You can use Signal without divulging your phone Number, and to make use of Signal using your iPhone and Android Phone without an active SIM Card employing two methods described below.
Use Signal Messenger without phone number or SIM Card
Like WhatsApp as well as similar VOIP Apps, Signal Private Messenger verifies its users by sending a six-digit Verification Code to the phone Number.
Thus, a functional phone number that is able to be used to receive text messages as well as phone calls is necessary to sign up for the Free Signal Private Messenger Account.
To satisfy this requirement, make use of the Free Google Voice Phone Number or Skype Phone Number that you pay for. If you reside outside the USA then you may want to go the second method listed below.
NOTE: If you have already verified your number with Signal remove the current phone number you have from Signal by deinstalling the app and reinstalling it in your mobile.
1. Verify Signals by using Google Voice, Skype, TextNow
This method requires Google Voice or TextNow Phone Number to verify your Signal Account . This method is only effective if you’re located in the United States.
Step#1. Get Google Voice Phone Number
Each of Google Voice and Skype provide phone numbers that are able to receive SMS messages from within the USA. Although Google Voice is free to use, Skype charges a monthly cost.
All you need to do to get a Free Google Voice Phone Number is to sign to Google Voice using your Gmail Account. You can also join for a Skype Account by using the details of your Microsoft Account.
A different option would be to purchase the TextNow SIM activation kit and then use the TextNow phone Number to complete the Signal Verification.
Step#2. Download and install Signal Private Messenger
Download the Signal Private Messenger App on your Android Phone from Google Play Store. If you’re using an iPhone install this App via the App Store.
Follow the directions for Install Signal and grant the App with permissions that allow it to access your contacts and to send you messages.
Step#3. Verify Signals By Using Google Voice Phone Number
The next page, choose the country, then enter Google Voice Phone Number and click Next to receive an uni-digit verification code for this phone number.
Notice: As mentioned above it is also possible to use Skype or SIM activated TextNow phone number.
Open Google Voice to receive the Verification Code from Signal and then enter this Verification Code on the screen.
After the Google Voice phone number is verified, you are able to start making use of Signal for your mobile, even if it doesn’t possess its own Phone Number and a working SIM Card.
2. Verify Signal Using Landline Number
Although it is possible to obtain Google Telephone Numbers from outside the United States, we aren’t certain that this could be used to verify the Signal Account.
In our tests, we couldn’t confirm Signal by using the Free TextNow Phone Number. Therefore, the only solution that could work for you is to utilize your Landline Phone Number to verify your Signal Account.
Step#1. Download and install Signal Private Messenger
Download the Signal Private Messenger App on your Android Phone from Google Play Store. If you’re using an iPhone install this App through the App Store.
Follow the steps for Install Signal and grant the app with permissions to connect to your contacts and send you messages.
Step#2. Verify Signal using Landline Number
Next, choose the country, then enter your Landline Phone Number , and then tap on Next.
The next time you see the screen you should wait for 60 seconds before tapping on I didn’t receive the code.
The pop-up menu will appear, choose the Call Me Instead option and wait for Signal to initiate an automatic call on you Landline Phone number.
You will receive the call on your landline. Then, write your 6-digit security number and then enter it to verify your phone number.
When you have verified your Landline Phone Number is verified You can then start using Signal with Your iPhone and Android Phone, even if it doesn’t have its own phone number or SIM Card.