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How To Refresh WhatsApp in Android and iPhone

Can’t see WhatsApp contact? The only solution is to refresh your WhatsApp contact list. So, let’s get into details and know how to refresh WhatsApp in Android and iPhone.

Before going in-depth, it would good to know the reason why you are unable to see WhatsApp contact?

The reasons may be either the number you saved is not registered with WhatsApp or you may have not given permission to access contact list to WhatsApp. Don’t worry being a tech expert, we are here to solve your technical problems. Not only in this guide you will learn about refreshing WhatsApp, you will also get an idea of giving permission to WhatsApp as well.

So, let’s get started and learn the tricks step by step.

How To Refresh WhatsApp Contact in Android Smartphone?

Perform the given below steps correctly, so that you can see your WhatsApp contact.

  1. STEP 1: Open your WhatsApp in your Android Smartphone.
  2. STEP 2: At the bottom right, tap the New Chat (surrounded with green circle).

    How To Refresh WhatsApp in Android
  3. STEP 3: Now select the three vertical dots in the top right corner.
    how to refresh whatsapp from android mobile
  4. STEP 4: After tapping the 3 dotted line, a drop-down menu will emerge with options like Invite a friend, Contacts, Refresh, and Help.
    how to refresh whatsapp
  5. STEP 5: Click Refresh. After tapping the Refresh button your contact list will be refreshed and you will be able to see the contact number that you have added recently.
Note: If you are still unable to see your contact list on your WhatsApp, then you may have not given permission to WhatsApp to access your contacts. To give access to WhatsApp follow the given below steps and procedures:

How To Give Access to WhatsApp app on Your Android Device

To give access to your contact to WhatsApp on your Android device, follow the given below steps.

  1. STEP 1: Go to Settings of your android smartphone.
  2. STEP 2: Click Apps and then enter into Manage Apps .
  3. STEP 3: Scroll down and look for WhatsApp.
  4. STEP 4: Select  WhatsApp.
  5. STEP 5: Go to App Permission and then click Contact and tap to Allow to give give access to WhatsApp.
  6. STEP 6: Finally click the first option amongst the list to grant permission to WhatsApp in order to access your contact details.

In this way, you would be able to grant permission to WhatsApp and then you will be able to see all your hidden and newly added contacts including your old contacts.

Now you have learned the process of how to refresh WhatsApp on the android device, let us see how we will refresh WhatsApp on the iPhone. 

How To Refresh WhatsApp Contacts on iPhone (Apple)

When you install WhatsApp on your iPhone device you might be seeing the number on the WhatsApp contact list, instead of the name

Now, I will be letting you know how you will refresh your WhatsApp contacts on your iPhone.  

Let’s get started in detail.

  1. STEP 1: Open your WhatsApp app on your iPhone.
  2. STEP 2: Go to Contacts and then select Favorites.

    how to refresh whatsapp on iphone
  3. STEP 3: Go (Scroll) to the top of your favorites list, then pull the list down with your finger.
  4. STEP 4: Finally, you will be able to see all your contact lists including the recently added number. Your Favorites will be sorted alphabetically, and any previously hidden or deleted contacts will be restored.

In this way, you will be able to refresh WhatsApp on your iPhone or Android device. If by chance you are unable to see your contact list after refreshing then there might be a reason that you might have not given permission to WhatsApp to access your contact on your iPhone device.

Let us finally check how we will allow permission to WhatsApp in iPhone access, to access your contact details.

How To give Access to WhatsApp on Your iPhone Device

  1. STEP 1: Go to the Settings of your iPhone device.
  2. STEP 2: Select the WhatsApp app.
  3. STEP 3: Now enable Contacts and Background App refresh.


Finally, we have come to the ending part of the article and I hope you have thoroughly enjoyed the article on how to refresh WhatsApp on android and iPhone devices. At last, I would suggest you to follow this article step by step and you will be able to refresh your contact on WhatsApp.
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Sadique Mannan is a Computer Science graduate who works as a Website Developer and runs his own technical blog named BeingOptimist. This blog is made to help people around the world to acquire and gather the latest tips and tricks on technology. This blog covers an article on digital marketing, WordPress, Social Media, Python, and many more.

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  1. The best way to refresh contacts in whatsapp
    First of all
    Go to setting ➡ sync & accounts ➡ whatsapp
    Then remove this account ( dont worry)
    Go to whatsapp and refresh contacts as explained in this tutoirial


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