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-.

    • You can choose whether to capture new media or choose an existing media file.
    • Share contact or Contact allows you to send the information of a contact saved in your phone's address book over WhatsApp.
    • Share location or Location allows you to share your current location. You can choose from nearby places or send your exact location.

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

  1. Highlight the message.
  2. Select Options > Message > Forward.
  3. 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