WhatsApp Click: Chat with someone not in your contacts! Here is how
WhatsApp's click to chat feature allows you to begin a chat with someone without having their phone number saved in your phone's address book.
WhatsApp is one of the most widely used application which is used to communicate and share pictures, videos, GIFs, etc with people who are in your contact list. However, there is one feature of the application using which you can chat with a person who is not in your phone's contact list.
Yes, you can do so using WhatsApp Click. WhatsApp's click to chat feature allows you to begin a chat with someone without having their phone number saved in your phone's address book.
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How to use click to chat?
As per the information provided by WhatsApp, as long as you know a person’s phone number and he/she have an active WhatsApp account, you can create a link that will allow you to start a chat with him/her.
By clicking the link, a chat with the person automatically opens. Click to chat works on both your phone and WhatsApp Web.
How to create your own link?
Use https://wa.me/<number> where the <number> is a full phone number in international format. Omit any zeroes, brackets, or dashes when adding the phone number in international format.
Don't use: https://wa.me/+001-(XXX)XXXXXXX
How to Create your own link with a pre-filled message?
The pre-filled message will automatically appear in the text field of a chat. Use https://wa.me/whatsappphonenumber?text=urlencodedtext where whatsappphonenumber is a full phone number in international format and urlencodedtext is the URL-encoded pre-filled message.
To create a link with just a pre-filled message, use https://wa.me/?text=urlencodedtext
After clicking on the link, you’ll be shown a list of contacts you can send your message to.
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