Did you forget your WhatsApp number? Check it this way on iPhone and Android

Don’t remember your WhatsApp number? Don’t worry! Here’s how you can find out on iPhone and Android.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 23:01 IST
Your WhatsApp Settings holds all your important information. Check your WhatsApp number, iPhone and Android, easily there. (MINT_PRINT)
Your WhatsApp Settings holds all your important information. Check your WhatsApp number, iPhone and Android, easily there. (MINT_PRINT)

In these times of smartphones with multiple SIM slots, you may have developed the habit of carrying more than one contact number. Sometimes this makes it difficult to remember all the phone numbers that are being used, even the one associated with your WhatsApp number! Of course, one reason that you may not remember your contact number is the various functionalities on your phone that let you share the contact details directly without looking at them. So, if are someone who has forgotten your WhatsApp number, then we explain how to check it on iPhone as well as Android. Of course, if you have on primary phone number as your WhatsApp number, then you can simply check it on your phone's settings. If this is not the case, here's how to check your WhatsApp number. You can also check how to change your WhatsApp number later on in the article.

How to check your WhatsApp number

Step 1: Open your WhatsApp on your device and go to the Settings option. If you are having an iPhone you will find the Settings tab at the bottom bar of the app whereas Android users can select ‘Settings' in the top-right corner of the app.

Step 2: Then in the “Settings” page, tap on your name at the top. This will open your profile page on your screen.

Step 3: Then in the “Profile” page, under the “Phone” section, you can check your number linked with your WhatsApp account.

You can change your WhatsApp phone number if you want while tapping on your number and following the instructions that appear on your screen. Here's how to:

How to change your WhatsApp number

Step 1: Open your WhatsApp.
Step 2: Tap on three dots and go to the Settings.
Step 3: Then open your Account under the Settings.
Step 4: Tap on Change number and then click on 'Next'.
Step 5: There, it will ask you to enter your previous number in the first field and then enter your new number in the second text bar (along with international formats).
Step 6: Tap Next and here it will ask you to notify your contacts. You can select All contacts, Contacts I have chats with, or Custom to notify about your WhatsApp number change if you want.
Step 7: Then click Done and here you have successfully changed your phone number in WhatsApp.

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First Published Date: 02 Jan, 17:11 IST