The phone number verification process is designed to be as simple as possible, but if you are having trouble verifying your number, please check the following:
- You have entered your phone number correctly in WhatsApp in the full international format. Learn more about this format here.
- Your phone is connected to the Internet with a strong signal. Open up a webpage to make sure. Not connected? Read this article.
- You have the latest version of WhatsApp. Download it on your phone here.
- You are not roaming.
- You can send and receive SMS messages.
- You can receive phone calls.
- You are using a supported Nokia device. You can check if your device is supported here.
Learn how to verify your number on: Android | iPhone | Windows Phone | Nokia S40 | BlackBerry | BlackBerry 10
WhatsApp Support Team