There are several resources available for finding free phone numbers, including the Yellow Pages, White Pages and Spokeo. The sites do not require payment for the use of basic searches.
The free website Addresses.com functions as an online phone book, allowing you to easily find phone numbers online. Simply enter the name of the person or business for which you need contact information, and the website displays the listed phone number and address.
In general, phone numbers are not free. Phone numbers are controlled by various phone companies. To have a phone number assigned to you, someone must pay for phone service. To call any phone number, an active phone service must be in use.
Reverse phone lookup is a type of online service that lets you identify the owner's name and location for a landline phone number. Online directories, such as Whitepages, AnyWho and Intelius offer basic reverse phone lookup for free.
To find a phone number online, use a free online phone directory website, such as 411.com and WhitePages.com. You can also find a phone number online by searching the Contact section of social media profiles such as Facebook.
There are several options to look up a business phone number, including sites like Yellowbook, Whitepages and phone providers like AT&T. These sites offer look-up services that allow users to find a business by name, category, location or a combination of these.
USA.gov provides listings of federal government phone numbers along with links to government agency and state government listings. State government websites, such as California's ca.gov, provide numbers for state departments and agencies.
Banks typically print their customer service numbers on the backs of debit and credit cards. Customers can also find this number in the Contact Us section of the bank's website.
The non-emergency number to find someone’s phone number is 411 or 555-1212. Calls placed to either of these numbers connect the caller to the local directory assistance service. To find a listing for a number in a different area code, the caller can dial the area code followed by 555-1212.
One way to find a corporation's phone number is to visit its website and search for contact information. Users may also find the phone number by searching Whitepages.com or looking up the company on GetHuman.com. Not all companies' phone numbers are available on GetHuman, however.