Tuesday, May 24, 2022
HomeTechnologyUsers Can Now Change Phone Number Without Losing Chat in Signal

Users Can Now Change Phone Number Without Losing Chat in Signal

Advertisements
Advertisements

Signal has received a significant update: Now, users can change their registered phone numbers without losing their old chats. This is one of the features already available on its competitor platform WhatsApp.

Signal has support for end-to-end encryption, and all chats are linked to the number you used to create the account. User conversations are not stored on the cloud-based service, so when a user changes their phone number for any reason, they lose all chats that were linked to the previous number. But with the new update of Signal, this problem will no longer be there.

Now Change Phone Number Without Losing Chat in Signal

Now, you can update your phone number, and you won’t need to create a new account or delete your chats. Signal said, “If you are keeping your existing phone but switching to a new number, the Change Number feature allows you to access your profile and all your existing messages and groups on your device, making it accessible to your new phone number. Will keep it.”

Advertisements

Signal will also notify all your contacts when you change your phone number. The platform has confirmed that the feature is being rolled out to Android and iOS versions. In a blog post, This feature appears in the new version of Signal and is available for devices running at least Android v5.30.6 or iOS v5.27.1.

What is the point of attention?

If users cannot send or receive messages on Signal with the existing registered phone number, then this feature will not work. This also happens when a person loses or misplaces his primary device or phone is formatted.

Phone number change process

The process of changing the phone number is straightforward. User just need to open Signal app, now tap on Profile > Settings > Account > Change phone number > Keep Continuing. You can then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the registration process for your new phone number. This process is for iOS devices. However, the process is almost the same for Android as well.

Advertisements
Advertisements
Geeta Kumar
Geeta Kumar
Geeta Kumar is Our Digital Media Specialist at Spot News 18. She Manages our Digital Media Account Globally. She loves to be connected on Social Media.

Related News

LATEST NEWS

TMKOC: Dayaben Will Return In The Show, Asit Kumar Modi Confirms

For decades, the famous small-screen serial 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' (TMKOC) has entertained the audience. The show's character has made a special place...

Matke Ka Pani Benefits: Drink Water From The Pot Instead Of The Fridge

Matke Ka Pani Benefits: In the scorching heat, cold water gives great relief to the body. But often people drink cold water from the...

Scooty slipped once or twice in Phulera, got hurt, said Panchayat’s Rinki

After watching the first season of Panchayat, the biggest reason for waiting for its second season was Rinki, the daughter of Pradhan. This is...

‘Identity of Qutub Minar cannot be changed’, ASI opposes Hindu side’s plea

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has opposed the petition filed by the Hindu side demanding worship at Qutub Minar. The ASI has said in...

US Navy Spotted Spherical UFO Over Sea, Then Disappeared

Spherical UFO: UFOs have always been debated whether they happen or not. Recently, during a hearing in the US Parliament, it was told that...

STAY CONNECTED

1FansLike
0FollowersFollow
363FollowersFollow
137FollowersFollow