How to Link Your Instagram and WhatsApp Accounts

Do you know you can link Whatsapp to your Instagram business account. This will help you improve your business page. We have shown in previous post how to create an Instagram business page. We will show you how to link Instagram and WhatsApp Accounts

how to link instgram and whatsapp

Please note that you can link the WhatsApp Business account only from your Instagram account and not vice versa. If you are using the WhatsApp Business app, you can unlink your Instagram and WhatsApp accounts from within WhatsApp.

You can add WhatsApp to your Instagram Business account to give your customers an additional way to communicate with your business. If you connect your Instagram and WhatsApp accounts, your WhatsApp number will show up as a contact option on your Instagram business or creator profile. When a customer taps on this contact option, they’ll be able to send you a message on WhatsApp.

Requirement to link Instagram and WhatsApp Accounts

To link the WhatsApp account, you must have:

  • an Instagram Professional account for your business.
  • an account on the WhatsApp Business app.
  • the latest versions of the mobile apps.

To link your Instagram and WhatsApp:

  1. Go to Business Tools > Settings
  2. Go to your profile and tap Edit Profile.
  3. Under Public Business Information, tap Contact Options.
  4. Select WhatsApp Business Phone Number.
  5. Select the WhatsApp number you want to connect to or add a new number. You can also create a new WhatsApp account at this step.
  6. Tap Send Confirmation Code. You’ll then be prompted to verify your WhatsApp account.

Once you’ve confirmed your WhatsApp number, WhatsApp will be added to your contact options. Your WhatsApp number should display as a contact option on your Instagram profile.

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You can also remove WhatsApp from your Instagram account any time. To do this, go back to Edit Profile, tap Contact Options, tap your WhatsApp Business phone number, and then tap Remove WhatsApp.





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