When a new contact is added to your phone's address book, WhatsApp Messenger
usually automatically detects the contact and adds him or her to your Favorites
list. However, if you are sure that your contact has an account, but he or she does not appear in your WhatsApp contact list, you may need to manually refresh the application
This article will show you how to do so for both the Android and iPhone applications.
Refresh WhatsApp Contact List on Android
Open WhatsApp Messenger
, and tap the New Chat
button to access your contact list:
Next, tap the Menu button
. Your contact list will immediately update to reveal any and all contacts available on WhatsApp:
Refresh WhatsApp Contact List on iPhone
, and go to your Favorites
tab. Scroll to the top of your Favorites
list, then pull the list down with your finger.
WhatsApp will now refresh your contacts list. Your Favorites will be sorted alphabetically, and any hidden or deleted contacts will be restored.
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