I would like to add the possibility for the users of my app to be able to send me a Whatsapp-message directly from the app, by clicking a button. This already works for sending an email, a text message or making a phone call.
I tried via the open link-block: https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=12345678 (my number)
When testing, WhatsApp opens but I get an alert stating that “the link could not be opened.Verify and re-try”.
Am I missing anything?
Hey hello, I’ve all just tried it works perfectly for me. No error message with your Share on WhatsApp link.
Maybe try to re-install whatsapp ?
Tested on Android
thanks for your quick reply - you tested on Android, right?
Could it be related to iPhone?.. I’ll check again - thanks!
No worries, yes I did the test on Android. Now I make a test on iPhone in 30 min max I’ll keep you informed.
thanks- I appreciate your help with this!
I managed to connect to Whatsapp. All is going well, no error messages
On Iphone 6+
hmmm, ok - thanks!
I’ll investigate further… I’m on an iPhone 8+ and I keep having the same error message.
WhatsApp opens, but for whatever reason, it doesn’t accept the phone number.
Thanks for your help with this
because It is the same WhatsApp.
I found the error: I used the wrong international number format, in my case I should use “+32” instead of “0032”…
Now it works
Many thanks to all!!
are there any solutions for that ? Like i need to send a whatsapp message to the user using the app at that point of time