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You Can Now Add WhatsApp Contacts Using QR Code; Here’s How

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WhatsApp has added a really nice feature in WhatsApp which makes it unnecessary to save a contact number to send a message. Just like in Snapchat, Facebook Messanger, and Instagram, we now have profile QR codes for WhatsApp profile. This feature is available in beta right now but soon it will be available to the regular version.

How to Install WhatsAPP Beta version

This feature lets you share your own profile QR code or scan other QR codes to add them to your WhatsApp contacts list. This is a really nice feature and here is a quick step by step guide to tell you how you can use this feature to scan or share WhatsApp profile QR codes.

Steps to Share Profile QR codes on WhatsApp

  1. First, makes sure you have the latest version of the WhatsApp beta app installed on your phone.
  2. Open WhatsApp and go to Settings, tap on the little QR code icon beside your profile.
  3. You will be presented with your profile QR code, you can share this QR code to anyone using the little share button above it.
  4. If you swipe left on this screen, you will launch the camera to scan WhatsApp profile QR codes.

Wrapping it

This is a really nice feature from WhatsApp which makes profile sharing pretty easy and fast on WhatsApp. There is also a link that gets shared with the QR code so they can add you using the link as well. Follow GadgetsToUse on social media to read about more WhatsApp tips and tricks.

Also, read: 3 WhatsApp Tricks to Make Your Chatting Easier Than Before


Amit Rahi

He is a tech enthusiast who always keeps an eye on the latest tech news. He is a master at Android and Windows “how to” articles. In his free time, you will find him tinkering with his PC, playing games, or browsing Reddit. At GadgetsToUse, he is responsible to update the readers with the latest tips, tricks, & hacks to take the most out of their gadgets.