WhatsApp business app has finally available in India for Android users. The app offers a simple tool for small business which allows them to communicate with their clients and customers in an easy way. Back in September, WhatsApp announced the plans to kick off its WhatsApp for Business. For launching this app, a WhatsApp gets partnered with some companies such as BookMyShow, Netflix, and MakeMyTrip. The new WhatsApp Business App first arrived in five markets, which includes Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the UK, and the US. However, the app was initially tested in India and Brazil after the public release.
WhatsApp Business App Features:
The app allows companies to connect with their customers and be a part of the messaging platform which has over 1.3 billion users worldwide. Similar to WhatsApp app, it allows you to create your own profiles with information such as business description, email, or store addresses, and website. Also, it provides smart messaging tools which allow you to replies quickly and give fast answers to frequently asked questions. The app has the option to send greetings messages to new customers and set away messages when the companies are busy. It has WhatsApp Web support which allows a company to send or receive messages directly through your desktop.
It enables corporate communication for small business and also plans to mark some business as confirm account for lifetime. According to report, more than 80 percent of small businesses in India and Brazil use WhatsApp to communicate with customers. Many users think WhatsApp helps them communicate with customers and also, helps them to grow their business.
The new WhatsApp business app allows you to set privacy for a profile photo, information and status as well. You can block any of your contacts and enables read receipts. Also, the app has live location feature which helps small companies to share their live location with their clients and customers. You can make voice and video calls. The app offers end-to-end encryption for all the messages and calls it circulates to restrict any third-party access. In short, the new app is very similar to Original WhatsApp app.
The app is compatible with devices running Android 4.0.3 and above. You can download WhatsApp Business App directly from Google Play Store. Do try this app and let us know your feedback in our comment section below.
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