Signal is one of the most popular privacy-focused messaging applications. Since Signal changed its policy, it’s attracted a lot of eyeballs. Signal is constantly updating its service and features for its users, and with the recent update, Signal allows its users to change their profile number without losing their data. In this article, if you are wondering how you can change your Signal phone number connected to your account without deleting chat data, Follow these instructions step by step, so without further ado, let’s check it out.

What’s New in Signal V5.30.6

Signal’s rollout is version 5.30.6/V5.27.1 on Android and iOS, respectively, where it brings the flexibility to change Signal accounts without losing chat data.


  • If the old phone number re-registers with Signal, they will no longer have access to the chat history.
    Data migration will be end-to-end encrypted.
  • Transferring data keeps profiles and all your existing messages and groups on your device.


How to Switch Your Signal Phone Number without Deleting or Losing Chat Data

It is quite effortless to change your phone number without deleting your chat data. Check out the guide mentioned down below.

  • Open Signal, and head over to Settings from the upper-right corner of the screen.
  • Tap on Account, and then tap on “Change Phone Number” and then select “Continue.”
  • Enter your current registered mobile number, and then in the next field, enter the new mobile number you want to register with your Signal account.
  • Choose Continue/Done, and then re-enter the new mobile number to confirm your action. Also, you can tap on Edit Number to modify the selected details.
  • Now, choose “Change Number” and then follow the on-screen instructions to finish registration which include SMS verification.
  • That’s it.

You have successfully completed the registration process for the new number, and now you can continue using Signal with the new registered SIM. Not to mention, your contacts will be notified about your changing mobile number. If you were unable to complete the transfer of your data, then you can reach out to signal support here.

Hopefully, this guide has been helpful for you and you have successfully been able to change your mobile number on Signal without losing chat data. Thanks for being with us. We would like to know your valuable opinion and feedback. If there is any query, please share with us in the comment section down below. Keep an eye out for future updates on the subject.