+246 WhatsApp

Where is the Area Code +246 of WhatsApp?

The Area Code +246 in Whatsapp refers to a phone number in Diego Garcia.

This means that any message or call received on WhatsApp from a phone number that starts with the Area Code +246 will be from a Diego Garcia phone number.

All WhatsApp messages with Country Code +246 are from Diego Garcia?

If we receive a call or if we receive WhatsApp messages from a phone number that starts with an Country Code +246, this contact will have as origin a number of a SIM card originating from Diego Garcia.

This does not mean that if we receive a WhatsApp message with this prefix it must be located in Diego Garcia, but simply means that the SIM card is from this country. That is, a user can send or receive messages with a Diego Garcia Area Code (+246) but being located in a different country.

Therefore, one should be careful if receiving WhatsApp messages from an unknown number with +246 Area Codes, as it could be a phone scam. Therefore if you do not know anyone from that country of origin, it is recommended that you do not respond and block that contact in the application.

Does calling or sending Whatsapp messages to phones with the area code +246 have an extra cost?

No, any message sent through the Whatsapp application will have the same cost regardless of the phone number contacted. So if you send a message to Diego Garcia the cost will be the same as if you send it to a phone located in another country.

+246 WhatsApp

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