The WhatsApp Business was released last year, and now it has been reported that this messaging platform is in the process of rolling out a beta version for users of devices running iOS. Until recently, this service has been available for all those using the Android operating system, allowing small businesses to interact with their customers through the app and to create professional profiles.
WhatsApp Business app and some of its features
The WhatsApp Business app is now available for iOS users and it provides them with various features, such as the ability to choose between different backgrounds and messaging tools. The app also allows them to tap into quick replies and away messages. Another important addition is the possibility of transferring the chat history from the WhatsApp Messenger to WhatsApp Business.
The app designed to help small businesses
The WhatsApp Business app is available for all users who have at least iOS 8. Once we open the app, it welcomes us with a screen that reads: “WhatsApp Business is a simple, secure and reliable way for businesses to connect with customers”.
According to some recent reports, WhatsApp considers the introduction of a group invitation option for users of both Android and iOS. The Android settings are also expected to receive a new layout.
The WhatsApp Business app enjoys a huge popularity
Back in January, the company reported that WhatsApp Business attracted more than 5 million users worldwide since the app was launched for Android one year earlier. In their statement, WhatsApp announced the introduction of some of the app’s features on desktop and the web. Amongst these additions the most important are: labels, quick replies and chat list filtering. This features are said to save a lot of time for businesses, allowing them to focus on the interaction with customers.
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