Camera to take a new photo or video with your camera. Note: Videos that are recorded using WhatsApp are limited to 16MB.
Photo & Video Library to select a photo or video from your iPhone's Camera Roll or albums. After selecting a photo or video, tap Add at the bottom left to select multiple photos or videos at once.
Document to select a document from iCloud Drive or other apps such as Google Drive, Dropbox, etc. Note: Sending a document is only available for users on iOS 9 and later. The maximum allowed file size is 100 MB.
Location to send your location or a nearby place.
Contact to send the information of a contact. By default, all details stored in the phone's address book for the selected contact will be shared. Tap items on the Share Contacts screen to deselect information that you don't want shared.
You can also add captions to photos and videos. Switch between photos to add captions to each one.
You can also share links to Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube videos and they can play right within WhatsApp. A preview will populate after you paste a link into your chat.
Note: In order to send media, documents, location or contacts, you will need to grant the app permission to access your iPhone's Location Services, Contacts, Photos and Camera in iPhone Settings > Privacy.
Forward media, documents, location, or contacts
Open an individual or group chat.
Tap and hold the type of message you wish to forward, then tap Forward. You can select multiple messages.
Choose the chat you wish to forward the message to then tap Forward.
When you forward media, documents, locations, or contacts, you don't have to upload them again. Forwarded messages that weren't originally sent by you will display a "Forwarded" label.
Note: Captions won't be forwarded along with media.