SmartBackgroundChecks - Reverse Phone Search

We’ve all gotten phone calls from numbers we don’t know. Is it a telemarketer? A wrong number? Or is it that call you’ve been waiting for from a potential significant other? Those nameless digits don’t have to be a mystery anymore. The one quick way to find out who is on the other end of the line is with a reverse phone lookup at SmartBackgroundChecks.

What is SmartBackgroundChecks?

SmartBackgroundChecks is your premier source for information on most adults in the U.S. Our database pulls nearly a billion public records from more than 2000 verified data sources.

How do I perform a reverse phone search?

SmartBackgroundChecks gives you instant access to do a reverse phone search on nearly any phone
number in the U.S. Look up an unknown number to find the person or business behind it. Start a reverse phone lookup.

What information can I find on SmartBackgroundChecks?

When you search on SmartBackgroundChecks, you can expect to find up-to-date U.S. public records information, including current and historical contact information (addresses, phone numbers, email addresses), known relatives and other associates, and more.

How do I search on SmartBackgroundChecks?

At SmartBackgroundChecks, you start a search three ways:

How can I use the information I find on SmartBackgroundChecks?

The information we provide can help you to find and possibly reconnect with people, verify identities, and make smarter day-to-day decisions. We are not a Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA), so the information we provide cannot be used for employment, tenant or credit screening, or any other purposes defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). For those purposes, you need to obtain a background check from a CRA.

Whose information can I find on SmartBackgroundChecks?

You can find information for most adults (18 years and older) in the U.S.

How do I know I am allowed to get information from SmartBackgroundChecks?

As long as you are yourself 18 years old or over, and live in the U.S. or one of our other sanctioned service areas, you are legally able to perform searches at SmartBackgroundChecks. Get more information on our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Can I look up phone numbers on SmartBackgroundChecks?

Definitely. When you get calls or text messages from a number you don’t know, a reverse phone lookup at SmartBackgroundChecks can give you the information you need. By looking up a 10-digit phone number, you can discover the owner of that number, phone service provider information, location, and more.

How do I opt-out or remove my private data?

SmartBackgroundChecks respects your desire to keep your information private. We collect information through public data sources, but if you follow the opt-out process we will remove your data.

How do I use the SmartBackgroundChecks name directory?

When you aren’t sure about how a person’s specific name is spelled, or you just feel like browsing, the Names Directory at SmartBackgroundChecks will help you get to the right person quickly. Just start with the first letter of the last name, and you’re on your way.

Who do I talk to if I have a problem searching on SmartBackgroundChecks?

We want to make your experience on SmartBackgroundChecks as easy and satisfying as possible. If you run into any issues with a people search, reverse phone lookup or reverse address lookup, please feel free to contact us. A member of our Customer Service Team will respond quickly to help.

2,200 Data sources for SmartBackgroundChecks


With thousands of sources of data, we can provide the most accurate and up to date information available.

800 million people available for background check


With hundreds of millions of records available spanning nearly 30 years of public records

Millions of searches every day


Every day we process millions of reverse name, address and phone searches

Where Do Our Phone Search Results Come From?

There are billions of public records for hundreds of millions of adults in the United States, including phone numbers and other contact information. SmartBackgroundChecks has access to all of this data. Search for a phone number, and we can pull up the information associated with it, including past and present owners, the type of phone it is, the name and location of the carrier and much more.

Curious about what “much more” means? Our reverse phone lookup database gives you access to deeper information about the owner. Starting with a phone number, you can find the owner’s name, then their other current and historical contact info, plus a list of people they’re likely to be related to and other known associates.

What You Can Do with a Reverse Phone Lookup

It might not seem like much to start with, but you can get a lot of information from a phone number search:

  • Find the name of the person or business who owns the number
  • Locate anyone who’s owned that number in the past
  • If it’s a cell phone or landline
  • Get the street address, email address and other contact information for the owner
  • Use that info to reconnect with old friends or distant relatives
  • Block/stop telemarketer or collection calls
Whatever your reason may be to do a reverse phone search, SmartBackgroundChecks is here to help. Just enter the full phone number into the search field above to get the owner’s name and other available content information for the owner. In just a few seconds, we will create a complete summary for that reverse phone lookup. is not a Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA) as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
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