BT Caller Display

Published 21/05/2004 12:12   |    Updated 12/02/2008 17:40

What is BT Caller Display and how do I turn it on?


Wouldn't it be great to know who is calling you before you pick up the phone?


Caller Display lets you see the number of the person calling before you answer.

You will need a caller display enabled telephone. These are available in department stores and electrical outlets.

No set up needed. Once activated, Caller Display operates automatically.*


Turning it On and/or Off

  • If you do not wish your number to be displayed when calling another person, simply dial 141 before the number you are calling.
  • If your number is ex-directory or unlisted and you wish your number to be displayed when making a call, dial 142 before the number you are calling.
  • Order Caller Line Restriction to permanently block your number being displayed.



Is there any charge for this service?


No! It is free.


Note: You will need your phone number unrestricted in order to use the BT SMS service.
Your phone number will always be presented when sending text messages, even if your phone number is restricted. Caller Display does not display ex-directory or unlisted numbers.


*Caller Display is not available on a small number of lines. If this arises, please contact BT Customer Care on Freephone 1904.


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