WhatsApp Introduces its Business App for the iPhone with Global Roll Out

The WhatsApp iOS business app, begins its worldwide roll out, previously available in a limited number of countries for the past month…

Last year, Facebook subsidiary communications platform WhatsApp, released an enterprise version for Android. Then, about a month ago, it debut on iOS, but only in a limited number of countries. Now, it’s starting its global roll out for the iPhone.

WhatsApp iOS Business App goes Live for iPhone

The new WhatsApp iOS business app differs from its consumer counterpart. It allows companies to set up business profiles to share contact details. Plus, greetings and away messages.

Here’s part of the announcement by WhatsApp:

“Business Profile: Share useful information about your business such as a business description, email or store addresses, and website.

Messaging Tools: Respond to customers easily with efficient messaging tools — quick replies to provide fast answers to frequently asked questions, greeting messages to introduce customers to your business and away messages to let them know when to expect a reply.

WhatsApp Web: Chat from your desktop to manage conversations and send files to customers.”

The WhatsApp iOS business app is available now in Brazil, Germany, Indonesia, India, Mexico, the UK, and the US. It will become available to the rest of the globe in the next few weeks.

Ashley Lipman

Ashley Lipman is a super-connector with Outreachmama who helps businesses find their audience online through outreach, partnerships, and networking.