IPhone caller ID, when you make a call from your mobile, the other person receives an ID to know who is calling, this may or may not want to answer the call in question. For whatever reason you may have, you can decide that people do not see your number when you call them, and keep your identity hidden until they answer. This call manager is very useful for maintaining privacy if you do not want return calls.
With regard to security, iPhones offer good quality services, this would be a reason why their demand is constant, in addition to being able to block calls, emails and messages. These have a built-in native way to hide from the caller ID of the receiver you are contacting, in this article we will focus on this part and explain how to do it correctly, we will also see that this option can be done specifically, let’s see.
What is the correct way to turn off caller ID?
To deactivate this caller ID, you must be clear about the tools you have to do this configuration correctly, as it not only depends on the device, but you must also have a code, one that is specific to your area; later we will explain in detail what this code is about.
We can too set the phone number In order for this action to be activated, we can do this to add privacy, to our mobile, in case you are a public person and want to make the calls you want, without giving your number, you can also know if someone is blocking your calls, and not you can contact and we all have people in our lives who should not block us under any circumstances.
Setting my number private
Setting up your number with your iPhone or any other mobile phone takes a number of steps to be able to privatize it, as soon as you make a call instead of showing your contacts, “Unknown Contact” should appear. This setting must be done correctly, as this may not work and they may see your number in the same way.
In order to be able to do this action to our number we must keep in mind that this is in terms of operators who provide us with the service and that it does not depend on whether Purchase the iPhone from the Apple Store or any other means, this is for the companies that supply the telephone lines; for some it is the same code, for others it will be different, in some you must make a direct request in support of the operator and they will give you this service.
Use lock code for caller ID
For each country and region, there is what could be determined as a universal code to use the caller ID lock, and make it incognito. This code is well known, although for your country you should find out the code of that region, for Spain for example the code would be “# 31 #” and for the United States sir the “* 67”, in any of these In some cases the code is used without the quotation marks.
To use this code we must do it as follows, if the number you want to contact is “12345678910”, so that your number is hidden from the caller you must dial “# 31 # 12345678910”by adding the code to the number before this, you can be sure that they will not identify you, you can try it first before making this call.
How do I hide number from my iOS preferences?
The preferences offered by the iPhone operating system you have, gives as an alternative power set up the caller ID when we need it, and it is very versatile, because we can make use of it in a specific way, we can deactivate the caller ID according to the call and block the caller ID by specific contact.
Which allows you to use your mobile, so you can configure it entirely as you want not only in its internal operation and other configurable applications such as those of any other mobile, it allows access to settings that give you a lot of freedom and privacy specific, let’s see.
Disable caller ID
To deactivate the caller ID, and to be able to hide your number when calling from your iPhone, the procedure is relatively short and easy to perform for this you must follow the steps below.
- Enter the Settings.
- Find the Phone button and enter.
- Choose “Show my caller ID”.
- While here, press the Switch button.
Once this process is done, it will be done and none of the people you call will be able to see your number, this process can be reconfigured as it was and just follow the same steps and go back activate the button that was deactivated
Contact ID lock
Now to do it with a specific person we can do it, but this time it will be something different from the previous step, since for this case it will be for an individual contact. For this we must add to the contact from the address book, the lock code for example if we are in Spain and we need to block a certain contact we add the code “# 31 #” to your number and we save the contact with this additional code and each time we call it will be automatically assigned to this contact.