You may have sent text messages to your Whatsapp contacts. You may have sent images. You may have sent voice notes. You may have even sent location details. Have you ever sent an empty message to someone? I bet you haven’t.

An empty message is something that doesn’t contain any text nor media, but it is still considered as a message and is treated as such by the app. The message gets sent to the recipient, and they can see it as a message, but there really isn’t anything to read or see.


The following guide teaches how you can use a super cool app to send empty messages to your friends in WhatsApp and have some fun.

Sending an Empty Message to Someone in WhatsApp

To do the task, you are going to use a free app called Empty that lets you send empty messages to your WhatsApp contacts. The app is available for free to download on the official Google Play Store.

First of all, open the Play Store app on your Android device by opening the App Drawer and tapping on “Play Store.” The store should now be open on your screen. Tap on the search bar and search for and tap on “Empty.” It opens the app page where you need to tap on the button that says “Install” to install the app on your device.


Wait for the app to be installed on your device. Once it’s installed, open your App Drawer and look for the app named “Empty” and tap on it to open the app.


When the Empty app opens, you will see the following on your screen. The app first introduces itself by saying that it can help you send empty messages to your WhatsApp contacts and you can surprise your friends by doing so. Besides that, there is not much on that screen. The app doesn’t have a menu option, either.

What you need to do on this screen is tap your finger on the button that says “Send” as that is what allows you to send an empty message to your friends.


When you tap on the send button, you are taken to the WhatsApp. What you need to do here is find the contact you want to send an empty message to and tap on it. You will see the frequently contacted people at the top letting you quickly send an empty message to the people you often communicate with.

You also have recent chats section where you can find the people you have had chats with recently and send them an empty message. Just tap on anybody whom you want to send an empty message to.

As soon as you tap on someone, an empty message is sent to them without requiring further action from your side. If you have access to that person, you can ask them to see their chats, and they will find that they have a message that does not have anything in it. It is completely an empty message containing nothing.

Now that you know how to send an empty message, go ahead and have some fun with your friends doing so and I am sure they are going to ask you how you did it. Well, you can tell them to head over to TechChomps to find out how it can be done.

So, that was how you could send an empty message to your WhatsApp contacts.

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