Change the phone number on your account & how it's used

You can add, update, or remove phone numbers on your Google Account. Phone numbers are used for different reasons, and you have controls to manage how your numbers are used.

Important: It may take a week before you can use your new phone number to verify it's you for sensitive actions like changing your password.

Your phone number is connected to certain Google services that you've set up or used.

To see some services that use your phone number, check the Phone section of your Google Account. To learn more or make changes, click or tap the service.

Other Google services that use phone numbers might not be listed on that page. You can change your number in certain services' settings, like the ones below:

To see your options for a certain service, go to its settings. If you need help, visit

You can manage who sees your phone number. To change who can view your number, go to About me.

. To change these settings, go to the Phone section of your Google Account.

This setting lets your phone number to be used across Google services to show you ads more relevant to you. If you don’t want personalized ads, turn off the setting.

If "Across Google" is listed on your "Phone" page, this number can be used across Google services.

When you set up a Google Account, you can let Google know your phone's number. If you do, we'll verify that the number is yours, and we'll try to re-verify it from time to time to make sure that it's still yours. Learn more about verifying your number.

Google doesn’t sell your personal information, including your phone number, to anyone. To learn more, visit