The phone number for your business must be a valid phone number which meets the following criteria:
Owned by you
Has a country and area code, such as landline and cell numbers
Able to receive voice calls or SMS
Not a short code
Not previously used with the WhatsApp Business Platform
If you want to use a phone number already registered with WhatsApp or the WhatsApp Business App, refer to the below sections:
Migrate customer app phone number to the WhatsApp Business Platform
Migrate phone number to a different WABA
Ensure the phone number is neither used on WhatsApp Messenger nor the WhatsApp Business App, reach out to neetoCRM support through Chat support or [email protected] onboarding the phone number to be used with WhatsApp Integration.
If the Facebook Business account is available, the team will provide access to the Whatsapp Business platform portal for the onboarded number at https://business.facebook.com/wa/manage/phone-number. Otherwise, the neetoCRM team will assist in connecting the WhatsApp Integration.
Onboarding a phone number is required to enable the receival of messages from WhatsApp
users, and proper functioning of neetoCRM Whatsapp Integration
Navigate to the Meta App that is set-up for WhatsApp by going to developers.facebook.com > My Apps > Select your App.
If the phone number is currently registered with WhatsApp Messenger or the WhatsApp Business App, it needs to be deleted first. SeeMigrate an Existing WhatsApp Number to a Business Account.
You can use a phone number that is already registered with the WhatsApp Messenger or the WhatsApp Business App. Remember to back up your chat history from the WhatsApp Business App. These are guides on how to do so for Android or iOS.
Once a phone number is migrated to the WhatsApp Business Platform, it cannot be used on the WhatsApp Business App concurrently. The number must be used either on the Business Platform or on the Business App.
To migrate a number, you must first delete the WhatsApp Messenger or WhatsApp Business App account.
Open WhatsApp Messenger or WhatsApp Business app on your Android or iPhone
Navigate to Settings > Account
Select Delete my account. Messages sent to this phone number will be queued in the meantime
Follow the steps to delete the WhatsApp account for that phone number. It may take up to 3 minutes for the disconnected number to become available
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