Open in Whatsapp (unofficial)

Open in Whatsapp (unofficial)

An extension which allows you to paste a phone number and open it in Whatsapp web.

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What is Open in Whatsapp (unofficial)?

Open in Whatsapp (unofficial) is a Chrome extension by nadav.goldstein96. This extension has 144 weekly active users and was removed from Chrome Web Store a year ago. The latest version, 1.2, was updated 2 years ago.

This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2022-01-22 due to Chrome Web Store policy violation
Stats date:
Users: 144
Version: 1.2 (Last updated: 2021-03-25)
Creation date: 2021-03-25
Manifest version: 2
Size: 139.26K
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very high risk likelihood
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We all know the pain of opening chat of unregistered number in whatsapp, either on the phone were you have to add the number to your contacts, or on the web where you have to use a special link.

This extension aims to solve the latter, by allowing you in browser to submit the phone number and open it automatically in whatsapp web.
Risk impact

Open in Whatsapp (unofficial) requires very minimum permissions and is relatively safe to use.

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Risk likelihood

Open in Whatsapp (unofficial) is very likely to contain malware and should not be trusted. Avoid installing.

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