Question: What does WhatsApp do with phone number?

The simple answer is NO. WhatsApp doesnt give you a new phone number at all, nor does it hide yours from your contacts the way Kik can (if you use it with an email address rather than a number). Instead, the app is linked to your existing phone number.

Does WhatsApp use your phone number?

WhatsApp requires your phone number to start the service and this contact number can be seen by anyone added in our contact list. The app requires your valid phone number to let you login into the service. But that doesnt mean you cant hide your current number from your contacts.

Why do I need a phone number to use WhatsApp?

WhatsApp account is based on the phone number and you need a phone number (i.e SIM card) to install and use WhatsApp on Android/iOS phone. It is not easy to get WhatsApp activation code if your phone doesnt have a valid SIM card. You can easily install and use WhatsApp on another device without SIM or phone number.

Can you use WhatsApp without your phone number?

While you need to use a phone number to sign up for WhatsApp, it doesnt have to be your personal number. You can use an alternative number including a landline, or set up a fake WhatsApp number.

How can I chat without a phone number?

Wire Secure Messaging provides the right platform to talk to someone secretly without revealing your phone number. Go to your desktop, open “”, register using an email ID that is not your primary ID, create a unique profile ID and you are all set.

Can a deleted contact see me on WhatsApp?

No, WhatsApp contacts wont know youve deleted them. However, they will know if you have blocked them as they wont be able to send you a message.

How can I talk to a friend without a phone number?

Skype moved onto Android and iOS quietly, but it has not been noticed. Thankfully, for people looking to converse with people without having to share their phone numbers, Skype can prove useful. Skype lets you find people using their IDs on the app and connect with them just as easily.

How can I add two numbers in WhatsApp?

Step 1: First, open the Settings of your phone.Note: For our example, we have used a Xiaomi device.Step 2: After opening the settings menu, tap App.Step 3: On the next page, tap Dual app.Step 4: Now from the given options tap on WhatsApp to activate a second WhatsApp account on your phone.More items •Feb 9, 2021

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