In recent years, more and more people like to have conversations on WhatsApp. Thus, it is essential for these users to learn the tips to manage WhatsApp account on Android. Then, most of you might ask- how to perform the WhatsApp account management? This article will tell you all the details about this problem. If you are also curious about this topic, you can read on the get the tips and tricks.
To use WhatsApp on your phone, the primary condition is to create a WhatsApp account. And normally, to create a WhatsApp account with SIM card would be very easy. But it is also probable to get an account if you don't have a SIM card. Now let's see how to create a WhatsApp account with and without a SIM card.
1. Set up WhatsApp account with SIM card
To establish a WhatsApp account on an Android phone with SIM card, you can:
Step 1. Go to Google Play Store to download and install WhatsApp on your phone.
Step 2. Next, launch the application and then a statement will pop up. Just read it and tap on Agree and Continue.
Step 3. Now you need to choose your country and then type in your phone number to verify the account. Next, you can enter the verification code that you received to get the account.
2. Establish WhatsApp account without SIM card
If you do not have a SIM card but still want to establish a WhatsApp account, you are able to:
- The first option is to use applications to receive verification code or call over Wi-fi so that you can verify your WhatsApp account.
- Another method is to verify your WhatsApp account with landline number. To use this means, you can select Call me to get a call from WhatsApp. But please note that this way does not work in some countries and areas.
Sometimes users may need to switch to a new SIM card for these or those reasons. Then some of you may wonder whether it is possible to use the old WhatsApp account with the new SIM card. The answer is YES! Just go with the methods below to complete the switching process.
1. Change to a new card but still use the same phone
Step 1. Run WhatsApp on your Android phone and enter the menu of the application.
Step 2. Then, just choose Settings in the menu and tap on Account> Change number to go on.
Step 3. Next you will be asked to enter the verified number and then type in your new phone number.
Step 4. Now just go with the instructions to verify your phone number again. After that, the WhatsApp data associated with your old phone number will be migrated to the new one.
2. Use a new phone number on another phone
Step 1. At first, you can follow the steps above to change the associated phone number on your old phone.
Step 2. After that, you can go to Settings> Chats> Chat backup> Backup to backup your WhatsApp data so you can view the conversations on your new phone.
Step 3. Now you can remove the WhatsApp account on your old phone and then install WhatsApp on the new device.
Step 4. Launch the application and then sign in with your new phone number.
Step 5. Next, you need to verify the new number again and then tap on Restore while a pop-up window appears to sync the backed up data to your new phone.
To handle the official business and private affairs more properly, some users may choose to set up two WhatsApp accounts and they might want to manage two accounts on one mobile phone, which would be more convenient. But unfortunately, WhatsApp does not allow users to use two accounts on one device and it will even block the account if you switch it between different devices and numbers frequently. Hence, you are not advised to manage two WhatsApp account on the same phone.
But if you really need to manage two accounts on one device, you can go to Google Play Store to download and install some third-party software to help you achieve the goal.
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