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WhatsApp Web has several limitations compared to the native version of the messenger that runs on the cell phone. One of them lacks the option of adding new contacts to the phonebook. Fortunately, users who miss the feature can use a free app to save contacts on their computer and sync with their phone.

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In the following tutorial, learn how to set up InTouchApp on your phone and in Chrome to add contacts via WhatsApp Web. The procedure is quite extensive and should only be done the first time. The images were captured on an Android smartphone, but the app has an iPhone version (iOS).

Learn how to add WhatsApp Web contacts to your phone book Photo: Luciana Maline / TechTudoLearn how to add WhatsApp Web contacts to your phone book Photo: Luciana Maline / TechTudo

Learn how to add WhatsApp Web contacts to your phone book Photo: Luciana Maline / TechTudo

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How to configure InTouchApp

Step 1. On your phone, install InTouchApp. When opening it for the first time, tap "Get Started" and enter your phone number. You will receive an SMS with a confirmation code;

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Confirm your phone number Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 2. Then, tap "No, I'm new!" and, subsequently, allow the application to access your contacts;

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Creating an InTouchApp account Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 3. InTouchApp asks for your email. Select the desired address or check the "Add new email address" option to add a new one and tap "Continue". Then, tap "Yes, I agree" and access your inbox. Then, click on the link received to confirm your email;

Confirm your email address Foto: Reproduo / Helito BijoraConfirm your email address Foto: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Confirm your email address Foto: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 4. Now, type your name and, if you want, add a photo. Then, tap "Get in". The app will then request access to your phone calls. Touch "Allow" to authorize access;

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Creating an InTouchApp account Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 5. After configuring InTouchApp, access the application's settings. To do this, tap on your avatar, at the top of the screen, and then on the gear cone, in the upper right corner;

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Access the InTouchApp settings Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 6. In the settings screen, open "Select contacts account do sync" and, finally, make sure that the item "Google Contacts" is activated.

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Activate sync with Google Contacts Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

How to add contacts on WhatsApp Web

Step 1. In Chrome, install the extensive WhatsApp lead manager & unknown. After installing, click on the application icon in the upper right corner of the window, and log in to your InTouchApp account using your phone number or email;

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Log in to your InTouchApp account Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 2. Now, whenever you want to add an unknown contact on WhatsApp Web, click on the extension icon. In the menu that appears, enter the contact's name and copy the phone to the "Contact number" field. Finally, click on "Save Contact".

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Adding WhatsApp Web contact Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Ready! The contact will be saved and synchronized with your mobile phone via the InTouchApp application. Whenever you want to add new contacts, just repeat the last step.