To find a free reverse phone number lookup, check the free available tools provided on phone directory websites such as 411.com and Whitepages.com. A phone number lookup search tool is also sometimes found on people-finder websites as a free service to users.
To find a reverse phone number lookup tool, search online phone directories to see if the tool or service is offered. Enter the phone number to be searched, including the area code. Click Search or Continue to find more information regarding the account holder and service provider. This information includes the phone carrier, the account holder's name and the location of service.
Online phone directory websites often offer services and tools other than simple phone number lookups. For instance, some reverse directories provide a map with the approximate location marked. Frequently listed alongside the reverse phone lookup information are links to sponsor websites, such as people-finder websites, which also offer free reverse lookup tools and services to visiting users. On websites such as 411.com, an area is provided to report an unwanted call made from the number being searched.
The information gathered during free reverse phone lookups is obtained through searches of online information databases as well as public record databases.