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RevealName: How to Opt Out of RevealName | Step-by-Step Instructions

In this post, we’ll cover what RevealName is and Step-by-Step instructions on How to Opt Out of RevealName.

What is RevealName?

RevealName is a people search data broker with a reverse phone lookup service. After entering a phone number the owner of that phone number and other personal information is revealed.  

Reverse phone lookup is typically used by private investigators, debt collectors, and others who need to confirm an individual’s identity. Phone number lookups are not always accurate and may contain outdated or incorrect information resulting in unwanted calls from unknown callers.

Optery offers scan and removal services for your exposed private information. We cover more than 200 data broker sites where you can find your personal information exposed. You can sign up for a free Exposure Scan and receive tools you can use to remove your information, or you can upgrade to one of our paid subscription plans and let our Opt Out Agents help you with the removals.

If you are concerned about your personal information being exposed on RevealName, follow the Step-by-Step instructions on How to Opt Out of RevealName provided below.

Currently, there are three ways to remove your personal information from data broker sites like RevealName:

  1. Sign up for Optery's automated opt out and data deletion service. Our service will monitor and remove your profile from dozens of data brokers on an ongoing basis. Click here to sign up and get started with a free account and to learn about our automated service plans.
  2. Remove your personal information from RevealName by following the steps outlined below. Optery provides guides with step-by-step opt out instructions for many other data brokers here.
  3. If you are a resident of California, you can opt out of data broker sites that follow the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) law. Click here to review Instructions for submitting a CCPA Data Deletion Request.

How do I Opt Out of RevealName Manually?

  1. To opt out of RevealName, go to https://www.revealname.com/ and select Lookup. Enter your phone number and click Name Lookup.
  1. In the next window that appears, click the Confirm button to initiate your phone number search.

  1. The next window will ask you to confirm ownership of your phone number. Click Yes.

  1. Complete the security CAPTCHA in the next window.
  1. Your phone number search results will appear. Copy the URL of your profile from the address bar located at the top of your web browser.
  1. Now that you have your personal information profile URL, go to https://www.revealname.com/opt_out to initiate your opt out. Paste your profile URL where indicated. Complete the security CAPTCHA and click the Remove My Info button.
  1. You will receive confirmation of your opt out request and RevealName will remove your profile within 7-10 days.

Congratulations on completing your opt-out!

You have taken a simple, but important step towards reclaiming your privacy.  However, there are hundreds of People Search Sites out there displaying peoples’ personal information. They are constantly changing and being updated.  It’s nearly impossible to stay on top of these data brokers which is why we offer our premium service that monitors and removes your profile from dozens of data brokers continuously.  We do all the work. You get your time back and more peace of mind. Bonus tip: if you’re a business owner worried about the security of your employees, we also have Optery for Business.

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