Is There a Way to Trace a *67 Call?

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It’s always tempting to ignore your phone when the caller ID reads "Unknown Number" — you don’t want to gamble on answering a call from a telemarketer or a prankster. Wouldn’t it be nice to know who’s calling every time the phone rings? As much as we might wish for that, it’s more often up to the caller what we see on our screens.

Even people in your contacts can make their calls appear anonymous by typing in the prefix code *67 before dialing your number. When people do this, there are some ways you can attempt to trace them or find out who called you, but these methods may not always work. Learn more about this number prefix, along with your options for finding out who called while using it (or preventing them from calling at all).