The Facebook allows you to add a mobile number in your account by direct Facebook Messenger without having to open the social networking app. The procedure is useful for various features, such as sending security code and integration with SMS, which is to come. The tutorial then shows how to add a mobile number to Facebook using Messenger and also on the web version.
Adding a phone number on the Facebook Messenger
Step 1. Opening the Messenger, tap the Settings tab, represented by the person icon, and enter “Phone”.
Step 2. Enter your phone number with code area and tap the “OK” button.
Step 3. The following screen shows a field for entering the confirmation code sent to your phone via SMS. Wait to receive the message and enter the number by pressing the “OK” button below.
Your phone number has been entered in via Facebook Messenger.
Adding a phone number on the Facebook web
Step 1. Click the arrow in the upper right corner of the screen and select “Settings.”
Step 2. In the bar at the left, click “Mobile”.
Step 3. Press the “Add a phone” button.
Step 4. In the window that opens, touch the “Add your phone number here”, as indicated by the arrow.
Step 5. Select Brazil in “Country Code” and enter your phone number with area code. Click the “Continue” button.
Step 6. Enter the verification code sent by Facebook to your phone via SMS, and press “Confirm”.
Step 7. Set the privacy of your phone number – in this tutorial, set to appear only for the owner of the profile – and tap “Save settings” to complete the procedure.
Your mobile number has been added in the Facebook web version.