same thing. Wouldn't it be cool to ask those people who were also called if they know anything about the caller? Well now you can, thanks to some great websites that let you enter the phone number that called you and see a long list of comments from other people who were also called by the same number. Below we have a link to a review of the best sites to…continue reading →
Method: Use a friends phone to call the unknown caller

Method: Use a friends phone to call the unknown caller

If you want to find out who called you, but don't want them to know that you are trying to find out who they are, a great idea is to use a friends phone to call the person and get to voicemail. Once in voicemail, if they have a customer greeting it should say who they are, and to leave a callback number. This will give you an idea wether the person is male or female, and if they have a regular phone number or a Google Voice number too. The point in…continue reading →
Method: Find out what state a phone number is from

Method: Find out what state a phone number is from

Cell and home phone numbers are great because the first three numbers usually point to where the caller's phone number is registered. The first three numbers are called the "area code". Use the table below to find out what state the caller is from, match the first three digits of the phone number and you will reverse search the state where the caller is from. For example, lets use the phone number (815) - 555 - 5555, the first three numbers are "815", so looking at the data base below we can tell…continue reading →