About links from unknown contacts

If someone who isn’t saved to your contacts sends you a link, you won’t be able to tap or click on it to open it.
You can choose to save their phone number to your contacts if you know or trust the person. You should then be able to tap or click any links they send to open it. Read about how to stay safe on WhatsApp.
When you’re added to a group with people who aren’t saved to your contacts, you’ll need to message the group to tap or click on any links.

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