Tracing a call to your mobile....

19/01/2009 at 22:17
If someone phoned your mobile and withheld their number apart from going to the police is there anyway you could trace it?
19/01/2009 at 22:22

i would imagine so, ie your mobile provider would have a record of the number that dialled in......

 what you thinking of doing - anonymous phone call to the boss or grief from a stanger?

19/01/2009 at 22:25
No, my wife received an obscene phone call at the weekend and I want to find the ******* who did it.
19/01/2009 at 22:32

short answer - no

provider will have the number, but will not disclose under DPA.

either a random jerk or someone with a grudge etc......... one off forget it, more prersistent inform network provider and mr plod.........

19/01/2009 at 22:35


you have to call your phone provider and tell them about it.

They will not give you the details but they will keep a record and if you wish to procede they will pass the details over to the police after a few more incidents.

Some phones you can also programme to refuse "anonymous" calls.

Not a nice thing to happen but not much you can do about it.

19/01/2009 at 23:08

Yes they can trace the call, not only that they know where you were when you made the call!

Its not only the Police that can do this...I say no more

Edited: 19/01/2009 at 23:09
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