How To Find Your Phone Number On iPhone Or Android

If you have taken a new mobile number and you cannot remember it, then there is nothing to worry about. It doesn’t take much effort to memorize it. Will be remembered slowly. If you have your mobile and you want to give your number to someone, have forgotten the number, then there is no need to panic. You can check this number as many times as you want. Never have to pay any charge for this. So let us tell you how to find your phone number on iPhone or Android.

Today everyone usually gets two or more mobile numbers and some people keep changing their mobile numbers from time to time, so they find it difficult to remember the mobile number. Although our work has become easier after the advent of the smartphone, but our ability to remember mobile numbers has greatly reduced, so today we think it is better to save than to remember any mobile number.

But when we have to give our mobile number to someone or get it recharged, it becomes very important to remember our number because many times there is no balance in our mobile which we can call and find out the number.

How To Find Your Phone Number On iPhone

If you are an iPhone user, you are likely to get used to the simple layout and functionality of your device. Luckily, Apple has also made finding your phone number incredibly simple.

1. Using the Settings Menu

Step1: First of all click on the Settings icon on your phone.

Step2: Scroll down and tap on Phone.

Step3: On the next screen, your number will be visible at the top.

2. Using Contacts App

Step1: To find your phone number on an iPhone, open the “Phone” app.

Step2: Next, from the “Contacts” tab, tap your “My Card” at the top.

Step3: You’ll see your phone number will be shown on this screen!

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How To Find Your Phone Number On Android

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The way to see your own number in Android phone is different from phone to phone, although you can follow this method to find your own phone number in most Android devices.

1. Using The Settings Menu

Step1: First of all click on the Settings icon on your phone.

Step2: Now scroll down the setting list to the bottom and click on About Phone option.

Step3: After clicking on About phone, click on Status.

Step4: In the next screen, look for an option which is related to SIM card for example like in the below screenshot click on SIM Card Status option.

Step5: If your phone is double sim, then select the SIM whose number you want to see, just after selecting the SIM, you will see your number in front of My Phone Number option below on the same screen.

2. Using Contacts App

Step1: Open your phone and select Contacts.

Step2: Select Me from the top of the list to see your number.

Step3: If you don’t see Me in your contacts, you may need to dig a little deeper.

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How To Find Your Phone Number

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1. Dial a unique code

Another simple and most popular way to find your phone number on Android is by dialing some unique code called USSD code. The respective network provider gives the USSD code to know your phone number along with other offers. You can dial a unique code (different from service providers) from your phone to know your mobile number. One of the best things about this method is that it is completely free.

Here is the unique dial code number to know your phone number from various Indian network providers:

  • Airtel SIM users dial the USSD code *121*1# or *121*9# or *282#.
  • Vodafone SIM users dial USSD code *199#.
  • Reliance SIM users dial the USSD code *1#.
  • Reliance Jio SIM users dial 1299.
  • Idea SIM users dial the USSD code *131*1#.
  • BSNL SIM Users Dial USSD Code *222# or *888# or *1# or *785# or *555#.
  • Telenor / Uninor SIM users dial the USSD code *222*4#.
  • MTNL SIM users dial USSD code *8888#.
  • MTS SIM users dial USSD code *121# or dial 1288.
  • Videocon SIM users dial the USSD code *1#.
  • Tata Docomo SIM users dial the USSD code *580#.

2. Call Customer Care

You can also call their customer care service and ask them for your phone number. When you call their customer service service, your phone number, along with other details, appears on their computer screen. But this is not always the case, in some cases, such as when you call your customer care service from your home phone. You should enter your SIM card number, it may be asked by customer care.

3. Make A Call Your Friend Or Family Member

Calling or messaging a friend, family member or someone near you is a direct way to know your phone number. When calling or texting someone, your phone number appears on their screen, from where you can find your phone number. This method is also used when your friend or family member is not present with you. Send them a phone call or message to have your phone number back to you.

4. Using Phone Number Detector App

There are many Android and iOS apps that detect phone numbers in their respective devices. Download and install a trusted app on your phone to find your phone number. However, such an app can leak your information, so it is suggested to use a reliable app that keeps your data safe. Such app reads various SIM information including device IMEI, SIM card status, SIM card serial number (ICCID), SIM card country ISO, SIM card operator code, SIM card operator name, phone number, phone type, device MEID or ESN, network country Huh. ISO, Data Roaming, etc.

5. Visit Your Network Provider Store

If none of the above methods work to find out your phone number, visit your service provided retailer store. They are customer centric and feel happy to help their customers. They will find your phone number and solve your problem.

6. Log In To Your Online Account

Some people access their phone account online, and if you set up this feature with your phone number, you can access it online as well. Login to your account and do as you wish. You can also bookmark that link in your browser to be quick in the future.

7. Check It Out In Your Contacts App

On both Android and Apple’s iPhone, you can find your phone number in your Contacts app. On some Android phones (varies on manufacturer or device version), it appears at the top of the contact list with the contact name “This phone number” or it with the contact name “ME”. It may be displayed in the iPhone’s Contacts list with “My Number” or “My Card”.

8. Find Phone Numbers With The Phone Settings App

  • Open the Device Settings app. Launch your phone’s Settings app, which looks like a gear icon, available in the app drawer list.
  • About phone: Scroll down the Settings screen and look for the “About phone” option and click on it.
  • SIM card status: Tap on the SIM card status, where you can find your phone number under “Phone number.”
  • On some phones, you may have to follow another step. This step may include the status and then the status of the SIM card. Here you will find your phone number under the “Phone number” section. If the phone number option displays “Unknown,” open your Contacts app and look for a contact named “Me.” If this contact name is available, it will show your phone number.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1.: Can I change my phone number?

Ans: Yes. You will need to contact your cell phone provider and request a phone number change.

Q2. Why does my phone number show as “Unknown” or “Empty”?

Ans: There may be a problem with your account or your SIM card was not inserted properly. Try taking out the SIM card and re-seating it. Otherwise, contact your wireless provider.

Q3: Why is the mobile number only 10 digits?

Ans: Mobile numbers in India are of 10 digits and the main reason behind this is ‘National Numbering Scheme’ i.e. NNP.


I hope you can see your own phone number in your Android and iPhone with the help of this post. If you know any other way apart from the way mentioned in this post, by which anyone can know your number, then you can write about it in the comment. If you can see your own number on your Android or iPhone with the help of this post, then share it with your friends on social media so that because of you someone else can know how to know your number.

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