How to create a WhatsApp chat shortcut on your home screen

Learn how to create a WhatsApp chat shortcut on your Android phone's home screen with this step-by-step tutorial.

The steps in this tutorial video work for WhatsApp on all Android phones, such as Samsung, Lenovo, Motorola, OnePlus, ASUS, Nokia, Google, Sony, LG, and other Android phones.


1. Open WhatsApp.

2. Press and hold the chat until you see options appear at the top.

3. Tap on the (three dots) icon located in the top right corner.

WhatsApp chat options button

4. Tap on Add chat shortcut.

Add chat shortcut

5. Tap on Add in the pop-up window.

Add WhatsApp chat shortcut to home screen

The shortcut will now appear on your phone's home screen.