Does this mean you can no longer use Google to find a phone number? Absolutely not! You can still utilize Google to track down a phone number and address, but you will need a bit more information in order to do so. You will need the person's full name and the zip code where they reside:
joe smith, 10001
Typing in this simple search query will (hopefully) return phonebook results: name, address, and phone number.
More ways you can find a phone number
- Use the Web as a Phone Book: There are many ways you can use the Web as your own personal phone book, including social networking services, different search engines, and specialized directories.
- Five Ways to Track a Cell Phone Number: Because most cell phone numbers are unlisted in any phone directory, they can be trickier to find. However, there are some tricks you can do to uncover where these numbers might be lurking online.