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    How to find your phone number on Android and iOS

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    How to see your phone number. How to find your phone number on Android and iOS. In today's world with growing technology, digital assets have become the basic necessities of one's life. The cell phone is one of those basic necessities. Without cell phones, it is not even possible to leave the house or elsewhere.


    Without smartphones, we cannot continue our daily life. We need the smartphone in our daily life such as ordering groceries online, making payments, paying bills, contacting someone, keeping up with friends, etc.



    To take full advantage of a smartphone, you need to have a SIM card. Without a SIM, a phone is essentially a brick. With the SIM, your smartphone has the ability to call someone or someone can call you as long as they have your number.

    Another essential use of the SIM card is that nowadays without a phone number it is not possible to subscribe to any essential service. So, hopefully it's clear that you need to know your phone number if you want to take full advantage of your smartphone.


    If you have bought a brand new phone and SIM card then obviously you won't be able to remember your phone number right away or if you have inserted an old SIM card then it won't be possible to know your phone number.

    And there's nothing more embarrassing than not being able to remember your phone number, especially when someone asks. So if you need to know your phone number then what do you do? Don't worry today we will discuss different ways through which you can find your phone number on Android or iOS.



    Also, finding your phone number is a bit tricky on Android compared to iOS. And it doesn't make sense, but why would Android make it so difficult to find your number? Well, nobody has an answer to this question. Anyway, without wasting time, let's dive right into this article.


    Finding your phone number if you have forgotten it is not difficult at all. You just have to follow a few steps to find your phone number no matter what operating system your phone has which is Android or iOS.

    How to see the phone number on on Android?

    Below are several methods by which you can find the phone number on Android phones:

    Method 1. calling another person

    The easiest way to find out your phone number is to call another person. Just dial the number of the other person on the phone who has their phone with them at the time. After calling him, your number will appear on his screen. Just write your da number and you're good to go.


    What if there is no one around you? How will you find our phone number now? If so, keep reading this article and you will find other methods to know your number.

    Method 2: using the phone settings

    To find your phone number using your phone settings, do the following:

    1. Switch to the app Settings of the phone.
    2. In Settings, look for the option SIM cards and mobile networks. Touch to open.
    3. Now, in the SIM card settings, your SIM card details will appear along with the phone number and you can write down your phone number.

    Method 3: using the Messages app

    You can also find out your phone number via the Messages app. To find out your phone number using the Messages app follow the steps below:



    1. Open your phone's messaging app by clicking message icon on the main screen.
    2. Click the a icon three points available in the upper right corner of the screen and select Settings.
    3. Under General, you will find your phone number, be sure to write it down.

    Read also: The phone does not recognize the SIM… here's how!

    Method 4: using the Contacts app

    You can find your phone number using the contacts app but this method won't work for all android phones. Follow the steps below to find out the phone number using the contacts app:

    1. Open your phone's Contacts app by clicking on its icon.
    2. Click the your name or me at the top of the list below the list of all contacts.
    3. You will find the your phone number if this feature is available on your phone. You can write down your number from there.

    Final report: if you didn't set up your profile when you bought the phone, you won't be able to find your phone number using this method. Instead, you'll see the option to set up your profile. So it is recommended to set up the profile as soon as you have a new number, so in case you have forgotten it, you can find the number later using the method above.

    Method 5: using the phone

    1. On the phone, open Settings by clicking the Settings icon.
    2. From Settings, click Information on phone or click System.
    3. In System, you need to click again Information on phone.
    4. You will now see your phone number in About phone.

    Read also: How to unlock a SIM card manually



    How to find it on iOS?

    Below are several methods by which you can find the phone number on iPhone:

    Method 1: calling another person

    This method of finding your phone number is similar to Android phones. Just dial the number of the other person on the phone who has their phone with them at the time. After calling him, your number will appear on his screen. Just write your number from there and you will be good to go.

    Method 2: Using iOS Settings

    You can easily find your phone number on iPhone using iOS settings by following the steps below:

    1. Open the app Settings of your iOS phone.
    2. In Settings, look for the Phone app and click on it.
    3. Under Phone, you will find your phone number at the top of the list. Write it down.

    Method 3: using the Contacts app

    Like Android phones, you can also find your phone number using the Contacts app on iOS phones. Follow the steps below to find out your phone number using the contact app:

    1. Open the Phone app and tap Contacts at the bottom.
    2. At the top of all contacts, your name will be displayed or you will see “The my card".
    3. Just tap on it and your number will show up.

    Read also: How to change the SIM PIN on your phone

    Hopefully, using the above methods, you will be able to easily know your phone number on Android and iOS. But if you still have any questions about this guide, feel free to ask in the comment section.

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