HOW TO FIND YOUR NUMBER IN ANDROID AND IOS

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Sometimes it seems the hardest part of owning a cell phone is remembering your own phone number. You must have probably added yourself as a contact in your phone so you can find out your own phone number. But there are alternative ways to find your phone number in Android and iOS.

Finding out your own phone number is more straightforward in iOS than in Android. In fact, Android makes it way more difficult than it should be for such a simple thing.

STEPS TO FIND YOUR  NUMBER IN IOS:
  1. Open your iPhone.
  2. Open the phone app.
  3. Select Contacts and there you are. Your number should be the first number on the list.
STEPS TO FIND YOUR NUMBER IN ANDROID:

In theory, your phone number should be listed under Me in Contacts. But it is not the case with some phones.

CASE 1: YOU’RE USING VANILLA ANDROID WITHOUT A MANUFACTURER OVERLAY
  1. Open your phone and select Contacts.
  2. Select Me from the top of the list to see your number.
CASE 2: IF YOU DON’T SEE “ME” IN YOUR CONTACTS
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Go to About Phone or About Device.
  3. Select Status or Phone Number or Identity.
OR:
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Go to About Phone or About Device.
  3. Select Status and SIM Status and
  4. Select My Phone Number.
OR: Try using the USSD code

Using the USSD code is useful if you’re out and about and can genuinely not remember your number. It interrogates your SIM and should generate your phone number in a second or two.

  1. Open the dialer on your phone.
  2. Type #99#.
  3. Hit Call.
  4. A popup shows accessing USSD code will appear and then your number will appear.
STEPS TO ADD YOUR  NUMBER IN SAMSUNG PHONES:
  1. Open Contacts.
  2. Select Me.
  3. Select Edit at the top and scroll past the camera to the data section.
  4. Manually add your number in the Number section.
  5. Add any other supplemental data as you see fit.
  6. Select Save at the top.
  7. Go back to Contacts and your number should be clearly visible under Me.

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