How to create WhatsApp group via api

 Want to be able to manage your Whatsapp groups in the backend? This guide will teach you how to do just that!

How to create WhatsApp group via api

Below are the three simple steps how you can connect your WhatsApp number to Send message to WhatsApp Group via API

Step 1: Create a WhatsApp Business Account 

To use WhatsApp Business, you need to create a separate account for your business. You can download the WhatsApp Business app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store and follow the instructions to create your account.

Step 2: Get WhatsApp API access

SignUp on Online Live Support and get full WhatsApp API access

Step 3: Start Sending Messages

You can use Online Live Support APIs & webhook or alternatively you can use PabblyIntegrately or Pipedream for integration. 

To create WhatsApp group via API, you can use Online Live Support Create  Group API

Create Group API docs:Click here

Example Request: 

curl –location -g ‘{{id}}’ \
–data-raw ‘{
“groupName”: “Group Testing 2”,
“participants”: [

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Full list of  WhatsApp

Group APIs:

  1. Group Messages
  • Send Message Text
  • Send Bulk Text Message
  • Send Image URL
  • Send Document URL
  • Send Document URL
  • Send Video URL
  • Send Location
  • Send Location
  • Send VCard
  • Send ListMessage
  • Send ButtonMessage
  • Send ButtonLinkMessage
  1. Group Event
  • List Group
  • Create Group
  • Info Group
  • List Group Participants
  • Make Admin
  • Demote Admin
  • Add Participants
  • Remove Participants
  • Update Group Name
  • Update Description
  • Settings Update
  • Invite Code
  • Leave Group


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is WhatsApp API free?

You can start 3 days free trial

  1. Sign up for a free trial account
  2. Connect your WhatsApp Business number to Online Live Support
  3. Integrate Online Live Support APIs with your CRM solution

Is there an API for WhatsApp?

Yes, WhatsApp offers a WhatsApp Business API that allows businesses to connect with customers using WhatsApp. The WhatsApp Business API provides advanced features such as messaging templates, automated responses, and analytics

Can WhatsApp API send messages to a group?

Yes, the WhatsApp API can send messages to a group. However, there are some limitations such as message frequency limits and no support for adding or removing members from a group.

How can I create a WhatsApp group by myself?

To create a WhatsApp group, open the WhatsApp app and go to the Chats tab. Tap on the New Group button and select the contacts that you want to add to the group. Enter a group name and a group profile picture, if desired, and tap on the Create button to create the group.

How much does it cost for WhatsApp API?

$39.99 / month is the fix charge for the WhatsApp Business API. Start free trial now

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