How to Hide Your Number On Glo, Airtel, MTN & 9mobile
There might be times when you’d like to hide your number before you place a call to someone, so they don’t trace your number back to you. From wanting to play light playful pranks on loved ones, to just wanting that privacy, you may need to hide your phone number from time to time, just so it’s untraceable back to you. Here is how to hide your number on the major mobile networks in Nigeria.
How to Hide Your Number by Inserting a Code
This is a general method that works regardless of what network you’re using. It also doesn’t matter if you’re using an iPhone or Android, it’s still going to work. All you’ll have to do is insert #31# before you dial the number you’re trying to call. By doing this, your number is hidden and all the receivers of your call would see on their screens would either be “Private” or “Blocked.” It works for MTN, Airtel, Glo, and 9Mobile.
How to Hide Your Number through Your Phone’s Settings
- Go to your phone’s settings.
- Locate call settings
- Check for show/hide caller identity and click on hide identity.
How to Hide Your Number On MTN
It’s pretty easy to hide your number on MTN. All you’d have to do is follow the very first method and insert #31# before the number you want to call. This code will block your called ID and prevent the person you’re calling from seeing your name or number. You have to do this every time you’d like to hide your number.
How to Hide Your Number on Glo
The method is very much the same for all networks. Put #31# before the number you’re about to call, and your number will be successfully hidden. As usual, the code has to be inserted before you make every call where you’d like to hide your number.
How to Hide Your Number on Airtel
Yep. You guessed it. It’s the same method. Insert #31# before you dial the number. This code will help you hide your caller ID.
How to Hide Your Number on 9mobile
Dial the number you want to call, and ensure you insert #31# before the number you’re about to call, and your number will be successfully hidden.
How to Unhide Your Number on All Networks
All you have to do to unhide your number when your number is to ensure that you’re not using the code. There may be rare occasions when just skipping on the code wouldn’t work. In these rare cases, all you’ll have to do is visit your phone’s settings. Locate your call settings and turn on caller ID if it was turned off. This will ensure your phone number is displayed when you place a call.