How to Block Caller ID on Your iPhone

  Matt Cone       February 1, 2021      Tutorials iPhone


When you call other people with your iPhone, your phone number will appear on their screen by default. To hide your caller ID, you can change a setting to block caller ID on your iPhone. Once the setting is changed, your calls will appear as “Private” or “Unknown” on the recipient’s phone.

Here’s how to block and hide the caller ID on your iPhone:

  1. From your iPhone’s home screen, tap Settings.

  2. Tap Phone.

    Block and hide caller ID on iPhone

  3. Tap Show My Caller ID.

    Block and hide caller ID on iPhone

  4. Move the switch for Show My Caller ID to the off position.

    Block and hide caller ID on iPhone

That’s it! Now your calls will appear as “Private” or “Unknown” on the recipient’s phone.

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