WhatsApp Business released on Android Early last year. However, the Facebook-owned messaging service at the time did not share any details on when it will launch its business app on the iOS platform.
The WhatsApp Business team may have taken a while since then, but it’s finally available for iOS in India.
Now WhatsApp Business for iOS was announced last month, but it was limited to a few countries. Well it is finally here and India is still one of the first countries where WhatsApp Business is currently available.
WhatsApp Business essentially comes with features and tools meant to benefit small businesses. Similar to the regular version, the standalone app is free to download from the App Store. It also allows companies to add information to their profile page, such as work hours, address, and links to the social media account or website.
Interestingly, the business app offers an option for users to continue using the WhatsApp Business account with the same number as the standard Messenger app. The application allows users to interact with their customers using tools to sort and reply to messages and to configure automatic messages when they cannot reply.
WhatsApp also claims that the iOS version of the app works the same as the Android app and has all the same features.
Here is a Detailed guide for you, introducing the basics of WhatsApp Business. and what differentiates it from the regular application.
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