According to LinkedIn you should add at least one mobile phone number to your account. Here is a step by step guide you can follow to add a phone number to your LinkedIn account.
LinkedIn is one of the world’s largest professional network with millions of members. Creating a LinkedIn profile can give you better exposure. If you already have a profile in Linked then you should keep updating it. Refreshing the profile helps you in keeping the track of what you’ve done and where you’ve come from.
According to LinkedIn, you should add at least one mobile phone number to your account. Add a phone number to help keep your account secure and be able to easily recover your account or reset your password if you have trouble signing in.
Do you know how to add a phone number to your LinkedIn account? Here is a step by step guide which you can follow to add a phone number to your LinkedIn account.
How to add a new phone number to your LinkedIn account
The mobile numbers you add won’t be displayed on your LinkedIn profile, follow the below-given steps to add a new phone number:
Step 1: Open Linked account on your desktop.
Step 2: On the LinkedIn homepage, tap Me icon at the top.
Step 3: Next you need to select Settings & Privacy from the dropdown.
Step 4: Under the Login and security section of the Account tab, you need to click Change next to Phone numbers.
Step 5: You need to click Add phone number and select the appropriate country from the dropdown.
Step 6: Enter your phone number in the New phone number field and tap Send code.
Step 7: A verification code will be sent to your mobile device via SMS (text message) to confirm that you own this number.
Step 8: You need to enter your LinkedIn account password to continue with this change.
Step 9: After entering the password tap Done.
Step 10: On the next screen, enter the verification code you received on your mobile device and click Confirm.
Note: You can also click Resend code if you haven’t received it, or click Call me with the code to have the code read out to you via a phone call.
Remember that your mobile phone number must be verified before it can be used to reset your account password.
If you choose a new phone number to be used for password resets then you need to select the checkbox Use for a password reset below one of the existing phone numbers listed.
You may need to enter your LinkedIn password to continue with this change for sign-in.
How to remove a phone number
To remove a phone number you need to follow the below-given steps:
Step 1: You need to tap Remove to the right of the existing phone number listed.
Step 2: Next you need to enter your LinkedIn password to continue with this change.
If you have established two-step verification then you may not be able to remove a phone number. First, you have disable the two-step verification after then only you can remove the phone number from your account.
(Source: LinkedIn website)