What is my WhatsApp number?
You’re WhatsApp account is tied to a phone number, but where can you go to see that number?
Your WhatsApp account is tied to the phone number used during registration. However, it’s possible that you could forget which number is tied to your account.
So, if you’re at that point where you’re wondering, “What’s my WhatsApp number?”, we’ll show you how to find out quickly using the app.
Key things to note about your WhatsApp number
Some mobile operators recycle inactive phone numbers. So, there’s a chance that your new number could be someone’s old WhatsApp account.
If so, and if they failed to delete their WhatsApp account, you could inherit their profile photo and About info, for instance.
Thankfully, they won’t have access to your account or data. Furthermore, WhatsApp removes old data from accounts that are newly activated on a different device after 45 days of inactivity.
How to check your number on WhatsApp
You’re only allowed one account per phone number. However, you can access your account using your phone, web, or desktop applications for Windows and Mac.
To check your number on the mobile app:
Open WhatsApp on your device
iPhone users: Tap on Settings in the bottom-right Android users: Tap on the three dots (More) button in the top-right corner
Tap on your profile picture
Tap on your profile picture or profile name and your WhatsApp number should be listed under your About info
And there you have it, you’ve now successfully found your phone number on WhatsApp.
Finding your WhatsApp number is pretty straightforward
Not only does the app allow you to check your registered number, but it also allows you to change it. However, note that doing so will migrate your account info, groups, and settings.
If that is out of the question, simply activate your new account, look up your number and other account information, then update as needed if old data is yet to be automatically cleared.
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