It is not all that easy to do a cell phone number search. It’s not like there is any yellow page or white page directories where you can quickly find the number you are looking for. However, the good news about this is that it prevents telemarketers from bothering you on your cell phone. The bad news is if you need to find a friend or business colleague’s number, you need to get a bit more creative and do an online search.
First, use one of the major search engines and put in the person’s name or address who you are looking for, remembering to put quotation marks around any numbers. A lot of people will put their cell numbers as a number for contact on personal blogs or business websites. When the cell number is on a website somewhere, the search engines will bring it up.
You can also use the social networks to do an informal cell phone number search. People will often put their cell number in their contact information. If you already know one of their contacts, you can email or call them to ask if they’d share the cell number of the person you are trying to reach. This won’t always work, but it is worth asking.
Another option is to use a cell phone reverse look-up site. This will allow you to search through public records and other registries to do a cell phone number search. Most of these sites, however, do charge a fee for this service. Some of these types of websites are of no cost to use if you will give your own phone number to their database for marketing. When you choose to do this, remember that you will be sure to have to deal with telemarketing calls made to your cell in the future.