Cellular Phones/Call received


I received a call on my cell phone the other night that said "Caller Unknown" The phone number displayed was only 7 digits, 225-5555. Is there a way to find/reveal the area code? If it were an 800 service, would the area code of 800 display?

Carrier: At&T

Thank you for your time and attention!!

What you saw on the caller ID is all that was sent via the carrier who is sending the caller ID info. Oftentimes, not all the digits will be sent and this could be temporary or just the way it was set up. I wouldn't assume it's an 800 number of anything like that. It's possible it was a call from a telemarketing company and all that is sent is those 7 digits. Sorry that this doesn't solve the problem of who was calling, but i hope it helps. Thanks.

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