How do I add contacts to WhatsApp?

How do I add contacts to WhatsApp?

To add a contact on WhatsApp it is very easy and you do not need to do anything basically because WhatsApp synchronize your phone’s contacts list with your WhatsApp account contact list.

However if you would like to add a new whatsapp contact to your account contact list, you can do this directly from WhatsApp but remember, this new WhatsApp contact will be saved directly on your phone’s contact list.

To add a new contact on WhatsApp, just follow the next steps:

1. Go to the WhatsApp application and open it by tapping on it


2. Once you have opened WhatsApp app, you will see some menu tabs at the bottom, go to “Contacts” tab that it is located at the bottom and in the middle of the app, and tap on it


3. Once you tap on the “contacts” tab, you will see all your phone’s contact list that have a WhatsApp account and have WhatsApp installed on their phone, go to the “ Add contact ” button symbolized by a plus that is located at the top right corner on the “ Contacts ” window and tap on it


4. Once you have tapped on the “ Add Contact ” button, you will be redirected to the “ New Contact ” window for you to fill your new WhatsApp contact information, such as name and phone number, go to the first name field, tap on it and write down your contact’s name, the last name field is optional you can choose to type it or not


5. When you are done typing the name go to the “add phone” which is the first option located under the first, last and company name and tap on it.

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6. Once you tap on the “ Add phone “ option, the type of phone will appear on the left and the field for you to write your contact’s phone number on the right, tap on the type of phone number for you to choose the type of phone number you will be entering.

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7. When you tap on the type of phone number a label list for different type of phone number will appear, tap on the “ mobile ” label


8. Once you have chosen which type of phone number it is, type your new contact phone number and when you are done go to the “ Done ” button located at the top right corner and tap on it. Your new contact will be added to your phone address book and on WhatsApp contact list.

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