How to Change WhatsApp Number Without Deleting Account (Android & iPhone)

How to Change WhatsApp Number Without Deleting Account (Android & iPhone)

Change WhatsApp Number : Do you want to change your WhatsApp number without deleting your old account and creating a new one? if that’s true, you can follow the illustrated and video guide on how to change the whatsapp number which GadgetLogi will discuss in this article.

Well, before going into the discussion, it’s a good idea to know some of the reasons why WhatsApp numbers need to be changed. Actually, the reasons are quite diverse, for example because the operator’s signal is not good or the price of internet packages is getting more expensive on the cellular network operator. You may even need to immediately change the cellphone number in your WhatsApp account because the SIM card you are using is damaged or lost.

To solve this problem, WhatsApp has provided an easy way to change the WhatsApp number through the settings in the WA application on an Android phone and also an iPhone.

Vital Records

You have to use the change number menu in the whatsapp application to change the whatsapp number. This is so that your old WhatsApp account cannot be used by others.

What Happens After Changing WhatsApp Number?

  1. All your WA account information such as profile and group information will move to the new number.
  2. The WA account with the old cellphone number will be deleted and blocked by WhatsApp so that other people
  3. can’t use your old cellphone number to register for WhatsApp.
  4. The old chat will still be there on the condition that you don’t change your cellphone.
  5. All contacts and groups in your WA account will get a notification that you have a new WA number.

Preparation

  1. Make sure the new WhatsApp mobile number can receive calls and receive SMS. To be sure, you can top up your credit first to a new cellphone number. This is to prevent SMS from being received because it may cost money to receive SMS from abroad (WhatsApp).
  2. Make sure the old cellphone number is the correct number verified on your WhatsApp account. To find out, please open the WhatsApp application then press the 3 vertical dots button and select the Settings option for an Android phone or open the WhatsApp application and press the Settings menu in the bottom menu of the screen for an iPhone.

The WhatsApp application on Android phones and iPhones has a slightly different interface to access the settings menu, but the procedure after that will be very similar.
How to Change WhatsApp Number on Android Phone

  1. First, open the WhatsApp application and press the 3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of the screen.
  2. After that select the Settings option.
  3. Then select the Account menu.
  4. Then select the Change number menu.
  5. A confirmation message will appear that you will replace the WhatsApp number with a new number and the account with the old number will be lost. Press the CONTINUE button to continue the process.
  6. Fill in the old WhatsApp number in the first field and fill in the new WhatsApp number in the second field. If so, press the CONTINUE button.
  7. After that, an option will appear to give a notification message to the contact on the WhatsApp account with the old number that you have changed your cellphone number.
  8. In the Notify contact section there will be options for All contacts, Inbox in my chats and Custom. Gadgetlogi recommends selecting All contacts so that everyone in your contacts gets the news that your WhatsApp number has changed to a new number. If you have checked, please press the DONE button.
  9. Enter the verification code sent by WA via SMS to your new mobile number.
  10. Done.

How to Change WhatsApp Number on Iphone HP

  1. First, open the WhatsApp application, press the Settings menu in the lower right corner of the screen.
  2. Then select the Account menu.
  3. Then select the Change number menu.
  4. A confirmation message will appear that you will replace the WhatsApp number with a new number and the account with the old number will be lost. Press the CONTINUE button to continue the process.
  5. Fill in the old WhatsApp number in the first field and fill in the new WhatsApp number in the second field. If so, press the CONTINUE button.
  6. In the Notify contact section there will be options for All contacts, Inbox in my chats and Custom. Gadgetlogi recommends selecting All contacts so that everyone in your contacts gets the news that your WhatsApp number has changed to a new number. If you have checked, please press the DONE button.
  7. Enter the verification code sent by WA via SMS to your new mobile number.
  8. Done.

Guide Videos

If you are still confused, you can watch the video guide “how to change whatsapp number” which you can watch on the following GadgetLogi youtube channel:

Good luck and hopefully useful.

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