Withhold Your Number enables you to prevent the person you are calling from seeing your phone number. You can do this either for individual calls or on a permanent basis.

To withhold your number:

  1. Dial 141 and press 9
  2. Dial the phone number of the person you wish to call

To release your number if you have requested us to automatically withhold your number:

  1. Dial *147#
  2. Dial the extension number of the person you wish to call or 9 followed by the phone number of an outside line
  3. Dial 1470
  4. Dial the extension number of the person you wish to call or 9 followed by the phone number of an outside line


Notes:

  • You need to follow the steps below to withhold your number even if you are ex-directory.
  • If you require information on permanently withholding your number, press 9 and call free on 0800 800 152. Alternatively contact your BT Account Manager.
 
 

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