Best Reverse Phone Lookup Apps for Android and iOS

Best Reverse Phone Lookup Apps

What do you do when you see a missed call from unknown number? Most of us call back to know who was the person called from that number. But what to do when you get irritating missed calls from unknown number who is not ready to reveal his identity. In this case, reverse phone number lookup services can work. I gets so many calls from marketers who try to sell health insurance, credit cards and loans. Most of these people call from random numbers that look like a genuine numbers. I receive calls and end up listening to their marketing pitch.

Also see: Use Google for Reverse Phone Number Lookup

Most of the people know about Truecaller but this is not the only app for reverse phone lookup. In this article, I will be listing best reverse phone look apps. You can use any of these or all apps to know the person behind a phone number. The reverse phone look apps help you in avoiding spam callers and know who called behind an unknown number.

Best Reverse Phone Lookup Apps

Here is the list of best reverse phone look apps you can try on your phone to avoid spam callers. I am listing reverse phone lookup apps for both Android and iOS platforms.

1. TrueCaller

Truecaller caller reverse phone lookup

TrueCaller is the most popular reverse phone look app available for Android and iOS platform.  This app claims over 50 million users around the globe. It uses crowdsourcing to syncs contact list of its users and builds a global database of phone numbers. So, you are most likely to find the person behind a number easily.

If you have the app installed on your phone, you will always know who is calling even if the number is not in your contact list. It can identify most of the incoming calls and missed calls. Along with the caller id feature, there are several other features that you can try. It can block calls as well.

I personally use Truecaller app and recommend it as best reverse phone look up available. If you never used Truecaller, try it once for sure.

Download: Android | iOS

2. CallApp

CallApp Reverse phone look up

CallApp is one of the best alternatives to TrueCaller. It claims to have data of over 500 phone numbers belonging to 10 different countries. Along with revealing the name, this app can also reveal social media profile and photo of the caller. You can use the search feature of the app to look for the person behind any phone number.

You can also configure the app to detect and block spam numbers automatically. If you get a call from SPAM number, you can mark it and the app will automatically block all future calls from the number.

The app is only available for Android devices.

Download: Android

3. Mr. Number

Mr. Number reverse phone number lookup

Mr. Number is also a similar kind of app that displays caller id, detects and block spam numbers. It can also block Spam messages from spam callers. It has large database of numbers from around the globe. So, it can effectively work for many countries. It can automatically block telemarketers and debt collectors calls.

The app is useful if you do not want to waste your time in talking to scammers and marketing people. As it can detect most of the numbers, you can use it to find who called.

Download: Android | iOS

4. Whoscall

Whoscall reverse phone look up app

Whoscall is a similar kind of app for identifying incoming callers. The basic version of the app comes for free but contacts ads. It monitors incoming calls and tells you about the caller when you receive a call. If the call is from a legit person or business, it shows green icon. The unknown entities will be marked with a gray icon and spam calls will have red icon.

It claims to have over 1 billion numbers data fetched from several available sources. The app is safe to use without any worry. It was also listed as best app of 2016 by Google. The app is available for both Android and iOS. It is also one of the best alternatives to Truecaller.

Download: Android | iOS

5. TruthFinder

TruthFinder Reverse phone look up

TruthFinder is another nice reverse phone look up that not just finds the person behind a number but also reveals much more. The basic search feature of the app is free but the pro app can also reveal information such as criminal history and previous addresses if available. The premium app with detailed reports are available for at a rate of $9.99 each.

You can use the free version of the app to know who called you. Simply search for the number and it will let you know who called. The company behind the app also uses scraping to find out business and personal numbers to reveal clear information. It also use social media information to pull more details of the individual if it gets.

Note: It is worth to note that the app works best for United States. 

Download: Android | iOS

Final Words

There are several similar kinds of apps for searching the person behind a number. TrueCaller is very popular in India but also works well for several other countries. Mr. Number is also a notable app for reverse phone lookup. These caller ID apps allow you to know who is calling behind an unknown numbers. it makes It easy to avoid spam callers who call from random numbers and try to sell their products. I am really irritated with callers who try to sell credit cards and personal loans. Truecaller marks these callers as SPAM and I generally avoid those calls to save my time.

Now you have 5 apps for reverse phone number look. Try any of these and let us know if it worked for you. If you are living in India, I recommend TrueCaller. That app not just help in avoiding SPAM calls but also in avoiding SPAM messages. You can easily filter SPAM messages to keep your messages sorted and filtered.

If you know any other good reverse phone look app, you can leave it in the comment and I will try to add that in the list as well.

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Deepanker Verma is the founder of Techlomedia. He is a tech blogger, developer and gadget freak.

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