10 Ways To Lookup a Phone Number Online (2016)

10 Ways To Lookup a Phone Number Online (2016)

In the modern age, everyone has a cell phone, and every once and a while you may receive a phone call from someone you may not know. In order to find out who called you, there are a few methods to reverse lookup a phone number (for free!) that will help you find out the name behind who called you. Most of the methods available online - but there is some old fashioned ways to go about finding someones phone number that you may not be aware of. In this list, we have…continue reading →
How to Find Phone Carrier From Phone Number

How to Find Phone Carrier From Phone Number

So you want to find out which phone carrier a caller is using based only on their phone number? Maybe you have inherited a phone and want to know which network you are actually on? Fortunately, there are a number of services available online which can provide you with the information you are looking for. Below are five websites that will help you find what you are looking for. 1. Free Carrier Lookup (U.S./Canada/International) This website claims to return the name of the carrier provider and whether it is a mobile or landline connection. It…continue reading →
Method: How to Find the Name Behind a Skype Phone Number

Method: How to Find the Name Behind a Skype Phone Number

Skype is a popular program that people use to communicate back and forth with a custom phone number that they choose once they create an account. In most situations, people use Skype to communicate with friends and family, but occasionally people will use Skype to spam you with overseas telemarketing opportunities due to the ease of use and also due to the numbers being recyclable if they use multiple accounts. There is a max of 10 phone numbers that you can have on a single Skype account, so a spammer can go through all…continue reading →
Best way to look up a phone number for free in 2015

Best way to look up a phone number for free in 2015

A new year! A new chance to look up the name behind a phone number. In this article, we will go over which methods WORK and which reverse phone lookup methods are outdated in 2015. As the new year picks up speed, there will surely be more methods to add to list as time goes on, so come back to see if new changes have been added every once and awhile. The new year will feature some great new articles about carrier-specific phone numbers, and how you can find the name of a phone…continue reading →

Scammers now posing as IRS agents to trick victims over the phone

You probably dread a call from the IRS, but a new scam that is sweeping the nation is even more nefarious, a scam that involves a blocked number, or a number using Google Voice that indicates the call is coming from Washington DC, or another area where the IRS is located. This popular phone scam involves a person of Indian or Pakistani dialect, which may indicate that the call originated from eastern Asia. This scam has just picked up in recent weeks, with over 30 news articles daily reporting the incident. Many news…continue reading →
How to protect your phone number when doing business on Craigslist

How to protect your phone number when doing business on Craigslist

Craigslist is a fantastic website that lets you sell your unwanted items and appliances for good money, but what people don't know is that Craigslist is also the center of many scams revolving around getting your phone number from the ad listings that you post for the world to see. This article will show you how to protect your phone number from these scammers, and learn how to identify where and when you phone number will be given out on the Craigslist website. Step 1: Use a Phone Cloak if possible Cloaking your phone number…continue reading →
Method: Listen to the unknown callers voicemail without actually calling them

Method: Listen to the unknown callers voicemail without actually calling them

Voicemail can be a treasure trove of information about the unknown caller. Usually, a person will have a custom voicemail greeting that usually contains their name, callback number, and a good time to reach them. If you are looking for the name of the person who called you and can't try a method like the Use a Friend Method, then using a service that will call the unknown caller's voicemail discreetly is right for you. Let us introduce SpyDialer, which is a free* service that lets you enter up to three phone numbers…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 →
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 →