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How I can hide my call number ?

Counsellor
ecko
Posts: 28

How I can hide my call number ?

How I can hide my call number ?

 

when I have a call I see the and the number 

 

how I can hide number and display only name on 5800 XM

5300 ---- N-Gage ---- 6600 ---- N-Gage QD---- 5800 XM
Mobile: Nokia 5800 XM Red
Country: Egypt
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Mobile Guru
mccbleue
Posts: 4,087

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

You need to switch off "Send caller ID" in the Call Settings.
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Professor
Posts: 162

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

Just go to:

 

Settings > Calling > Call > Send my caller ID

 

And set it to NO. 

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Professor
au_n97_user
Posts: 336

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

I believe the OP wants to know how he/she can see the name, not the number, of the person calling in - I don't believe  the OP is talking about calling out and hiding his number.

 

Ecko - can you please confirm what it is you are asking?

 

 

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Professor
Posts: 162

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

If that's the case and you're talking about displaying the caller ID of the incoming caller by name and not number...

 

Most cellular operators do not send name and number ID, but just number ID.

 

The phone will automatically display a name if the incoming number matches an entry in your Contacts, otherwise, it will just display a number. 

 

That said, there is a known issue where if you have the same number on two contacts, Nokia phones will not display either names and just show the number. 

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Professor
au_n97_user
Posts: 336

Re: How I can hide my call number ?


mouserider wrote:

That said, there is a known issue where if you have the same number on two contacts, Nokia phones will not display either names and just show the number. 


Which is logical actually.  I don't see it as an issue at all.  If the system finds two matches, on what basis does it decide which "name" to display?  While to the human brain "Jane" and "Jane B" may be the same person, a computer doesn't know that - all it knows is, it has no rules defined to make a choice, so it displays the number.

 

What rule would you define?  The first contact it finds as a match?  The last?

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Professor
Posts: 162

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

I agree with you on this, rather than be "wrong," I'd rather let the user decide.

 

Not everybody agrees with this though, there are several discussions here that have complaints on that behavior and those users consider that a "bug."

 

I compromised and used the word "issue." :smileyhappy: 

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Professor
au_n97_user
Posts: 336

Re: How I can hide my call number ?


mouserider wrote:

 

I compromised and used the word "issue." :smileyhappy: 


LOL - very diplomatic of you!  I'm happy to defend Nokia on this one - I'm surprised with all the techos on these phone forums that it is even remotely considered a bug - anyone with any IT savvy at all would know.................... non-IT people, I agree, would not be expected to understand the "dilemma" duplicate entries pose for the poor machine!
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ecko
Posts: 28

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

I mean when i have a call it display name and her/his num all i want to hide this number and display only name
5300 ---- N-Gage ---- 6600 ---- N-Gage QD---- 5800 XM
Mobile: Nokia 5800 XM Red
Country: Egypt
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Professor
au_n97_user
Posts: 336

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

I thought you were referring to incoming calls.  I don't actually have my N97 yet (it is on its way - woo hoo), so hopefully someone else can assist you.
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Counsellor
ecko
Posts: 28

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

help plz
5300 ---- N-Gage ---- 6600 ---- N-Gage QD---- 5800 XM
Mobile: Nokia 5800 XM Red
Country: Egypt
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Mobile Visionary
no1_slumko
Posts: 1,177

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

ecko from my understanding the phone is showing you both name and number????????

I'm not sure if what you want to do is possible but is it really neccessary?? 

I don't see how this "issue" could be an inconvenience in any way,

I think you should be glad you can see the persons name.

 

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Counsellor
ecko
Posts: 28

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

ya that i want only name not with number

 

5300 ---- N-Gage ---- 6600 ---- N-Gage QD---- 5800 XM
Mobile: Nokia 5800 XM Red
Country: Egypt
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Mobile Visionary
no1_slumko
Posts: 1,177

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

Is it neccessary?

I don't see how this is an inconvenience in any way?

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Counsellor
ecko
Posts: 28

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

Yah it's necessary cuz if everyone with me in a car for example see my contact number when I have a call
5300 ---- N-Gage ---- 6600 ---- N-Gage QD---- 5800 XM
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Country: Egypt
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Professor
au_n97_user
Posts: 336

Re: How I can hide my call number ?


ecko wrote:
Yah it's necessary cuz if everyone with me in a car for example see my contact number when I have a call

 

Hi again Ecko,

 

I now have my N97 and I can't see anywhere where you can turn this feature off.  It seems to be hard coded.  The best I can offer is that you contact the people at Nokia (via MyNokia probably) and see what they say.

 

I do see your point, although I suggest the people in your car would need damn good eyesight to see the number - it is quite small.

 

Cheers.

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Mobile Visionary
no1_slumko
Posts: 1,177

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

That's exactly what I meant, only cats can see such a thing from that distance but I hope the man finds a solution to his "problem"
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Counsellor
ecko
Posts: 28

Re: How I can hide my call number ?

any new with this new V 30 ????????????
5300 ---- N-Gage ---- 6600 ---- N-Gage QD---- 5800 XM
Mobile: Nokia 5800 XM Red
Country: Egypt
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