What’s My Phone Number? How to Find it on iOS & Android

Especially when you’ve got a new number, remembering it all the time is next to impossible. You may have added your new number as a contact to look up your number as and when needed. Well, there is another way to look up your new number if you find this trick dumb.

You may check your handset’s invoice or contract. It should be written on the invoice somewhere. What if you can see your own number on display? This problem is common in both iPhone and Android. So, we will discuss how to look up your phone number on both Android and iOS.

Whats My Phone Number

First, let’s start with iPhone

  • Simply go to iPhone settings and choose iPhone.
  • Choose My Number.
  • It will display your phone number on screen.

You may also check your number on Contacts.

  • Simply go to Contacts on Home screen of your iPhone.
  • From the top of Contacts, simply drag down.
  • It should display your phone number on screen.

Now you just need to memorize your number before someone asks.

How to Look Up Your Number on Android?

  • Simply head to Settings > About Device.
  • On the list, choose “My Phone Number”
  • It should display your phone number on screen.

Bought a New Android Phone? Here’s How to Set up

Android usually come ready to be configured with important defaults to get your device up and running instantly. There are few changes to make to set up your Android.

Log into Your Google Account

When you boot up your Android for the very first time, it will prompt you to log in to your Google Account. Some devices have manufacturer UI, so all phones don’t do this. So, it may not prompt you. If it doesn’t prompt you to enter your credentials, simply go to Settings, Google and Login. Look up your Privacy Settings, set up Google Sync, and you are all set through Security. In Security, enable remote wipe for added security.

After logging into Google, you may download calendars, contacts, and settings from the last Android device you had. It can be done automatically.

Remove/Disable Bloat

Most manufactures add handy tools to their devices. Most of these apps have no use. So, it’s a high time to either uninstall bloat wire or disable it permanently. Simply go to Settings > Apps. Go through the list of apps and choose any app which you won’t require. Go to Force Stop and “Disable”. If you need to use it later, you may repeat this step and choose Enable.

Configure Security Settings

Some latest android devices like Nokia 6 come with fingerprint scanners. So, it’s a high time to configure security settings. Set up a pattern lock or PIN, or set up fingerprint lock if it is available on your device. Head to “Settings > Security” where you can set up security features like fingerprint ID.

Update OS

Google launches updates from time to time. So, you need to keep everything up-to-date. Set up Wi-Fi if you have and enter the network. Allow android to update whenever needed. You can also manually update the OS by heading to Settings > About Phone > System Updates. The updates will be downloaded if it finds one. Now you are free to explore the features of your phone, see what apps you can download and know your device.

It’s always best when you buy a new Android phone. Once you can explore the new phone number and perform the basic steps to use your device, you may explore what your new device can do.