Category: Tweaks

How To Set Up A US Phone Number

How To Set Up A US Phone Number

There are many reasons why you may have to get a US phone number as a Nigerian. One such reason is that you do business with American firms. Another reason is that to operate globally with some American clients, you may have to use a US phone number.
Note that getting a US phone number can involve 3 methods and have subscriptions. You use this number to verify your Google 2FA.

Note that you should have these for getting your US phone number.

  • App for changing location (this is optional
  • US area code
  • A functional VPN
  • Working password and email.
  • Method one: Use the Text Me App

    Go to Playstore and download this app. Note this app uses VPN.

    Do the following:

    i) Link your VPN, and then go to the Text Me app and open it, form a new account or sign up with your Gmail.
    ii) Enter the proper information if you are not using the option for Gmail sign up, then claim the numbers you see on the screen.
    iii) You have the number.

    Method two: Use the Textnow App

    i) Link a VPN, but avoid VPNs like PIA, HMA, ExpressVPN, Windscribe, IpVanish and NordVPN.

    ii) Go to the Textnow app on your iOS or android, tap on sign-up. Enter your details like name, username, password, and email. Then once you finish, tap ‘Get a free phone number’ icon.

    iii) Then let Textnow access your location, you will get a free USA number according to your VPN location. Once you get the number assigned to you, you can call or text with it in Canada or the US.

    Method three: Using Google Voice App

    i) Go to your VPN app and link it to any USA location, then after linking to the location, you prefer. Go to Gmail app, and tap on the icon at the right top bar, then scroll downwards and tap on ‘Add Another Account’, ‘click on Google ‘, ‘Tap on Create Account ‘. Add your details and apply your Nigerian phone to get the OTP code.
    ii) Once you finish with this, you have to download your Google Voice App, you can use the app to download. However ensure the email you created is a default email on Play Store.
    iii) Set up the Google Voice App while on your VPN. They will ask you to pick the email you wish to sign in using the email you created. You have to choose the location for the number.
    iv) Add a number to get your OTP code. This will require a US number you got from your family or friends.
    v) Once you have the OTP code, add it and verify your account. Now tap on the profile of your Google Voice app, and that number will show there. You can use this Google Voice App to text or call for free.

    How to set up email on Windows 10

    You are probably using Windows 10 on your PC but are yet to set up an email account. This post will guide you on how to set up email on Windows 10. You will be doing this with the Mail App. This Mail is available too in the Start menu, so you can just enter Search and you will see the mail. You will have to know your Gmail username and password. Continue reading “How to set up email on Windows 10”

    How to link your NIN to MTN

    With regards to the admonition of the Federal Government, that all Nigerians should link their NIN to their SIM cards, some lines that did not comply with this mandate got barred.

    Here is how to link your NIN to your MTN:

    To get your
    NIN, tap *346# from the number linked with our voter’s card, BVN registration, or driver’s license.

  • Tap 1 for you to get your NIN. Get a screenshot of the NIN and save it. Note that you will be charged N20 each time you dial this number. This number makes use of 2 methods which are:
  • through USSD code.
  • through MTN NIM Portal.

    Through MTN-NIM portal

    This requires your First Name, Middle Name, Last Name, Email address, and National Identity Number to make use of an MTN online portal to link your phone number using your NIN.
    a) Go to the registration link, with your browser.
    Link NIN to your MTN
    b) Fill up the requirements you can see above.
    Link your NIN to your SIM
    c) Tap on the submit button.
    d) You will receive an OTP in your MTN line. Continue reading “How to link your NIN to MTN”

  • How To Register And Get Your NIN

    NIN means National Identification Number. There are certain things that when you want to do you will be asked to bring your NIN. That’s why this post is here to tell you how to get it. To get your NIN, you have to go for National Identification Card. So how do you get your National ID card, and then get your NIN number?
    It takes about 5 minutes to fill out the form.

    Steps to register and get your NIN

    One: Go to the NIMC portal at
    A page will open, tap continue.

    Two: To set up your account, you need to fill in your details and sign up first, so you can sign in after signing up.
    Continue reading “How To Register And Get Your NIN”

    How To Go Live On YouTube

    How To Go Live On YouTube

    YouTube is the largest video hub on the internet. Many come here daily to take part in one program and watch videos. This post tells you how to go live on YouTube. You can make videos and upload them on You Tube and you can go live as you make the videos. In this website, you will be getting tutorials like this one. In this website we write nothing but the truth, so we tell it is so, it is. Going live on You Tube is a decent thing to do. Going live means people can join you live on YouTube. That’s what this post will tell you how to do. The steps below will enable you go live on You mTube. Continue reading “How To Go Live On YouTube”

    How To Add Another Email To Your Gmail Account

    How To Add Another Email To Your Gmail Account

    Adding an email like your domain email to your gmail account is necessary. This is to direct all emails sent to your domain email to your gmail account. In this post, you will read about how to add another email to your gmail account. Your domain email is the email of your blog or website. It could something like,, and so on. However you need a regular mail where you receive all the emails sent to your domain email. That’s what this post will tell you how to do. Continue reading “How To Add Another Email To Your Gmail Account”

    How To Link Your NIN To Your 9mobile SIM

    How To Link Your NIN To Your 9mobile SIM

    The Federal Government have mandated all Nigerians to link their NIN to their SIM cards. Your 9mobile SIM is not an exception to this. Here in this website you will be getting such tutorials on how to do stuffs like this. This post tells you how to link your NIN to your 9mobile SIM. If you don’t have NIN, read our post first on how to get that. Continue reading “How To Link Your NIN To Your 9mobile SIM”

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