[Solved] How to Verify WhatsApp without the Verification Code?


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When you first install WhatsApp on your device, or if for some reason you have to reinstall the application, you must first activate your account with the code that the application will send to your phone to verify that you are the owner line of WhatsApp.

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It may happen that the number cannot be verified and you need to know how to verify WhatsApp without code. Read this article to learn about the 4 methods and their related content.

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Part 1. Why I Can't Receive Verification Code from WhatsApp

Below are the common reasons why you can't receive Verification Code from WhatsApp, you can check if these factors are affecting your phone's ability to receive Verification Code from WhatsApp:

  • 1. Incorrectly entered cell phone number: You need to check if the cell phone number is entered correctly.
  • 2. Mobile phone number is in arrears or suspended by the operator: You need to contact the operator to solve the problem.
  • 3. Your phone number has been blocked by WhatsApp: You need to contact WhatsApp customer service to unblock your account.

After solving the problem of not receiving the verification code, you can refer to the following two ways to activate your WhatsApp account.



If you still can't receive the WhatsApp verification code through the above methods, please click here to see Ways to activate WhatsApp account without verification code.

Part 2. Two Official Ways of Activating WhatsApp (SMS/Phone)

As we mentioned before, the activation method will prevent WhatsApp accounts from being stolen or monitored. Therefore, when installing the application, you must enter a phone number to which WhatsApp will send a text message with the key to activate your account. If you cannot get it, WhatsApp may temporarily block it for 1, 12 or 24 hours.

However, if you do not receive a text message, you can also activate the app by phone. Here are two ways to activate WhatsApp:

Way 1 Activate WhatsApp via SMS

Step 1. Download and install WhatsApp from the store (PlayStore or AppStore).

Step 2. Enter your phone number to associate it with your WhatsApp account.

Step 3. Wait until you receive the activation code via SMS.

receive the whatsapp verification code

Step 4. After receiving the SMS, your WhatsApp account will be activated automatically.

Way 2 Activate WhatsApp by phone

Step 1. Download and install WhatsApp from the store (Play Store or App Store).

Step 2. Enter your phone number to associate it with your WhatsApp account.

Step 3. If you don't receive an activation text message after more than 60 seconds, click the "Call me" button.

call me for whatsapp verification code

Step 4. You will immediately receive a call informing you of your activation key, please remember to write down this code.

Step 5. Enter the 6-digit code on your phone to verify and activate your account.

Even if you don't receive a text message or activation call, or if you need to activate WhatsApp without waiting for a code because you don't have a cell line, we'll show you how to do it.

Part 3. How to Activate WhatsApp Without a Verification Code

These methods use standard mechanisms such as SMS and phone call activation, but also use more recent novelty mechanisms such as two-step verification. Let's see how to activate WhatsApp without a code.

News: Due to privacy security, WhatsApp needs to verify your cell phone number via SMS or voice, and if you don't accept the verification code, you will not be able to activate your WhatsApp account. This means that the method of activating WhatsApp account through Airplane Mode has become unreliable. If you set your phone to Airplane Mode before receiving the verification code, you may miss it.

3.1 How to access WhatsApp password-free via a Missed Call

If you need to activate WhatsApp without a verification code because you cannot receive SMS or calls, you must follow these steps:

Step 1. Install the WhatsApp application.

Step 2. Give WhatsApp the following permissions:

  • Manage calls: this allows WhatsApp to automatically end incoming calls.
  • Access to call logs: WhatsApp needs access to your call logs so that it can check at once whether you have received a call or not.
permit whatsapp callings

Step 3. Open WhatsApp and enter an available cell phone number. (This will be your WhatsApp account)

Step 4. Click NEXT, you will be taken to the "Verify phone number" screen, make sure you have given WhatsApp access to your phone calls, click Continue.

Step 5. WhatsApp will call you, you don't need to answer the call, just wait for the call to end automatically.

Step 6. After the WhatsApp call ends, your phone will automatically log into WhatsApp.

3.2 Activate WhatsApp without waiting for a code with Textnow (iPhone and Android)

Step 1. Go to the app store, search for and install Textnow on your device.


Step 2. When you run the app, you will be assigned a random phone number that must be copied.

Get a random number from Textnow

Step 3. Open WhatsApp and enter the phone number assigned to you by Textnow to verify your account. The application will try to activate via SMS, but will not succeed.

Step 4. When you see a failed SMS notification, press the "Call Me" button to receive a call in the Textnow app (via the phone number you entered).

Step 5. Write down the received code and enter it into WhatsApp to activate your account without using your own phone line.

3.3 Install WhatsApp for Android with Google Voice number

By using Google Voice number, you can get WhatsApp verification code without SIM.

Step 1. Download and install the Google Voice app for Android.

Google Voice app

Step 2. Open the app, sign in with your Gmail account, and agree to the terms and conditions.

Step 3. Click Search to select an available phone number (you can search by region or prefix).

select a number in Google Voice

Step 4. After selecting a number, click Select and follow the instructions for verification (you will need to provide your real phone number to receive the activation code via SMS).

verify whatsapp verification code

Step 5. After activating your Google Voice number, you will need to verify your WhatsApp account (by entering your Google Voice phone number) and follow the steps to activate your account via SMS.

Step 6. Check the Google Voice messaging panel as that is where you will receive the WhatsApp activation SMS.

Step 7. Open the WhatsApp app and enter the code you received via SMS to activate your account without a SIM card.

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3.4 Register WhatsApp with a landline

Step 1. Make sure you have access to an available landline, i.e. a landline where you can receive calls.

Step 2. Open WhatsApp and follow the steps to create an account.

Step 3. Enter your landline phone number and wait for the app to attempt SMS verification.

Step 4. Unable to send the SMS code will remove the option to send you the key over the phone. Click Call me.

Step 5. You will receive a call from the landline number you entered, answer the call and write down the six digits of the code to enter it into the WhatsApp app.

Step 6. Return to WhatsApp and enter the code you received to activate your account.

Part 4. How to Verify WhatsApp without Mobile Number

Apart from the above mentioned ways of logging into WhatsApp without having to accept a verification code, for some users, they may not be able to log into their WhatsApp account by verifying their mobile number due to a damaged phone card or other factors. Fortunately, there is another way that can help you to log into WhatsApp without verifying your mobile number.

1 Use WhatsApp Web

If your WhatsApp account is linked with WhatsApp Web data, then logging into WhatsApp Web will allow you to use WhatsApp on your computer without causing loss of WhatsApp data on your phone. Here is how to sign in to WhatsApp on your computer:

Step 1. Open WhatsApp Web on your computer.

Step 2. Open WhatsApp on your phone.

Step 3. In WhatsApp, click on "Settings".

Step 4. Click on "WhatsApp Web".

Step 5. On your computer, scan the QR code.

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Step 3. In the next window, you must follow the instructions of the transfer program on your phone and login to your WhatsApp account. Then press Scan. ChatsBack will automatically scan your phone.

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1 How to do when WhatsApp notify me that I have to wait 22 hours to activate my account?

Here is a trick if you have to wait 7, 12, 22 hours to activate the WhatsApp account:

  • Step 1. Minimize the WhatsApp on your phone. Do not turn off the app.
  • Step 2. Search "Date and Time" on Setting.
  • Step 3. Change the "Time" option to an hour later. Then open WhatsApp, and you will successfully shorten the time of getting the verification code.

2 How to use my old phone to confirm moving WhatsApp to the new one?

If your old phone is busted, while WhatsApp shows "use your other phone to confirm moving WhatsApp to this one" on the screen when you are trying to register WhatsApp with your phone number, it seems unavailable to log in to WhatsApp. However, don't worry! A tip can solve it:

  • You can enter the wrong code until the "Need help to get the code" option becomes blue. Click it, and you can get the option of sending a verification code via SMS or a call.


At the beginning of this article, we asked ourselves how to activate WhatsApp without a verification code, that's why we decided to review the official method of verifying your account, as well as some alternatives when you don't have a phone line or a SIM card. Finally, we saw how efficient and easy it is to recover deleted or disappered chats from deactivated WhatsApp accounts with iMyfone ChatsBack for WhatsApp. If you need help, download it below!


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