How To Change Your WhatsApp To Business Mode


Aug. 6, 2020, 1:11 p.m.

WhatsApp Messenger, or simply WhatsApp, is a cross-platform messaging and Voice over IP (VoIP) service owned by Facebook, Inc.

It has become the world's most popular messaging application and has over 2 billion users worldwide as of February 2020.

It has become the primary means of electronic communication in multiple countries and locations.

It allows users to send text messages and voice messages, make voice and video calls, and share images, documents, user locations, and other media.

The application also runs on mobile devices and can be accessible from desktop computers, as long as the user's mobile device remains connected to the Internet while they use the desktop app.

In January 2018, WhatsApp released a standalone business app targeted at small business owners, called WhatsApp Business, to allow companies to communicate with customers who use the standard WhatsApp client.

Without wasting time let’s just follow the below-given steps so that you can migrate your WhatsApp standard account into a Business one.

Step 1: Firstly, you have to update the WhatsApp messenger app as per the WhatsApp guidelines and then download the WhatsApp Business app from the Google Play Store.

Step 2: Now, open the downloaded Business app.

Note: Make sure that your WhatsApp business app is open and your phone is turned on until the transfer gets completed.

Step 3: The thing is to read the terms & conditions of WhatsApp Business app and after reading it click on the Agree And Continue Button (if you’re agreeing with it).

Step 4: After accepting the terms the WhatsApp business will automatically identify the number you're already using in the WhatsApp Messenger. Right here, just tap the continue button, which is asking you to give WhatsApp permission to use the same number.


If you’re willing to add a new number just click on the other ‘USE A DIFFERENT NUMBER’ option and go through the standard verification process.

Step 5: Once you’re done with the verification process, tap the continue button and allow WhatsApp to use your backup function to access your chat history and media, which we’ve already done by using above mentioned methods.

Step 6: Now enter the 6-digit SMS code sent to your given number for the verification process.

Step 7: In the end, once your number gets verified you can now easily create your business profile on the WhatsApp business app by adding your company’s information.

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