How to send a message to an unsaved contact on WhatsApp
Whatsapp Messenger is the most popular instant messaging app in the market today. Now a part of the Facebook ecosystem, Whatsapp offers multiple functionalities to users including the ability to create and talk in groups, host video calls, send media and enjoy end-to-end conversations across the platform.
Whatsapp started off as a simple free-to-use ‘Instant Messaging’ app, which soon rose to popularity and eventually ended up replacing the standard messaging app on our phones. Recently, Whatsapp also rolled our business-centric features, including a Whatsapp for business app, making the product a versatile and must-have app on all smartphones. Today, Whatsapp is the most downloaded messenger and is available as a free download on iOS, Android, and even PCs.
Whatsapp allows you to have conversations with the contacts you have saved in your contact list. There are times, however, when we want to send a message to a contact who we don’t necessarily want to save in the contact list. This may be service providers or sales representatives or any other one-time requirement people.
In such cases, there is a neat little trick which you can use, to send a message to such contacts, quickly and without having to save their number on the device.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to send a message to an unsaved number on Whatsapp.
Step 1. Open the web browser on your smartphone.
Step 2. In the URL bar, enter the following link.
Replace the stars with the mobile number of the unsaved contact.
Step 3. You will now get a prompt asking you to open the chat on Whatsapp. Accept the prompt.
Step 4. Whatsapp will now open into a new conversation window with the unsaved contact.
You can now have the desired conversation without the need to save the number for future reference. Please ensure that you do not indulge in this activity for too long as the gesture may be perceived in bad taste by the recipient and some of them may even lodge a complaint. Please be responsible on the internet.
If you do not have Whatsapp on your device, you can download it from the links below.