You can find free information about business and home phones through online phone directory services. Mobile numbers are usually not available because the numbers are protected. However, any landline number that you can find in the telephone directory is often available through online telephone directories. Read on to know more on how to use a free online phone directory.
How to find UK landline phone numbers
When you are looking up phone numbers in the UK phone directory, go to the BT website. There are mobile phone directories for people who want to participate in by listing their numbers.
BT.com has a free online tool for online phone number lookups. The service is listed under directory enquiries. You will see text box forms for the required information.You need to input the last name and the city or the postcode. If you do not know how to spell the last name, just use the beginning letters of the last name. BT will give you results for similar name spellings.
BT phone directories
BT phone directories are for landline phone numbers for people who have agreed to let their phone numbers be published. If people choose to keep their numbers unlisted, they will not appear in directories. Because of the Data Protection Act, BT does not allow reverse phone number lookups. You must have a last name and a location to get information.
How to find US landline phone numbers
If you are looking for phone numbers in the US, you can use Anywho.com. You will need to know the last name and the state. If your search returns with a lot of results, you will need to narrow the number down by refining your search and by using the city and the last name.
Anywho.com will also allow you to do reverse lookups, so you can put in a number on your caller ID and if it is in the phone book directory, it will appear on Anywho. In the United States, people can request their numbers to have different levels of privacy. A number can be completely unlisted, unlisted in phone books but listed with directory assistance, or listed. Online phone directories
Online phone directories usually only contain numbers that people have asked to be listed by phone service providers or that appear in public records, such as business telephone numbers.