Using WhatsApp from your tablet or PC without having to connect from your mobile is easy and fast. We tell you how to get a free virtual number for your WhatsApp account.
WhatsApp is one of the most used instant messaging applications. Unlike its competitors, to use WhatsApp, you need to have this account associated with a phone number. This does not necessarily mean that you should have a SIM card to associate it with your WhatsApp account, there is also the possibility of having a virtual number and with it create a WhatsApp account.
This is very useful for several reasons. For example, when an application or an online service requests to verify your phone number, if you have lost your cell phone or it was stolen, or you want to have a secondary WhatsApp account exclusively for your business.
Virtual numbers are hosted on private servers and do not require a physical presence, unlike standard numbers, virtual numbers are nothing more than a digital mobile number. A virtual number can be used anywhere and as many times as you want, even to have a WhatsApp account.
One of the advantages of using a virtual number is that you do not need to have a mobile, even without a phone you can have a virtual number to use.
Did you realize that WhatsApp is adopted by more than 1.5 billion users worldwide? WhatsApp is the most popular chat app in 109 countries, which makes your business and personal chatting through WhatsApp imperative.
In order to create a virtual number, you will need to download the WhatsApp application and an application that will simulate a phone number on your electronic device. There are several within the virtual stores of Google and Apple, next we are going to name some of them and show you how they work.
This application is available for use with Android and iOS.
In some cases, you will have to choose what type of line you want to have, in this case, you must select the Mobile option since it is the most complete. You can also select the area prefix you wish to have.
Once you have completed these steps, the application will show you a list of all the numbers you have available for you to choose the one you want.
This application allows you to choose local numbers from more than 60 countries and manage multiple lines for personal or business use.
This application offers you a free phone number to make calls, send texts, and make video calls.
Text Me allows you to use numbers from different countries and is available for use with the Android or iOS operating system.
This application also has its messaging service.
Callcentric is a website from which you can create virtual phone numbers for the United States.
At the end of this operation, you will see that you have a new phone number available with which you can activate your WhatsApp.
To use this application from your PC, you need to download an Android emulator, such as Bluestacks. It is also available from Google Play or the App Store. Text + is a free call and text message application that will simulate a local mobile phone number on your device, and you can select the area code you want to associate with your WhatsApp account.
This application allows you to send unlimited SMS and MMS to any number in the United States or Canada. You can make outgoing calls from $ 0.02 per minute and incoming calls are completely free. You also have unlimited free voicemail.
In addition to the options that we presented earlier; you can also create an account for WhatsApp with a landline number. To use this method, it is also necessary to have the Android emulator on our computer. Once you have installed the emulator, you have to enter the Google store and download WhatsApp.
Then configure the application with the phone number you are going to use when the app asks you to verify your number you must choose the Call to me option instead of sending an SMS. Once the verification is done, you should only grant WhatsApp the corresponding permissions. Ready! You can now use WhatsApp on your PC without the need for a phone.
This mode allows you to use WhatsApp in the same way that you do with your mobile; you can upload statuses and photos. The chat function can also be used in the same way, using bold and italic letters. Another advantage is that you will not consume megabytes when making video calls because you use your local internet network. You just have to keep in mind that you need to have a webcam for video calls.