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How to Share Messages, Media, Contacts, or a Location on WhatsApp

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Athryn Mitchell

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We mean to induce another applied features of WhatsApp. That is, to share messages, media, contacts, or a location on WhatsApp. Surely, WhatsApp is a widely used communication platform for Android users who like to send messages and chat with friends and the loved ones. However, there is plenty more to this chatting tool than just typing and sending a text message, for example, the sharing functionality. It is available to send stored or captured shots and videos, share chat history, contact info, as well as send your current location to your friends. Amusing? Follow us and have a try.

Supported Android:
Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola, Sony, Google Nexus

Section 1: Share Messages with WhatsApp
Section 2: Share Media on WhatsApp
Section 3: Share Contacts with WhatsApp
Section 4: Share Location to Friends on WhatsApp

Section 1: Share Messages with WhatsApp

Step 1. Open a chat.
Step 2. Tap the message you want and hold on it.
Step 3. Tap the arrow icon at the upper-right corner.
Step 4. Select a contact to send.
Step 5. Tap the "OK" button.
Share WhatsApp Messages

Section 2. Share Media on WhatsApp (We will share pictures here.)

Step 1. Tap the Share icon.
Step 2. Select Gallery, Photos, Videos, or Audios from the list. Here we will select "Gallery".

Note:
For Gallery: You can send photos and videos stored on your Android phone.
For Photos: You can take a photo and send.
For Videos: You can take a video and send.
For Audio: You can choose a Voice Recorder, music track or Record with WhatsApp.
Share WhatsApp Media
Step 4. Select items you want to send.
Step 5. Tap "Send".

Section 3. Share Contacts with WhatsApp

Step 1. Tap the Share icon.
Step 2. Select "Contacts".
Step 3. Choose a contact you are going to send.
Step 4. Tap the "SEND" button.
Share WhatsApp Contacts

Section 4. Share Location to Friends on WhatsApp

Step 1. Tap the Share icon.
Step 2. Select the location address and send.
Share Location on WhatsApp
Warm Prompt:
GPS is disabled? Tap "OK" to show location settings.
Then tap the ON/OFF button to allow location consent. Tap "Agree" in the popup.
Continue to tap "Agree" anew.
Allow Google Location

Step by step followed the guide, but failed to send media files? Check out the list:
1. Ensure your phone has an Internet or mobile data plan.
2. Make sure there is enough space on your SD card.
3. Make sure you can copy files from SD card. If not, back up and format your SD card.
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