How to add contacts in whatsapp in bluestacks

If you are using whatsapp on for computer  then you might have face this problem of inserting you contact list manually one by one.Even when you install viber on your Pc to make free calls you need a contact list to see which of your friend had installed viber.

Update on March 2014

The following video will demonstrate how to import contact list on whatsapp in the latest version of Bluestacks.


And the common problem that you all have face is of phone no. is displayed instead of name, when you receive a new message from your friend.

Read this article if you  don’t know how to get download whatsapp For computer .

I have got many mails on how to import phone contact list  so I had come up with simple method that will do the trick.

You will need

  • Backup of contact list in your pc(only vcf file)
  • Internet connection

How do I import contacts to vcf file

Vcf or vCard is virtual contact file has become popular contact format. To import contacts to whatsapp you will need your contacts in vCard format.

To import contact  from your mobile select contacts > export contacts > Phone.

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Select import to phone instead of gmail

If you are importing contacts from the your gmail than you might get contacts in single one by one list. So to convert them into a single vcf file you can use this command .

Open command prompt and navigate to the directory where you have contact files and type in this command

COPY *.vcf newfile.vcf

Now once you have .vcf file follow these step

Open up your bluestack app and download astro file manager.

astro file manger in bluestack

 

Then put the contact list file on the following folder.Here I will be putting .vcf file.
C:\ProgramData\BlueStacks\UserData\SharedFolder 
Make Sure to check “SHOW HIDDEN FILES”
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Now go to your astro app that you have install Right now and look for the folder name
shared ,,
sdcard / bstfolder / BstSharedFolder
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Now Go to your whatsapp > contacts > import contacts.
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Now bluestacks will search for the contact list and once it has been detected, contact in bluestacks will updated automatically.
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