How do I send media, contacts, or location?

Here is how to send media over WhatsApp:

  1. Open a chat with a person or group.
  2. On S60 touch screen phones:
    Tap on and choose the type of media you wish to send.
    On S60 full keyboard phones:
    Select Options > Send -Type of Media-
  3. You can choose whether to capture new media or choose an existing media file.

Additionally, you will see the option to share location and share contacts with your friends.


If you wish to forward media:

On S60 touch screen phones:
1. Tap on the image
2. Tap Options > Send > Via WhatsApp
3. Choose the contact or group you want to send the image to

On S60 full keyboard phones:
1. Highlight the media that you want to send
2. Select Options > Message > Forward
3. Choose the contact or group where you want to send the image to

To forward a message, first highlight the message and then select Options > Message > Forward. Choose the recipient and select Yes when prompted.

Note: When you forward a media file, the file does not upload again. This helps you use less data.

To learn more about sharing, please read detailed steps for: Android | iPhone | BlackBerry | Nokia S40 | Windows Phone | BlackBerry 10.

Cheers,
WhatsApp Support Team