How to set up a WeChat Account
Are you trying to keep in touch with some friends in China who don’t use a VPN?
Are you thinking about setting up a business in China and need to understand how to get in touch with people?
Here’s how to register a new account on WeChat using your phone number.
- Download the mobile app on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.
- If you click Sign-Up, it will ask you to enter your phone number.
3. Once you enter your mobile phone number, you will receive a verification code on your phone. Enter the code and submit.
You’ve just registered for a new WeChat account!
Enter your preferred name that will show up on your contacts on WeChat.
You can also link your email address to your WeChat account
so that you can sign in using your email in the future. Open your WeChat App.
Go to Me > Settings > My Account > Email. Enter your email address and
How do I sign up without a mobile phone number?
You cannot create new WeChat account without using a phone number.
WeChat is focusing more on online security and identity authentication to prevent spam or any misuse of the
app. People use WeChat beyond texting. They use it to send voice messages, to make online calls and to make digital payments.
If you’ve somehow managed to previously open up a WeChat account using only your email address, WeChat will keep asking you for your mobile phone number. If you don’t provide it, your new WeChat account will be deleted permanently without any notification.