How to Trace Cell Phone Numbers Three Good Ways

By: miekofnpq | Posted: 05th March 2010

tracing cell phone numbersIt seems that every professional individual or otherwise can't live without a cellular phone these days. In fact, even students have cell phones. The popularity of cellular phones is phenomenal and this has brought about certain problems like unidentified callers.

Cellular phone numbers are hard to find especially if you try to look into the white pages or in any other conventional phone directory, whether online or offline.

However, there are three ways for those people who want to look for the name behind an unidentified number.

You can also obtain other information like address and email details. The following are free ways to conduct a cell phone number search:

1. Popular networks - these networks include forums, websites, and social networks that usually have large member base. Some of the sites are,, and You can also try,,, and The mentioned sites usually have profiles, ads, and information about their members.

2. Search Engines - famous search engines like MSN, Yahoo, and Google are helpful and they are free of charges. You can obtain pages from business websites, commercial, personal, classified ads, networking sites, and promotional materials. You can't count the opportunities that may be opened up for you. Type the number enclosed in quotation marks like this: 'xxx-xxx-xxxx', xxx 'xxx-xxxx', or 'xxx-xxxx'. Try searching each of the popular search engines because you may be able to find substantial information of the man behind the cell phone number.

3. Call the phone number - now this option entails consultation with a legal counsel or lawyer so that you can be advised about privacy laws and legalities of the matter. Once you've done that, you can call the number and try to pretend that you're looking for someone. If you mentioned a wrong name (obviously the name was invented by you), the person on the other line will tell you that you dialed a wrong number.

Try to initiate a conversation and pretend that you're a bit shocked to find that you dialed a wrong number and then casually ask who's on the other end of the line. In this particular scenario, the person will unknowingly tell you his or her name and location. In this step, try to use a pay phone or someone else's phone number.

Another alternative is to tell the person directly that you found the number in your call display and you just want to find out who the number belongs to. Seek legal assistance before making a move like this. Doing a pretext call may violate privacy laws so try to seek guidance.

So if you're trying to search for a cell phone number, follow the three ways mentioned above and perhaps you will find out what you're looking for. If you know the name of the person and you simply want to find out their numbers, you can use that piece of information to look for the cell phone number. On the other hand, if you know the cell number and you want to find its owner, use the number to obtain the name or address of the individual.

Making use of the internet is the best step to take when making searches like this. You can have two options, whether to search for free or use the sites that charge a certain amount for every search conducted.
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