Change your phone number in WhatsApp in 3 steps

It can be a bit difficult to update your phone number in Whatsapp when you switch to a new phone. In this tip, you read exactly how to do it.

Change WhatsApp telephone number

Switch to a new phone brings with it both advantages and disadvantages but has also implications for WhatsApp. When you started using the chat app, you had to enter a phone number to connect your iPhone. Because of this, you only have to enter a number to come in contact with others. However, if you change the number, then the chat app no longer works with the associated iPhone. By following the three steps below, you’ll know exactly how to change phone number with WhatsApp.

  1. Open WhatsApp and at tap the bottom right on the button “Settings”;
  2. Then click on “Account” and select “Edit telephone number”;
  3. Read the message carefully and finally enter your old and new phone number.
  4. Tap “Done” to complete the process.