WhatsApp is one of the most widely used instant messaging apps across the globe. Even though it’s hugely popular, it lacks a few features that we hope will be incorporated in the coming updates. Earlier we discussed the upload size limit on WhatsApp and how to get around it. Another feature that is highly requested by WhatsApp users is the ability to schedule messages. Sending a scheduled message can come in handy when you want to send your loved ones greetings on special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries. It is also quite useful if you run a business account on WhatsApp and need to send out promotional messages to your clients. Luckily, there is a workaround to this issue. In this article, we show you how to schedule WhatsApp messages on Android.
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Here’s how you can schedule WhatsApp messages on your Android smartphone
While WhatsApp does not have a scheduled message built into it, there are a few third-party apps you can use to carry out your task. ScheduleUp, SKEDIt, and Do It Later are some of the apps you can use to schedule your WhatsApp messages.
Step 2: Press the ‘+’ icon at the bottom right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Fill out the details on the following screen. This includes the contact you want the text to, the body of the text, and the time and date you want to send it.
Step 4: Tap on the tick icon at the top right corner of your screen once you’re done. Your message will be scheduled for the time you’ve selected.
This is how you can schedule a message on WhatsApp. If you run a business account on WhatsApp you can use ScheduleUp and other third-party apps to set the frequency of promotional messages you want to send to your client list. If you want to send large files over WhatsApp, read our instructional article here.