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Want hidden number when calling phones.

Novel Adventurer

I am using my skype account for international mystery-shopping. Is there anyway that I can hide the number? Currently it looks like I am calling from California when I call, which looks strange when I do mystery shopping to European businesses. And since I do multiple calls to the same place I would like for the call to be anonymous. Help??


Thank you for responding.



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Experienced Adventurer
Skype To Go will always submit the caller ID for the phone you are calling from. If you want your call to be anonymous, you have to turn off your phone's caller ID in your phone's settings. This may be a bit cumbersome, because Skype To Go will ask for verification when you call your Skype To Go numbers from a blocked caller ID. We use your phone's caller ID to identify you. If you do this, you will have to enter one of your registered phones and your PIN each time you make a call.
Novel Adventurer

Thanks for responding!

I actually do not call from my phone, I call directly through my computer, using skype credit.  It seems I have just been assigned a number, as I do not know it and I don't reside in California. Is it possible to hide this?


If not, I'll try calling through my phone as you described. 


Thank you for the help!

Experienced Adventurer
Ah I'm sorry, I thought you were using Skype To Go numbers. This forum thread is for Skype To Go only. If you want your call to look like it's coming from your mobile, then set up Skype's caller identification:
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