How To Use WhatsApp Without SIM Card on Your Android Phone

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This guide contains steps on how to make use of WhatsApp without Sim Card. WhatsApp is a popular social messaging platform which almost, if not all Android users have installed on their various devices. WhatsApp, as we all know, requires a phone number in order to be able to sign up or log in to the app. In the process of signing up or logging in to the app, a code gets sent or a call gets put through to the phone number you provided to verify ownership of the account – if you truly own the number then you should be able to see the code come in on your phone.

You’re now required to input said code into the WhatsApp application to gain access to your account. While this is good for security, it also means that once you do not have a phone number then you won’t be able to have a WhatsApp account. However, there is a way to get around that which we will be showing in this tutorial.

How To Use WhatsApp Without SIM Card on Your Android Phone

There are perhaps many ways to achieve this but for this tutorial, we will be making use of the TextNow application. TextNow is app one can use to get a virtual phone number. The app provides you with a phone number and when that phone number gets called, you get to answer the call through the app. Sounds cool right? Thankfully, that’s just what we need to use WhatsApp without Sim Card. Simply follow the steps below to achieve this.

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  • Obviously, you’ll have to Download The TextNow App. To download the TextNow App, Click Here.
  • After Downloading the TextNow App, Install it and Open it.

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    You’ll be prompted to provide some details to get the virtual phone number. Fill in the details and a phone number will be given to you.

  • Now Open your WhatsApp. Don’t have WhatsApp installed? Head to Google Play Store and download the latest version.

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    Inside WhatsApp, you’ll see the space where you’re required to put in your number. Simply input the phone number you got from the TextNow App.

  • Now before you choose Call Me as your preferred verification method, make sure you have a pen and paper or any other way to write down the code.

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    After providing the TextNow Phone Number in WhatsApp, Tap Call Me. You’ll get the call via the TextNow App, Pick it up and Write Down the code you’ll hear.

  • Now Input the code you got in the space provided in the WhatsApp app and Click on Continue. Voila, You’re now using WhatsApp without needing a sim card. You can go ahead and set up your WhatsApp profile and start chatting with other WhatsApp users.

Wrapping Up

That’s pretty much the best way to use WhatsApp without SIM Card, Well at least to me. Are you having troubles setting up your TextNow App and WhatsApp? Or you are finding it difficult following the instructions above? Do let us know by leaving a comment down below so we can be of help.

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