This way you can easily change your account number on WhatsApp, and know the process!



WhatsApp is a widely used instant messaging app around the world. The company constantly works on introducing new features to improve the user experience. Currently, the app has not one or two but many features for the convenience of the users, which also includes the WhatsApp number change feature.

This feature comes in handy when your old number changes or when you move to another country. There can be many reasons motivating people to change their WhatsApp number.

Today we will give you information about two important questions: First, what is the process of changing your WhatsApp number? And second, can WhatsApp chats disappear when the number is changed?

To change your WhatsApp account number, first open your WhatsApp account. After opening the app, click on the three dots located at the top right, which will take you to the Settings option.



On clicking the Settings option, you will see several options. Click on the 'Account' option.

After tapping on the 'Account' option you will see the 'Change Number' option. Click on this option. After clicking on 'Change Number', in the next step, you have to tap on the 'Next' button.


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On tapping 'Next', you will be asked to enter your old number, which is currently linked to your WhatsApp account. After entering the old number, you will be asked to enter a new phone number. Once you have entered both numbers, you will see the 'Next' option at the bottom of the screen. You have to tap on it.

After entering the old and new numbers and pressing 'Next', the next screen will indicate that you are switching from your old number to the new number. Many people want to inform their contacts about this change.

For such users, there is an option called 'Notify Contacts', which is off by default. If you want your contacts to be notified, you can turn it on. If you don't want any of your contacts to know about this change, leave this option off.

It is important to note that although your WhatsApp contacts will not be notified, the groups you are a part of will be notified of your number change.

Second question: Will the chat disappear if the number is changed?

Many people worry about losing their important chats while changing WhatsApp account numbers. For your information, let us tell you that changing your account number using this important feature of WhatsApp does not cause the loss of your important chats.

Although your WhatsApp chats will not be lost, it is still recommended to back up your chats before going through this process.