Verifying your account on a website such as PayPal is a difficult task for many individuals. It is very disappointing when these platforms reject you.
PayPal demands verification of a phone number together with a mail or billing address before you can be fully active with the service. Creating the account and verifying is a good idea. Some other websites/ services don’t accept registrations from Ghana.
If only there was a way around this, YES there is.
This article is going to inform you on how to get a US Phone number right here in Ghana without setting foot on their shores.
The number you will be taught to generate can also be used to verify a Whatsapp account or even Facebook.
Get A US Number For Free With TextPlus
Text plus is a great app for receiving free calls and text SMS from anywhere. Text plus offers free US number for a lifetime. With the free dummy US phone number assigned to you, it can be used to send/receive free calls and text messages from anywhere in the world.
Follow the below steps to get a free US number using Textplus.
Firstly, download the Textplus Android/iOS app from the store.
Open the app and signup. On the signup page, you need to enter these details > Your Name, DOB, Password, Email etc.
After the signup process, what’s left is to set a free US number
On your app dashboard, navigate to the menu icon, click on the button that says ‘Tap to get free Textplus Number ” to get your free US number.
On the next section, you need to select any state and area code.
Now click on Get a Custom Number
That’s all. You have a working US number now.
Google Voice offers free second US number for all US citizens. It means, second US number by Google Voice, you need to be a native of the US. An active US number will be needed to verify the new one.
Friends or family member in the US can verify their working phone number. An SMS verification will be sent to the number. Let them send you the verification code. It is needed.
Below are the steps to follow to get a Google voice number.
Type Google Voice in Google search and open the first link to visit the site.
Sign in with your Gmail account
Click on Get Google Voice and click continue. Note, Google voice can be accessed only with PC.
Next, search any local US area and pick any number of your choice by entering the Area code
Verify your Voice number by inserting a working US number for SMS verification
After verification, your Google Voice number will be active. You can use to receive call and SMS for free.
Sites like PayPal, WhatsApp, and others use Google voice numbers for authentication. There’s no need to hire a hacker to acquire a US phone number in this day and age.