How to send scheduled messages WhatsApp iPhone

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Do you have to send very important communications on WhatsApp and are you afraid of forgetting them? Or do you need a method to send messages at a certain time? If you are looking for a method to send scheduled WhatsApp iPhone messages, Then you're in the right place. In fact, iOS devices do not have an integrated system to send programmed messages, so you have to rely on external apps or another method that we will see later.

In this guide we want to provide you with the solutions to your questions, so that you can send scheduled WhatsApp messages on your iPhone directly from your smartphone. So, keep reading this article, as we are about to reveal the essential tricks for sending scheduled messages!

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How to Send WhatsApp Scheduled Messages iPhone

The iOS operating system unlike the Android one does not support many external applications for sending scheduled messages on the messaging app. Therefore it is necessary to use alternative systems in order to be able to send scheduled messages WhatsApp iPhone in a simple but functional way.

In this article we want to show you three methods, the first guarantees you to send messages automatically at the time you set, while the other two are reminders that remind you to send that particular message, in which you simply have to click on Send.

These tools to send scheduled WhatsApp iPhone messages are:

  • WhatsApp Business;
  • Siri Shortcuts;
  • Scheduled.

WhatsApp Business

WhatsApp Business is the official application designed for companies that use WhatsApp as a method of communication with their customers. This is an app available for iOS and compatible with all devices of this operating system.

To send scheduled WhatsApp iPhone using WhatsApp Business (read our guide on WhatsApp Business for companies) you need to follow the following steps:

  1. Select the tab Settings from the app;
  2. Going up Activity settings;
  3. Select one of the alternatives between Absence message / Welcome message / Quick Answers;
  4. Activate the relevant button in the screen that opens;
  5. Type the predefined messages in the text section;
  6. Confirm the operation.

By doing this you will be guaranteed to send scheduled messages directly from the application. It should be remembered that to follow these steps you must necessarily have a company account on WhatsApp Business, in fact this function is not available for the traditional version of WhatsApp.

Siri shortcuts

Siri shortcuts is an Apple application that allows you to have quick commands of the iOS operating system. This method, however, allows you to schedule the message no later than a week, moreover it is a method to receive only the notification to remind us to send a certain message. To do this, you need to:

  1. Enter the Shortcuts application;
  2. Select a card Automation;
  3. Create a personal automation by choosing the day and time of the WhatsApp message to program;
  4. click NEXT and then Add action;
  5. Going up Search app and actions and type the word Text;
  6. Select the option Text and writing in this area the message you want to send;
  7. Select WhatsApp from the search bar and then confirm the operation;
  8. At this point the message will be scheduled, and on the set day and time you will receive a notification, you just have to press Send to start the message.


Scheduled is an application available for iOS operating systems, which allows you to  send scheduled messages WhatsApp iPhone. Like the previous method it guarantees to receive a reminder notification for manual sending of the message, by simply clicking Send on the day and time established. 

To use Scheduled you need to follow these steps:

  1. Install the Scheduled application from the iOS App Store;
  2. Open the application and press on the item Create message;
  3. Press onpencil icon and click on the WhatsApp item;
  4. At this you can fill in the fields indicating the recipient and your message;
  5. Set the date and time of sending;
  6. Confirm the schedule settings to receive the message sending reminder based on the time and day you entered

How to send scheduled messages whatsapp iphone

Now you just have to choose one of the three methods you prefer so as to send scheduled WhatsApp messages! Here is a guide that might be for you: How to restore Whatsapp conversations

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