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Adding contacts

WhatsApp can quickly and easily identify which of your contacts are using WhatsApp.

Seeing which of your contacts are using WhatsApp
  1. Open WhatsApp.
  2. Go to the Chats tab.
  3. Tap the new chat icon.
To add a contact
  1. Open WhatsApp.
  2. Go to the Chats tab.
  3. Tap the new chat icon > New Contact.

To add contacts that use foreign phone numbers, you must save their phone number in full international format:

  • +[Country Code][Full Phone Number]
  • Be sure to omit any leading 0's from the number.
  • For detailed information on how to add an international contact, you can read more here.

Alternatively, if someone sends you a vCard, you can add that contact directly by tapping Save Contact on the vCard.

Learn how to add a contact on: Android | Windows Phone | Nokia S40 | BlackBerry | BlackBerry 10