Very recently the microblogging website Twitter rolled out the much-awaited scheduling tweet feature for its web browser. This new feature will be helpful to the users in scheduling their tweets as per the preference, at what time one wants it to be tweeted. This feature works similar to the Facebook wall status scheduling feature. The popular social media app WhatsApp comes with a lot of modern features such as delete messages for everyone, group calling, status among others but it misses the scheduling messages feature on its platform.
In the past, we came across such reports claiming that WhatsApp is working on scheduling messages feature. At the moment it does not offer the option to schedule a message, yet it is possible to schedule a message for a specific day or time. So how does one do that? For this, you need to take the help of a third-party app on an Android or iOS device. Check out the steps to know the whole procedure.
How to schedule WhatsApp messages on Android
- In order to get the job done go to the Google Play Store and download this app called SKEDit.
- After downloading the app sign up.
- Once signed in from a given list of options select WhatsApp
- Now grant permission to the app to access your phone
- Then return to the app
- After this enter the details such as add recipient
- Now enter a message that you want to schedule for instance ‘Happy Birthday’
- Then you need to schedule a date and time you wish
- After all the settings the last toggle will prompt ‘Ask me before sending’
- You can switch it on to let the app notify you before it sends the scheduled message. Or else you can turn it off to send the schedule message automatically. But in this case, you will be asked to disable the screen lock of your phone and to turn off your phone’s battery optimisation also. In this way, your message will be sent automatically. However, for security response, we would recommend you to let the app notify you before sending a message because it is easy
How to schedule WhatsApp messages on iOS
- To do this firstly download the Shortcuts automation app on your iOS device
- Now open the app and select the automation tap at the bottom of the screen
- Tap the + icon in the top right corner then tap create personal automation
- Then tap the time and date for the message one done hit next
- Now tap action and in the text bar type text and from the list of actions select the text option
- Now enter your message, once done tap the + icon
- In the search bar look for the WhatsApp and then select “send a message via Whatsapp”
- Now choose the recipients and hit next
- Check all the details and hit done
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