How to Message Yourself on WhatsApp (Complete Guide)

You can message yourself on WhatsApp by a few clicks. Here, you will know how to send a WhatsApp message yourself and steps to follow if such an option is not available.

To use the WhatsApp Message Yourself feature, first update the WhatsApp app to the latest version. Next, add your contact number from the phone contacts app(if not added). Now, open WhatsApp, tap the new message button and choose your own contact to send the message yourself.

How to send a WhatsApp message to yourself?

To send a message to yourself in WhatsApp, tap the New Message button from the bottom right corner. Now, you find your contact at the top with “Message yourself” in the contacts list. Next, tap your contact and send a message yourself.

I am not getting Message yourself option – What to do?

Here, to get your contact available with the “Message yourself” option in WhatsApp contact list, you need to add your contact number first from your phone’s contact app.

After adding your contact number, restart your WhatsApp app and go to the new message option, you will find your contact on top of the list.

Still not getting the Message yourself option?

Ohh yes, It looks, you are using the old WhatsApp version. Just open the Play Store or App Store and update your WhatsApp app.

That’s it, now you can send WhatsApp messages to yourself.

Feature benefits

WhatsApp message yourself feature works the same as sending messages to other contacts, with end-to-end encryption and other features.

So, you can use this feature for future note, backup some data or check message preview before sending to other contacts.