Find Your Phone Number on Google Pixel and Pixel XL

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One of the clear and apparent downsides to the digital and smartphone age is our ability to remember phone numbers, and this includes our own from time-to-time. With all our contacts accessible within a tap or two, the inherent need to memorize numbers no longer exists, and as such, we may not remember our own number quite as quickly.

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Another factor to consider is that we don't call ourselves often unless to access voice mail, and even then, it's most likely in your contact list with a speed dial number assigned to it. So, remembering your phone number, especially a newer one, can sometimes be a little challenging. If you've recently got a new device or number and need to access it quickly, there are a few simple things to follow to find it.

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Although the steps below were completed on a Google Pixel, they will work just the same on any Android-powered device, running the Nougat OS.

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Find My Phone Number Via Settings

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    From the home screen, tap the little arrow to access your Apps.
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    On the Apps screen, tap "Settings".
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    Inside Settings, tap the "ALL" tab, followed by, "About phone".
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    On the Phone status screen, tap "Status".
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    Here on the Status screen, tap "SIM status".
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    Your phone number will be displayed near the bottom of the SIM status screen.
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If you can't recall your phone number upon request instantaneously, don't worry, you're not alone. Just ask a friend or family member what their number is the next time they get a new device or change their plan. Don't be surprised if you're met with a little hesitation or even an, "I don't know". As long as you follow the steps outlined above, you can access your phone number anytime.

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Tips, Tricks, and Warnings

  • If your phone number displays as "Unknown", power down your device and check that the SIM card is installed correctly.
  • If your SIM card is properly installed and your number is still showing as "Unknown", contact your service provider for additional assistance.
  • You can also add yourself as a contact with your phone numbers and email addresses.
  • When you get a new number, write it down a few times, this will increase the likelihood of memorizing it faster.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please post in the comments section below.

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