How to Find the Name of a Person Using a Particular Cingular Cell Phone

By Jesse Strickland

Find out who owns a wireless number through a reverse phone lookup.
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Finding the name of a wireless subscriber by his or her phone number may or may not be possible, depending upon whether that person has been connected to the phone number in public records. Basic phone records (including name of the subscriber and the provider and phone type) are open and available to the public. Doing a reverse phone lookup is your best bet. Luckily, online pubic records companies make this simple and affordable.

Step 1

Do an internet search for "cell phone reverse lookup." The search results will include several different online public records companies that provide reverse phone lookup services.

Step 2

Choose the company that best fits your needs. Many sites will promise "free reverse phone lookups," but those are really just searches of the white pages --- and very few people add their cell phone number to the white pages. You'll be lead through to a pay site, and from there you'll need to select the package that fits your needs. Most online public records companies offer a simple reverse phone lookup for $5 to $10, which will include the name of the subscriber for the phone number you are searching.

Step 3

Enter the number at the site of the company you choose. It will then tell you if there are records associated with that number.

Step 4

Follow the onscreen instructions to pay for and retrieve the records. The records may be sent to you by e-mail or presented onscreen once payment has processed, depending upon the company you choose.