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In my previous post you have seen How To Test Your Sony Ericsson Mobile Hardware Components?. In this post I will discuss How To Find Caller’s Location In Android Phones?
Whenever you get a call, your phone displays only the caller id but it will be useful if it displays some extra information like Caller Location, Operator? Is it possible? Yes, If you have a android phone then you can easily find the callers location from their phone number. Whenever you get outgoing or incoming calls you can know the caller's location instantly on your screen and the network operator he is using.If you are still confused see the image below for better clarification.
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For this you need a application named Shaplus on your Android mobile, it is free application which displays the caller's location and operator.
For landline calls, state and city is shown and for mobile calls, state and operator is shown. For International calls, calling country is shown. In main screen, you can look-up any mobile number, Indian STD code or ISD code(add 00 prefix for ISD code lookup). Position of alert can be set in settings.
It includes detailed call log for missed calls, outgoing calls and incoming call showing Indian state (city also for landline) for Indian numbers and country for international numbers. Option to directly call the entries in the call log.
Mobile Cellular operators identified :
Etisalat Db (Formerly Swan Telecom)/Allianz Infratech
Loop Telecom / Bpl Mobile
S. Tel Limited
Reliance Telecom Pvt. Ltd./Reliance Communications
Idea (Formerly Spice Communications)
Tata Teleservices (Docomo/Tata Indicom/Virgin Mobile)
Uninor - Unitech Wireless
Mts - Sistema Shyam Teleservices
Mobile regions identified :
Bihar & Jharkhand
Jammu & Kashmir
Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh
Uttar Pradesh(West) & Uttarakhand
West Bengal & Andaman Nikobar
Click here to download Shaplus application.
Note: Works only on Android phones and Indian numbers only- And Operator of mobile number will be accurate only for mobile numbers not ported using Mobile number portability(MNP). i.e. This will not work for mobile numbers that have recently undergone operator change under the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) scheme.
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This post was written by: MOHAN
MOHAN is a Mechanical Engineer by profession, but passionate about Computers,Mobiles, Software, Blogging and anything that helps me learn something new and different. Loves to work out with his gadgets and writes on all the latest happenings in mobile field.Follow him on Twitter