Reverse Phone Lookup

Phone Number Search

Hint: Search ANY phone #, your significant other, or a mysterious caller...


What is a Reverse
Phone Lookup?

In today's world, a call from an unknown number rarely turns out to be a pleasant surprise. Should you answer it or let it roll over to voicemail? If you don't know who's calling, it's hard to know what to do.

BeenVerified's Phone Lookup gives you the power to search billions of data points to potentially find out who's behind those unknown calls. You might even uncover useful information about your caller, such as their location and address, age, email address and social media profiles, to help you decide whether to call the number back.

A reverse phone search works with cellphones and landlines, even if the numbers are unpublished or unlisted. Want to take the mystery out of your mystery caller? A Lookup could be the answer.

How our Reverse Phone Lookup works

BeenVerified's Phone Lookup searches billions of public records for information associated with the unknown number. You might learn information about your mystery caller such as:

People Search

First and last names or aliases the person has & used age

Reverse Address Lookup

Current address and address history

Email Search

Email addresses


Social media profiles


Associated phone numbers


Possible relatives

You can use a reverse phone search on both personal and business numbers to get the details about who may be calling or texting you.

Reasons to use a Reverse Phone Search

A reverse phone search report does more than just tell you who may be on the line or whether you should return a missed call. BeenVerified has run more than 32 million reports for our customers for other reasons as well. Recognize yourself in any of these situations?

  • You're meeting someone from an online dating site for the first time. People aren't always honest in their dating profiles, but if you have a phone number, a reverse phone lookup could help confirm key details about the person's identity.
  • You want to reconnect with an ex or old friend. You've lost contact over the years, but you still have a phone number. A phone search might uncover current contact information so you can get in touch.
  • You're an online buyer or seller and want to protect yourself. Use a phone number lookup to search for information about a prospective buyer or seller before you make an offline transaction.
  • You think you've found the perfect vacation buddy, but you want to be sure. Before you commit to traveling and staying in close quarters with someone you don't really know, conduct a phone search to give you helpful insights.
  • You see a call or text at odd hours from an unrecognized number on your partner's phone. You could angrily confront your partner—or you could check first to see if it's something totally innocent.

Reverse Phone Lookup and telemarketing scams

A reverse phone search is a powerful tool that may help arm you against the rise in telemarketer calls, robocalls and phone scams.

A Congressional Research Service report showed that robocalls, most of which are illegal, reached a record 4.1 billion in May 2018, a 41% increase since August 2017. That means each person in the U.S. may receive an average of 13 illegal robocalls per month. Some people are targeted even more frequently.

Nationwide Robocall Data
JUNE 2018 - MAY 2019
Reverse Phone Lookup Scam Graph


Calls placed


Per Day


Per Hour


Per Second


Avg. Calls Per Person

Source: YouMail Robocall Index

Here are some popular robocall scams to watch out for:

  • 0% interest rates on loans or credit cards
  • Problems with your credit card
  • Student loan forgiveness
  • IRS issues with your tax return and/or tax refund
  • Free travel award
  • A preapproved loan that needs additional information
Top 10 Area Codes Flooded by Robocalls
These are cities scammers, robocallers, and telemarketers targeted the most in May 2019.
Robocall graph

Source: RoboKiller

Prepare and protect yourself from telephone scams with Reverse Phone Search

Unless you know and are certain who you're talking to, don't give out your personal information over the phone—and let BeenVerified help sniff out potential phone scammers.

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