What Is Verizon Share Name Id? (what Is It + How To Turn Off)

If you are reading this, then you probably have a Motorola Droid and have seen the term “Share Name ID” before. This is basically an ID assigned to your device that lets it know which carrier it is.

The Verizon Share Name ID is a way to find out what the name of someone that has signed up for an account on a certain Verizon smartphone is.

What Is Verizon Share Name ID In 2022?

Verizon’s Share Name ID service allows you to change the name that shows up on the caller id up to 15 characters long and allows you to use a combination of numbers and letters, including any numbers and spaces within that combination.

             Want to know more about Verizon Share Name ID? We are here to help! Continue reading below for related information.

How Do I Change My Verizon Caller ID Name?

It is very simple to change your Verizon Share Name id and phone number on My Verizon app. Be the account owner to change the name.

1. Open the My Verizon app on your Verizon Wireless smartphone or tablet.
2. Tap the name you want to change.
3. Tap Edit on the name field.
4. Type the new name you want to use, and tap Save.

While using the My Verizon website, make sure you go to the settings tab and then edit the “Share Name ID”. Then you can also change your default email, and the default SMS email.

Also, it’s important to note that it could take from a day to 24 hours before the name changes you’ve made will be implemented.

How Do I Turn Off Verizon Share ID?

From My Verizon: Click My Profile then Phone. From there, click Account and Device Settings.
Click Additional Settings and then click Custom Options.
Under Additional Settings, click Phone ID Settings.
Select or deselect the boxes next to Share Name ID.

What are the Requirements for a Share Name ID?

The Share Name ID you provide must be at least three characters in length, be composed of letters of the English alphabet only, and no more than 30 characters long.
The Share Name ID cannot include any punctuation, such as periods, slashes or dashes.

This is a good example of the type of thing that your friends do to themselves that would be really easy for you to automate.

Finally, you can choose from a number of different social networks, or you can select “Off”.

What Devices are Compatible with Share Name ID?

Verizon Share Name ID is only compatible with the Verizon Share Phone if that device is on a monthly standard plan and has voice capability.

Samsung Galaxy S4 and other Samsung devices running Android 4.4.
LG K8 and other LG devices running Android 4.4.

Does Verizon Share Name ID Show up for All Outgoing Calls?

If the person calling you on the other end is a friend or relative, then Verizon Share Name ID will show up. If they’re not, or if you don’t have a SIM card with Share Name ID, then you’ll see what’s called a non-ID number.

It might be worth switching to a different phone number so that you can set up a different phone number for your Share Name ID.

Can You Still Block Your Name with Verizon Share Name ID?

You can block your name from appearing on caller ID and still get an ID by simply entering *67 before placing your call.

So, rather than having any of your friends or colleagues place a call to you, all you can see on the caller ID will be a restricted number.

When you call 9-1-1, you must enter the 10-digit phone number if you want to be on the system.

Here’s a short outline from a recent Verizon Media post:

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properties owned by Verizon that are designed to deliver a well-crafted,
multi-platform, and timely news experience.


I have Verizon Share Name ID which allows me to change my caller ID to a different name. My Verizon phone can show my name or my wife’s name.

You can choose to include a combination of letters and numbers in your name.

But that doesn’t matter, it will only display the phone numbers of your contacts if that person accepts to sync.

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