How to send WhatsApp messages from Google Sheets using the WhatsApp API [and Google Apps Script] – Digital Inspiration

Learn how to use the WhatsApp API to send personalized messages from Google Sheets to your WhatsApp contacts.

The question of how to automate WhatsApp using Google Apps Script has come up several times in the community forums. This has been notoriously difficult and also unreliable as Workspace developers had to often find workarounds without easy access to the WhatsApp Business API.

A recent announcement from Meta has made this much easier with the introduction of the WhatsApp Business Cloud API:

Send and receive messages using a cloud-hosted version of the WhatsApp Business Platform. The Cloud API allows you to implement WhatsApp Business APIs without the cost of hosting of your own servers and also allows you to more easily scale your business messaging.

Amit Agarwal hasn’t wasted any time in publishing a growing number of tutorials specifically for Google Apps Script developers and Google Workspace users on sending messages to WhatsApp. This first tutorial from Amit provides information on setting up a WhatsApp application on the Meta developers website and the Apps Script code required to send a message.

Source: How to Send WhatsApp Messages from Google Sheets using the WhatsApp API – Digital Inspiration

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