WhatsApp: Do you want to send other files, besides photos and videos?

WhatsApp allows its users to send many types of files in addition to the usual ones, read on to learn how.


Since its update in 2017, WhatsApp has allowed users to send other documents apart from the typical photos and videos, adding advantages to the instant messaging service. From then on, whoever uses the app can send Word, PDF, .Zip, APK, .rar files and many more to their contacts; If you need to send one of them but you don’t know how, keep reading so you can learn, you will see that it is not complicated at all.

What you should keep in mind is that the files have a weight limit, but in general you have the possibility of sending many files.

Steps to send special files on WhatsApp

To send it you do not need to have other applications or extensions, you can also do it from the web version or in the mobile app. You will see that it is not complicated at all.

  1. Enter WhatsApp and find the conversation in which you want to send the file.
  2. The next thing is to press on the icon in the form of a ‘clip’, you will see that a box with several options is displayed.
  3. Mark on the purple circle, below it you will notice the word ‘Document’.
  4. It will take you to the files section of your cell phone, select the document you want to send to your contact.
  5. Finally, press ‘Send’.

All updates come to WhatsApp Beta first

WhatsApp has a Beta version to which the updates arrive months before the rest of the users, if you want to have access to certain tools before your acquaintances, download this app.