How to Find Out What Network a Mobile Number Is On

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How to Find Out What Network a Mobile Number Is On
The online tools may also provide a name and location for a searched number. (NA/AbleStock.com/Getty Images)

Finding out the network for a mobile phone number is important for a variety of reasons. If you plan to send a text message from your e-mail, you need to know which network the recipient is on to determine his mobile e-mail address. Locating the mobile network is also a good idea if you are receiving harassing phone calls. Online search tools such as Fone Finder and Cell Revealer offer a free way to find the network of most mobile numbers.

Skill level:
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Instructions

    Fone Finder

  1. 1

    Access the Fone Finder website in a Web browser.

  2. 2

    Enter the mobile phone number in the indicated field and click "Search by Number."

  3. 3

    Review the results for the number. The network for the mobile number is in the "Telephone Company Web Link" column.

    Telephone Number Identification

  1. 1

    Access the Telephone Number Identification website in a Web browser.

  2. 2

    Enter the 10-digit mobile number in the indicated field and click "Search."

  3. 3

    Review the search results for the number. The network is listed under "Current Telephone Company."

    Cell Revealer

  1. 1

    Access the Cell Revealer website in a Web browser.

  2. 2

    Enter the 10-digit mobile field indicated and click "Reveal."

  3. 3

    Review the results for the number. The network is listed in the "Carrier" field.

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