How to block your number on iPhone 2020



When you make a call on your iPhone If you want to know how to make a private call, there are a few ways to accomplish this. We'll learn three ways to hide your phone number for privacy, as well as who can still see your number even with these methods, and a simple way to make your phone number visible again on a call-by-call basis. Let's get started learning how to block your phone number, so you can maintain your privacy when you need it.

If you only need to make the occasional anonymous call, there's a very simple trick to accomplish your goal. To block your number from Caller ID, you'll need to enter a specific code on your keypad before dialing the number you want to reach. This tip can be used not only on your iPhone, but also on a landline. It works for any call made from one phone to another in North America and prevents your phone number from appearing on the display of the person you're trying to contact. To block your phone number from caller ID on a call-by-call basis:
  • Dial *67 then the area code and phone number of the person or business you'd like to contact.
  • Your number will appear as No Caller ID on the display of the recipient.

How to Block Caller ID Directly from Your iPhone 

If you'd like to make private calls from your iPhone on a more regular basis, without having to enter a code each time, there's a setting you can change to accomplish this. This setting isn't available for some carriers, including Verizon, Straight Talk, and US Cellular customers, but for other users, you can permanently block your number on caller ID by turning off Show My Caller ID in the Settings app. To disable the Show My Caller ID feature and instead make incognito calls:
  1. Open the Settings app. 
  2. Scroll down and tap on Phone. 
  3. Tap on Show My Caller ID. 
  4. Toggle off Show My Caller ID.

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