How to message on WhatsApp without saving the contact number


With nearly 2 billion users worldwide, WhatsApp is easily one of the world’s most popular messaging apps.

In India, WhatsApp had over 400 million active users last year (via BBC). And, the statistics are growing as we move towards a more Internet-focused future.

That being said, this kind of user base is mostly because sending messages on WhatsApp is quite easy.


However, there are many instances where you want to message a contact number but do not want to bother saving the number in your contact list. Or, you want to send a screenshot of this paid bill on WhatsApp, but only once, and again and again, do not want to save the person’s contact number.

Today in this article, we will show you how you can send a message on WhatsApp without saving this random person or contact number. We’ve listed three methods that are easy and convenient.

How to send WhatsApp message without saving the contact number

The easiest way to send a WhatsApp message to contact without saving anyone’s number is through a link.

Best of all, it works on both Android and iOS devices. It’s also safe, considering you don’t have to download anything on your device.

Follow the steps below to send a WhatsApp message without saving the contact number.

1. On your smartphone, open this link:

2. Next up, after the slash, add the contact number you want to send a WhatsApp message to along with the country code.


WhatsApp without saving number

For example – Here ’91’ is India’s country code, and it is followed by the 10 digit contact number.

3. Once you do this, hit enter.

4. Now, the page will ask you to “GO TO CHAT,” which once clicked will take you to the WhatsApp app.

WhatsApp without saving number

Voila, now you have a chat open, and you can easily message that contact.

Wasn’t that simple? Well, there are also other methods that are similar to this. 

2. Send WhatsApp message without saving number using third-party apps

You can also send WhatsApp messages to unsaved contact numbers with the help of apps.

If you are concerned about security, you do not need to. As such, the apps we are showing do not ask for permission or have any advertisements.


That being said, these apps are safe and easy to use.

Click to Chat (Android)

1. Download the Click to Chat app from Play Store on your Android smartphone.

Download the Click to Chat app on Android

2. Open the app and simply paste or type the contact number.

Enter phone number

3. Make sure to choose the correct country code. For example – ‘+91’ for India.

4. Once you’re done, tap on “OPEN.”


There you go. Your chat is open without even saving the contact number.

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Easy Message for WhatsApp (iOS & Android)

This app is available for both iOS and Android devices. But since we’ve already shown you the best app for Android, we’ve listed the steps for iOS users.

1. Download the Easy Message for the WhatsApp app from the App Store on your iPhone.

Download the Easy Message for WhatsApp app from the App Store

2. Open the app and simply paste or type the contact number.

3. Again, here, make sure to type the country code. For example – ‘+1’ as this app doesn’t automatically let you choose like on the Click to Chat app for Android.


Enter the phone number

4. Once you’re done, tap on ‘Start Chat in WhatsApp.’

That’s it!

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Send WhatsApp message without saving number using Siri Shortcuts

This method is only for iOS devices with iOS 12 and above.

1. Download the Siri Shortcuts app from the App Store.

2. Before you use the shortcut, make sure to download and use any of the random shortcuts from the Gallery tab on the right bottom (This is just to get you started, so you don’t end up with any weird permissions and hiccups).

3. Once you are done, click on this link and open the “WhatsApp to Non-Contact” shortcut.

4. It will take you to the Shortcuts app and let you add the shortcut.

4. Here, click on “Add Shortcut.”

Click on Add Shortcut


5. Now go to “My Shortcuts” and look for the “WhatsApp to Non-Contact” shortcut.

Simply click on the shortcut.

6. Once clicked, it will show a prompt saying “Choose Recipient.”

Click on Choose Recipient

7. Now, click on it and type the contact number along with the country code. For Example – +44XXXXXXX.

Enter the phone number

8. Once you hit enter, it will ask for permission to allow the shortcuts app to use WhatsApp, simply allow it.

9. After you do that, it will redirect you to WhatsApp and let you start a chat.

There you go! It was so easy. Here are three ways you can use WhatsApp without having to save a phone number.


Now, the next time you’re in a situation where you want to instantly send someone a photo, or some screenshot of a paid bill, just use either of these methods.

Which method do you find more convenient and easier to use? Let us know in the comments.

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