WhatsApp contacts now show up as suggestions in share sheet in iOS 13: Report

Earlier, you had to manually choose which contact you want to share the content with.


WhatsApp has reportedly tweaked its app on iOS 13. As per a report by 9to5Mac, the update is likely to put your WhatsApp contacts into the share sheet suggestions. This way you will be able to easily share the content to these WhatsApp contacts as they will pop up as suggestions across iOS, like on your iPhone or iPad.

The report further reveals that this update will directly let you share data with these contacts. Earlier, you had to manually tap on the WhatsApp icon in the share sheet and then tap the contact that you want to share the message with. Now the contacts will automatically pop up in suggestions when you are sharing content from some other app. In short, making the user experience more seamless.

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 WhatsApp contacts now show up as suggestions in share sheet in iOS 13: Report

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