If you get a call from a phone number that you don’t have in your phone book, and you don’t want to answer, you can check whose phone number it is with various apps.
The best apps that help you identify the phone number that is calling you are as follows:
- Phone by Google
- Calls Blacklist
- CallApp: Caller ID & Block
- Mobile number locator
Find out who owns the phone number with one of these apps
Showcaller is an app that identifies real caller names and regions for unknown incoming calls. The app helps you avoid spam calls, scams, telemarketing, and robocalls.
Phone by Google
Google’s official phone calling app Phone by Google (Google Assistant) helps you block spam callers and know who’s calling before you answer. It enables you to avoid unwanted calls from spammers, telemarketers, and scammers. You can block numbers to prevent them from reaching you again.
Another app to find out who is calling you and blocking spam calls and SMS is TrueCaller. It has 300 million users. Enable spam detection and blocking in Settings > Phone > Call blocking and identification.
TrueCaller has a blacklist where those who call you in connection with various promotions and those who call you from banks for the recovery of other loans are passed.
If you have a phone number and want to see whose it is, do an in-app search. Once you have discovered the caller’s identity, you can save it to your contacts.
Tellows is another app for spam calls. It shows you who is calling and you can block calls.
Calls Blacklist is a call-blocking and SMS-filtering app. It can block calls and messages from unwanted, private (hidden, anonymous), or unknown numbers.
CallApp: Caller ID & Block
CallApp: Caller ID & Block shows you the caller name, helps you block numbers, records calls.
Mobile number locator
The mobile number locator shows you the location of the phone caller. In addition, it helps you to search live locations for mobile phone numbers. Detailed caller information can be displayed, call history can be viewed, and unknown calls can be blocked.
You can also search for the phone number on Google or Facebook.
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Calls from an unknown number
Private number calls (those calling without a number) cannot be identified with these apps. The most effective solution is to block receiving private number calls directly from your smartphone.
- Go to the application menu – Phone,
- Go to Settings,
- Go to Block numbers,
- Select Block Unknown Senders.