Cell phone locator on computer

 

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Claim:   Enabling your cell phone’s “Location On” feature can assist emergency services in reaching you.

Cell phone locator on computer

Select country in which you want to locate cell phone and then just put target cell phone number. Don't worry, phone numbers aren't stored in any database.

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Claim:   Enabling your cell phone’s “Location On” feature can assist emergency services in reaching you.

A cell phone prefix locator comes in handy if you're trying to decide where a missed call came from. You may also want to do a little research so that you can ask for a prefix located in a specific state when you sign up for a contract and get a new cell phone or move and need a change of number. In other situations, you may want to call someone but are unsure of which cell phone provider the person uses. A quick search can tell you whether you can chat away for free (many carriers offer free in-network calling) or if you'll be sacrificing those precious minutes.

Area codes aren't enough to tell where calls are coming from anymore. Cell phone prefixes are the three numbers following the area code that tell you where a phone number is located, and even whether the number is a landline or a cell phone number (though this is quickly becoming a gray area as people use cell phone numbers and landline numbers interchangeably). As populations grow in certain areas, more and more prefixes are added to the list.

You can find out even more than where on the map a cell phone prefix falls when you use an online locator. Verify that the number does belong to a cell phone instead of a landline, which cell company uses that prefix, and more.