Already on ArticleSlash?

Forgot your password? Sign Up

Why Arent Reverse Cell Phone Directories Free?


Visitors: 156
 1 vote

Unwanted calls, and calls made by unknown numbers can occur at any time. While some of these calls will leave you shrugging your shoulders, and are forgettable, others have more of an impact and can leave you frustrated and wanting to know more about the caller. A phone directory can be very useful in assisting you with solving your mystery.

The web is your best resource when it comes to searching for phone consumer information. With a reverse phone lookup service, you can gain access to all of the telephone numbers listed within the many different public phone directories across the country. This is a huge bonus, because though phone directories are available in hard copy, the white or yellow pages you might own would only include local residential and business phone numbers and addresses. Thus, the net can dramatically expand your search for free.

That being said, you should understand that though you may be able to find local wire line listings for free, this is not the same story for cellular phones and those landline numbers that are unlisted. These private numbers are unpublished primarily due to the extra costs that these phone consumers face for subscribing to these phone services.

As a result, neither your hard copy version, nor those directories published on the internet will provide you with the names or addresses of a private phone number customer. Understand, this does not mean you cannot find out information on these phone number consumers by searching their 10-digit number, it simply means you will not find identification and precise location details for free.

There are many websites online that offer paid reverse cell phone lookup services. These sites have purchased mobile phone records and have compiled all of the information into a phone directory. They offer other internet users the chance to search the directory, but charge a nominal price due to the fact that it cost them money to collect it. Thus, if you want to find out information on a mobile user, you should expect to pay a small pay-per-search fee, or a more substantial fee for a membership that enables you to run as many searches as you would like.

Travis Craig writes informative articles about phone number searches, area codes layouts, and how to find out more information about them. To find more information on the caller location of any U. S. phone number-including more about free reverse phone lookups-visit


Article Source:

Rate this Article: 
Free Reverse Phone Directories Do Free Reverse Phone Directories Exist?
Rated 2.0 / 5
based on 1 vote

Related Articles:

Why Arent Reverse Cell Phone Lookups Completely Free?

by: Terry Taggert (June 25, 2008) 
(Communications/Mobile Cell Phone)

Is There Any Free Reverse Cell Phone Directories?

by: George Tho (June 24, 2008) 

Are There Any Free Reverse Cell Phone Directories?

by: Stanley Barrie (June 25, 2008) 
(Communications/Mobile Cell Phone)

Are "Free" Reverse Cell Phone Directories For Suckers?

by: Alec McEachern (July 06, 2010) 
(Communications/Mobile Cell Phone)

Beware of "Free" Reverse Cell Phone Directories!

by: Alec McEachern (July 06, 2010) 
(Communications/Mobile Cell Phone)

Are Cell Phone Number Reverse Lookup Directories Free?

by: Alec McEachern (July 06, 2010) 
(Communications/Mobile Cell Phone)

Free Reverse Cell Phone Directories - 4 Easy Points to Identify the Bad Ones ..

by: Nicholas Woods (August 25, 2008) 
(Communications/Mobile Cell Phone)

Reverse Phone Number Free Directories - How Are They Different From Old ..

by: Toni Rok (July 17, 2007) 
(Computers and Technology)

Free Reverse Phone Directory How to Use Reverse Phone Directories and Reduce ..

by: Nikola Govorko (July 08, 2008) 
(Communications/Telephone Systems)

Free Reverse Phone Directories Do Free Reverse Phone Directories Exist?

by: Roger Phillips (July 03, 2008)