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How to Change your Phone Number in WhatsApp

Do you want to change your phone number within WhatsApp? You may have decided to change your phone number or don't want to use your current number in WhatsApp. Whatever the reason, you need to be able to change your phone number in WhatsApp easily. In this article we are going to focus on how to do this in Android and iPhone whether or not you have your SIM card.

Four Solution to Change your Phone Number in WhatsApp

Solution 1 How to Change your Phone number in WhatsApp on your iPhone

Here's how to change your phone number in WhatsApp on your iPhone.

Step 1: Launch WhatsApp and then tap on Settings from the bottom right corner

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Step 2: Tap on Account

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Step 3: in the next window tap on Change number

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Step 4: Next you need to tap on "next" in the top right corner

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Step 5: then you need to enter your old phone number and your new phone number. Don't forget to use your country code.

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Step 6: Tap on "Done" and your number will have been successfully changed.

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You will however need to verify your new phone number, you can do this through a text or a call but once the new number is verified, you will be able to use it.

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Solution 2 How to Change Phone Number in WhatsApp on your Android

Changing your phone number in WhatsApp on your Android device is just as easy. Follow these simple steps to accomplish that.

Step 1: Launch WhatsApp on your Android device and go to "Settings"

Step 2: Tap on Account in the next window

Step 3: Tap on the Change Number option

Step 4: Enter your old and new phone numbers. Remember to also enter your valid country code.

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You will be required to verify your number either by text message or through a phone call. Once your new number has been verified, you will be able to use your new phone number.

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Solution 3 How to Change Phone Number in Whatsapp without Sim Card (iPhone)

Step 1. In this method we are going to be using Text Now app. Download TextNow from the App Store and install it to your iPhone. Once downloaded Text Now should indicate your phone number. In case it doesn't click on the 3 line icon located on the top left corner of your iPhone and you will find it.

Step 2: Once you have the Text Now number noted down, open WhatsApp on your iPhone. You will be prompted to enter your number and select the country. Enter the Text Now number.

Step 3: The text now verification will fail. Open the Text Now App and you should be receiving a call from WhatsApp. Answer the call and note the verification code you receive.

Step 4: Enter this verification code into WhatsApp

Step 5: Complete the Set up Process.

Step 6: You can then change your phone number as described in Part 1 above.

Solution 4 How to Change Phone number in Whatsapp without sim card (Android)

In this method we are going to be using your home phone to verify WhatsApp.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your Android device

Step 2: When prompted for a phone number select your country and then enter your home phone/landline

Step 3: The verification SMS will fail to appear after 5 minutes and you will be presented with a Call option. Select call me option to get the call on your landline

Step 4: Enter the verification code you receive to complete the process

Step 5: You can then proceed to change your phone number as indicated in Part 2 above.

However you want to set up your WhatsApp, you are now not restricted by the lack of a phone number or a sim card. You are also quite free to change your phone number in WhatsApp whenever it becomes necessary to do so.

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