Are you looking for information on how to hide your MTN number while making calls? If yes, then you should read this article. MTN is one of the biggest telecommunication companies on the African continent. It has operations in various countries, including in South Africa. If you are one of the company’s customers, you may be looking to hide your number while making calls. So, how do you do it?
Steps to Keep your Number Private on MTN
To hide your MTN number while making calls, you need to take the following steps;
- On your phone, dial #31#number you are calling.
- An example would be #31#8223848449.
- Your call will now go out as private.
How does it work?
So, if you have been asking yourself; “how to hide my number MTN,” the instructions above are a quick and easy way of doing it. What happens when you dial the code above is that your number will be listed on the recipient’s phone as private. So, they won’t know who is calling them.
Some phones have a way through which to permanently hide numbers. However, that’s probably not going to be useful in the long run. The above solution is the best because it allows you to hide your MTN number on select calls. You don’t have to do it all the time.
Why would I hide my number on MTN?
To be frank, there are not many reasons for putting your number on Private while calling someone from your MTN phone. People do it when they do not wish to be identified. Perhaps you wish to give an anonymous tip. Some people do it because they wish to abuse other people without being identified.
This is not something that we encourage. Or maybe you are just a private person who does not wish to be identified. Anyway, you may wish to learn how to transfer airtime from one MTN number to another. Also read our article on how to send a please call on MTN.