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Create WhatsApp Chat with Yourself

Create WhatsApp Chat with Yourself
Written by Hassan Abbas

Create WhatsApp Chat with Yourself: WhatsApp no doubts the world’s most popular messaging app. However, it can single-handedly be used to crumb down small notes, one-off to-do lists, and also to save your details. These details including images, documents, videos, and links. However, with the help of this article, Not only can you chat with your loved ones, but you can also use WhatsApp to chat with yourself.

Yes, you read that right! In addition to sending texts, pictures, and videos to your loved ones, you’ll be able to browse through the internet on your PC. Also, send files to your phone and vice versa without needing another app or wires to connect the two.

How to create a WhatsApp chat or group chat with yourself

The article will help you to create a thread that only you can share and view to send files between your devices.

Method 1: Using wa.me ‘Click to Chat’ link on PC

WhatsApp has a tap to Chat feature that allows you to start a chat with someone without having their phone number stored in your address book. But many people don’t know is that you can also create a chat thread for your phone number using the link and use it to share and receive files between your PC and mobile device. However, to get this done, just follow the steps given below.

Step 1:

Firstly, Sign in to WhatsApp on your PC using the web or through the app for your device.

  • Web: Log on to web.whatsapp.com on your web browser and then sign in by following the instructions on the screen.
  • WhatsApp for PC app: Also, install the WhatsApp app for PC and sign in using your phone number.
Step 2: 

Also, Create your Click to Chat link using the following format below:

wa.me/(country code without '+'sign)(your phone number)

However, if your phone number is 1234567890 and you are from India then your Click to Chat link will be: wa.me/911234567890

Step 3: 

Input this link in the address bar in the web browser and hit the Enter key.

A page appears that reads “Message <your number> on WhatsApp”. However, there will also be a prompt asking you to open WhatsApp.

Step 4:

Click Open WhatsApp to load WhatsApp on the web or the WhatsApp app on your PC.

When WhatsApp loads up, a thread created to converse with your phone number. However, the thread will display your phone number as the contact name.

Step 5: 

Input a message or upload a file from the PC to begin the thread.

The WhatsApp app on your phone will also display this text.

Once done, a WhatsApp thread where only you can see and share messages and files is created. However, you can create this thread for your own usage and then pin it every time whenever you want to look at your to-do list and reminders.

You can also pin this thread by long-pressing the thread and click the pin icon at the top on WhatsApp.

Method 2: Creating a WhatsApp group with only you as the member

WhatsApp group is where you can usually share messages and media including documents, images, videos and other content to the people you know. However, creating a group on WhatsApp is just possible if you add at least one other member. However, once the group is created, you can delete the other individual to keep the group all to yourself and send documents and files between your devices.

The following instructions will guide you into creating a group on WhatsApp for the sole purpose of using it for your own work.

Step 1:

Firstly, open the WhatsApp app on your Android device.

Step 2:

Click on the 3-dot icon located at the top right.

Step 3:

Click on New group.

Step 4: 

Choose an individual to add as another group member.

Note: As you’ll create the group only for you. However, you’ll have to remove this person later. So to avoid confusion, just add your close ones to create this group, so they won’t mind when they’re removed shortly.

But if you’ve got a lost list of contacts on your phone, click on the search icon at the top right and then search for the contact you like to add.

Step 5:

Once you choose the other member of the group, click on the right arrow located at the bottom right.

Step 6:

On the next screen, enter your name for the group and click on the mark bubble.

A new group will now be created with you as the admin and the other member you choose.

Now, you need to delete this member to keep the group to yourself. You may also use it to share and receive files and links between all of your devices where WhatsApp is accessible.

The next steps will now help you remove the other member.

Step 7:

Click on the group title at the top.

Step 8:

Move down to the Participants section and click on the other member.

Step 9:

Choose Remove from the choice listed in the pop-up menu.

Step 10:

Confirm the removal by clicking OK.

That’s all! Now the group that you’ve created is present for your usage. You can also use it across a multitude of platforms to send and receive files and links between all of your devices using WhatsApp.

Conclusion:

Here’s all about “Create Whatsapp Chat with Yourself”. For further queries and questions let us know in the comment section below!

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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