Written by: Emily Chen

Find Out Phone Number

Who does not know it? You have a new smartphone or a new cell phone contract, but you don’t know your number by heart? After your loved ones – family, friends and acquaintances – are equipped and provided with your new number, your own phone number is easily forgotten, who knows his own phone number by heart?

You don’t call yourself every day, let alone type it into a phone. Therefore, we show you here several ways how you can easily find out your own phone number.

For whatever reason you want to find out your own number now, we’ll show you several ways to find it easily in our blog post:


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Find out phone number via operating system

Display own phone number on iPhone

You can easily find out and view your phone number in three simple steps on iOS or Apple smartphones and tablets:

  • Open > Settings > of your iPhone
  • Select the > Contacts > button at the bottom center
  • At the top you will see your own phone number

Display own phone number on Android

For Android, it looks a bit different: Depending on the Android version, the procedure can change in detail. Therefore, it is best to check in advance which Android version you have on your smartphone.

Attention: It may be that your own number is specified as “unknown”. In such cases, this is due to the SIM card and the provider.

Android 6 (Marshmallow)

  1. Go to the > Settings > of your smartphone
  2. Scroll down and tap on > About phone
  3. Tap on the > Status > button and further down go to > SIM card status
  4. Scroll down there. There you will see your number under “My phone number” or “My phone number”

Android 7 (Nougat)

  1. Go to the > Settings > of your smartphone
  2. Scroll down to > Phone info
  3. At the top, you’ll see > My phone number > Your forgotten phone number.

Android 8 (Oreo)

  1. Go to the > Settings > of your smartphone
  2. Scroll all the way down to the > Device Info
  3. At the top of the > My phone number > field is your phone number

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About The Author
Meet Emily Chen, a travel writer and eSIM enthusiast. Emily’s love for exploring new places has taken her all over the world. She now shares her experiences and tips for staying connected while traveling through her writing on eSIMradar.
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