More than 800 million active users worldwide speak volumes of the global popularity of WhatsApp. On every smartphone, WhatsApp has now become an inevitable app. With such humongous reach and mass appeal, it goes without saying that people exchange so many things on this instant messaging app; they like to share instant messages, photos, videos, audio and user location also.
Apart from sharing the above content, people also share contacts using WhatsApp on their iPhones. Though some of iPhone users know how to send iPhone contacts on WhatsApp, there are quite a few who get stuck when they have to share contacts. For new iPhone users, following are a few simple steps.
How to Share Your iPhone Contacts with WhatsApp
Step #1. Launch WhatsApp on your iPhone.
Step #2. Tap on the Contacts.
Step #3. Tap on a contact name with whom you want to share contact.
Step #4. You can see Contact Info on your iPhone; scroll down and tap on Send Message.
Step #5. Now tap on the Up Arrow on the left side of Text Box.
Step #6. A menu of four options (Take Photo or Video, Photo/Video Library, Share Location, and Share Contact) will pop up; tap on Share Contact.
Step #7. Select the contact from the phone book of your iPhone.
Step #8. Now tap on Send.
The contact you wanted to share is now sent.
Step #1. Open WhatsApp on your iPhone.
Step #2. Tap on Chat then Tap on Compose Icon from right corner.
Step #3. Search for the contact name with whom you want to share contact.
Follow the steps from #4 to #8.
Unlike Android, iOS doesn't allow you to send contacts from phone book via WhatsApp. Please note that you can send contact to your WhatsApp contacts only, i.e. the receiver has to be one of your WhatsApp contacts and the contact number you send comes from the phone book of your iPhone.
Watch out this video to know how to share contacts with WhatsApp:
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