WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, but it’s still an app that lacks important functions. One of these important functions is to schedule messages. WhatsApp does not natively allow you to send messages automatically from your iPhone, so you have to resort to a few tricks.
Schedule the sending of WhatsApp messages at a specific time This is a very interesting feature, however it does not appear to be a feature that WhatsApp wants to improve. His goal is direct communication, and he doesn’t want someone to send a message to us, he wants us to decide to send the messages at this exact moment.
How to schedule automatic messages on WhatsApp for iPhone
Really, the only option to perfectly schedule WhatsApp messages on iPhone is jailbreak, and that’s something not all users are ready to take on. With a tweak called whatsapp reminder We can schedule WhatsApp messages on your iPhone.
However, if you don’t want to go through this process, you have other options, even if they aren’t very good. The Scheduled application is one of the most famous for scheduling sending messages from different platforms, but with WhatsApp, the only thing it will do is remind us to send this message, and we will have to send it.
In Scheduled we can choose the message we want to send, the recipient to whom we want to schedule the WhatsApp message, choose the time and day and wait until that moment arrives for the app to remind us of sending the WhatsApp message.
Too we can schedule messages on whatsapp without apps. Another option is to use the popular Application shortcuts which is included in the latest versions of iOS. WhatsApp is compatible with the Shortcuts application, but it does not allow you to schedule the sending of a message as such, you will still have to accept that you are going to send the message. Here are the steps that WhatsApp offers to schedule a message on the iPhone:
- Enter the app Shortcuts on your iPhone.
- In the lower area, touch Automating.
- At the top right click on the “+” and in Create personal automation.
- To choose when you want to schedule WhatsApp message, a specific time, when leaving or arriving at home, when the battery is low …
- Press on following then press Add action.
- Seeking WhatsApp and select Send a message with WhatsApp.
- Select the contact
When that time of day comes, a notification will appear on your iPhone for you to send that scheduled WhatsApp message. You need to tap it to be able to send the message.
WhatsApp doesn’t want messages scheduled, so what we can really do is schedule an alert to send the message at the exact time we want. For now, as long as WhatsApp doesn’t change its mind, these are the only ways to schedule the sending of a message via WhatsApp on the iPhone.