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How To Track A Mobile Number

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Ever got a call or phone number you want to track? It is possible. Especially in a world full of unwanted spam calls and unfamiliar numbers – technology like TrapCall has power in your hand to determine where a call came from, who came in and then take the right action depending on your reasons, whether in business or your personal life. Learn how to track a phone number with these simple tricks.

How you do track phone number locations?

To get real-time results, IMEI and GPS call trackers can be used to track the location of phone calls. Apps like GPS phones and locates are great for tracking with a mobile phone even when no phone is connected to the internet.

You can know the GPS coordinates of a phone number within seconds. You can also track phone numbers by SMS or WhatsApp messages through these apps, and there’s no reason to call someone and embarrass them, making them feel ‘tracked’.

These apps are made for tracking people you know. The great thing about them is the peace of my mind you experience on knowing where your friends and family are!

How do you track phone number Caller ID without getting a call?

Phone number tracking doesn’t just stop at GPS coordinates, you can track the name of the person with CNAM lookup. You will know the name of the person calling through their phone number. It’s highly recommended that the service you use does not cache the data! Many local phone numbers in the US register with the CNAM database, so it’s important to track phone numbers in real time, as opposed to using cached data.

CNAM lookups can also help you with checking the spam score of the phone number being tracked. If a phone number has any spam history associated with it, the service will display the number as ‘spam’ on your phone. This is very useful to avoid wasting time on unnecessary calls that can disrupt your daily routine!

If the CNAM service you’re using is also able to identify 1300 & 1800 numbers in the US, you’re on the right track! It’s important to widen the scope of all the phone numbers your service identifies, so your phone tracking is as extensive as possible.

Finding Facebook Accounts With Phone Numbers

It’s also possible to find Facebook accounts with phone numbers if a person’s account is linked to their phone number. All you need to do is enter the number in the search bar, and any associated messages & profiles will show up in the search results. Have a look at the image below:

Facebook Reverse Lookup

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As can be seen, the search results display wherever the number has appeared on Facebook. It can be extremely useful to know exactly who called you and why, and protect yourself from any kind of fraud or spam calls. For more information on searching phone numbers on Facebook, refer to this community answer.

The great thing about Facebook is that you get an insight into a person’s profile through their phone number, their interests, their location, their hobbies and their social networks. If action is required, this empowers you with more information.

But What If The Caller Is Unknown?

So what do you do if the phone number is blocked and the caller is unknown? It’s easy. Try Trapcall to first unmask a phone number, and then follow the steps above! If you’re in the US or Canada, Trapcall helps you unmask all blocked numbers, and once you know the phone number, tracking its location and other details becomes a walk in the park.

Wrapping It Up

Whether you’re trying to track down your own lost phone, or you’re a spy wanting more intel on a hiding criminal, there are plenty of options to track phone numbers. Services built into iOS & Android devices like Find My iPhone and Lookout allow you to do a lot of things when tracking your own phone, like playing a sound, sending a message or just locking your phone. Other apps allow you to track phone numbers you receive calls from, and empower you with information on the location, name, and type of phone number you received a call from. Tracking phone numbers is really quite simple!

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