WhatsApp is owned by Facebook and is the most popular messaging application used around the world. From young to old all people in every age group can be found on the platform. While the younger tech-savvy people find it very easy to find their own username and number.
There are the older folks who find it difficult to do the same. Adding to the fact that most people have a dual SIM on their Android smartphones. While using two Whatsapp accounts it can be confusing as well. Here is how to find my WhatsApp number and username on Android and iOS.
Find WhatsApp number and username on Android
It is very easy to find your number and username on Android. It can be done by following these steps.
Step 1 – Launch Whatsapp
Step 2 – Tap on the three-dot on the top right corner
Step 3 – In the drop-down menu press Settings.
Step 4 – Tap on the name and profile picture.
Here one can find their name along with their phone number. Users can change their username by tapping on the edit option as well. To change the number tap on your current contact number and press next to migrate it. You will be sent an OTP to verify it.
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Find WhatsApp number and username on iOS
Android and iOS devices function completely differently. But when it comes to Whatsapp the applications work more or less the same. Here is a complete breakdown of steps on how to do it on iOS.
Step 1 – Open WhatsApp.
Step 2 – Select Settings from the lower panel.
Step 3 – Tap on the profile.
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Here one can see their username which can be edited as well. Also, just below the name will be your account’s phone number. However to change your number in the same settings panel go to account and select change number>Next.
These are some simple steps one can follow to change and view your own username and phone number on the respective smartphones. In the changing phone number process, one gets OTP to verify. We advise you to not give OTP to anyone as it can lead to the leaking of your sensitive information.
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