Phone number verification is one of the most difficult issues for businesses to do during registration. Especially if you have users visiting your application from different parts of the world, there are many phone number formats that these visitors can choose during registration. One solution is a phone verification API.
It is very critical to verify the phone number that users enter during registration. Due to an error, the user may enter an invalid mobile phone information into the system and may not notice it later. This way you can have hundreds of users. It means that the information, discount, communication, invoice and warning SMS you send from your system to your users will not reach your users. This leads to user dissatisfaction and you may find it difficult to attract new users to your application. Remember that only your users can best advertise your business.
With number verification critical, there are many ways businesses can verify their users’ numbers through their own apps. The most effortless and simplest of these ways would be to integrate a service that provides phone number validation API into the application. In a service application that provides a phone number validation API, you can verify the phone number entered by your users with just a single HTTP request without making any logic and business improvements.
Numverify is one of the most popular services that provide phone number validation API today. In this article, Numverify service will be examined.
What is Numverify
Providing phone number validation API, numverify offers a full-featured yet simple RESTful JSON API for national phone number validation and information search for a total of 232 officially recognized countries worldwide.
The phone number to be entered by the users when registering to the system and the code of the country where the number is located, the information entered in the registration process will be verified with the numverify API in just milliseconds and the information of the number will be returned in detail.
This service developed by Numverify has a developer friendly approach. The integration of the service provided by Numverify into the application is very fast and effortless.
Numverify API can return both JSON and XML formats as service response. In this way, it has a flexible structure and allows you to easily parse it on the application side.
The response of the service provided by Numverify includes the following information.
|“valid”||Returns true if the specified phone number is valid.|
|“number”||Returns the phone number you specified in a clean format. (stripped of any special characters)|
|“local_format”||Returns the local (national) format of the specified phone number.|
|“international_format”||Returns the international format of the specified phone number.|
|“country_prefix”||Returns the international country dial prefix for the specified phone number.|
|“country_code”||Returns the 2-letter country code assigned to the specified phone number.|
|“country_name”||Returns the full country name assigned to the specified phone number.|
|“location”||If available, returns the location (city, state, or county) assigned to the specified phone number.|
|“carrier”||Returns the name of the carrier which the specified phone number is registered with.|
|“line_type”||Returns the line type of the specified phone number.|
For Numverify’s powerful documentation and more information: https://numverify.com/
By integrating the Numverify API into your app, it allows you to verify the validity of phone numbers, protect you from fraud and increase your customer satisfaction.