WhatsApp Group Messages - Android

Read on to learn about group messaging with WhatsApp Messaging Connector in the Multiline Android app. 

Overview

Group messaging allows multiple MultiLine users to contact a single WhatsApp user. You can transfer the user to another MultiLine user, leave a conversation with that user, remove the participant, or restart a conversation with that user. 

Create a Group Message

To send a group message, go to your existing conversation with the user. 

1. The Details menu is in the upper righthand of the screen. For iOS, tap the Information icon.  For Android, tap the Settings menu icon.

Choose Information Icon

2. Tap Add User to Conversation

3. Select participants.

Note: Only MultiLine users in your sub-organization that are enabled with the WhatsApp Business Messaging Connector will display. 

Add User: Select contacts

4. Selected users will be added to the group chat. 


Leave a group chat

To leave a conversation, open the existing WhatsApp conversation. 

  1. The Details menu is in the upper righthand menu. For iOS, tap the Information icon.  For Android, tap the Settings menu icon.

Details menu in WhatsApp message thread (iOS)

2. Tap Leave Conversation.


3. The WhatsApp user will see the automated message that you're no longer available to chat.

Automated Message to WhatsApp User: User left the chat

4. You will see an automated message that you've left the chat. 


Remove a participant

1. Tap the Details menu for the Conversation.

2. Tap the Remove Participant option.

3. Select the participant you want to remove and then tap Done


4. Confirm with Yes.

You will see:

Other MultiLine users in the group chat will see:

The WhatsApp user will see:

The MultiLine user you removed will see:

Restarting a Conversation

If you would like to restart a conversation that you left, you can send a new opt-in message. Send a new message by tapping the WhatsApp message icon in the Contact's details.

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  • Created: 11/14/2023 12:59 pm EST
  • Last updated: 11/14/2023 12:59 pm EST