How to Activate Verizon Call Trace


Verizon Call Trace allows you to trace unlawful, threatening, or harassing phone calls. Using Verizon, you can trace a phone call as long as another phone call is not received in the interim. The Verizon Unlawful Call Center stores traced phone calls for 90-days, and it's up to you to notify the proper authorities once a call is successfully traced. Tracing a phone call with Verizon is easy, and takes just a few minutes.

  • Hang up the phone after receiving a call you want to trace.

  • Pick up the receiver and wait to hear a dial tone.

  • Press "*57" and follow the voice-recorded instructions. Listen for a recorded message that tells you the call was traced successfully.

Tips & Warnings

  • Rotary phone users can dial 1-1-5-7 to trace a call.

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