Start adding friends in your YouChat app.

On iOS:

Search for friends
  1. Go to "Contacts" tab.
  2. Tap on the "+" icon at the top right.
  3. Click directly in the search text box and type the YouChat username or member ID of the person you want to add. Click "Search" button from your keyboard.
  4. Select your friend from the search results and click on "Add" button.
  5. Click on "Done" button when you finished adding friends.

The person is added to your contact list, you can send they messages, give an alias or add the contact in your favorite list, but you'll not be able to see they's activity status or call until they accept your request.

Scan QR Code
  1. Go to "Contacts" tab.
  2. Tap on the "+" icon at the top right.
  3. Choose "Scan QR Code".
  4. Scan your friend's QR Code.
  5. Yours friend Profile picture and username will appear to be added.
  6. Click on ""Add" button.

The person is added to your contact list, you can send they messages, give an alias or add the contact in your favorite list, but you'll not be able to see they's activity status or call until they accept your request.

Add friends automatically from mobile contacts or email contacts
  1. Go to "Contacts" tab.
  2. Tap on the "+" icon at the top right.
  3. Choose "Mobile Contacts".
  4. Select persons you want to add in your YouChat contact list by tapping on "Add" button.
  5. Click on back arrow to Add Contacts if you want to select another option.

Added person are in your contact list, you can send them messages, give an alias or add them in your favorite list, but you'll not be able to see their's activity status or call until they accept your request.

Invite contacts not on YouChat

You may want to add someone, who is not on YouChat yet. Don't worry. YouChat makes it convenient to invite anyone.

  1. Go to "Contacts" tab.
  2. Tap on the "+" icon at the top right.
  3. Choose "Invite Contacts".
  4. Select one of inviting methods listed (SMS, Email, WhatsApp, Viber).
  5. Send an automatic invite message with an YouChat referrer link, and you member ID included.. Tap on "Send" button.

As soon as the referred person will install YouChat they will have you added in their contact list. Please note that, sometimes, it might be needed to add your contact manually, after YouChat will be installed on the referred person device.

On Android:

Search for friends
  1. Go to "Contacts" tab.
  2. Tap on the "+" icon at the bottom right.
  3. Choose search icon.
  4. Type the YouChat username or member ID of the person you want to add. Click "Search" button from search bar or from device keyboard.
  5. Select your friend from the search results and click on "Add" icon.
  6. Anytime you can do a Refresh of the results list by pressing on top right icon.
  7. Click on back arrow to go on Contacts page.

The person is added to your contact list, as a pending contact. You can send they messages, give an alias or add the contact in your favorite list, but you'll not be able to see they's activity status or call until they accept your request.

Scan QR Code
  1. Go to "Contacts" tab.
  2. Tap on the "+" icon at the bottom right.
  3. Choose QR code icon.
  4. Scan your friend's QR Code.
  5. Yours friend Profile picture and username will appear to be added.
  6. Click on ""Add" button.

The person is added to your contact list, as a pending contact. You can send they messages, give an alias or add the contact in your favorite list, but you'll not be able to see they's activity status or call until they accept your request.

Add friends automatically from mobile contacts or email contacts
  1. Go to "Contacts" tab.
  2. Tap on the "+" icon at the bottom right.
  3. Choose phone icon.
  4. From returned list, select persons you want to add in your YouChat contact list by tapping on "Add" icon.
  5. Anytime you can do a Refresh of the results list by pressing on top right icon. Or do a search of the specific name from the returned list.
  6. Click on back arrow to go on Contacts page.

The person is added to your contact list, as a pending contact. You can send they messages, give an alias or add the contact in your favorite list, but you'll not be able to see they's activity status or call until they accept your request.

Invite contacts not on YouChat

You may want to add someone, who is not on YouChat yet. Don't worry. YouChat makes it convenient to invite anyone.

  1. Go to "Contacts" tab.
  2. Tap on the "+" icon at the bottom right.
  3. Choose mail icon.
  4. Select one of inviting methods listed (SMS or Email).
  5. Send an automatic invite message with an YouChat referrer link. Tap on "Send" button.

As soon as the referred person will install YouChat they will have you added in their contact list.

On Web: Search for friends
  1. Go to "Contacts" tab.
  2. Click on "Add new contacts" button.
  3. Type directly in the search text box the YouChat username or member ID of the person you want to add. Click "Find" button.
  4. From the resulting list, select one or multiple contacts to add at once.
  5. Click on "Add" button.

Contacts are added to your contact list. You can send them messages, give alias or add them in your contacts favorite list, but you'll not be able to see their activity status or call until they accept your request.