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(2022) How to Share a Contact on WhatsApp

Written by Thirumalraj

In this post, you’ll see how to share a WhatsApp contact. I use the app (Android and iPhone), Web, and Desktop. Let’s begin.

Note: I suggest you ask permission from the person before sharing their contact information.

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Share a Contact on WhatsApp (Android)

If you’re using an Android phone, follow any of the below methods:

Method #1

Here’s how you can share a WhatsApp contact:

  1. Open the WhatsApp Messenger app.
  2. Hit the contact you want from the Chats tab. If the one you prefer is not there, hit the green icon at the bottom right of the Chats tab and hit your preferred contact now.
  3. Tap the name at the top or hit the three vertical dots on the top right and select “View contact.”
  4. Select the three vertical dots at the top right and hit Share above Edit.
  5. Select the contact or group chat you want to share this contact with on the “Send to” screen.
  6. Hit the Send icon on the bottom right.

That’s all.

Method #2

Open the chat for which you wish to share the contact. If you don’t see your preferred conversation, hit the green icon at the bottom right of the Chats tab and hit your preferred contact now.

Tap the Paper clip icon in the compose box at the bottom.

You will see these options: Document, Camera, Gallery, Audio, Payment, Location, and Contact.

Choose “Contact” and choose the contact(s) you want to share with this chat.

Hit the Arrow icon at the bottom right.

On the Send contacts screen, deselect the phone numbers if you wish. Hit the Send icon, and that’s it.

Share a WhatsApp Contact (iPhone)

If you’re using an iPhone, here are the steps:

Open the WhatsApp Messenger app.

Hit the contact chat you wish. If you don’t see it in the Chats tab, hit the icon at the top right and select the contact now.

Hit the name at the top and select Share Contact above Export Chat.

Select the chats for which you want to share.

Hit Share at the bottom right and deselect phone numbers here if you wish.

Hit Share at the top right, and that’s all.

Here’s an alternate method:

Hit the contact or group chat you prefer, and the + icon at the bottom left.

Select “Contact” and choose the ones you prefer. Remember that you can share a maximum of 513 contacts.

Hit Done at the top right. Deselect the phone numbers if you want and hit Send at the top right.

That’s it.

Share a Contact on WhatsApp Desktop or Web

Open the WhatsApp Desktop app or Web.

Click on your preferred conversation and hit the paper clip icon beside the compose box at the bottom.

Hit “Contact,” the first icon from the top, and select the contacts you prefer in the Send contacts popup.

Click on the Send icon and click on the Send icon.

That’s it.

Thanks for reading.

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