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How to Create an Account in WeChat

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How to create an Account in Wechat


1. Open WeChat. It's a green app with two white speech bubbles. You'll first need to download WeChat from the App Store if you haven't done so already.

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2. Tap Sign Up. This option is in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

  • You may first have to tap Allow or Don't Allow on a window prompting you to enable notifications for WeChat.

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3. Type in your phone number. Do so in the "Mobile number" field in the middle of this page.

  • You can also change your current country or region by tapping the link above the "Mobile number" field and then selecting an area.

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4. Tap Sign Up. It's a green button in the middle of the page.

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5. Tap OK. Doing so will prompt WeChat to send a verification code to your phone number.

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6. Open your phone's messages. You should see a message with the text "WeChat verification code (1234) is only used to change linking..." at the top of your recent messages.

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7. Type the WeChat code into WeChat. It goes in the "Enter code" field in the middle of the page.

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8. Type in your preferred name. The name you choose here is how contacts will see you on WeChat.

  • If you had a previous account with WeChat tied to the same phone number that you just entered, you'll be asked whether or not you want to use that account information. To continue creating a new account, tap No, continue signing up.

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9. Tap Next. Doing so will finish setting up your WeChat account.

  • You'll also have the option of allowing WeChat access to your contacts after finishing the account setup.

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