How to Change WhatsApp Numbers Without Losing Chats

WhatsApp has introduced a feature to simplify the process of changing your phone number. The Change Number feature allows you to change your WhatsApp account’s related phone number on the same phone. WhatsApp also provides the option to let all your friends know what your new number is so that you don’t have to go through the trouble of individually messaging them all.

The number change on WhatsApp at the moment that we are going to start with open WhatsApp on your Android device.

Step 1: Tap on ‘Three-dots’ now.

Step 2: Select ‘Settings’ from the list of choices.

Step 3: Tap ‘Account’ on the Settings tab.

Step 4: Tap on the ‘Change Number’ option under the account page.

Step 5: Now, press the Next’ button on the confirmation tab.

Step 6 : You’ll see a screen like below now. Please enter your old & new telephone number and press the Next’ button.

You will be asked to check your new phone number on the next page. WhatsApp sends an OTP to your new number for verification. Just enter the code and your account will be connected to a new number.

If you turn on Notify contacts, you can choose if you want to notify All contacts, Contacts I have chats with, or Custom… If you select Custom…, you’ll need to search for or select the contacts you want to notify, then tap the check mark. When you change your phone number, your group chats are informed, regardless of what you want to notify your contacts.

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