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What is a way to trace private calls?

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Some callers may be able to initiate a trace on nuisance calls by pressing the "flash" button on their phones, and then pressing "*57." Another option is to install free or paid apps that are sometimes able to trace or unblock private numbers to reveal the caller information.

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If the caller is leaving nasty or harassing messages, consider trying to trace the call. Some companies allow users to immediately have a call traced by pressing the "flash" button on their phones and then "*57." However, the information is not released to the user. Instead the company initiates an investigation into the call and may alert the authorities about the nuisance callers.

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