Multi-account on Telegram is available both on Android and iOS so you can have up to three different numbers or two, for personal and professional use. You can have two Telegram accounts at the same time if you have both numbers and have access to them to verify them once they send you the confirmation SMS. You don’t have to install anything special, no third-party application nor any mod that modifies the app. In WhatsApp this cannot be done unless you change your phone or do some special trick. It is incorporated into the application itself and it will take a few minutes to configure it and always have it at hand.
Set up two accounts
The only condition to have two or more Telegram accounts is to have as many phone numbers as you want to register in the application. You need to have the numbers you want to register and follow some simple steps to do it. Once you have it, you can switch from one to another whenever you want.
- Open Telegram
- Go to the three lines in the upper left corner
- Click on “+ Add account”Under your username
- A new screen will appear
- Choose a country (to know the country phone code)
- Write your phone number
- Press the arrow to go to the next step
Once you have two Telegram accounts at the same time on the same mobile you can change them from the left menu whenever you want, passing from one user to another depending on whether you want to see the chats of one person or another, depending on whether you want to use it personally or professionally. For example, something especially useful if you want to manage a work Telegram account to use a channel to send information, for example.
It is very similar to when you change accounts on Instagram or Twitter but it is advisable to always pay close attention because oversights are frequent make them talk to someone from the wrong account.
Telegram without phone number
The question we ask ourselves is: do we need to have a SIM card inserted in the mobile phone if we want to register that phone? Not necessarily. You will need to have your SIM card at hand when you go to log in or register as you will receive a code that It will come to you as a chat within Telegram or you can choose, as an SMS. It can be on the phone where you are registering or on another that you have on hand and want to add.
Once you have added the phone number and logged in, it will remain registered until you log out or uninstall Telegram so you do not need to have that SIM card if its only use is for Telegram. I mean, can you have a prepaid card If you want to have a professional Telegram account for your company and you can use it on any mobile phone you have at home to check the verification code on your regular smartphone. Once you have it added to Telegram accounts, you can leave it in a drawer.
You also won’t need people find you by your number and you can do it through a username that you can register. This way it will be easier to dictate or write this alias (it can be the name of your company, for example) than to dictate your complete phone.
To do this simply follow these steps:
- Open Telegram
- Go to the three lines at the top left
- Tap on the profile you want to modify
- You will see your photo, your number, your username and your biography
- Tap on username
- Change it for the one you want, with a maximum length of 5 characters