If you are a business owner and wish to use whatsapp on your landline simply start by the steps below. Though it is helpful for businesses, even individuals can use this if they do not want to share their personal number with specific contacts. This way, they can also enjoy whatsapp calls and share files as usual.
How to use WhatsApp with a landline number
Step 1: Firstly, you need to download and install whatsapp on your smartphone, pc, tv or tablet. You can also use the dual apps setting on your device to use two different whatsapp accounts simultaneously.
Step 2: Whatsapp will prompt you to enter the 10-digit mobile number. Here, you need to choose your Country from the drop down list then key in the landline phone number in the box. Don’t put any 0 before your landline or mobile phone number.
Step 3: During the verification step, you will be given two options – SMS and call. By default, whatsApp will send a verification SMS to the number but you will not receive it as it is a landline phone number. Then, you will have to wait for a minute and opt for the Call Me option. Now, you will get a call on the landline with the 6-digit verification code. Key in this code on the verification screen and the process will be completed.
Step 4: Now, you will have to step up the account with a name, profile photo and other details. That’s it! You can use whatsapp with the landline phone number and continue enjoying all the features offered by the instant messaging platform.
To Fix Whatsapp Verification Code Time Problem issues
You might get an error message like this at option Step 3: You’ve tried to register recently…. wait before requesting an sms or a call with your code. The messages will keep on coming after the time has elapsed.
To fix this simply begin by closing your whatsapp page and visit your mobile phone, tv or pc settings.
Step 1: I will be using a Samsung phone for illustration: visit settings
Step 2: Then general management
Step 3: Date and time
Step 4: Turn it on.
That’s it! go back to your whatsapp and opt for the call me option, this time you will get a call on the landline with the 6-digit verification code. Key in this code on the verification screen and the process will be completed.
I hope this helps? Thank you