How to Use WhatsApp Without Phone Number or SIM

Some users want to use WhatsApp without a phone number or sim card. In this article, you will learn two tried and tested methods to use WhatsApp without phone numbers. These methods will only work for Android tablets, PC, iPhone and any phone that do not have a sim card.

Use WhatsApp Without Phone Number or SIM

This article discusses only two methods but these methods are tried and tested. You can try both methods and choose any method to use in the future. Before moving further, you should know about the prerequisite for using WhatsApp without sim card.

  1. Download WhatsApp on your smart devices if you have not already downloaded.
  2. After downloading check your WhatsApp is verified or not.
  3. If your WhatsApp is verified then you have to delete your number and reinstall the app.

How to Use WhatsApp Without Phone Number or SIM

1. Use TextNow to Verify WhatsApp

In this method, you have to download a messaging app named TextNow on your phones. This app gives you a unique phone number which you can use to enter on your WhatsApp to verify your WhatsApp account.

Step-1. Download TextNow to your device

If you are using WhatsApp on your PC then you have to open an Android emulator and search TextNow in it. You can download TextNow from google play store, iTunes store or any other store of your phone.

Step-2. Open the TextNow app & Note down Your Number

After downloading this app, open this app and wait to complete the setup process. After setup will finish note down your number.

If you failed to download the number from this app then you can follow the guide below.

Android: you can easily find the number by clicking on the three-line icon placed on the top left corner of the Android device and you can check your number.

iPhone: this method is similar to the above one. Just click on three-line icon and number will appear on your screens.

Windows Phone: when you open the app go to the people tab and number will show to you.

Step-3. Open up WhatsApp and Verify Number

3.1. Enter your TextNow Number into WhatsApp

After noted down your number go to the WhatsApp from your phone, tablets, and PC. Then you will be asked to agree on the terms and conditions of WhatsApp. Then enter your WhatsApp number (you saw at TextNow application) and select your country.

3.2. Wait for SMS Verification to Fail

Then wait for 5 minutes to get your verification message. If you will fail to receive the verification message then you will be asked to call on your number. Click on call me button and received a call from WhatsApp.

3.3. Get your WhatsApp Verification Number

Now you have to enter the verification code which you were received by WhatsApp call. WhatsApp will repeat your code many times. Enter your code on the WhatsApp.

3.4. Finish Setup

After entering your code, you will successfully create your account on WhatsApp without sim card.

If this method did not work then you can try another method which is mentioned below.

2. Use Existing Landline to Verify WhatsApp

You will require your existing number, e.g., landline or home phone to verify WhatsApp. Follow the step-by-step guide below.


Open WhatsApp on your smart devices.

Enter your landline/home phone and choose your country.

Wait until the verification code is sent to your number. If verification SMS failed to reach you then go with ‘call me’ option. And get your verification number.

Enter your verification code which consists of 6-digits.

After the verification process is completed you can call your friends and family without using a sim card.

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