How to Track People From Their Mobile Phone Numbers

Updated July 20, 2017

Sometimes it is necessary to track someone from a cell phone number. Many people find this option useful when they need to locate a loved one. Tracking someone from a mobile phone number is also a common practice when you are trying to identify an unfamiliar phone number on your mobile phone call. Fortunately, tracking a mobile phone can be done from your home computer.

Go to a website that tracks cell phone numbers. Phone Detective, Reverse Mobile and Cellphone Registry are three options for mobile phone tracking.

Type the phone number you want to track, into the available boxes. Make sure you enter the area code and click the "Find" or "Search" option after you enter the phone number.

Pay the necessary fees if required. Many websites have the option of obtaining the information for the requested number or the option of subscribing to a paid annual membership.

Select your option and wait for your results to show up on the screen.

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LaTasha Rogers began writing professionally in 2009 and her work appears on various websites. Rogers is pursuing an Associate of Arts in health care administration and a Bachelor of Arts in communications and journalism from the University of Phoenix.