Together, Telegram and WhatsApp have 2,5 billion users, an astonishing number for just two aplicativos. One reason for this is the fact that this means of communication have become common and almost exclusive in our daily lives.

The messaging applications have functions that make them even more practical, such as the ability to create groups, channels, send audios and perform calls voice and video.

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Although they work online, like any other social network, Telegram and WhatsApp use your phone number to create an account, so contacts can also find you on platform. Therefore, if you change your number, apps offer the option to change it so you don't have to create an account again, preserving your conversations.

How to change your phone number on Telegram and WhatsApp

WhatsApp

1 - Replace the SIM card in your phone;

2 - Confirm that your new number is already active and available to receive SMS messages or calls;

3 - Open the WhatsApp application, which is available for mobile phones with an operating system Android e iOS;

4 - Click on the three balls located in the upper right corner;

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5 - Choose the option "Settings";

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6 - Open the "Account" tab;

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7 - Now click on the option “Change number” and follow the step by step;

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8 - Enter your old and new phone number to complete the change;

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9 - After the change, WhatsApp will send an SMS to confirm the number, it is also possible to choose the option “Call me”. The messaging application also allows you to notify your contacts about the number change, which will happen automatically in groups that you belong to.

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Telegram

1 - Open the application and then click on the side menu;

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2 - Choose the option "Settings";

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3 - Dial over your phone number;

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4 - Select the option “Change number”;

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5 - People who have your saved contact will be notified of the number change. If you want to avoid it, go to the "Privacy and Security" tab. To continue, click on “Change”;

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6 - Enter your new number and confirm. Telegram will send a confirmation SMS.

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Ready! Now you know how to change your phone number in Telegram and WhatsApp in a quick and practical way.

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