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How to change phone number on LinkedIn? (2022)

How to change phone number in Linkedin?
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Adding a phone number to LinkedIn is important as it helps to

  • helps to keep your account secure and
  • helps to easily recover your account or reset your password if you have trouble signing in.

Sometimes, you might need to change your phone number on LinkedIn.

If you want to do so, then this is the right guide to help you in changing your phone number on LinkedIn.

How to change your phone number in Linkedin?

You can change the phone number on Linkedin in two ways.

1. By removing the existing number and adding the new one.

2. Adding a new number without removing the existing number. 

How to change phone number on LinkedIn by removing the existing number and adding new one?

Follow the below steps to change the phone number on LinkedIn by removing the existing number and adding a new one through the LinkedIn mobile app. 

Open the LinkedIn mobile app. 

Change phone number on LinkedIn by removing the existing number and adding new one

Click on the profile pic on the left side of the page. 

Click on the “Settings”. 

Click on “Sign in & security” from that. 

Click on the “Phone numbers” from that. 

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Across the existing number, you could see the Cross icon.

Click on the cross icon

You are asked to enter your Linkedin password.

Enter the password. 

The number will be removed.

After the existing number gets removed, click on the “Add phone number”. 

Fill in the details. 

Click “Send code”. 

A six-digit number code will be sent to your phone number to make the confirmation.

Fill that code in the “Enter your verification code” and click “Verify”.

Now you can see your phone number listed on LinkedIn.

If you are using LinkedIn on a laptop or desktop, then follow the below steps to change the phone number on LinkedIn by removing the existing number and adding a new one through the browser.

Login to your Linkedin profile. 

Click on the “Me” icon near Notification in the menu bar. 

Click on the “Setting & Privacy” from that. 

Click on the “Sign in & security” on the sidebar. 

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Click on the “Change” across the “Phone numbers”. 

Across the existing number you could see “Make primary” and “Remove” options.

Click on the “Remove” option. 

You will be asked to enter your Linkedin password.

Enter the password

Click on Remove

After the existing number gets removed, click on the “Add phone number”

Fill in the details. 

Click “Send code”. 

A six-digit number code will be sent to your phone number to make the confirmation.

Fill that code in the “Enter your verification code” and click “Verify”.

How to change phone number on LinkedIn by adding a new number without removing the existing number?

Follow the below steps to change the phone number on LinkedIn by adding a new number without removing the existing number through the LinkedIn mobile app.

Open the LinkedIn mobile app. 

Click on the profile pic on the left side of the page. 

Click on the “Settings”. 

Click on “Sign in & security” from that. 

Click on the “Phone numbers” from that. 

Click on the Add phone number” option given there.

Fill in the details. 

Click on “Send code”. 

A six-digit number code will be sent to your phone number to make the confirmation.

Fill that code in the “Enter your verification code” and click “Verify”.

If you are using LinkedIn on a laptop or desktop, then follow the below steps to change the phone number on LinkedIn without removing the existing number through the browser.

Login to your Linkedin profile. 

Click on the “Me” icon near Notification in the menu bar. 

Click on the “Setting & Privacy” from that. 

Click on the “Sign in & security” on the sidebar. 

Click on the “Change” across the “Phone numbers”. 

Click the “Add phone number” option given there.

Fill in the details. 

Click “Send code”. 

A six-digit number code will be sent to your phone number to make the confirmation.

Fill that code in the “Enter your verification code” and click “Verify”.

How to remove my phone number from the Linkedin profile?

Follow the below steps to hide your phone number on your LinkedIn mobile app.

Open the LinkedIn mobile app. 

Click on the profile pic on the left side of the page. 

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Click on View Profile.

Scroll down to the Contact section and tap the Edit icon.

In the Edit Contact Info pop-up, enter or remove your information.

Click on Save.

If you are using LinkedIn on a laptop or desktop, then follow the below steps to hide your phone number on your browser.

Login to your Linkedin profile. 

Click on the “Me” icon near Notification in the menu bar. 

Click View Profile.

Click Contact info in your introduction section.

In the Contact info pop-up window, click the Edit icon.

In the Edit contact info pop-up window, enter or remove your information.

Click Save.

Who can see the phone number given in the Linkedin profile? 

Contact and personal information that you’ve provided in the Contact Info section of your profile is only visible to your 1st-degree connections.

People you’ve emailed before and who’ve added you to their LinkedIn contacts can see your email address.

Other information that could be used to contact you, such as your webpage, blog URL or Twitter handle, may be visible to all members.

If your 1st-degree connections have chosen to not show their email address, this won’t be visible under Contact Info section.

How to view the phone number of a connection on LinkedIn?

The Contact Info section is located in the introduction section of your profile.

This section displays your contact and personal information such as the following:

  • Direct link to your LinkedIn profile
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Website
  • Instant messenger accounts
  • Your birthday

Follow the below steps to view the phone number of a connection through the LinkedIn mobile app.

Open the LinkedIn mobile app. 

Click on View Profile.

Click on the “My Network” on the bottom of the page. 

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Click on Connections.

Search for the connection you want the contact. 

Click on the connection you want and go to their profile.

Scroll down to “Contact Info” in the introduction section and you can see the phone number there.

Follow the below steps to view the phone number of a connection through the browser.

Login to your Linkedin profile. 

Click on “My Network” near the “Home” option.

Click on the “Connections” option on the left side of the page.

Search for the connection you want.

Click on the connection you want and go to their profile.

Click on “contact info” in the introduction section and get the phone number. 

Wrapping Up

Hope you get an idea about changing phone number on LinkedIn.

Kindly let us know if you have any queries.

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