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How to Invite Someone to Join WhatsApp or WhatsApp Group

You can invite the ones you prefer to join WhatsApp or WhatsApp group and here's how you can do that on Android:

How to Invite Someone to Join WhatsApp

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    Open WhatsApp.
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    Tap Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) which you can find besides "Search" icon at the top.
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    Tap "Settings," and you can see "Invite a friend" option. Tap on it.
Invite a friend option
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    Now, you can see the apps which you can use to invite your preferred ones. Keep in mind that the apps you see may vary depending on the apps you've on your Android device.
Invite options
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    Choose the one you want. In this instance, I choose "Gmail."
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    Now, you can see a pre-composed email with the link to download WhatsApp, and the cursor is on the "To" field by default.
Gmail app with pre-composed email
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    Here is the complete view of the pre-composed email:
Entire view of pre-composed email
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    Enter the email address of your preferred ones in "To" field, edit the message if you want and then hit "Send" icon at the top.

That's all. They'll receive the email and join WhatsApp if they wish.

How to Invite Someone to Join WhatsApp Group

If you're an admin of a WhatsApp group, then you can invite the ones you prefer to join in it.

It is a simple task and here's how you can do it:

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    Long press the WhatsApp group.
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    Hit the Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) at the top.
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    Tap "Group info" which you can find beneath "Add chat shortcut."
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    In the "Participants" section, you can see "Invite via link" which is beneath the "Add participants" option (This option lets you add participants to the group). Hit it.
Invite via link option
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    Now, you can see these four options now:
Invite link screen of WhatsApp

Send link via WhatsApp - Choose this option if you want to send the link to your WhatsApp contacts and groups OR set it as your WhatsApp status.

Copy link - Tapping this one copies the link.

Share link - Tapping this option shows you the different apps on your device. You can pick a one you prefer and using it you can send this link.

Note: Keep in mind that anyone with the link can join the group. So, it is recommended to share the link only with people you trust.

Revoke link - Tap this option and then hit "Revoke Link" in the confirmation popup to revoke the link. When you do the revoke, the existing link no longer works, and a new one will get created.

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    Pick the option you prefer. In this instance, I choose "Send link via WhatsApp" option. Now, you can see your WhatsApp contacts and groups (which you may look under "Frequently contacted," "Recent chats," and "Other contacts" section).
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    Tap the ones you prefer and then hit the green icon at the bottom.
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    If you've selected more than one, then you'll see that the message is sent to your preferred ones. If you've chosen a single group or contact alone, then you'll be in the chat screen of that one where you need to hit the "Send" icon to send the invite.

That's all. The invite is sent successfully.

In the recipient end, they'll get your invite which may look like this:

Invite to join WhatsApp group

When they tap on the link OR "Join group" in the invite, they'll see some information about the group and "Join Group" option. Once they tap the "Join Group" option, they'll be joined to the group.

That's it. All done.

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