How To Check WhatsApp Number and Username on Android

How To Find My WhatsApp Username and Phone Number

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps. It is used all over the world by each age group. Now, it has become an important app in everyone’s life.

There are many Android users who use dual SIMs on their phones (as their phone supports dual SIMs) and due to this, they get confused about which number they are using for WhatsApp. And that’s why they want to confirm this.

It is very easy to check the phone number and username on WhatsApp. So, if you also don’t know how to find the username and phone no. then you have visited the right place. Here, I have provided steps to check WhatsApp number and username on Android.

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Let’s start…

Steps To Check WhatsApp Username And Phone Number On Android

Step 1: On your Android smartphone, open the WhatsApp app.

Step 2: After that, tap on 3 vertical dots in the top right corner and then on Settings in the drop-down menu.

How to Check Your Number and Username on WhatsApp

Step 3: Now, you should view your name at the top of the screen with your profile photo. Tap on it, and you will see your username and number registered in WhatsApp.

How To Find WhatsApp Number and Username

You can’t use two contacts in one WhatsApp app. If you wish to use two mobile numbers then for this you need to install the dual app. After installing it, you can easily create a second account with another contact.

If you are a Xiaomi mobile user then you can use the built-in dual app feature to clone WhatsApp easily. For this, you don’t need to download any third-party dual app.

If you want to change your username and mobile number then you can easily do this.

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How To Change Username On WhatsApp?

To change your username, you need to tap on your name, then enter the name that you like to have as your username and tap on Save.

How To Change Phone Number On WhatsApp?

To change your contacts follow the below steps:

Step 1: Go to WhatsApp’s Settings > Profile Photo.

Step 2: Tap on your phone number on the profile page.

Step 3: After this, tap on Next button and write the old and new phone contacts in the provided space. The number that you are providing as a new number should be active and it must be present in your phone.

Step 4: Then again tap on Next button.

Step 5: Now, you will get an OTP on your new mobile number to verify ownership. The app will automatically detect the OTP, if it doesn’t do then enter it manually and proceed. You will get 3 options to notify your contacts of your new WhatsApp contacts.

Note: Remember that once you change your number all your account details, settings, and groups will be transferred to the new number. Also, your payment methods will be removed and if there are any pending payments then they will get canceled. If you are using the same mobile to change your WhatsApp no. then your conversations/chat history will not be deleted. It is only possible if you have a dual SIM phone. But, if you are not using the same phone number, then also you don’t need to worry, simply create a backup of your chat history before changing the number.

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Related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question 1 – Who Can View My WhatsApp Username?

Anyone who has your WhatsApp number and it is not saved in their phone can see your username. It also get displayed in group chats next to the phone number (only for those who haven’t saved your number). Those who have saved your mobile no. can’t see your username they will only see the name that they have saved in their phone.

Question 2 – How Can I Check Other’s WhatsApp Username?

To check other’s WhatsApp username, you need to first delete that person’s saved number (if you have saved it in your contacts). Then tap on that person’s profile picture, there below the phone number, you can view the username of that person. It is not possible to see other’s profile names if you have saved that person’s phone on your contacts.

Question 3 – Can I Have WhatsApp Account With Two Mobile Numbers?

Yes, you can have WhatsApp account with two numbers. For this, you have to install the dual app to use another one with other number or you can use WhatsApp Business app for this. Also note, that you can’t have two accounts with one phone number.

Question 4 – How Can I View My WhatsApp Mobile Number Online?
If you don’t know your WhatsApp mobile number then you should check it on your smartphone rather than looking online.

Question 5 – Why Can’t I See Someone’s WhatsApp Username?

There are some reasons due to which you can’t see other’s WhatsApp usernames. The reasons are as follows:

  • You have saved that person’s number in your contacts.
  • The person has changed their privacy settings to Nobody or Only My Contacts and your number is not saved in that person’s contacts.
  • You have been blocked by that person.
  • Maybe there is some internet connection issue.

Question 6 – How Can I Receive My WhatsApp Verification Code?

While creating a WhatsApp account, you automatically get a verification code through SMS. Hence, while entering the mobile number make sure you enter the correct number so that you get the verification code.

Question 7 – Is My WhatsApp Number The Same As My Phone Number?

Your WhatsApp number may be the same as your phone or it may not be, it totally depends on you. If you registered the same phone number (SIM card inserted in your phone) in your WhatsApp then it will be the same but if you have registered a different phone number (but the SIM card is not inserted in your phone) then it will be not the same number.

Wrap Up

So, I hope now you can easily check your WhatsApp number and username on Android. The steps to locate username and phone number of WhatsApp is very simple even for those who are not tech-savvy/elders.

Along with the steps to find mobile number and username, I have shared some related questions to it which can also help you.

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