Can you get an address by using a reverse lookup phone number?


Quick Answer

Entering a phone number in a reverse phone lookup service may provide an address for that number. Some lookup services such as 411.com also provide resident names and phone service used.

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Many websites have free reverse phone lookup capability, including Anywho.com, Reversephonelookup.com, Whitepages.com and Spydialer.com. Whitepages.com provides a name, address, map and approximate age for the phone number’s owner, while Anywho.com can also find addresses for international phone numbers.

People often do a reverse phone lookup when they don’t recognize a phone number on their mobile phone or landline. This type of lookup can help a consumer screen for telemarketers, creditors and other calls they do not wish to answer. A consumer could also use this technology if he wrote a phone number down but didn’t include and now can’t remember the corresponding address or contact.

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