With more than 2 billion monthly users, WhatsApp it is truly the most popular mobile phone in the whole world. Since people of all ages use the platform, seniors who don’t like technology may find it difficult to track their mobile phone numbers and usernames on WhatsApp. Also, users with multiple WhatsApp accounts may be confused between registration numbers. So, we are here with a quick guide on how you can find your WhatsApp number and username on Android or iOS.
What will be my WhatsApp number and username on Android
For starters, it is very easy to check your number and name on WhatsApp and WhatsApp Business app. All you have to do is open the settings and head to your profile, as shown below.
- Open WhatsApp on your Android phone.
- Tap le list of three points at top right — select Editor.
- Your name will be displayed at the top, along with your logo. Tap on it.
- Here, you can see your WhatsApp username and mobile phone number.
Change Name and Phone Number
To change your name on WhatsApp, tap the name, change you want, and tap Saved. You can also change your mobile number on WhatsApp. To do so, click on the mobile number on the info page, tap Next, and enter old numbers and new mobile numbers.
Then follow the instructions on the screen to confirm the mobile number. When you change your registered mobile number, all your information, categories, and statuses will be moved to the new number. In addition, payment methods will be eliminated, and any pending payments will be forfeited.
What is my WhatsApp number and username on iOS (iPhone, iPad)
The process is more or less the same for iPhone and iPad. To check your WhatsApp name and number on your iOS, follow the steps given below.
- Open WhatsApp on your iPhone or iPad.
- Click above Editor in the bottom right.
- Now, type your name next to the label at the top.
- Your WhatsApp mobile number and username will now be displayed.
Change Name and Phone Number
Change the WhatsApp name and mobile number to be exactly the same as that on Android. To change the name, click on the info page, use the new name, and tap Game over.
To change the phone number, go back to Editor. Here, click on it Account and tap Change Number. Tap Next, enter old and new numbers and process commands.
As with Android, your data, including components, will be transferred to the new SIM number.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Who can see my WhatsApp name?
Anyone with your WhatsApp number can open your account to see your registered name. The name also appears in conversations with people who have not saved your contact. Those who have your connection on their phone will see the saved name.
2. How to check Whatsapp username?
To see another person’s name on WhatsApp, open your chat and close their name/number at the top to open the profile. Here, you can see the other person’s name below the icon.
3. Can I have a WhatsApp Account with a Second Phone Number?
No, you cannot have a WhatsApp account with two phone numbers. Frequently switching your WhatsApp account between different devices may block you from re -authenticating your account. Please do not spoil the show; read more about it here.
By doing that, you can have two different WhatsApp accounts with different numbers on your phone. This can be done by using WhatsApp Business (Android, iOS) for the second number or app that allows you to use both WhatsApp on Android.
It’s all about finding your mobile phone number and username on WhatsApp on Android and iPhone. I hope this helps seniors, especially those who don’t have much technology and have a hard time keeping track of their information. That said, if you need any more help, let me know in the comments below. Stay tuned for more such stories.
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