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Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!

Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Feb 18, 2020

Keep Your Cell Number Private

Most households have removed their traditional landlines for the convenience of their smartphones, but this move also means you have to give your personal cell number out to everyone.

In many cases, you would rather not give them a phone number, but in some cases, you may not have a choice.

Well, there’s a solution for those situations in the form of an app called TextMe Up.

It lets you use phone numbers more like the way you can use email - different numbers for different uses, which also allows you to keep your personal number private.

You can now call or text anyone in the world with a separate phone number that allows you to track the calls based on the various numbers you setup.

It’s great when you are trying to buy or sell something with strangers or for avoiding annoying sales calls after you register for something.

The app is free for iOS and Android devices and so is your first number at