If you would like to use an old number for a WhatsApp account and if you have questions in your mind about how to activate it, this guide is going to help you about the situation for used numbers too. You can ask us if you have any question in your mind. Actually this very easy to activate it. These are steps for activate WhatsApp with an old number:
- Go to Play Store or App Store.
- Search for “WhatsApp Messenger” on the store.
- Download and install WhatsApp Messenger to your device.
- In WhatsApp registration process, enter your old number to activate it.
- You will receive a verification code to your old number.
- Enter the notification to the required field.
- That’s it.
It is like a normal registration process. If you even activate it on an old used phone number, you will need to do steps above.
I Don’t Have the Old Number to Activate WhatsApp, What to Do?
There is nothing you can do in this situation and it is almost impossible to activate your WhatsApp account. If you don’t have the old phone number, you can’t get your account back.
There are a few things you can do for this if you want your old phone number badly and you will need a budget for it. (This can change company to company or country to country though). You will need to call your old number’s service provider and ask if they can provide the same number for you. However some companies can request high prices for this. Some companies can be reasonable. So it will be good for you to give a try this.
If you are searching information on transferring your old number to new number, please take a look this guide: How to Transfer Old WhatsApp Account to New Phone Number