You might have received a message from an unknown USA number and WhatsApp and you’d be wondering who it could be, after a few conversations with the person and you got to find out it’s a friend who is in Nigeria, and you’re left with a simple question.
How did someone in Nigeria message you on WhatsApp with a USA number while in Nigeria? Well, it’s a simple question that’ll be answered here on NaijaKnowHow. And in today’s article, I’ll be writing on how to get a free USA number for WhatsApp in Nigeria.
If you’ve read a similar article of ours on How To Get A USA Number in Nigeria, then you’ll be quick to understand that the steps here are very similar and there’s no stress and everything is simple and straightforward.
How To Get Free USA Number For WhatsApp in Nigeria
To get this done, you’ll need to have a USA number ready at your disposal and if you don’t have one, you can quickly use the few methods below to get a free USA number for free in Nigeria. I’ll only give you just two methods you can use in getting a free USA number, they work perfectly but the first method is the best but a third party is needed and that person must be in the USA.
Method 1: Getting A Free USA Number for WhatsApp On Google Voice
Google Voice is arguably the best virtual USA phone number you can use on WhatsApp and so far it’s the only number that works perfectly across all WhatsApp types, you can use it on WhatsApp, Business WhatsApp and WhatsApp Mods.
Before you can own a Google Voice number, here’s what you need to do below:
- Open your VPN app and connect to any USA location, then after connecting to the preferred location. Open your Gmail app, then click on the right topbar icon, then scroll down and click on Add Another Account > Click on Google > Click on Create Account. Input your details and use your Nigerian phone number to receive the OTP Code.
- Once you’re done with that, now you’ll need to download the Google Voice App, you can download it via the app button below. But make sure the new email you created is the default email on your Google Play Store App.
- Now launch the Google Voice App, while you’re still connected to your VPN. You’ll be asked to pick the email you want to sign in with and use the newly email you created. Then you’ll need to select the location you want the USA number from, you can choose anyone.
- After selecting the location, you’ll be asked to input a number to receive OPT code. For this, you’ll need to reach out that your friend or family to provide their real USA number, then once they give it to you, you can input it in and the OTP code will be sent to it.
- Once you get the OTP code, input it and your account has been verified successfully. Now click on your profile in the Google Voice App and you’ll see your USA number there. You can use the Google Voice App to make calls and also text for free
Method 2: Getting A Free US Number on Textnow
Textnow is quite easy to set up, unlike Google Voice which requires having a third party before you can have a USA number assigned to you. The flaw with Textnow is that it has a very strong security firewall and that makes it difficult for some VPNs to bypass it. And secondly, Textnow numbers work better on Business WhatsApp, therefore you might want to switch WhatsApps before proceeding with this step.
See how to get a US number on Textnow below:
- Connect to a VPN but don’t use any of the following VPNs (NordVPN, IpVanish, Windscribe, ExpressVPN, HMA, PIA, and other popular VPN apps) most times they don’t work. You can use some of the VPNs listed below.
- Now Download the Textnow app on your Android or iOS device, then click on sign-up. Fill in your details like Name, Username, Email and password. Then once you’re done, you can now click on the “GET A FREE PHONE NUMBER” icon.
- Then allow Textnow to access your location, you’ll be given a free USA number based on your VPN location. Once a number has been assigned to you, you can now use the number to text and call your contacts in the US or Canada and as well register for WhatsApp.
Steps To Create A WhatsApp Account With USA Number in Nigeria
The steps are very straightforward and they’re both similar, but because Textnow numbers don’t prove to be very effective most times, I’ll be giving two different steps below.
Method 1: Creating WhatsApp Account With Google Voice Number
- Once you’ve gotten your USA number on the Google Voice app, now you’ll need to download and install WhatsApp on your Android device, you can use WhatsApp, Busines WhatsApp or any Mod WhatsApp like FMWhatsApp and co.
- Now launch the WhatsApp app on your Android device. Click on Agree And Continue, then follow the next step.
- Under “Enter Your Phone Number”, choose a country (select the United States) Then enter your Google Voice number, you can copy your Google Voice number from your Google Voice app.
- After typing in your USA number from the Google Voice app, now click on Next, then copy the OTP code that was sent to the given number, then paste it on WhatsApp and click on continue.
- Congratulations, you’ve successfully created a WhatsApp account with a free USA number in Nigeria, you can now text and make calls with the newly created WhatsApp account.
Method 2: Creating WhatsApp Account With Textnow App
- Connect to any USA location on your VPN app, then launch the Textnow app, then minimize it and download Business WhatsApp on your Android device.
- Now launch the Business WhatsApp app on your Android device. Click on Agree And Continue, then follow the next step.
- Under “Enter Your Phone Number”, choose a country (select the United States) Then enter your Google Voice number, you can copy your Textnow number from your Textnow app.
- After typing in your USA number from the Textnow app, now click on Next, then copy the OTP code that was sent to the given number, then paste it on WhatsApp and click on continue.
- In case you didn’t receive an OTP code on your Textnow app, kindly go back to the Business WhatsApp and request for OTP via call, then wait for an automated phone call on your Textnow app, then you can listen to the code via voice then use it to verify your account.
- Once you’ve done that, you can now send instant messages on the Business WhatsApp with the USA number from Textnow.
For getting a Free USA Number for WhatsApp in Nigeria, these are the best methods you can use and they work perfectly if followed correctly. Just in case you tried these methods and you’re lost during the process, feel free to leave a comment and we’ll be quick to help you out.
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