How to Use the Yellow Pages to Find Someone Online has multiple search options, also called The Real Yellow Pages, is the "traditional" phone directory Yellow Pages placed on the web for easy access. It has a free people search tool where you can run a search by name or do a reverse Yellow Pages search by address or phone number.

The website also includes residential and business listings, maps and directions, local attraction information, questions and answers, and coupons. 

You can use through a web browser or with the mobile app available for Android and iOS. focuses on United States exclusively, while offers Canadian listings.

Use the Yellow Pages People Search Tool

  1. Open the People Search page on the Yellow Pages website. This will take you to a search engine that lets you search through the site's entire directory.

  2. Choose how you want to look up the person:

    • BY NAME: A last name is required but you can also include a first name, city or zip code, and state if you know those details.
    • BY ADDRESS: An address is required to run the reverse address lookup.
    • BY PHONE NUMBER: The reverse search for a phone number lets you enter just a number to see what Yellow Pages can tell you about who it belongs to. people finder search
  3. Review the information that shows up in the results, and optionally select VIEW FULL PROFILE for more details.

    Yellow Pages people finder results

    Following this button will navigate you away from and take you to a different site called Intelius.

  4. You can continue the person search on Intelius' website.

    Intelius people finder tool

    Please know that not all of the information on Intelius is free to view. You might find a few details that weren't on Yellow Pages, like schools the person attended, relatives, other locations they've lived, and the first few digits of their current and/or past phone numbers. However, continuing with a full report isn't free.

Find a Business on

If you don't know the person's name, phone number, or address, but you happen to know where they work, Yellow Pages can be used to find the company's address and phone number which you can then use to contact the person.

  1. Open the home page and type the business name and location.

    Yellow Pages website home page
  2. Select the correct item from the results page. business results list
  3. Review the profile page for the company's contact information.

    Yellow Pages results for Boudreux's
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