Tech Tips: You can send WhatsApp messages without saving contact, here is how
WhatsApp has become a part and parcel of our lives. It is unimaginable to go a day without it. All though there are number of chat sending platforms in the messaging space but it is the ease in WhatsApp that makes it the most popular chat app across the globe.
Sending text using WhatsApp is as simple as adding the correct number of the contact and typing the text. However, it can also be annoying sometimes that in order to text someone you first have to save that person’s contact in your phone book. This gets problematic when you want to chat with someone for a couple of messages only. For example- you come across a cake shop owner’s number and want to see his couple of cake design samples. You will have to save his or her number which will also allows him or her to access your WhatsApp profile photo which you may have kept opened only for your added contacts.
So what do you do then? What if you want to communicate for only a couple of messages and that’s it? How do you do it on WhatsApp then without saving his or her number?
There are third party apps that can be used here but these apps can puts your phone’s security at stake. Also, it can tamper with your phone’s OS and affect your phone’s performance. Therefore, it is advisable to stay from such phishing apps and instead follow these simple steps to chat with someone on WhatsApp without saving the contact.
— Open the browser that you use in your phone.
— Type this link in the Address bar: https://api.WhatsApp.com/send?phone=number
— Enter the phone number of the person to whom you want to send WhatsApp message in the place of “number” in the link. The phone number should include the country code.
— Press enter.
— A WhatsApp window will open asking you to confirm if you want to send a message to that phone number. Press on ‘send message’.
— You will see a WhatsApp chat window opened for that unsaved contact. Start chatting.