Name Display Caller ID

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How can I change the name that comes up when I call someone who does not have me as a contact on their mobile, or a landline?

Instead of my name, I'd like it to just show my phone number. I do not want to have my number blocked, or private.

I find the self serve account annoying, it switches back and forth between the classic version and new version, making it hard to find all the options users can modify.
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Posted 7 months ago

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Robert, Mobile Master

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Hello Brian,

Unfortunately I'm not sure you can change that option unless you change the name the account is under. The whole point of that system is to know who is calling you. So going against it won't work
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It is my understanding that koodo does not actually send name display data at this time. This means that, unless the person you are calling has you saved in their contacts, or their phone has a built in whitepages lookup (like certain Samsung phones do), only your number will be displayed.
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Furthermore, if different suppliers (such as Samsung) use different 'white pages' suppliers, the information on the screen may differ depending who you call. There was a discussion a while ago about a user who was finding the name display was not his information, but possible the previous user of the number!