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Change Caller ID name

Update the name that displays on landline Caller IDs for each mobile number on your wireless account.


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Learn how to change your Caller ID name

  1. Go to Profile > Account users.
  2. If you have more than one account, select the wireless account from the drop-down at the top.
  3. If you have more than one device, select the number to update.
  4. Select Edit.
  5. Enter the info and select Continue.
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Important details

  • You may have to sign out and sign back in to see the new name online.
  • The Caller ID name displays on landlines that have Caller ID. It doesn’t override a name saved in a wireless device.
  • It can take up to 72 hours, excluding weekends, for a landline to show an updated Caller ID name.
  • People may need to clear your number from their Caller ID record for your new name to appear.
  • Some home phone service providers may not offer Caller ID or receive regular updates to their Caller ID information.
  • For AT&T PREPAIDSM (formerly GoPhone®) customers, the Caller ID name says Wireless Caller.

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