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WhatsApp Bot Creation with Manual Onboarding

This page contains end to end guide to create the WhatsApp Bot with manual onboarding process
This document will guide you through the step-by-step process of creating the BotPenguin WhatsApp Bot using the WhatsApp Business Cloud API. By following these instructions, you can set up your WhatsApp Bot and integrate it with the BotPenguin platform.

Step 1: Check for Pre-requisites

Before you begin, ensure you have the necessary prerequisites in place, such as access to the BotPenguin platform and a WhatsApp Business Cloud API account.

Step 2: Create a Meta App

  1. 1.
    Begin by creating a Meta App for your WhatsApp Bot on the BotPenguin platform.
  2. 2.
    Provide the required details and follow the app creation process.

Step 3: Register and Verify WhatsApp Number

  1. 1.
    Register and verify the WhatsApp number that you want to use for your BotPenguin WhatsApp Bot.
  2. 2.
    Ensure that the number is verified and authorised for use with the WhatsApp Business Cloud API.

Step 4: Subscribe WA Webhook with BotPenguin

  1. 1.
    Subscribe the WhatsApp (WA) web hook with the BotPenguin platform.
  2. 2.
    This will enable your WhatsApp Bot to receive messages and interact with users.

Step 5: Update Payment Method to WhatsApp

In the developer dashboard, update the payment method for your WhatsApp Business Cloud API account to enable seamless transaction processing.

Step 6: Assign System User to WhatsApp Account

  1. 1.
    Assign a system user to your WhatsApp Business Account in the developer dashboard.
  2. 2.
    This will provide the necessary permissions for the system user to access and manage the WhatsApp account.

Step 7: Get All Necessary Details from Developer Dashboard

  1. 1.
    Access the developer dashboard associated with your WhatsApp Business Cloud API account.
  2. 2.
    Retrieve all the necessary details required for integrating with the BotPenguin platform.
Congratulations! You have successfully created the BotPenguin WhatsApp Bot using the WhatsApp Business Cloud API and integrated it with the BotPenguin platform. Your WhatsApp Bot is now ready to interact with users and provide automated responses.
Please note that specific steps and requirements may vary based on updates and changes in the BotPenguin and WhatsApp Business Cloud API platforms. If you encounter any difficulties during the process or have further questions, please refer to the official documentation of BotPenguin and WhatsApp Business Cloud API, or contact their support teams for assistance.
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