A reverse cell phone lookup is simply a process of finding someone’s name, address and other related information by their cell phone number. There are a lot of websites on the Internet offering reverse cell phone searches. Some of them claim to be free, others require a small fee before you can access background information about a particular mobile or unlisted number. There are also directories that combine land line, cellphone and unlisted number listings – providing an all-in-one people search service.
Clearly, everyone would like to access this info for free and for this reason there are many websites that try to capitalize on this notion by running various scams. You should be very careful not to click on any of such websites unless you are 100% confident about their legitimacy. You may pick up a computer virus before you even know it.
To do a reverse mobile phone lookup you need to use a trusted directory service. While there is no national cell phone directory available in the USA due to various privacy concerns, there are specialized directories used by private detectives, journalists and anyone from suspicious spouses to bounty hunters to help in their business. These companies invest a lot of time and financial resources in compiling mobile phone numbers into huge data sets by using both private and public sources, as well as major cell phone carrier restricted databases.
The entire process of finding someone by cellphone number is very straightforward – all you have to do is enter the phone number you are trying to track down and hit the “Search” button. If the number is included in the directory, you will be able to view basic identifying information such as the phone owner’s name, age, mobile provider, billing address, previous addresses and more.
Some cellphone directories like the one referenced below can be used to search both mobile and listed / unlisted residential numbers. You can also request a detailed background check that may include criminal and divorce records, if any, and more.