How Do I Hide My Number On iPhone? How To Make Anonymous Calls!

You need to make a phone call, but you don’t want to give out your phone number. “How do I hide my number on my iPhone!?” you wonder. In this article, I’ll show you how to hide your number on your iPhone so you can make anonymous phone calls!

How To Hide Your Number On iPhone When Making Calls

There are two ways to hide your number on your iPhone when you make calls. The first way is to go into the Settings app and tap Phone. Next, tap Show My Caller ID and turn off the switch next to Show My Caller ID. You’ll know the switch is off when it’s gray and positioned to the left.

It’s important to note that some wireless carriers don’t give you this option on the iPhone itself, so don’t be surprised if you don’t see Show My Caller ID in the Settings app of your iPhone. Some carriers, such as Verizon and Virgin Mobile, make you set this up online or by calling their support team.

You can also hide your number on your iPhone when making individual calls by dialing the shortcode *67 before dialing an actual phone number.

67 shortcode

Getting A Second Phone Number

If hiding your number isn’t enough, you can get a second phone number using the Hushed App. For just $25, you can get a second phone number for life which will help you protect your primary, personal phone number.

To take advantage of this amazing offer, sign up for Hushed and use the code HA25 to get yourself a second phone number. This will help you hide your number on your iPhone for good!

Anonymous Calling Made Easy!

You’ve successfully set up your iPhone to make calls anonymously! Now you know exactly how to hide your number on iPhone or get a second phone number if you desire. Feel free to leave us a comment down below to let us know what you think of Hushed!

Thanks for reading,
David L.

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Maria
7 days ago

Thank you, David & David. You made it so easy and user-friendly. Great!

Allprohardin
2 months ago

Thought it was #31# not *67* cause now I am confused you answered one question here with a different number than your post above shows

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Colin Boyd
2 months ago
Reply to  Allprohardin

Sorry about the confusion! I’d suggest using the code *67 before dialing a number if you would like to make an anonymous phone call. Hope this helps!

Sandi Turner
2 months ago

Can you send anonymous texts from your iPhone 8

Christina
3 months ago

My iPhone 11 does not have the option in settings to block my number when call someone

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Colin Boyd
3 months ago
Reply to  Christina

Hi Christina, that makes sense. You can block other people’s numbers in Settings, but you can’t disable Caller ID for your number. You need to do that either through your carrier or using a code like *67 when you make calls.

Mike
7 months ago

#31# did not work on my iPhone X. Call my home number and it still show my cell number on the caller ID.

Liam Shotwell
7 months ago
Reply to  Mike

Try #67#?

Caitlin
10 months ago

how do I make my number private?

Sarabi
10 months ago

Thank you for you, David L.

Anonymous text from iPhone
11 months ago

How do you send an Anonymous text from iPhone

Bhai
11 months ago

How do I hide my number and I want no caller id

Black
1 year ago

*67 didn’t work neither did #31#

kate
1 year ago

Does this hide your number from 1-800 numbers ?

alex
1 year ago

Show my caller id is not working.show my caller id is on but not off

Liam Shotwell
1 year ago
Reply to  alex

You may not be able to turn off Show My Caller ID due to carrier restrictions. Contact your carrier or check their website to see if you can turn this setting off in your account. Alternatively, you can use #31# when dialing a number to hide your iPhone number for individual calls.

Michael
1 year ago
Reply to  Liam Shotwell

Just tried this on my Verizon iPhone…called my home phone and my cell number shows up on caller ID.
Next solution?

Liam Shotwell
1 year ago
Reply to  Michael

I remember from a long time ago dialing *67 before typing the rest of the number that you’re calling should make you appear as “blocked” or “private number”. Can’t recall if it still works but might be worth a shot.

Deb
1 year ago
Reply to  Liam Shotwell

That works! Thank you!

Liam Shotwell
1 year ago
Reply to  Deb

Glad we could help! ?