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Contact list in WhatsApp: adding and deleting

Data: 27-Feb-2019 Editor: AppsToTalk

WhatsApp, one of the best messengers worldwide, offers countless opportunities for communication with your friends and family. However, calling and chatting is tightly connected with the basic principles of using your contact list. In this article, you will find detailed information about how to add and delete numbers in your WhatsApp phone book as well as manage it easily.

How to add contacts in WhatsApp?

Many people are wondering how to add a contact to WhatsApp account. That is as easy as 1-2-3! All you need is to save the new number in the phone book of your smartphone. The program will automatically recognize users from your list who are using the app.

To start a call with someone, go to Calls and Press + button. You will see those friends, colleagues and family members who are using the app. Choose a headset for audio calls or the camcorder for making video calls. All the icons can be easily found to the right of your screen.

To start chatting with a new contact, go to Chats in the main menu. Here you will see a number of contacts with whom you are communicating more frequently as well as the full list of your contacts who are using the tool. Just tap the required contact to start your conversation.

Note: if you are going to add a new number that is outside your home country, make sure to add it using an international country code.

How to delete contacts in WhatsApp?

If you need to permanently delete a number, go to the Chats.

Tap New chat icon, choose the needed contact and tap it at the top of the chat screen.

Then tap Edit and scroll down. Choose Delete Contact.

Note: you can also delete numbers directly from the phone book of your smartphone. This way, they will be also removed from your messenger app.

What if you have no one on your WhatsApp list?

First of all, make sure you’ve allowed the program to have the access to your phone book in the settings of your smartphone. Otherwise, the new numbers might not appear on WhatsApp contact list.

Secondly, you can easily invite your friends to start using the program! Go to Settings – Tell a friend. The needed button is located at the bottom of your screen.

After that, choose any option from Mail, Facebook, Message or More to send notifications to your friends.

As you can see, managing your contacts in the app’s phone book is really quick and easy. Keep in touch with your friends and family using the best messenger!