How to Change your Phone Number on your WhatsApp

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How to Change your Phone Number on your WhatsApp

In this article we are going to discuss about how to change your phone number on your WhatsApp account, whether it be your same phone or you are going to use WhatsApp on a new phone.

How to Change your Phone Number on your WhatsApp

If your are going to chnage your phone number because of some privacy issue or any other, and don't want to lose your WhatsApp data, then follow the given guide that explains methods to do so for same mobile or a new mobile.

Change WhatsApp Number on your Same Phone

Follow the given instructions if you want to change your WhatsApp number on your same phone:

  1. Launch WhatsApp.
  2. From the top right tap the three dotted menu.
  3. From there go to Settings.
  4. Click on Account.
  5. Now, tap on Change Number.
  6. From there read the Disclaimer and then tapthe Next button.
  7. Enter your old number there, and then your new number.
  8. Now, enable the Notify contacts, select who to notify.
  9. At the bottom tap the Done button. You will be prompted again to enter your new number, enter your number there.

And that's it, you have done it.

Change WhatsApp Number on New Phone

Follow the given guide if you want to change your phone number on new phone:

  1. Launch WhatsApp and from the top right click the three dotted menu.
  2. Now, tap the Setting > Account > Change Number options.
  3. Change number feature on your old phone will let you transfer your account to new number and your old account will be deleted automatically.
  4. Now, steps start for new phone, insatll WhatsApp on your New phone and verify your new phone number there. Your profile and account will be migrated over.
  5. Now, restore your WhatsApp chat history from the made up backup.

And that's it, check your contacts carefully now.


Q: What will happen if I change my WhatsApp phone number?

Ans: If you are going to change your WhatsApp phone number to a new phone number, all of your WhatsApp data including, your chats, profile, profile photo, about, group chats and all other settings will be transferred to your new WhatsApp phone number.

Q: How can I change my phone number on WhatsApp?

Ans: Follow the above guide with detailed methods to change your phone number on WhatsApp on same phone or on a new phone.

So, this was to help you know about how to change your phone number on your WhatsApp by following the simple and easy methods.

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