How to create a WhatsApp group

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The [ChatApp] WhatsApp Create group automation rule is designed to automatically send files to clients in a WhatsApp group.

For an example of sending a message with a document, see the section "Sending a CRM document".

An example create a group.

Suppose you want a robot to automatically send an instruction file to a group chat after going to a certain stage. The instruction is stored on the Bitrix24 disk in PDF format.

To send a file:

  1. Add the [ChatApp] WhatsApp Create group automation rule for a deal, for example, in the In Prepayment invoice stage. Use the standard procedure for setting up ChatApp automation rules.
  2. Fill in the parameters as shown in the figure in the table below and save the automation rule.
  3. To receive a notification after creating a group, set up another automation rule. This will help you know if an error occurred while creating.
WhatsApp Create group .png

To display the WhatsApp Group id field, you need to select this field from the list in the deal card

WhatsApp Group id.png

The parameters of the automation rule

Field Description Required? Example
Group name When creating / adding a group, the WhatsApp Group id field will appear in the card Yes Settings WhatsApp Create group .png
Phones of group members The phone numbers of the users who need to be added to the group chat (you do not need to specify your number). Yes
The text of the message A text message that the robot will send to the group after its creation.
Group avatar 96x96px Avatar for the group being created, size 96x96px.
Group avatar 640x640px Avatar for the group being created, size 640x640px.
Account Id Enter your СhatsApp24 account ID (Instance). See How to Find Your ChatApp Account ID for details. If you leave the field blank, the system uses the account number that is first in the list in the ChatApp settings
Run as Specify an employee who has access to contacts, leads or deals. Yes