How to Hide a Mobile Number When Calling

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How to Hide a Mobile Number When Calling
"Blocked Call" may be displayed on caller ID when your hide your mobile number. (Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images)

Hiding your mobile number when you place a call can help to maintain your privacy. Without doing so, when calls are placed from your mobile phone to caller ID-equipped phones, your caller information is displayed. Caller information that may be displayed includes your name and mobile number. You can use a special code to hide your number on a per-call basis. There is no charge for using the code.

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    Press "*67" on your mobile phone's keypad.

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    Enter the 10-digit number of the party you are calling and press "Send" or the green "Phone" key.

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    Wait for the party to answer. Press the "End" key to disconnect the call at the end of the conversation.

Tips and warnings

  • The special code "*67" must be used each time you want to hide your mobile number.

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