Now WhatsApp becomes the most popular instant messaging service for people to keep in touch and communicate with their friends, family or colleagues. According to statistics, WhatsApp has reached one billion daily.
We saved the contact in phone address book then able to send out Whatsapp messages; this is the original purpose of WhatsApp to keep people in touch with each other.
However, this measure may inconvenient to some users, especially some of the phone numbers that are only a one-off contact, which used to online trading or contact buyer purpose, in the end, you won’t use them in another day.
There are several methods to let you send WhatsApp messages without saving contact to your phone’s address book, such as using third-party apps and group invitation link. But now, the best way to let you do this is using click to chat FAQ feature that provided by WhatsApp.
WhatsApp Messages Click To Chat With wa.me Links
WhatsApp’s click to chat feature allows you to begin a conversation with someone without having their phone number saved in your phone’s address book. As long as you know this person’s phone number, by creating a link that allows you to start a WhatsApp chat with them.
Previously, use https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone= followed by the person’s full phone number in international format.
Now WhatsApp owned wa.me links, using https://wa.me/phone number where the phone number in international format. Omit any zeroes, brackets or dashes when adding the phone number in international format.
Please take note that this phone number must have an active account on WhatsApp.
As an example below is a contact link which I will not add in my contact and use WhatsApp to chat with each other.
https://wa.me/60161234567, then copy and paste to the mobile web browser or desktop browser, click enter.
The webpage shows the message will delivery to the number that you specified. Tap on “MESSAGE” icon.
Now WhatsApp Messenger app will be opened up automatically, start to compose your message and communicate with each other.
Click to Chat works on the phone, Windows, Mac OS installer and WhatsApp Web.