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You can add contacts on WhatsApp with QR codes

You can add contacts in WhatsApp with QR codes

Ease of use is one of the keys for an application to succeed. In WhatsApp they know this better than anyone, given that one of the reasons they remain at the top is that they started the preferred method of today for any instant messaging application to connect contacts. If they were on your agenda and you had WhatsApp, you could talk to them, as simple as that.

In that sense, certain restrictions were applied with her. On the one hand, it is not until very recently that there is an option to chat without adding numbers, something that many people demanded, especially those who were more involved in second-hand sales applications. And now they are going to implement a new method to add numbers quickly and easily, without having to resort to the calendar application.

Β«Add via QR codeΒ».

WhatsApp will allow you to add contacts using QR codes. This method is very simple and efficient, and above all it is faster than opening the calendar app, adding a new contact, writing a number and waiting for it to synchronize.

Following in the wake of other social networks

The last move of WhatsApp it is difficult to be taken by surprise, especially if you take into account the movements of other social networks. In truth, the pioneer in this aspect was Snapchat, who implemented their own QR codes that were so successful that since Instagram, of course, they are already thinking of copying them. In other cases such as Twitter or Facebook Messenger are already available, and you can use them to add contacts from the SIM in a very simple way.

This system makes a lot of sense if we consider the nature of these applications. The camera It is a fundamental part of its use, and communicating with photos is something natural for more and more people. Therefore, instantly targeting and adding a person is simple and promotes using this method that presumably won’t even force you to exit the application. Therefore, this in turn would cause each person to spend more time in the app, encouraging its use and obtaining more benefits. Obviously in WhatsApp it is not applied as is, but the concept is the same.