How to do Whatsapp Broadcast

Whatsapp is an application that is designed to include a large group of users for the purpose of instant group communication without the need to open a Whatsapp group. One interesting feature to do this in Whatsapp is the ability to do broadcasting. The broadcasting feature allows any Whatsapp users to send a message to many people at once. It works similar as to BCC or blind carbon copy in your email in which the receiver of your message will see the message but could not see other recipients of the message. The user can then can respond back individually to you. This will come in handy if you want to send an invitation to an event to your contacts in your smartphones without opening a Whatsapp group.


The broadcasting is also done for the purpose of delivering news or messages but without the need to open a Whatsapp group. You can even have the option of creating a Broadcast Lists. This broadcast list will only work if the intended recipient has your contact number in their phones. This is to avoid the broadcast feature to be used as a spam tool. So, with the broadcast list, you can easily choose the list and broadcast your message. This saves the hassle of selecting your contacts manually each time you want to broadcast a new message. So, how do you broadcast in Whatsapp? First you need to open the application and choose the Broadcast lists button at the top of the Chats screen. It will then show New List at the bottom. Click on that and start to choose your contacts that you want to broadcast. Add all the intended recipients and then tap create. Once you have done that, you can then send your broadcast message to this contact list. When you send the message, the recipient will see the message as it is coming from you but will not know that the message is also send to others as well. If the person reply, it will only reply to you and not to the other list of recipients. So, be prepare to a receive reply back from many people simultaneously. One tip is to type [Broadcast] in the beginning of the message and then type the rest of the message. This will let people know that this is a Whatsapp broadcast from you. You can also edit and amend the broadcast list by adding and removing the list by choosing the Edit List. So, there you have it, the steps to do a broadcast. Happy Whatsapp Broadcasting.


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