WhatsApp Business for iPhone (iOS) is in the testing phase for some messenger-selected companies. In response to TechTudo, WhatsApp confirmed the news on Thursday (7), but stressed that the approval depends on the analysis made by the app support. Those interested in testing the Beta version should request release via the service support email (email@example.com), and wait for the company to contact them to request information.
The corporation-oriented platform and some of the unique features are the verified account seal available after profile checking, quick automatic answers to frequently asked questions and metric messaging reviews, for example. Android phones have been compatible with WhatsApp Business stable mode since early 2018. The function can also be used on PC by users with the application installed on Google's operating system.
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The first contact made by the messenger team will be to request the following information: email address, full international telephone number and full name with associated Apple ID. From this data, the WhatsApp team will evaluate the approval of the user. If accepted, they will receive an email redirecting to TestFlight, the iPhone testing platform, which can be downloaded from Enterprise Beta.
The information obtained by WhatsApp Business helps in monitoring the companies and can be allied in the strategy of communication with customers, as they present elements inaccessible by the common mode of the tool. The service allows you to view business descriptions, email and physical addresses in addition to the official website. That way, getting the news early can be a competitive advantage.
Remember that Beta applications may suffer instability, as they are still under development. Therefore, those interested should know that WhatsApp Business Beta may have some instabilities and bugs. The tests done under these conditions serve to improve the system's functioning before being released to everyone in the final version that has no date yet to arrive.
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