Whatsapp today has been one of the best messenger or chats apps in the world with trillions of users all over the world which makes it one of the best messenger tools.
But have you ever wonder if there is a way to hide your phone number for your WhatsApp contacts. If you are, then you are in luck as this post will be covering just this topic but if you have not, this is a big opportunity to know.
There are many reasons why some people will prefer to hide their numbers on WhatsApp and also lots of ways to hide your number on WhatsApp either for pranking reasons or security and privacy issue but what ever the reason you need to know.
How To Hide Your Number in WhatsApp
In normal reasoning it is not possible, let just be sincere it is not because you have to sign up with your real phone number but, you can do that using another number I mean you need a second number for that. I reapeat you need a second number to sign up on WhatsApp, while you hide your real number from your contacts.
Now, the problem is how do you get yourself a second number for this purpose and one of the easiest methods of getting yourself an alternative phone number, is buying one from your network provider. But if you are low on budget, or you are not comfortable using two SIM card, then you can use an app for this purpose. And those apps are as follow:
- Google Voice
- 2ndLine App
Now let get to how you can successful hide your WhatsApp Number
How to Set Up a New or Changing Your WhatsApp Account
After successful getting your new number either with the apps given above or from your service provider, then you follow the following procedure;
- Download and install the app on your phone if you are new, and you will be asked for your phone number.
- Provide the second number gotten from the listed apps or new sim you got above.
- Verify the number i.e, you will be provided with a verification code.
- Input your username and you are done.
- Then start enjoy WhatsApp with the alternate or second number while you have still have your original SIM/number on your phone.
Take Note; Assuming you have an account already, what you need is to click on the three DOTs and then go to Settings > Account > Change number to change your number. All you need to do, is add the alternate number and then save and you are done.
That is all on how to change or hide your WhatsApp number, if you have any issues on this please use the comment box…thanks