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I can't hide caller ID

asked 2016-04-13 13:40:14 +0300

mfdezbujalance gravatar image

updated 2016-04-13 13:42:09 +0300

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Hello, I'm from Spain. My Phone Company is Movistar. I'm surprised that I can't hide/show my caller ID. In Settings --» Applications --» Telephone, it is this options but it is disabled. Neither I can't change call forwarding. Can anybody help me?

I hope I explained.

Thank you.

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Did you try to do this with USSD?

ScumCoder ( 2016-04-13 14:00:54 +0300 )edit

I try to chage from Settings > Apps > Phone

I don't know USSD.

Thank you

mfdezbujalance ( 2016-04-13 14:08:43 +0300 )edit

Neither I can, enabling/disabling it has no effect

SeñorMaligno ( 2016-04-13 14:14:10 +0300 )edit


This works for me. - Telenor-HU

LVPVS over.

LVPVS ( 2016-04-13 15:42:03 +0300 )edit

@mfdezbujalance: USSD is the name for the family of *whatever# codes that you type on your phone to control your operator's status and settings (e.g. remaining amount of money). All operators I know about provide you with a list of such codes to do certain things, and one of these codes is for changing the state of caller ID.

As far as I know, the Settings -> Applications -> Telephone menu is just a GUI for sending these USSDs.

ScumCoder ( 2016-04-13 15:47:17 +0300 )edit

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answered 2016-04-14 13:01:40 +0300

mfdezbujalance gravatar image

*31# or #31# don't work

I use Settings ->Aplications -> Telephone Menu but nothings work. There are several options but nothing work.

However, if put my SIM card on the other mobile I can change this option. In the Jolla Mobile don't work. I suppose that the problem is the comunication between Jolla (Sailfish) and Movistar (with USSD).

If I want hide my caller ID l dial #31# + telephone number. This is work but It isn't automatic. I want disabled /enabled this option.

Sorry for my English. I hope I explained.

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Go to Phone app, enter the code (*31# or #31#) as it was a phone number and hit call. It should display the new status.

LVPVS over.

LVPVS ( 2016-04-14 15:08:56 +0300 )edit

This doesnt work on Sailfsih X !!

HeinrichJolla ( 2017-10-28 09:13:37 +0300 )edit

Well, it perfectly worked on my Sailfish X. Thank you LVPVS!

Loenneberga ( 2017-11-21 21:44:11 +0300 )edit
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