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What happens to your old WhatsApp number?
Last Updated: 30th June, 2020
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Keeping this in consideration, what happens if WhatsApp number is changed?
If you use our Change Number feature, yourchat history will continue to be available on your phone with thenew phone number as long as you continue using the samephone. Please make sure your WhatsApp contacts have your newphone number saved in their phone's address books to ensurea seamless messaging experience.
how can I use my old WhatsApp number without SIM? Just follow the steps below to use WhatsApp without amobile phone number or SIM card.
- Open WhatsApp on your phone, tablet or PC. Open up the WhatsAppapplication on your phone, tablet or PC.
- Enter Your Home Phone/Landline number.
- Wait for Verification by SMS to Fail.
- Enter the Verification Code.
- Complete the Setup Process.
Also, can I use my old WhatsApp number on a new phone?
You must be able to receive SMS and/or calls on yournew phone number and the new phone must be connectedto the Internet. On your old phone, please doublecheck that your old phone number is still linked to youraccount by navigating to WhatsApp > tap More options >Settings and tapping on your profile photo.
Does changing WhatsApp number delete chats?
No they are not deleted at all.when youchange the mobile Number from your whatsappsetting then whatsapp server confirm that number, butthe chat associated with your previous number is notgonna deleted because whatsapp automatically createdBackup on your phone everyday. So feel free to change yourwhatsapp number.