If others can do it to you, why would you not be able to make calls with a hidden number? Put the iPhone to work and hide your caller ID on iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max or iPhone X. There you go, we already gave you the first and most important hint in our article for today.
The secret to hiding your number when calling on iPhone X, iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs or iPhone Xs Max will relate to a feature known as Show My Caller ID. By default, this feature is set to on, which means that it will show your phone number on the screen of the contact you’re trying to call.
To hide that number – the thing you were interested in – you must navigate to the Settings and turn that feature from On to Off. So, the only thing left is to find where exactly is this feature listed. It’s obviously within the main Settings app, but where?
The Show My Caller ID on iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max or iPhone X it’ll be listed underneath the Phone entry. This means that you’re only 3 steps away from activating it: Settings >> Phone >> Show My Caller ID.
This path should be followed whenever you want to turn it off, just like when you want to turn it back on. This means that once it’s off, it will stay that way. You might forget about it and start calling everyone with a hidden number. Don’t be surprised if they will stop answering your calls, go check if your number is hidden when calling with iPhone X, iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs or iPhone Xs Max!
After all, the change is pleasant for an occasional prank, but you wouldn’t want to scare your mom or your boss with calls from unknown numbers that only display “Unknown” or “Blocked”, would you?