How to Hide your Contact Number or Caller ID when Calling

Posted by mistermobile on Jun 24, 2016
Filed under: Apple iOS Tips

How to Hide your Contact Number or Caller ID when Calling

Procedure:

Step 1. Go to Settings.

Step 2. Choose Phone from the Settings menu.

Step 3. Select Show My Caller ID from the Phone menu.

Step 4. Tap the Show My Caller ID switch to disable the feature.

Step 5. Now when making a call the recipient will be not be able to see your phone number.

You can also hide your contact number or caller ID on a call-by-call basis;

How to Hide your Contact Number or Caller ID when Calling

This option is as easy as entering a phone number into your iPhone dialer! Open up your “Phone” app and tap the “Keypad” tab within. Now use one of the following codes as a prefix to the number you would like to call. Simply put the code in front of your contact’s phone number.

Prefixing a telephone number with the following codes disables Caller ID on a per-call basis:

  • #31# (works on any GSM phones including the iPhone, international)
  • *67 (works in the USA and Canada)
  • 141 (works in the UK and Ireland)

The disadvantage of this method: You will have to input the number manually for this one call. Copying the contact’s number from your address book will make this easier.


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