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How To Use Telegram Without Your Mobile Number

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Telegram is one of the most popular messaging apps, with millions of active users worldwide. It became even more popular a few years ago due to a certain trending rumor about WhatsApp not keeping it’s user’s data private. This led to many users switching to Telegram and Signal.

Telegram is also filled with tons of features, including the ability to create automated bots to access information, the ability to hide your identity, and many more that other messaging apps don’t have.

Just as you know, any messaging app requires a user to sign in or sign up with a mobile number, but some are not comfortable with that due to their own personal reasons.

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We also have an article on How To Use WhatsApp without your Mobile Number on this blog. You can check it out here.

So in this article, I’ll be showing you how to use Telegram without your mobile number.

How To Use Telegram Without Your Mobile Number.

Be sure to have Telegram installed on your device without signing in. If you already have, you can go your settings and clear the app’s cache and data to refresh it to it’s new state.

I’ll take you through two procedures so you can decide which you prefer.

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1. Use TextNow App

Kindly follow the steps very carefully;

  1. Download the TextNow app and install it on your device. It is available on Google Play Store, Apple App Store, and the Microsoft Store.
  2. Launch the app and select your preferred number.
  3. Now open Telegram and sign up with the number you just acquired from the TexNow app.
  4. A verification code will be sent to the number on the TextNow app
  5. Verify to complete the registration process.
  6. Done. You can now use Telegram without a mobile number.

Below is a second option to consider if you don’t want to use the TextNow App.

2. Use A Landline Telephone

Follow the steps below if you’re unable to complete the first option;

  1. Sign up on Telegram with your landline number.
  2. Telegram will send a verification code to your landline number, but since you can’t access messages on the landline, you will have to wait for a few minutes and choose the call option so that you receive a new code via phone call.
  3. Enter the verification number to complete the registration.
  4. Done! Now you’re using Telegram, but not from your personal number.
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There you have it. These are the ways you can use Telegram without your mobile number, and kindly take note that Telegram requires a phone number for registration just as every messaging app does to prevent spamming, but that isn’t a problem with the help of this article. I hope you enjoyed it.

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