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Find Cell Phone Owner by Number

Find Cell Phone Owner by Number

You may need to know how to find a cell phone owner by the number for various reasons. Whatever the reason, it is indeed possible to get the owner's name from his or number. Let's see how that's done.
Sujata Iyer
The need to find cell phone owner from a number that you have can arise for anybody and at any time. You may want to find out who's giving you those annoying prank calls in the wee hours of the night. Or, you may have missed a call and need to find out who it was, because you're expecting an important business call. Another reason may be, quite silly actually, that you've managed to get hold of a guy/girl's number on a wild night, but when you wake up, you have no clue, as to who the person is. Or someone's bothering your girlfriend with irritating anonymous calls and texts, and you need to know who it is. Whatever the reason may be, it can get pretty annoying if you have a cell phone number in hand, that you know is causing you a great deal of anxiety and impatience, just by being there. And you know that you won't get a peaceful night's sleep unless you know who it is. Well, don't worry! This article will tell you how you can find cell phone owner information just by having the cell phone number in hand. Read on and get enlightened!

How to Find Details of a Cell Phone Owner

"The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had."

Eric Schmidt was spot on when he said this. Indeed, there are so many things that are happening on the Internet, that we're not even aware of. One such benefit of the Internet is conducting a reverse cell phone number search. Meaning finding the owner of the person by using his or her number. There are a variety of websites that offer you such services. For finding out the owner of a particular cell phone, all you need to do, is follow the steps given on their pages. They're pretty self explanatory most of the time. Nonetheless, we have made an attempt to note down the most basic method of doing it.

Google
The first thing you need to do is use Google, the search engine. Enter your keywords according to what exactly you want. Once the results are displayed, browse through, and select a reverse phone lookup site.

Enter Phone Number
Once you've selected which site you'll be using, look through their page to see where you need to enter the cell phone number. Most of the sites have the search tab on their homepage itself. Enter the cell phone number that you have in this tab and hit enter or click the search button.

Make the Payment
Free reverse cell phone lookup would be possible only in a perfect world. So, yes, you do have to pay for this service on almost all sites. I have yet to come across a site that does not require you to pay for this service. So, when you enter the number, you may get the basic information, like the name of the carrier or the region from where the call originated. To get further details, you'll have to pay the website. They generally have comfortable payment options that you can choose from. So make the payment through the one that suits you best. Be sure to read their terms and conditions before you make the payment. This makes sure that the purpose of finding out the owner is not something illegal.

Check Your Email
When you make the payment, the site may prompt you to enter your contact details (read email address), to which they can send the name and other details of the owner of the cell phone number. Once you key in these details. It is most likely that you will receive a notification saying that you have been sent the details by email. Give it a few moments and then check your email.

Given below is a list of some of the leading websites that can be of help to you, if you're looking to pin down a particular person using his or her cell phone number.
  • Anywho
  • Argali
  • Cellreversesearch
  • Freephonetracer
  • Intelius
  • Whitepages
  • 411locate
  • 007easycellsearch
This was the basic way to find a cell phone owner by his or her number. You can also try other options like social networking sites. I'm not really sure how easy that would be though. So for now, this was all I had. Go find out if that call you missed, or the prankster calling you/your girlfriend is worth it!