How Do You Look up a Telephone Number?


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You can often find a business telephone number on the company's website. The online version of Yellow Pages also features residential and business telephone numbers as well as addresses.

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How Do You Look up a Telephone Number?
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Many websites for businesses have telephone numbers listed on their Web pages. Eateries, large department stores and appliance stores often have a telephone number, address, and list of store hours grouped together. Corporate business websites often have a contact tab with a complete list of contact information.

The online Yellow Pages has a search engine for both businesses and people. You can search a business using the business name or by using a keyword along with a location. A separate tab allows for a specific person search. Search for an individual's phone number with a last name, city or zip code, and state. Additionally, you can search for a person's telephone number using his complete address.

Yellowpages.com and Whitepages.com offer a reverse look-up option through which you can find information about a phone number you already have. Whitepages.com offers a free downloadable service to identify unknown calls and texts, block unwanted spam, and add photos from various social media platforms.

Additionally, 411.com offers a comprehensive search database of residents in the United States where you can search by first name, last name, state, or first letter of either the first name or last name.

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