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Knowledge about Private Number on iPhone

“I want my iPhone 6 to be private number which means I call to another number it shall display private number on the other phone. How may I do that?”

Whether you're getting quotes from car dealers, setting up an online dating account or returning a work call from your personal phone, there are times when keeping your number private makes sense. And sometimes you may receive some private calls which you hope to take off. In this article, we would introduce you something about private number on iPhone.

What is Private Number on iPhone


Private number is when you set your phone number as a private number it will show “Private” on the phone screen, which is primarily for privacy and security concerns.

With a private cell phone number, not only will you keep your cell phone number from getting to telemarketers; you also keep people from getting it who you don’t want to have it. Say you have to call a co-worker who you really don’t like. Just set your number as private so they cannot call you back.

How to Set Your Number as a Private Number on iPhone


Having a private number on an iPhone, keeps your phone number from showing up when you make a phone call. Using a private number makes it so when you call someone all they see when they receive the call is the word, ‘Private’.

1.To make your iPhone a private number first go to ‘Settings’ on your iPhone. Then scroll down through the selections to ‘Phone’ .

2.Click on phone and you will be taken to another screen where you will scroll down slightly.
There should be a ‘Show My Caller ID’ selection with an arrow.

3.This will take you to another screen with ‘Show My Caller ID’ on it, use the toggle button next to it and merely slide it to off.

How to Take off Private Number on iPhone


Having a private cell phone number is useful in many different ways, but there may be circumstances in which you want your phone number to appear. For instance if you are calling a higher up about a job you desire, you would want to give them an easy way to call you back. In order to make this possible again repeat the same process.

1.Go to Settings

2.Next select Phone

3.Scroll through the selections that are available until you find, ‘Show My Caller ID’, select that option.

4.Then move the toggle button to the on position.
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This will make it so your number will be non-private for any length of time, until you decide there is a need for it to be hidden again.
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