Reverse Phone Lookup API

Reverse Phone Lookup API

The Reverse Phone Lookup API is a powerful tool that verifies phone numbers and offers comprehensive information about them. With this API, you can obtain phone metadata, such as owner names and demographics, as well as current and past addresses. Additionally, it provides details about relatives and associated individuals, along with any additional phone numbers associated with the given phone number.

About the API: 

The Reverse Phone Lookup API is a versatile and efficient tool that empowers developers to validate phone numbers and access a wealth of valuable information associated with them. By leveraging this API, you can perform comprehensive phone number checks and retrieve an array of essential details.

One of the primary functions of the Reverse Phone Lookup API is to validate phone numbers. Whether you need to verify if a phone number is valid or check its format, this API ensures accurate results. With its robust validation capabilities, you can confidently proceed with further data retrieval and analysis.

Beyond validation, the API offers an extensive range of phone metadata. This includes invaluable information such as the owner's name and demographic details. By accessing this data, you can gain insights into the individual or organization associated with the phone number, enhancing your understanding of the caller's identity or contact information.

The Reverse Phone Lookup API goes beyond basic owner information by providing current and historical addresses associated with the phone number. This feature can be particularly useful for verifying addresses, conducting investigations, or building location-based services. By obtaining a history of addresses, you can track changes, identify patterns, and better comprehend the geographical context related to the phone number.

Moreover, this API offers details on relatives and associated people connected to the phone number. This information can be immensely beneficial in various scenarios, such as conducting background checks, verifying relationships, or building social network analysis applications. By exploring the network of associated individuals, you can uncover connections and establish links between different phone numbers and their owners.

Additionally, the Reverse Phone Lookup API provides access to any additional phone numbers associated with the given phone number. This feature allows you to discover alternative contact details and gain a more comprehensive understanding of the phone number's usage and associations.

The Reverse Phone Lookup API is designed to be user-friendly and developer-friendly, with simple and well-documented endpoints for seamless integration into your applications or services. Whether you are building a mobile app, a CRM system, or a call center solution, this API equips you with the necessary tools to enhance your phone number validation and information retrieval processes.

In conclusion, the Reverse Phone Lookup API empowers developers with the ability to validate phone numbers accurately and extract an extensive range of information. By leveraging this API, you can obtain phone metadata, owner name and demographics, current and historical addresses, details on relatives and associated people, and additional phone numbers. This comprehensive dataset opens up opportunities for various applications, ranging from contact verification to investigative analysis.

 

What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

Pass the phone number you want to lookup and, you can obtain phone metadata, such as owner names and demographics, as well as current and past addresses. Additionally, it provides details about relatives and associated individuals, along with any additional phone numbers associated with the given phone number. 

 

What are the most common uses cases of this API?

 

  • Caller Identification: The Reverse Phone Lookup API can be used in call management systems or caller identification apps to provide real-time information about incoming calls. By validating the phone number and retrieving associated metadata, such as owner name and demographics, the API helps users identify the caller before answering the call, enabling them to make informed decisions about how to handle the call.

  • Address Verification: Organizations that rely on accurate address information, such as e-commerce platforms or delivery services, can utilize the Reverse Phone Lookup API to verify the address associated with a given phone number. By accessing the current and historical addresses linked to the phone number, businesses can ensure the accuracy of customer information and improve the efficiency of their delivery processes.

  • Background Checks: The API's ability to provide details on relatives and associated people makes it valuable for conducting background checks. Background screening companies or employers can utilize this feature to gather information about an individual's network and connections. By examining the relationships associated with a phone number, they can gain insights into the person's social connections and potential affiliations.

  • Fraud Prevention: The Reverse Phone Lookup API can aid in fraud prevention by detecting suspicious phone numbers. Financial institutions, e-commerce platforms, or online marketplaces can integrate this API into their systems to validate phone numbers used for transactions or account registrations. By cross-referencing phone metadata and associated information, they can identify potentially fraudulent activities and take appropriate measures to prevent fraud.

  • Contact Enrichment: CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems can leverage the Reverse Phone Lookup API to enrich contact information. When a new contact is added to the system, the API can be used to validate the phone number and retrieve additional details such as the owner's name, demographics, and addresses. This enhances the completeness and accuracy of customer profiles, allowing businesses to have a more comprehensive understanding of their customers and improve their communication and targeting efforts.

  • Social Network Analysis: Researchers or social media platforms can employ the Reverse Phone Lookup API to analyze social networks and connections. By exploring the relatives and associated people linked to a phone number, they can identify clusters of individuals or groups, study relationship patterns, and gain insights into social dynamics. This can be valuable for sociological research, network analysis, or building recommendation systems based on social connections.

 

 

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Besides the number of API calls, there is no other limitation

API Documentation

Endpoints


validates a phone number and provides phone metadata.



                                                                            
GET https://www.zylalabs.com/api/2192/reverse+phone+lookup+api/2017/get+data
                                                                            
                                                                        

Get Data - Endpoint Features
Object Description
number [Required] Phone number
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"id":"Phone.859b7331-5646-4948-8f28-06191f97755d","phone_number":"+12069735100","is_valid":true,"country_calling_code":"1","line_type":"FixedVOIP","carrier":"Level 3 Communications, LLC","is_prepaid":false,"is_commercial":true,"belongs_to":{"id":"Business.62b97ea9-f374-31c0-b6a1-62443ce8be88","name":"Whitepages","firstname":null,"middlename":null,"lastname":null,"alternate_names":[],"age_range":null,"gender":null,"type":"Business","industry":["Business and Professional Services","Advertising Agency"],"link_to_phone_start_date":"2012-11-16"},"current_addresses":[{"id":"Location.c3d3a747-bb3f-48eb-920a-a058bfa7db36","location_type":"Address","street_line_1":"1301 5th Ave Ste 1600","street_line_2":null,"city":"Seattle","postal_code":"98101","zip4":"2625","state_code":"WA","country_code":"US","lat_long":{"latitude":47.608691,"longitude":-122.333759,"accuracy":"RoofTop"},"is_active":null,"delivery_point":"MultiUnit","link_to_person_start_date":null}],"historical_addresses":[],"associated_people":[],"alternate_phones":[],"error":null,"warnings":[]}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

Get Data - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/2192/reverse+phone+lookup+api/2017/get+data?number=12069735100' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Reverse Phone Lookup API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.

Headers

Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.


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The Reverse Phone Lookup API is a service that allows developers to validate phone numbers and retrieve associated information such as owner name, demographics, addresses, relatives, and additional phone numbers.

Absolutely! The API provides information on relatives and associated individuals linked to a specific phone number. This feature can be useful for various purposes such as conducting background checks or building social network analysis applications.

When using the Reverse Phone Lookup API, it's important to ensure compliance with relevant privacy laws and regulations. It's recommended to handle and protect personal data in accordance with applicable data protection guidelines and obtain necessary user consent, where applicable.

The phone number validation offered by the API is highly accurate, ensuring that you can confidently verify the validity and format of phone numbers before further processing.

Yes, the Reverse Phone Lookup API offers both current and historical addresses connected to a phone number. This feature enables you to track changes in addresses and gain a comprehensive understanding of the phone number's geographical context.

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