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How to Hide Number When Calling on MTN, GLO, Airtel & 9mobile

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Have you ever wanted to call without revealing your phone number? You may want to protect your privacy, make anonymous calls, or prefer to keep your number private for security reasons. Whatever your reason may be, this article got you covered!

In this blog post, you’ll find tips on how to hide numbers on MTN, Glo, Airtel, and 9mobile networks when calling in Nigeria. So, if you’re curious to make personal phone calls without leaving a trace, keep reading and discover how to hide numbers when calling in Nigeria. 

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How to Hide Number When Calling in Nigeria: Tips for MTN, Glo, Airtel, and 9mobile Networks

How to Hide Phone Number When Calling On MTN

To hide your number when calling on MTN, you can use any of the following methods:

  1. Dial #31# before the number you want to call. For example, if you want to call 08033331637, dial #31#08033331637.  Your number will automatically be hidden from the particular number you insert only but will still be visible to other numbers after you make the call and call another number.
  1. Dial #31# before making any call and your number will be hidden from all numbers during all your outgoing calls. This is useful when avoiding blocking numbers individually before making a call.
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How to Hide Phone Number on Airtel to Call

To hide your number on Airtel Nigeria when making a call, open your dialer app and type #31# before the number you want to call. For example, if the number you want to call is 08027724436, your dialer should look like this; #31#08027724436, then hit the dial-up button on your mobile phone.

 

How to Hide Phone Number on Glo

One way is to dial #31# before the number you wish to call. For example, if you are calling someone with the number 0807548989, you would dial #31#0807548989 on your phone to hide your number from the call recipient

To hide your number on Glo from settings on your Android or iOS smartphone, check the section to hide your number on iPhone or Android in this article.

 

How to Hide Number on 9mobile

To hide your number on 9mobile, you can do so by dialling **#31#** before the number you wish to call. Remember that this is a per-call method, meaning you must dial the #31# prefix whenever you need to hide your ID when calling on 9mobile. Alternatively, you can use the ig9te app and navigate to call settings to hide your number on 9mobile before making calls.

 

How to Hide Caller ID on iPhone

To hide your caller ID on your iPhone, do the following:

Step 1: Go to settings on your iPhone and scroll to “phone”

Step 2: Select “phone” and then scroll down until you find “caller ID”

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Step 3: Tap on it and toggle the button off to disable caller ID 

 

How to Hide Number When Calling on Android

Depending on your phone brand, go to Settings >> Calls Settings >> You will see an option to send caller identity; simply turn it OFF. Your phone number will be hidden from anyone you call when you do this. Turn it ON when you want to deactivate it.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I Hide My Mobile Number When Making a Call?

Yes. You can hide your mobile number when making a call.

 

How Do I Unhide My Number When Calling?

Dial *#31# to unhide your number when calling. Alternatively, go to your mobile device settings and locate “call settings,” and then find “Caller ID” If you’ve disabled it, enable it to unhide your number when calling.

 

What Is the Cost of Hiding My Number?

There are no hidden charges or cost for hiding your number except if you’re using a paid app or service to hide your number on your mobile device.

 

Conclusion 

Hiding your phone number when making calls can help protect your privacy, keep your number private for security reasons, or make anonymous calls. With the tips in this article, you can now hide your number when making calls on MTN, Airtel, Glo, and 9mobile networks in Nigeria. 

It’s important to note that no hidden costs are associated with hiding your number except for paid apps or services. These tips will come in handy if you’re avoiding blocking numbers individually before making a call or simply want to make personal phone calls without leaving a trace.

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