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 →
How to Prevent Marketing Phone Calls – Do Not Call Registry

How to Prevent Marketing Phone Calls – Do Not Call Registry

The National Do Not Call Registry is available for all USA citizens, where you can enter your phone number and opt-out of telemarketing phone calls. It is managed by the FTC (Federal Trade Commission), a government organization that deal with all types of consumer privacy and safety issues. Keep in mind that this will not totally end the marketing calls you receive, but it should be able to limit the calls you receive down to a minimum. The amount of time between entering your phone number with the list and when telemarketers will…continue reading →
How to contact your carrier to request phone number blocking

How to contact your carrier to request phone number blocking

If you have a caller that just won't stop calling you no matter what, and you don't care who it is but just want it to stop, the best way to go about blocking their number is by calling your carrier. Below is a list of common cellphone carriers¬†with phone numbers to reach them. It also has a script that you can read off to them if you don't know what to say. This is not a 100% guaranteed method, ever cellphone carrier is different, but if anything it should get you in…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 →
Method: Reverse search a phone number on Facebook

Method: Reverse search a phone number on Facebook

Facebook has become a valuable tool in determining the identity of someone who calls you, it should be a first resort to find out out who called you. The first thing you want to do is write down the unknown callers cell phone number and go to Facebook.com. You WILL NEED a Facebook account to use this method, Facebook does not allow you to search without first having an account. You can create a Facebook account at www.facebook.com. After you have your account, go to the top of the page at the search…continue reading →