Setup Your Phone

How do I setup my phone for use with WhatsApp Sender?

This article describes how to setup your phone for use with WhatsApp Sender.

Step 1

In Google Sheets, click Extensions > WhatsApp Sender > Setup your phone.

This will open the Phone Setup dialog box.

Step 2

Click Connect.

A QR code will appear.

Step 3

Open the WhatsApp app on your phone and tap the Menu icon (three dots).

Step 4

Tap Linked Devices.

Step 5

Tap Link a Device.

Step 6

Using the WhatsApp app on your phone, scan the QR code displayed in Google Sheets.

Step 7

After a minute, click Refresh Status in Google Sheets.

This will update the Connection and Phone fields to reflect the connection to your phone number.

When successfully connected, you will see the following (see the screenshots below):

  • In Google Sheets, Connected will be displayed in the Connection field.

  • In the WhatsApp app on your phone, Active will be displayed below the connection name.

You are now ready to send bulk messages using WhatsApp Sender.

To change the phone number linked to WhatsApp Sender, please refer to this article.