How to Change Carrier Name on iPhone: A Simple Guide

Changing your carrier name on your iPhone can be very simple, but it’s also easy to get confused if you don’t know where to look. Luckily, all the information you need can be found in one spot in the Settings menu, so follow this simple guide to change carrier name on iphone and customize the information that shows up next to your phone number when someone calls you!

Can You Remove the Carrier Name on iPhone?

Officially there is no way to remove it. You can’t remove your current carrier’s logo from your iPhone unless you want to jailbreak it and spoof your IMEI or iCloud. However, with some cleverly placed photos, you can turn it into an ad for a product or service if that makes sense for your company. Since Apple doesn’t give anyone access to changing how their logo displays without jailbreaking, any solution will have to be a hack.

You can also change carrier name on iPhone by using a simple third party app named Carrierizer which is developed by Cydia Geek. This app is free and you don’t need any coding knowledge to use it. It allows you to display any carrier logo of your choice. It is compatible with iOS 10 and all devices including iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch running on iOS 9 and above. Currently, it supports 82 different carriers worldwide.

What can be changed with Carrierizer App on iPhone Status Bar?

  • Enable/Disable Carrier Text
  • Show IP Address as Carrier
  • Carrier Operator Text
  • Show Current Temperature as Carrier Name
  • Fake No Service
  • Enable/Disable No SIM/Service Text
  • Show Current Temperature as Carrier Name
  • Show Current Conditions in place of Carrier Name
  • Show Current Location instead of Carrier Name
  • Hide Carrier on Bar
  • Fake Dual SIM

How to Change Carrier Name on iPhone

By downloading Cydia App you can easily change carrier name on iPhone. For those who are unaware of what is Cydia, it is an unofficial app store used by many iOS users. There are hundreds of apps and tools in it. To install such applications or software you don’t need to jailbreak your iPhone. Follow the steps given below to learn how to change carrier name on iphone with cydia.

  • Install Cydia app and open it.
  • Click on Sources option, which is located at top-right corner of Cydia’s home screen. A list of repo will appear. Scroll down to locate and tap ‘Edit‘ option, as shown in picture below.
  • Search Carrierizer2 and install it. This application is used for changing carrier name on iPhone.
  • Once installed, open Carrierizer2.
  • After that click on Settings and then click on Carrierizer2 – Now type your desired carrier name in ‘Carrier Name’ text box and make sure you tick mark ‘Set as custom value’ option. Finally, click on Apply option to save changes.

Can Carrierizer Affect Network on iPhone?

Though there is no chance of affecting network on iPhone with Carrierizer app, it’s better not to use it in such a way that can hurt your iPhone or cause troubles like battery draining. The only thing what you can do with Carrierizer app is changing carrier name and logo. It’s just fun and won’t cause any harm. If you are not sure if it works or how, then we suggest you should try it at your own risk!


Now you’ve learned how to change your iPhone carrier name, but there are other settings you should be aware of. If you are having issues with any part of your device, our troubleshooting guide can help. For further questions or concerns, please comment below. We hope you found these steps useful and that you didn’t run into too many problems getting it done!

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