[How To] Create WhatsApp Chat Shortcut on Your Android Device Home Screen

Today we will be telling you about the Whatsapp Feature which is available only for android devices and it is really useful for the Whatsapp Messaging lovers. The shortest way to access a chat on Whatsapp can be by the single tap on an icon from the home screen but we usually open the application and then find the chat in the chat log and then initiate the chat.

What if I tell you a smart way with the help of which you could be able to save the chats of a group or with a person as an application icon on the home screen of your android device?

The process is pretty much simple but very few people have looked at it. Open the application and then choose any of the chat which needs to be accessed pretty frequently. Tap the chat and hold on to it, you will see the options associated with it as mentioned in the screenshot below.


Now tap the appropriate option as highlighted below and then you will have the icon on the home screen.


If you have large number of such chats then my advice will be to create a specific folder for that and then save all those icons there. Please let me know if you face any problem while following up with this tip.

By Abhinav Singh

I am an MBA student and a founder member of NXTInsight. I love to keep the track of smartphones, tablets, wearables and other similar gadgets, so that I could help my readers to make the right decision before buying a gagdet.

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