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#269763 6-Apr-2020 16:33
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Hi

 

 

 

I know you can opt out of caller ID for a specific phone call by prefixing the phone number with either 0197 or #31#.

 

What if you have disabled caller ID on your phone, but want to make a phone call where the recipient can see your number.

 

eg. Have caller ID disabled for most calls by default, but call a friend with caller ID still activated.

 

 

 

Is this possible?

 

 

 

Thanks

 

Mike





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  #2456050 6-Apr-2020 16:40
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  #2456057 6-Apr-2020 16:43
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From https://www.spark.co.nz/myspark/mylandline/addservices/hide-your-number/

 

When you hide your number, the person you call will see a message like 'Caller ID blocked'.

 

There are two ways you can use it:

 

Per Call - Just dial 0197 before you dial a number (or 197 if the number you are calling from has a toll bar).

 

Automatic - your number gets hidden automatically on all your calls. You will need to contact us to get this set up, but it’s also easy to override this whenever you want. Dial - 0196 (or 196 if the number you are calling from has a toll bar) before the number and then your number will no longer be hidden.

 

 


 
 
 
 




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  #2456063 6-Apr-2020 16:55
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Thanks

Is that 019602#-######
Or 019621#-######




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  #2456065 6-Apr-2020 16:58
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Might be different for other carriers, but for Spark

 

"To stop hiding your number for one call, dial 196 or 0196, then the number you want to call."

 

https://www.spark.co.nz/help/landline/manage/fibre-and-wireless-call-features/


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  #2456068 6-Apr-2020 17:01
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kiwijunglist: Thanks

Is that 019602#-######
Or 019621#-######

 

I think 019602xxxx, but just try it with your friend first.


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  #2456082 6-Apr-2020 17:17
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kiwiharry:

 

kiwijunglist: Thanks

Is that 019602#-######
Or 019621#-######

 

I think 019602xxxx, but just try it with your friend first.

 

 

I'm guessing the (0) at the start of 196 would replace the (0) in 02, so would suspect 019621#-######

 

As above only takes 2 goes max to find out.




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  #2456085 6-Apr-2020 17:21
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It's for someone else actually, i'm with 2degrees so can't test.

 

I think i have a spark mobile phone at work i can try with though.





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  #2456158 6-Apr-2020 19:21
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it's definitely 0196 then the number you'd normally dial - 0196 027xxxxxxxxxx.

 

I don't think it works on the mobile network (calling from) - you have to either manage that in the portal (MySpark web site with a cell login?) or in the phone settings itself


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  #2456475 7-Apr-2020 14:13
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0196  / 0197 works on both my spark and Vodafone mobiles

 

 

 

 


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  #2461653 15-Apr-2020 09:53
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You can use #31# to block caller ID on a per-call basis.



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  #2461860 15-Apr-2020 12:57
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nztim:

0196  / 0197 works on both my spark and Vodafone mobiles


 


 



Does this work for opt out?

I.e. not opt in.




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  #2461861 15-Apr-2020 12:57
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nztim:

0196  / 0197 works on both my spark and Vodafone mobiles


 


 



Does this work for opt out?

I.e. not opt in.




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  #2461869 15-Apr-2020 13:09
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kiwijunglist:

It's for someone else actually, i'm with 2degrees so can't test.


I think i have a spark mobile phone at work i can try with though.


Has this other person tested this yet?

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  #2461886 15-Apr-2020 13:43
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kiwijunglist:
nztim:

 

0196  / 0197 works on both my spark and Vodafone mobiles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Does this work for opt out?

I.e. not opt in.

 

For the general user, yes. The thing I am not sure about is does it work from government / corporate lines, they might have more stringent confidentiality


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  #2462083 15-Apr-2020 17:44
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kiwijunglist:
nztim:

 

0196  / 0197 works on both my spark and Vodafone mobiles

 



Does this work for opt out?

I.e. not opt in.

 

 

If you permanently block caller-id 0196+Number will unblock for that call

 

if you don't permanently block caller-id 0197+Number will block it for that call

 

hope that makes sense


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