Phone Append Services

Append, verify, and suppress phone numbers for your customer records.

Instant access to multi-sourced and comprehensive telephone number listings including Premium, Standard, Hard-To-Find, Cell Phone, & Disconnect databases compiled from public records, phone directories, U.S. Census data, consumer surveys, and other proprietary sources. Reverse phone append services also available.

Connect With Your Customers By Appending Phone Numbers

Speed-to-market and information accuracy are critical to your telemarketing campaign’s success. The UpdateYourList.com DIY Portal allows you to instantly append telephone numbers to your customer and prospect files in real-time to get the most out of your contact records. Proprietary phone append match logic provides you the most accurate records to power your telemarketing campaigns. Provide us with your SAN number and we can flag or drop consumer telephone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry in addition to appending phone numbers.

Benefits of Appending Phone Numbers

  • Save time & money with validated phone numbers

  • Ensure your customer list is accurate and up-to-date

  • Improve campaign success by reaching more customers and prospects

  • Reduce the number of inaccurate and disconnected telemarketing calls

Features of Phone Append Services

  • Over 260 million Standard phone number records

  • Over 100 million Premium phone number records

  • Over 133 million Hard-To-Find phone number records

  • Database update schedule: Daily

  • Real-time turnaround

  • Multiple suppression options including the National Do Not Call Registry

Phone Append Suppression Options

  • Federal Do Not Call (DNC) National Registry

  • State DNC Files

  • DMA, TPS, & MPS Files

  • Cell Phone Verification

  • Disconnected Phone Verification

Processing Options For Phone Number Appending

  • Self Service Do-It-Yourself Portal 24/7 Checkout: Yes

  • File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Automation: Yes

  • Developer API: Yes

  • Submit File To Your Account Rep For Processing: Yes

  • Minimum Record Count: No Minimum

Phone Append Services Cost & Pricing

  • Append Phone Number: $0.08 per phone number *

  • Append Verification Flag (Optional): $0.04 per phone number

  • Append Non-Published Flag (Optional): $0.01 per phone number

  • Append New Connect Flag (Optional): $0.01 phone number

  • Append Time Zone (Optional): FREE

  • Append Name & Address Information (Optional): FREE

* Our real-time service pings the phone switch for every phone number we append to your file and we’ll use the live telco data to check landline and mobile number active status.
   You are not charged for disconnected phone number(s), however we will append the disconnected phone data at no charge for your reference only.

How Appending Phone Numbers Works In Our DIY Portal

  1. Create and activate your free DIY Portal account

  2. Upload the (.xls .xlsx .csv .txt .dbf .mdb .accdb) file you want to process to our secure processing servers

  3. Select your Phone Append processing services

  4. Submit your order to receive real-time results (same day turn-around)

DIY Portal Phone Number Appending Sample Reports

Output File

Phone Append Output File Sample


Output File Layout

Phone Append Output Layout File Sample

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Area Code Verification Report

Area Code Verification Report Sample

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Phone Append Confidence Report

Phone Append Confidence Report Sample

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Phone Append Frequently Asked Questions

What is phone append processing?

Phone append is where you submit one or more individual's names and addresses and expect to receive an appended phone number for each individual.

How is reverse phone append different from phone append?

For reverse phone append you submit a 10-digit phone number and expect to get a matching name and address returned.

What is Standard phone data?

260 million consumer and business telephone numbers updated monthly and compiled from white page listings.

What is Premium phone data?

100 million directory assistance records updated daily from telco-sourced directory assistance, residential, and business telephone numbers plus New Connect telephone numbers.

What is Hard-To-Find phone data?

Over 130 million listings that includes wireless, cable, and VoIP residential listings with complete names and current postal address. In addition, we can flag and verify wireless phone numbers on your data files.

How often is the phone append database updated?

The database used for phone appending is updated every day.

What are the required input fields necessary to submit a file for phone append processing?

Full name, or last name, and the 5 digit zip code is required to processing a file through phone appending services.

If 5 digit zip code is not available, you can alternatively substitute the city and state in place of the zip code. If city and state are included without a zip code, an attempt will be made to obtain the zip code using the city and state. For multi-zip cities the primary zip code will be used. This may affect the accuracy of the confidence levels returned.

What is the source of your phone append data?

Phone append data is sourced from over 200 telephone companies nationwide, includes 260 million records, and is updated daily with an average of 106,000 new connect listings. Overall it is a comprehensive resource of directory assistance and compiled cell phone and telephone number listings for the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.

How much does it cost to append phone numbers to a file?

We only charge for phone numbers appended to your file, which is currently $0.08 per phone number. In addition, our real-time service pings the phone switch for every phone number we append to your file and we’ll use the live telco data to check landline and mobile number active status. You are not charged for disconnected phone number(s), however we will append the disconnected phone data at no charge for your reference only. Please create a free account to log into the DIY Portal and view the complete pricing list for phone append services.

How do I process my file through phone append in the DIY Portal?

Performing a phone append is as simple as uploading your customer file, mapping your name and address fields, and clicking submit. We also have some "How To" videos in the DIY Portal to show you exactly how to process a file.

What is the turn-around time for phone append processing?

When opting for real-time processing, the DIY Portal can process hundreds of records per minute, and files are returned within hours.

This Phone Append landing page content was last updated on: 2/9/2021