Downloading Your File from the User Dashboard
If you uploaded your phone verification file via the web interface, you will also be able to retrieve your file results directly from the dashboard. Simply scroll down to the bottom where it displays “Your Recent Batch Uploads” and click on “Download Now” or you can click on the 100% and it will also download your file.
You can also click on “View Statistics” to have it display an overview of your data results.
Reviewing your file in Excel
Additional columns of data that get added to your results.
|status||A string describing the category of the phone verification result. See our full List of Values.|
|reason||A short string that describes the specific reason for the “status” categorization. Refer to Phone Verification Reasons for a full list of reasons and descriptions.|
|phone||Contains the phone number you queried with in a standardized format, without any extension.|
|extension||Contains the extension of the phone number you queried with, if there is one.|
|phone_type||Indicates the type of phone number: “Landline”, “Cell” or “VOIP”. Refer to Phone Types for a full list of types and their descriptions.|
|use_type||The principal use of the phone number: “Business”, “Residential” or “Soho”.|
|time_zone||The tz database time zone name. See the list of time zones below.|
|city||The principal city associated with the phone number. The user may not reside there.|
|state||The principal state or province associated with the phone number. The user may not reside there.|
|country||The country the phone number is based in: “US” for United Sates or “CA” for Canada.|
|latitude||A floating point value representing the latitude of the phone number’s wire center.|
|longitude||A floating point value representing the longitude of the phone number’s wire center.|
|error||If there is a problem processing the request, this will contain a string that describes the error. See the list of errors.|
|duration||A floating point value of the number of seconds the server took to process the request.|
Every phone validation response will include one of the
status values below:
|valid||The phone number is usable.|
|invalid||Do not call. The phone number is incorrect or blocked.|
reason field will always be present in the response and describes the specific reason for the verification status. In the table below is our full list of phone verification reasons, which
status value it corresponds to and their descriptions.
|valid||verified||The phone is confirmed to exist in 411.|
|valid||valid||The first seven digits of the phone number are a valid combination.|
|invalid||syntax||The phone number does not have the correct number of digits.|
|invalid||invalid||The phone number has an invalid sequence of digits.|
|invalid||block_tollfree||Number is toll-free and your user settings block these numbers.|
|invalid||block_by_user||Phone numbers with this type are blocked by your user settings.|
|invalid||block_affiliate||The affiliate submitting data is blocked in your user settings.|
phone_type field describes the type of phone number.
|Landline||The number is used with a wired phone.|
|Cell||The number is used with a wireless phone.|
|VOIP||The number is used with a Voice Over IP phone.|
use_type field describes how the phone is primarily used.
|Business||The phone is primarily used by a company or organization.|
|Residential||The phone is primarily used by a residence or home.|
|Soho||The phone is primarily used by a small office or home office.|
time_zone field has the name of the time zone that the number is in. This name format is commonly used within programming applications. The full list of time zones used is below.
|Pacific/Majuro||Marshall Island Time.|
error field will be populated if there is an error processing the request. These are string representations of the HTTP error codes below. Possible values are:
|invalid_api_key||The api_key provided is invalid.|
|inactive_service||Your api_key is not enabled for the service you are trying to use. For example, calling the address verification service when you are only setup for email verification.|
|missing_param||A required parameter is missing from your request.|
|limit_exceeded||Your API limit is exceeded. Please add funds or contact your account representative.|