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Original Air Date: Oct 30, 2018

Shielding Your Private Cell Number

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If you’re like me, your smartphone is now your primary mode of communication, but then there are those times when you would rather not hand over your personal number to allow someone to contact you. 

Whether you’re trying to sell an item or do business with folks in another state or even country, you would likely prefer that your personal number stays private. 

In those instances when having a second number would be nice, there’s an app for that and it’s called TextMe Up. 

TextMe Up will allow you to generate special local or even international numbers, for those specific one-off situations that will allow you to keep our cell number private. 

TextMe Up also allows you to text anyone in the world using a different number, as long as you’re ok with ads in the messaging app. 

Anyone that could use separate phone numbers for various activities in your private or public life, should checkout the TextMe Up app. 

Your first number is free and the app works on iOS and Android devices: