Take the 2-minute tour ×
Windows Phone Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for enthusiasts and power users of Windows Phone OS. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have a HTC 8S with Windows Phone 8 Whatsapp installed.

When I go to the People hub and click a contact, I don't have the option to send a Whatsapp message directly from there, I only have phone, sms and e-mail options. So I first have to open Whatsapp in order for me to send a message to that person. This is particularly annoying when I’ve pinned certain persons to my homescreen for quick access.
So the lack of this feature costs me time. Is there a way to have the Whatsapp contact options made available with a contact?

I've also contacted Whatsapp with this question, but perhaps there's something more to this issue, such as Microsoft not allowing this via their API?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

What you're referring to is a restricted partner API. And I don't think it's currently available to WhatsApp.

You could request that WhatsApp implement contact tiles, so you can pin contact tiles that open directly in WhatsApp.

(Disclaimer: I work for Microsoft)

share|improve this answer
    
Surely Whatsapp is mainstream enough now to be included into the People Hub. Facebook is, and Whatsapp is owned by facebook now. –  Peter Munnings Mar 18 at 6:51
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.