caller ID

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call·er ID

 (kô′lər)
n.
A telephone service that provides for subscribers the name and telephone number of a caller, which appear on a display as the call is being received.

caller ID


n.
a telephone service that allows a subscriber to identify a caller before answering by displaying the caller's telephone number on a small screen.
[1985–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caller ID - a small display that will show you the telephone number of the party calling youcaller ID - a small display that will show you the telephone number of the party calling you
video display, display - an electronic device that represents information in visual form
Translations
présentation de la ligne appelante
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People with caller display see "HMRC" flash up when the phone rings - because the fraudsters have somehow copied official helpline numbers.
People with caller display see "HMRC" flash up when the phone rings -- because the fraudsters have somehow copied official helpline numbers.
Paying for a 'free' service MY telephone provider recently gave me the joyous news that caller display was to be made available free of charge.
DO | Obtain details of caller - including name, rank, collar number and station if they claim to be police officers; | Note any contact details from caller display or via 1471 after the call has concluded; | Terminate the call and say you will contact the force control room directly to confirm their identity and be put through to them internally; | Ring a family member first to ensure the line has disconnected from the initial caller; and | If anyone calls at your address following on from the communication, call 999.
To make a spoof call, all that you have to do is to open a form on the vendor's web page, enter your phone number, the recipient's phone number, and the number you want to appear on the recipient's caller display. Some VoIP providers also allow the user to configure their displayed number as part of the configuration page on the provider's web interface.
She had no idea her landline and broadband accounts had switched to the new provider, then noticed she was being charged for services such as caller display, which she hadn't requested.
Don't rely on your phone's caller display to identify a caller.
Double check: Don't rely on your phone's caller display to identify a caller.
So they could ring you up to fleece you - and if you have caller display the phone number of your bank or financial firm will incorrectly show up.
Hazel Dracup used to have a problem with cold callers but now has caller display on her phone.
I bought a caller display telephone and do not answer calls unless I recognise the number.