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Channel | WhatsApp Business

With more than 2 billion people using WhatsApp around the world to send 60 billion messages every day, the chat app has revolutionized the way we communicate. With an enterprise-grade API, companies can now send notifications and provide customer service through WhatsApp in a secure, reliable, and customer-friendly way.

Onboarding with an IVR-enabled phone number

If your phone number is connected to an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system, you need to follow a dedicated onboarding process to create your WhatsApp Business Profile.

The reason for this is simple: it’s not possible to automatically perform a phone verification with an IVR-connected phone number. When sending the verification code to the phone number via a voice call, this call needs to be routed to an agent’s phone. To proceed with this, you will receive 2 CallerIDs from tyntec for the phone verification.


For this process, you will need:




Before starting the process, collect all the information needed to create your Profile, such as:





    • Business information. Description, website, public email, logo URL, etc.


    • API key. Associate your WhatsApp Business Profile with tyntec. How to get it.



Onboarding steps

These are the steps to get your WhatsApp Business Profile with tyntec.


    1. Fill out the WhatsApp setup form


    1. Confirm the ‘approve on behalf’ notification on your Facebook Business Manager. How to do it


    1. Verify your business on your Facebook Business Manager. Make sure you log in as an admin.


    1. Phone verification. Schedule your verification code via voice call.


    1. Once your business is verified, unlock your account and start messaging!


🎁 After your account is live, you’ve got 1,500 complimentary test messages to use! 

The complimentary messages are enabled directly on the API, and you can use them before your first payment.