How Do I Reverse Lookup a Phone Number?

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In today’s world, many of us prefer communicating via email and text message — so much so that we might find it odd to get a phone call. And when we don’t recognize the number or don’t have it saved to our contacts list, it can be a little disconcerting. Who was that person, and what did they want? Instead of calling the number back directly — something you definitely don’t want to do if it turns out to be a telemarketer or scammer — you can try performing a reverse lookup on the number to figure out who was calling. Check out the basics of reverse lookups, including what they are and how to do them.