May18 , 2021

    Can I hide my number when calling from iPhone?

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    You may not wish to disclose your number to a particular person for your own purposes. This would be advisable when calling people off of craigslist (or any unknown service operator), random delivery people, or a genuinely doubtful person, or simply when you are looking to keep your personal number private. Regardless of your purpose, there are some ways to make outgoing calls anonymously on the iPhone or making your number private on iPhone.

    How to Disable caller ID when making a phone call on iPhone

    Are you not able to turn off your caller id for outgoing calls or hide your number to someone else on your iPhone? Well here is a short tip to hide caller ID for all the iPhone calls via Settings. Hiding caller iD works on iOS 14, 13, 12, or below.
    1. Launch the Settings app, Scroll down, and tap Phone.
    2. Tap Show My Caller ID.
    3. Toggle off the switch for Show My Caller ID.Hide caller ID for all calls via iPhone settings

    Notes: If you can not disable it, that means your carrier does not support it.

    This tip works in the United States with AT&T services and for Sprint and Verizon you need to do this step.

    Hiding Caller ID For Verizon

    • Sign in to your carrier account.
    • Next, under Block Services or Additional Services, you will find the Caller ID option.
    • You can hide it.

    Similarly,

    Hiding Caller ID For Sprint

    • Sign in to your carrier account.
    • Next, choose your phone, click on Change my service > Setup your phone > Block Caller ID.

    Hiding Caller ID For AT&T and T-Mobile

    • It allows using the code and the option to hide the Caller ID from the iPhone Settings app.

    If you want to revert the caller ID again, follow the above same process to turn on Show My Caller ID.

    What if you don’t want to hide for all the calls? Well, there is also a simple trick to hide the caller id on a call basis.

    How to Hide caller ID on iPhone on a per-call basis using Dial Pad 

    Several countries allow you to hide your caller ID using the dial pad with a shortcode and for most of the United States carriers is *67. For other US carriers like in several European countries and other countries like Australia, South Africa, Canada,  dialing the code #31# hide the caller id on iPhone. Similarly for South Korea, it is *23#.

    Here’s how to use it to hide the phone number when making a call using a dial pad

    1. Open the Phone app and tap on Keypad.
    2. Enter *67 or the appropriate shortcode and enter your required number.

    Hide your caller ID on a per-call basis

    Note: If you have saved the contact number then copy the number and paste it into the dial pad with the shortcode. You can also find the shortcode of other countries here.

    3.Now tap on the phone icon to start the call. Making a call will not allow other people will not see your Called ID.

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