How To Create Notes On WhatsApp

Do you need a space where you can save notes and other messages on WhatsApp? Or are you the type that sends messages to themselves to save files and other stuff online? In any case, you can send yourself a message on WhatsApp. In our guide below, we’ll cover the steps to do so.


Most people on WhatsApp use the app to message their friends, family, or workmates online. People can start calls, groups, and one on one conversations with their contacts on the app.

Aside from these features, there are also a lot of things you can do with your account. If you want to save a message or take important notes, you can chat with yourself on the app to start a conversation that’s only visible to you.

You can also use your conversation with yourself to transfer files from your computer to your phone. You can even forward messages or save photos in the chat.

Here’s our guide about chatting with yourself on WhatsApp.

How to create a chat for your notes on WhatsApp

If you want to save messages or notes on WhatsApp where only you can see them, you can chat with yourself on the app. In this way, you won’t bother saving stuff you get while using the app on other third-party apps.

You can send yourself a message whether you’re using WhatsApp on your phone or computer. Check our tutorials below, and we’ll cover the steps for both devices.

On your phone:

  1. Launch WhatsApp from your home screen or app drawer and sign in to your account.
  2. Tap the Compose icon on the bottom right part of the app.

  3. Select yourself among your contacts on the app.

  4. Type something in the message field and hit the paper plane icon to send.

After sending the first message to yourself, you’ll find the conversation on your chats list on the app. As such, there’s no need to hit the compose button to take notes for yourself.

On your computer:

  1. Open the WhatsApp desktop app or visit their web client and sign in to your account.
  2. Click the New Chat icon on the top of the sidebar.

  3. Select yourself among the contacts that appear on your screen.

  4. Type a message and click the Send button to save it on the chat.

If you ever change your mind, you can always delete the message on the chat. Also, you can erase the chat history by deleting the conversation from your chats list.

To wrap things up

Now that you know how to chat with yourself on WhatsApp, there’s no need to use other apps when saving notes, files, photos, and messages from the app or other sources. With the help of this feature, now have a space where you can save messages, photos, and other things you want safely.

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