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How to Change Phone Number on Signal without Losing Data



You must have heard about one app called Signal last year. Signal is one of the best messaging apps available to users across the globe. The app is filled with many features that are more than sufficient to connect with anyone without worrying about privacy. However, people have been facing issues in Signal while changing their phone numbers. Today, in this article, we are going to discuss how to change phone number on Signal without losing data. All you have to do is follow some simple steps and you are good to go.

What is a Signal?

Many of you must have heard about WhatsApp’s new controversial Privacy Policy which was not liked by many users across the globe. During that time, many users had to change their messaging app which was as secure and engaging as much as WhatsApp. There are many messaging apps available in the market Telegram, Skype, WeChat, etc. But not all were capable enough and under friendly like Signal. Signal is an end-to-end encrypted messaging app that allows a user to chat with their loved ones without worrying about privacy. No matter what device you are using you will be able to access Signal easily, as it is available on Android, iOS and Windows too. Here are some of the features that make Signal different from its other competitors:

  • Group Link or QR Code
  • Delete for Everyone
  • In-App payments
  • Storage Management
  • Message Reaction

How to Change Phone Number on Signal without Losing Data?

Before Signal’s latest update, users were not able to change their contact number. They had to create a new account for the new number which is obviously time taking. However, in its recent updates, Signal has introduced a new feature that allows users to change their phone number without losing data, which is more convenient. But, before you start with all the steps, you have to make sure that you are on the latest version of the app. So, without taking any more time let’s get started. Here’s how to change the phone number on the signal without losing data:

Step 1. Open Signal on your smartphone and tap on the profile icon.

Step 2. After that tap on the Account option to open account settings.

Step 3. Now tap on the Change phone number option under Account.

Step 4. Once you tap on the option, Signal will show you a page where you will see the warning and some instructions.

Step 5. Now tap on the Continue option and follow the in-app instructions to change the phone number in Signal.


Once you are done with all the above-mentioned steps you will be able to change the phone number on Signal without losing data. Signal has updated its services on a regular basis that has improved its user experience. Just like WhatsApp for desktop, you are also able to use Signal on your desktop. All you have to do is visit and tap on the Download for Windows option. Now enjoy the app without worrying about

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