How to Show or Hide Your Number When Calling

This article provides information on how to control whether your Fixed Line Phone or Mobile Phone number is displayed on another person's handset when you call them. This feature is also known as ‘Caller Number Display’ or ‘Called ID – Send’, respectively.
 

Check your display status

To check if your Fixed Phone or Mobile Phone number is or isn't shown to others by default, dial 1300 554 536.
 

How to show your number

You can request that your phone number is shown on outgoing calls either permanently, or on a per call basis.

Per call

  • To show your number when calling from a Mobile Phone, dial 1832 before the phone number you want to call
  • To show your number when calling from a Fixed Line Phone, dial 1832 or *32 before the phone number you want to call

Permanently

  • For a Mobile Phone, you can adjust this directly in your phone's settings or via the Settings Tab in My Account  For detailed instructions click here
  • For a Fixed Line Phone, please contact us on 133 937 to have your number set to be shown by default.
     

How to hide your number

You can request that your phone number is blocked from appearing on outgoing calls either permanently or on a per call basis. Please note, you cannot block your number on outgoing SMS / MMS messages.

Per call

  • To hide your number when calling from a Mobile Phone, dial 1831 before the phone number you want to call
  • To hide your number when calling from a Fixed Line Phone, dial 1831 or *31 before the phone number you want to call

Permanently

  • For a Mobile Phone, you can adjust this directly in your phone's settings or via the Settings Tab in My Account  For detailed intructions click here
  • For a Fixed Line Phone, please contact us on 133 937 to have your number set to be hidden by default.
     

Important info

Regardless of your Caller ID settings, Caller Number Display status or line listing (silent/non-silent) status, your phone number will always be available to Emergency Services and other telecommunications providers on a per call basis.