How to send WhatsApp message to unsaved number without adding contact

One of the world's most popular messaging app is WhatsApp, and while it's very easy to use, one frustration has annoyed us for a very long time. How to send a message without number in WhatsApp, or how to send a message to WhatsApp without adding a contact. As simple as it sounds, sending WhatsApp messages to unsaved numbers is not an official workaround.


by Niranjani Jesentha Kumari Prabagararaj

Updated: Apr 09, 2020 11:02 IST

Tags: App News Tech
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This is an important feature since lots of WhatsApp privacy settings are limited to "My Contacts," and you do not want to see your profile picture from any random person saved in your phone book, for example. That's why we'll be asking you how to send messages to WhatsApp without adding a contact.

The first approach we'll be suggesting works on both Android and iOS. All you need on any browser is to follow a few easy measures, and you're good to go. Having said that, here's how you can send WhatsApp messages without adding touch to unsaved numbers.

Step 1: Open the browser on your phone. Then copy and paste the link, or 

Step 2: Enter the phone number along with the country code in the place of 'xxxxxxxxxx.' If the number you want to text is +919992222222 then the link becomes Here the first two digits are India's country code followed by the person mobile number. 

Step 3: After you have typed the link, click enter to open the link.

Step 4 You can able to see the recipient's phone number in the WhatsApp webpage and a green message button. Click on the green message button, and you'll be redirected to WhatsApp.

Step 5: Done, you can now WhatsApp people without adding a contact.

With its user-friendliness and the app's straightforward nature, its no doubt WhatsApp has become immensely popular in India and around the world. Simple stuff, however, like sending a message to someone without saving their contacts, still needs a workaround, and we are just curious if this will ever be implemented as an app feature. Protection Status