Change WhatsApp Number Without Losing Data

How to Change WhatsApp Number Without Losing Data

  • To change whatsapp number without losing data -> you need to backup you whatsapp data to your google drive account first.
  • Now, Open whatsapp -> settings -> Chat -> Backup chat to your google drive and then change your whatsapp number.

If you have bought a new mobile and installed whatsapp on another new device whether it may be android or iphone then you change whatsapp number and install whatsapp without losing data with backup. So, let’s see in detail below.

Once you install whatsapp with another phone number and try to login it will say whatsapp is registered on another mobile device and if you are changing whatsapp number also you can get all your chat back without losing any data of whatsapp and restore all chats on whatsapp on new number as well.

Change WhatsApp Number Without Losing Data

Below methods will help you to change whatsapp number without losing any data of whatsapp and traser whatsapp chat on your new sim card.

Backup WhatsApp on Google Drive

Step 1: Open whatsapp on your iPhone or Android

Step 2: Tap on 3 dots on top right corner

Step 3: Tap on Settings

Step 4: Tap on Chat and tap on chat backup

Step 5: Now, tap on Backup and make sure you have backup to google drive email id provided there.

Step 6: Now, whatsapp will start backup of your whatsapp chat in your google drive account.

Once you backup your whatsapp chat then all your backup will be stored on your google drive and now you will be able to transfer and restore backup data when you install whatsapp on another device or on another sim card and change number and you will be able to transfer whatsapp chat without losing data.

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Change Whatsapp Number

Step 1: Open Whatsapp

Step 2:Tap on 3 dots on top

Step 3: Tap on Settings -> Tap on Accounts

Step 4: Tap on Change Number and tap on Next

Step 5: Now, you need to provide your old number and new number here and tap on Next.

Step 6: tap on Notify contacts and Select select contacts i have contacts with or choose custom option here and notify other contacts that you have changed whatsapp number.

Step 7: Tap on done and enter verification code which you receive and setup your whatsapp profile and name complete setup process of whatsapp on new number.

Step 8: Once you complete the process then you won’t be losing any whatsapp chat and data will be restored from backup.

That’s it, this is how to change whatsapp number without losing data on iPhone or android without losing any whatsapp chat.

Can I move my WhatsApp to another number?

Yes! Whatsapp provides a feature to change whatsapp number easily to new number and You can change whatsapp number without losing any data and you need to backup your data to google drive.

FAQ

Can i change back to my old whatsapp number 

Yes! You can change whatsapp number to old number using the change number feature and backup your data first to your google drive account or other account.

Can I merge two WhatsApp accounts?

Whatsapp will work on only one sim and you won’t be able to use or merge two whatsapp accounts officially and there are other third party applications which can merge two whatsapp accounts but not recommended.