WhatsApp: how to correctly add the number of a person who lives in another country?

You may not know it, but WhatsApp allows you to communicate with people from different parts of the world; however, to achieve this it is necessary to meet several requirements. You cannot just add these contacts in a traditional way, you will have to follow a different procedure if you want their phone number to appear on your friends list of the instant messaging application. How do you get it? Here we are going to explain it to you.

If you want to add someone from abroad, you must first look for the international telephone prefix of their country. If you are in Spain, for example, the code will be “+34”. That is, you will have to add it in the following way +34 XXX XXX XXXX.

In some countries, such as the United States, it is also necessary to add an “area code” that you must place between the international prefix (+1) and the number. If this second code is “408”, the final number to save will be +1 408 XXX XXXX.

If you added them correctly, you will not only be able to chat with him and send him text, photos and videos, you will also be able to make calls and video calls totally free, as long as you are connected to a Wi-Fi network.

Some special details

In their official blog, the WhatsApp developers provided some recommendations that users should take into account, before adding a person who lives in Argentina or Mexico:

Many users use WhatsApp every day to communicate with friends and co-workers. That is why many of them have two accounts; however, they do not know how to have both sessions open simultaneously and on the same PC. If you have this problem, we will show you how this simple trick works.

Unlike what happens on a mobile phone – where we are limited to opening a single account – on a computer it is possible to access two accounts simultaneously if we use a trick, although applying it requires a series of steps.

According to the website Emojipedia a digital platform with hundreds of definitions, the gesture expressed by the thumbs down emoji indicates disapproval of whatever is being discussed. In English, the act of showing a thumb down is called “thumbs down”; for that reason, in the app WhatsApp this emoji appears as “thumbs_down” or as “no”.

The reason why you should not forget its name in English is because in the WhatsApp application all the emoticons are stored with a specific name. Like the thumb down, the smiley face emoji is called “smiley_face” and the red heart emoji is called “heart”.

Unlike stickers, emojis WhatsApp apps are smaller and come pre-installed with the instant messaging app. You may not know it, but there is a method that allows you to enlarge them and use them in your chats. Do you want to know?

East secret trick is available to all users, no matter if they have a phone Android or iPhone. If you want to try it to surprise your friends, all you have to do is follow these simple steps: