Reverse Lookup helps you easily identify unknown callers, detect spam calls, and block spammers and scammers from calling in the future.
★ This version of the app is ad free and directly supports ongoing development! ★
★ Strength in numbers – Comments section allows you to gain insight on calls from other users
★ Easily save as a contact
★ Map the caller’s location (when available)
★ Expand the search to popular search engines like Google with one tap
★ And more!
If you have any trouble, please read the Notes and FAQ sections below and if they don’t answer your question, please send us an email so we can help you. We read and respond to every single email we receive, usually within a few hours. Reviews doubling as support requests are difficult to follow up on properly and sometimes we may miss them altogether.
Frequently Asked Questions
• There are NO fees associated with this app whatsoever.
• There is no public directory for cellphones, so we cannot get much data on them, sorry.
• This app returns *publicly available data as published by phone companies*.
• If information returned is outdated, it’s because it’s outdated in the phone company’s directory.
• The location being returned is typically the billing address or carrier’s office for that number. It is not possible to return GPS data.
Because we value privacy and respect yours, we’d like you to know what permissions are used for in this app.
If you’d like a more detailed explanation, please visit http://nomadicratio.com/word-android-permissions/
•INTERNET – required to reach lookup databases
•READ CONTACTS / WRITE CONTACTS – read is used to filter out known numbers from being listed as well as determining which numbers to show a notification for. write is used to create “send to voicemail” contacts
•CALL PHONE – for one click calling after a lookup is complete
•READ PHONE STATE – used to create notifications when an unknown number calls(if set in preferences)
•NETWORK STATE – to ensure you have a data connection when using the app
•GET ACCOUNTS – used to attach “send to voicemail” contacts to your primary Google account(required for the setting to work). old method of creating these contacts did not require this permission but that did not work on some devices.
•READ CALL LOG – to list your unknown calls on the main screen