1. AC Question's Avatar
    I have just bought this phone, and I like it. The only problem
    is that my 200 contacts on the Sim are not seen by Whatsapp.
    The only way I've managed to see the contacts through Whatsapp is by adding the "plus" symbol on each contact number.

    I don't want to do this for 200 contacts.

    What's going on ?
    07-20-2017 12:13 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Go to Settings>Apps, select WhatsApp, and tap Permissions. Does it have permission to access your Contacts?
    07-20-2017 03:12 PM
  3. Merkury's Avatar
    Yes,all permissions are on. Tried all possible contacts refresh methods as well. I have tried to de-activate 360-security, nothing changed.
    07-20-2017 03:26 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Are the contacts only on the SIM? Can you import them to the phone's internal storage?
    07-20-2017 04:05 PM
  5. Merkury's Avatar
    I have already done that..... thanks but still no luck.....
    07-21-2017 08:19 AM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    It looks like the + is necessary: https://faq.whatsapp.com/en/bb/21016748
    07-21-2017 11:41 AM
  7. Merkury's Avatar
    aaall right then, looks like I have to surrender and put the plus, well thank you VERY MUCH for your help, I wish you a good week-end !
    B. Diddy likes this.
    07-21-2017 02:27 PM

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