Maybe you have a new number and you don’t want to share it with others. Whatever the reasons, we’ll show you how to make your number private.
When you make a call using your Android or iPhone, you can hide your number and show it to others as unknown number. Maybe you have a new number and you don’t want to share it with others. Whatever the reasons, we’ll show you how to make your number private.
How to make your number private
There are several ways to hide your number on both Android and iPhone.
If you want to hide your identity for individual calls only, the simplest option you have is to add a string of digits in front of the number you are about to call. So, to make your number special for individual calls, add the prefix, then the number, and you’re ready.
Another option is to ask your carrier to make your number private. Contact your carrier and ask if the option is possible.
Finally, you can make your number private using the settings on your Android or iPhone.
For Android devices:
Open the phone app
Click the three dots in the upper right corner of the screen
Now, you need to find the Caller ID option. It may be under “Calls” or under “Other” depending on the model of phone you use.
Turn off Caller ID when you find it.
Open the Settings app
Tap Phone Now
Tap Show My Caller ID
Tap the switch to turn it off.
So much. As you can see, there are several methods to make your number private, so choose the one that fits best.