Four ways to trace a Mobile Phone number in India

Getting a missed call from an unknown Mobile Phone Number is quite common. Earlier around 2-3 years ago, it wasn’t tough to figure out who gave that missed call because of a limited number of mobile phone service providing companies, just by looking at first 3-4 digits of the mobile number you could guess that this number belongs to a particular region. Hence, you could often make a guess who gave you that missed call.  Here we will share tools that can help you trace mobile number India

However, now the scenario has changed. Even in your region, there are several new series. It is tough to guess the area or the operator by looking at the starting digits of the phone number. Here are some simple ways to find it out.

Related: if you have lost your phone or mobile, then use this official tool from TRAI. It can track the phone using IMEI. You can file an FIR and then ask TRAI to locate your phone.

Trace a Mobile Phone number in India

  1. Wikipedia Page
  2. TP2Location
  3. A tool by India on a Page
  4. Indian Mobile number lookup
  5. Truecaller

1] Wikipedia Page has it all

This page at Wikipedia, titled ‘Mobile telephone numbering in India,’ has the full list of the several mobile phone operators, their region based upon the first four digits of the mobile phone numbers issued by them.

Find out the region and operator for any mobile phone number in india
Find out the region and operator for any mobile phone number in India

Now, if you want to know about the operator and zone of the particular mobile phone number, use ‘Ctrl+F’ and enter the first four digits of the mobile phone number, and hit on the search to find out its region and Operator.

2] TP2Location

TP2Location is an online tool, which helps you to find out the location of any mobile phone number across the world; it has a search engine like interface, as shown below.

trace mobile number india
TP to online location tool to find out the region and service provider

Here you need to enter the phone number along with the country code. Sometimes when a call, the country code doesn’t reflect. The phone numbers appear to start with 0. In such a case, you will have to remove the zero and add +91 or 0091 to get the location (region) and operator of the mobile phone number.

3] A tool by India on a Page

India on a Page has an online tool that tells you about any mobile phone or landline number as well.

trace mobile number india
India on a page has an online tool which can help you to trace any mobile or landline phone number

4] Indian Mobile number lookup

Indian mobile number lookup is another service that allows you to find the operator and region for any mobile phone number in India, just by entering the first four digits of the mobile phone number.

Indian mobile number lookup
Indian mobile number lookup

5] Truecaller

Available as an application on mobile and web, you can type in any number to figure out the person’s name, and location. If the number has not set itself to private and request for the name has not been blocked, then you will know the details. You may have to use a premium account for this.

All the above ways work pretty fine, go ahead and give them a try. If you know about any other service or method, which can help us to know about a mobile phone number’s service provider (operator) and region, do share with us via comments.


  1. You can also Trace Any Unknown Mobile Number from .You can get all basic information about any Indian mobile Number.

  2. you can find pin codes of India , post office details and their respective std code with nearest city by searching here

  3. hi..

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