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How to Share Photos/Videos on Whatsapp from iPhone Camera Roll

WhatsApp users must have downloaded the latest version of this app. But guys, do you know that an awesome feature is now available for you? Now you can add WhatsApp sharing option in iOS 8 and also share photos on WhatsApp right from iPhone Photos app. Isn’t it great? The 2.12.1 version of WhatsApp app helps you share more memories and happiness.

iGeeksBlog, as always, delves deep into this new feature and brings to you how to make the most of your WhatsApp sharing option. Moreover, we have also mentioned simple steps on a process to use both features and spread joy!

If you have not downloaded this latest version, please do it first and then follow the simple steps to enjoy the two cool features:

How to Add WhatsApp Sharing Option In iOS 8 Share Sheet

Step #1. Tap on Photos App from the Home Screen.

Tap on Photos App on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on any album stored in Photos App.

Step #3. Select a photos/videos you want to share.

Select Photos or Videos to Share on WhatsApp

Step #4. Tap on the sharing button seen at bottom left.

Tap on Share Icon in iPhone Photos App

Step #5. Tap on More button seen in the panel that shows different social media channels like Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest etc.

Tap on More in iOS 8 Sharing Sheet

Step #6. From different Activities listed, you can toggle WhatsApp on.

Toggle WhatsApp Sharing Button on iPhone in iOS 8

With the above-mentioned simple steps, you can share your photos, videos and other content with your friends.

How to Share Photos on Whatsapp from iPhone Photos App

Once you have added WhatsApp sharing option, now share photos from iPhone camera roll. Please note that first four steps for both procedures are similar, hence, we avoid the repetition. To share photos, follow the above listed four steps and then follow the steps mentioned below:

Step #1. Tap on WhatsApp icon seen in the panel that shows different social media channels like Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest etc.

Share Photos or Videos on WhatsApp from iPhone Photos App

Step #2. Select a contact from the list (before sending it, you can also crop/rotate desired photo/video.)

Edit Videos and Photos iPhone Photos App

Step #3. And finally, press the send button from top right corner.

Apart from sharing photos, you can also share multiple videos, website links and other content from WhatsApp. The new feature also lets you edit your contacts from WhatsApp; moreover, you can crop and rotate videos before sending. And last but not the least, you can capture photos and videos with the quick camera button in chats.


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