How to Change My Number on iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will learn how to change your phone number on an iPhone. Whether you’ve gotten a new number or simply want to update the existing one, Apple has made it easy for users to make this change.

Step 1: Open the Settings App

To begin, locate and tap on the Settings app on your iPhone’s home screen. The Settings app is represented by a gray icon with gears.

Step 2: Scroll Down and Tap on “Phone”

Within the Settings menu, scroll down until you see the “Phone” option. It should be one of the options listed below “Mail” and “Wallet & Apple Pay.” Tap on it to proceed.

Step 3: Select “My Number”

Within the Phone settings menu, you will find an option called “My Number.” Tap on this option to access your current phone number details.

Step 4: Edit Your Phone Number

Once you are on the “My Number” screen, you will see your current phone number listed. To change it, tap on the number field and use the keyboard to enter your new phone number.

Note: Make sure to include your country code if necessary.

If you’re updating an existing number:

  • Delete your old phone number by tapping on the clear button (X) at the end of the field.
  • Type in your new phone number using the keyboard.

If you’re adding a new number:

  • Type in your new phone number using the keyboard.

Step 5: Save Your Changes

After you have entered your new phone number, tap on the “Save” button at the top right corner of the screen to save your changes.

Note: Changing your phone number will only affect the number displayed on your iPhone. It does not change or update your actual phone service or carrier plan.


Changing your phone number on an iPhone is a straightforward process. By following these steps, you can easily update or add a new phone number to your device. Remember to save your changes after entering the new number to ensure it is successfully updated.

We hope this tutorial has been helpful for you in changing your phone number on an iPhone!

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