Missed a phone call and don't recognise the number on your caller identification? Don't blindly call back and get stuck in an unwanted conversation. Use a reverse phone-number search to find the unknown owner of the number. This type of search also comes in handy if you don't recognise a call on your phone bill and want to track it down. Find out who your children are calling or what company is trying to sell you something with this tool.
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Things you need
Go online to a reverse phone-number search website such as White Pages or AnyWho.
Enter the 10-digit phone number you want to search for in the reverse-number search form.
Press "Go" or press the "Enter" key. The results for the searched phone number will open in a new page. If the number is listed, the name and address associated with the number will appear.
Tips and warnings
- Some companies may charge a fee to provide a name.
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