WhatsApp has come to be recognized as one of the most popular apps over the last few years thanks to its unique user-friendly features. Interacting with people and communicating with them have become quite fascinating with it. However, if you wish to boost it in order to make it more efficient, then the newly launched Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus is the perfect widget you would desire to have.

How to Access WhatsApp Contacts from iPhone Notification Center in iOS 8

Supposing you wish to reach some of your favorite WhatsApp contacts directly from the Notification Center of your iPhone/iPad running iOS 8, how would you do that? Wouldn’t it be quite convenient for you to chat with just a swipe and a tap from Notification Center itself? Of course, it would be. That’s where Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus will be very handy for you. Willing to know more about this cool iOS 8 widget? Here is more.

How To Add WhatsApp Plus Widget in iPhone Notification Center

Step #1. Download Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus.

Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus iOS 8 Widget
Step #2. Once you install it, swipe down from top of the screen of your iPhone/iPad to bring Notification Center.

Step #3. Scroll down and tap on Edit at the bottom.

Edit Notification Center in iOS 8 on iPhone

Step #4. Tap on the plus icon next to the Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus.

Add Shortcut WhatsApp Widget in NC in iOS 8

Step #5. Tap on Done from the top right corner.

Save Changes in iOS 8 Notification Center in iOS 8 on iDevicer

That’s all!

The widget has been added in the Notification Center. You can tap and hold on the three lines in front of it to adjust it where you want to place it on the Notification Center.

How To Add Contacts In Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus in iOS 8 on iPhone

Step #1. Launch Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus.

Step #2. Tap on the green plus icon at the bottom.

Tap on Green Plus Icon To Add Contacts In Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus

Step #3. Now, you will have the access to all the WhatsApp contacts. Select the contact which you want to add to the notification center. Repeat the same process to add more contacts.

Add Contacts In Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus

Step #4. Now swipe down from top of the screen to bring Notification Center. And you can see the contact shortcuts there.

Confirm Added Contacts in Shortcut WhatsApp Widget

Step #5. Tap on any of the contacts from Notification Center and start chat.

That’s it!

How To Remove A Contact From Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus in iOS 8 on iPhone

For some reasons, you no longer want a contact to remain in the widget. How will you remove it. Interestingly, removing a particular contact is as easy as adding it. Here is how.

Step #1. Launch Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus.

Step #2. Swipe right from left in front of the contact you want to remove and then tap on Delete.

Delete Contacts In Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus in iOS 8

Or

Step #2. Tap on Edit from the right corner>tap on the red button next to the contact you want to remove>tap on Delete.

How to Delete Contacts In Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus in iOS 8

You are done!

How To Remove Shortcut for Whatsapp Plus Widget from iPhone Notification Center

You are no more interested in Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus widget and you want to get rid of it. How would you do it?

Step #1. Swipe down from the top of the screen to bring Notification Center.

Step #2. Scroll down and tap on Edit.

Step #3. Tap on the red (-) Icon prior to the Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus.

Delete Shortcut WhatsApp Widget from NC in iOS 8

Step #4. Tap on Remove and then tap on Done from top right corner to confirm.

Remove Shortcut WhatsApp Widget from NC in iOS 8

That’s all!

You can download the widget for free. However, there is one limitation. You will have to pay $0.99, if you want to add more than three contacts to it. Given the rich convenience it brings to the famed app, it is a pretty good bargain any way you slice it.

Download Shortcut for WhatsApp Plus