WhatsApp Business App Now Availabel In Nigeria




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Whatsapp Business App

The Facebook-owned messaging app has finally rolled out WhatsApp Business App in Nigeria


You will recall that we posted an article last month January that Whatsapp messaging app announced the launch of WhatsApp Business App, a free Andriod application for small business owners on the platform, which was discussed September 2017.
WhatsApp now makes WhatsApp Business app available in Nigeria. the app is now currently available for Android devices running on Android 4.0.3 and above to download via Google Play Store. A version with similar features is also expected to be available for iOS devices ( iPhone) in the coming future.

WhatsApp had previously tested the beta version of WhatsApp Business in selected countries likes US, UK, Italy, Indonesia, and Mexico before now.

Targeted at small businesses, the WhatsApp for Business app allows business owners to connect with their customers and be a part of the messaging platform that has over 1.3 billion users worldwide. Unlike the original WhatsApp app, the business-centric offering allows businesses to create their own Whatsapp business profiles with information such as business description, email, or store addresses and website.

The app also has features that include WhatsApp verified business account listing, babels - for sorting contact, messaging tools such as quick replies, greeting messages and away messages. Further, there are metrics such as the number of messages sent, delivered, read and WhatsApp Web support to let businesses send and receive messages directly through a computer.

The WhatsApp Business app allows businesses to set privacy for their profile photo, about information, and status as well as lets them block any of their contacts and enable read receipts. The app also has a live location feature that helps companies share their live location with their clients and customers.

In addition, the WhatsApp Business app allows businesses to make voice and video calls. Notably, the app offers end-to-end encryption for all the messages and calls it circulates to restrict any third-party access.

Customers won't need to install new apps as messages sent from WhatsApp Business will be received on WhatsApp Messenger as usual.

Are you running a business Small or Large? download WhatsApp Business App on Google Play Store and feel free to share your experience.


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