Method: How to find out if someone is using Google Voice

Method: How to find out if someone is using Google Voice

Google Voice is an incredibly powerful virtual phone number service from Google that can be configured to send texts, and also make and recieve phone calls. To learn more about the features and usage of Google Voice, check out this article: What is Google Voice? Telemarketers and scammers use Google Voice all the time. Take this ABC News article for example: http://abc30.com/archive/9444131/ . Scammers can use Google Voice in order to pretend like they are calling from your town or city. This makes the person receiving the call think that they are actually a…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 →
App Review: Reverse Phone Lookup by WhitePages.com

App Review: Reverse Phone Lookup by WhitePages.com

App Name: Reverse Phone Lookup Publisher: Whitepages.com Review on: iOS Platform (iPhone 5s) (App Version 2.3) Cost: $0.00 (Offers in-App Purchases) Requirements: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. App has been optimized for iPhone 5. Download Link: Click here Overview The "Reverse Phone Lookup" app by WhitePages.com is a clean and easy to use app by WhitePages.com, which also publishes app such as "411" navigation and "WhitePages" reference apps. The app charges money for "premium searches" and starts at $1.99 per match. Keep in mind: The app…continue reading →
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 →
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 →
Free Reverse Cell Phone Search using AT&T Directory Assistance

Free Reverse Cell Phone Search using AT&T Directory Assistance

If you have pieces of information about a person who called you, but still no name behind the caller, try the AT&T Directory Assiatance website. This method works best for home phones, although cell phones have been known to be in this directory as well. Navigate to http://www.corp.att.com/directory/ and type in as much information as you know about your caller. Once you are done, click on search to see if anything comes up. One of two things will happen: 1: You will be directed to a partner site, where they will ask you to…continue reading →
Method: How to find a name behind a phone number using Google

Method: How to find a name behind a phone number using Google

Usually when a person calls you, they will leave a message or voicemail telling you who they are, but in certain circumstances when they don't leave any information, or don't want to be found, you need to use Google to find out as much information as you can. This method will reveal how to find the name of a business, person, or entity that has called you, as long as you have the phone number of the person who called. Steps: 1: Write down the phone number, or copy it somewhere so you…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 →