Obtain and purchase a new virtual phone number directly within ManyChat for using WhatsApp with ManyChat.
With WhatsApp Automation, we recommend connecting a new phone number to successfully set up your business on ManyChat. Now directly within ManyChat, you can obtain and purchase a new phone number with less hassle and on a per monthly basis.
If you want to use an existing phone number, that is still possible with WhatsApp but if any issues come up, get a new one directly through ManyChat and let us handle the rest.
To get started:
- For new accounts: Go to manychat.com/product/whatsapp and select “Get Started Free”
- Select WhatsApp under Channels
- For existing accounts: Go to Settings
- Press Connect and then select “Get new number to connect”
- Select the Country of origin for the Country Code
- After selecting your Country Code, you will be start being charged based on Twilio by-country rates
- Press “Get number” and your phone number is ready to use
- Finish the sign up process and the verification steps and your business is ready to use WhatsApp Automation with a brand new phone number