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How to make a Telegram account without a phone number

Data: 19-Feb-2019 Editor: AppsToTalk

Telegram is one of the most powerful and secured contemporary messengers with top-notch end-to-end encryption, invulnerable to cyber-hijackers and surveillance. During account registration, you are obliged to provide a valid phone number activated within your cell operator package. After the validation of the number, you will receive a special code in SMS that you will have to approve during the process. But what if you don’t have any mobile no. and still want to use Telegram on ordinary basis? Is it possible? Yes, you can activate Telegram without attachment to your mobile phone number thanks to multiple services that afford you a way to register a free number for local and international calling, SMS exchanging and, surely, messenger activation. In this article, we will explain how to use Telegram messenger without actual phone number.

How it works?

There is a range of services in the web that grant you a chance to use a new phone number for free. You can perform any activities of a common phone no. owner. Sure, none of your actions should be related to frauds or pranking. The calls to US or Canada citizens are sometimes not monetized, but not always.

Services that offer you free numbers for making calls and other activities in Telegram

  • TextNow (AndroidiOSWindowsmacOS). This app is compliant with both Android and iOS platforms. If you are living in US or Canada, the calls to any other Canadian or US citizens’ numbers are absolutely free as well. For another countries, TextNow gives a chance to call to over 230 countries worldwide with minimum fees. The rates start from 0.01$ per minute depending on the country you’re calling to. In addition to calling, you can exchange SMS, GIFs, stickers, emojis, pictures and videos. Your voicemail contains the audio transcription support. All of your messages are secured with passcode (i.e., lock and key), and integrated Google SmartLock protection gets you rid of the need to remember your password.
  • Text Free (AndroidiOSdesktop). Intelligent service that grants you all the privileges typical of US phone number owner. You can exchange media, text messages or make calls: you can dial anyone who doesn’t even own the app himself. The general abilities include free MMS picture messaging, group messaging, voicemail, call forwarding, etc. For the diversity, the visual UI affords a chance to select among tremendous quantity of stickers, so that you can search and share them with your friends. The App-to-App and incoming calls are free, while outbound minutes for conversations are simple to earn and available for minimum prices.
  • TextPlus (AndroidiOS). Cozy, easy-to-navigate and simple-to-use product for Android phones/tablets and iPhones/iPads. MMS and SMS messages to Canada and US are not rated. In-country and international calling fees start from 0.02$/per minute.
  • Google Voice (Android, iOS, web-version). In the same way as previous software projects, Google Voice offers a free number for calling, text chatting and voicemail. The developers have designed discrete versions for all the most popular platforms. In addition, the special web-version is available to be used from the desktop device. You can forward messages and calls to any of your available gadgets and get automatic spam filtering. Simple navigation and a huge diversity of options, such as voicemail transcription — that is what makes the app so special.

How to get a new number for free and exchange messages with it for Telegram activation?

As you can guess, the principle of using free number during Telegram activation procedure is plain and simple. The main hint is just as it goes: download Telegram on your desktop or mobile (but without SIM-card) device as usually. When you are asked for a mobile no. during number activation, enter the newly acquired phone number registered in any of the mentioned services. After a short period of time, you will get an SMS with the activation code, which you can read directly within the chosen web-service.

If you have encountered difficulties during Telegram installation or number activation procedures, refer to “How to create a Telegram account” FAQ guide. This instruction contains detailed steps about each of the intermediate iterations.

As you may have noticed, there is a stable and fluent way to work with Telegram without phone.

Note: depending on the country of your location, the incoming messages can be not delivered to you via some specific web-service, specified in the list above. These methods don’t work on 100% basis, but it is surely worth to give a try.