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How to Disable Caller ID and Block Your Number on the iPhone [Video]

How to Disable Caller ID and Block Your Number on the iPhone [Video]

Posted May 12, 2014 at 2:51am by iClarified
These are instructions on how to disable your Caller ID to block your phone number on the iPhone.

Step One
Tap to open Settings from your SpringBoard.
How to Disable Caller ID and Block Your Number on the iPhone [Video]

Step Two
Choose Phone from the Settings menu.
How to Disable Caller ID and Block Your Number on the iPhone [Video]

Step Three
Select Show My Caller ID from the Phone menu.
How to Disable Caller ID and Block Your Number on the iPhone [Video]

Step Four
Tap the Show My Caller ID switch to disable the feature.
How to Disable Caller ID and Block Your Number on the iPhone [Video]How to Disable Caller ID and Block Your Number on the iPhone [Video]

Step Five
Now when making a call the recipient will be not be able to see your phone number.
How to Disable Caller ID and Block Your Number on the iPhone [Video]
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AcHuShEi - March 22, 2018 at 3:57pm
Hello, i can't get the 3 options when i tap on called Id.... pls tell me how to get it..
WILLIAM HOLBROOK - May 13, 2017 at 5:27pm
I tried to do what that video says but when I click on PHONE I don't have the show my number tab. Is there a reason why? I have a iPhone 6s with sprint. Can anyone help me out?
echinoid1234 - February 17, 2017 at 6:47pm
will your number show if you text someone even with caller id turned off?
Batman43 - November 27, 2016 at 5:44am
My phone keeps it off how do I keep it on. I've tried pressing the switch but it turns itself off
Hadiprasetio - August 29, 2016 at 5:29am
Why its cannot disable?
Jarod Weaver
Jarod Weaver - August 30, 2016 at 3:40pm
It most likely has to do with carrier. Depending on the carrier will reflect if you can do this or not.
Jarod Weaver
Jarod Weaver - March 30, 2016 at 11:17pm
I don't have that option at all on my phone. I think that it is a carrier issue since I have Sprint and they might lock most settings on the iPhone.
praveen muralee
praveen muralee - December 27, 2015 at 6:44pm
I can not do that as you mentioned above, because still my caller id enable function looks like fade, which means i could not move to off/on.
gita - December 5, 2015 at 8:28am
i cant like cancel the thing at "show my calller ID"
Shell - July 18, 2015 at 7:26am
Yeah but if that person blocked your phone number, it doesn't matter if you come up as a private caller.. Your number is still blocked so it won't go through to that person regardless.. Right?
Barry Chessall
Barry Chessall - July 9, 2015 at 3:32pm
I am able to block my number & it always works but I called back to a computer help desk scam. The scammer wanted to verify my phone number in case we became disconnected. He then rattled off my phone number & I was surprised.
Vinish polsani
Vinish polsani - May 13, 2014 at 11:18am
How could I diasble the caller id the switch is diasabled I can't turn it off
Hughie - August 4, 2017 at 12:30am
I have tried every thing, following the normal sequence for the I phone 5, as follows: "Settings -> Phone ->Show My Caller ID -> Show My Caller ID - Turn this setting off to hide your number" However the show my caller ID or hide it if it was already on, and the button is there on the normal position showing grey. and will not respond. Perhaps a large hammer and a new phone might make me feel better. Pity they are all so expensive. or else the is phone would have had a flying lesson. with a guaranteed bad landing. Has anyone got an idea of how to fix it, and my mobile provider said its not them. Help wanted or the phone will die. At my hands. Please..
Yme - May 13, 2014 at 3:48am
how about by dialing *67 your caller id won't show
Fukran John
Fukran John - May 12, 2014 at 4:16pm
How about arranging a worldwide training class for this ? lol. Such a complicated procedure for a simple thing after spending a fortune for a crap (I mean iCrap). And more than half people even commented that its not working. Fun time for iSheeps. Enjoy :D
Fukran John
Fukran John - May 12, 2014 at 11:20am
Buy Samsung and enjoy all these features without any shitty hassle like this. Enjoy freedom. IPhhone trash.
odedoo1 - May 12, 2014 at 8:39am
this has been the way to do it since like iOS 2, what do they think that we are stupid ???
Klingkling - May 12, 2014 at 5:57am
I never believe a tutorial is posted on this, the botton is there from the first generation iPhone and working though maybe because the country am in,
miketangy - May 12, 2014 at 5:35am
this is a carrier dependent service, only some carriers offer this service while others don't. If option is greyed out that means your carrier doesn't support this. You are in a FREE land like me.
ehhmad - May 12, 2014 at 3:17pm
Correct! This is carrier specific
Trojan - May 12, 2014 at 5:14am
Prank calls in 3...2...1...Go! Go! Go!!!
Shakeel - May 12, 2014 at 4:47am
Dear all
Shakeel - May 12, 2014 at 4:49am
I'm unable to tap it it's dim how to use it in Pakistan kindly anybody guide me
usman attique
usman attique - May 12, 2014 at 5:12am
this option is not present on ios 7.0.4 . how to add it on ios 7.0.4.
jm1000 - May 12, 2014 at 4:47am
as said earlier, *67 before the phone number you are dialing will block your number. This works with all carriers.
Shakeel - May 12, 2014 at 5:23am
No it's not working
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