5 Ways to Find a Cell Phone Number Online

Our cell phones have somewhat made it convenient to carry a pen and diary to write down phone numbers. However, so many things can happen including theft or damage that can make you lose all your contacts. In this age, it’s important to back up your contacts online so that you can retrieve them. Unfortunately, phone books don’t list cell phones, so trying to retrieve your contacts can challenging. The internet has made it somewhat easy to help you contact people you know, important networks or someone who you can add to your speed dial. The information shared in this article is not meant for people who have antisocial behaviours such as stalking. There are ways to find cell phone numbers online and here is how.



1. Try using a search engine

If you know the mobile phone number already, try entering it into your favorite search engine and see what comes up. If the cell phone number you are looking for has ever been entered somewhere on the Web – a blog, a public job profile – it will show up and you’ll be able to track to whom it belongs to.

2. Try social media networking sites

Social media networks have made the world a smaller place. By simply typing a person’s name into the site’s search function you can find them. Platforms such as Facebook and Instagram provide informational sections which can


3. Try searching via username across websites

Most people use the same username across most social media networks. By entering that person’s username you might find that person in the event that they entered in their phone number somewhere on the Web.

4. Alternative Search Engines Can Help Find Cell Phone Number

There are a wide variety of search engines on the Web, and all of them serve up unique results. Try niche search engines which aren’t commonly used. Type in the person’s name using quotation marks around the name to make the search even more focused.

5. Message in their inbox

If all fails, if you have their username you can email, box or direct message them on the different social media platforms and request for their number.

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