Have you know how to send WhatsApp from your Instagram (IG) account? Please ignore this posting if you already know, otherwise see small tips below.
For time being, IG only provide us for specific buttons or columns, such as website column, phone number column/Call button, e-mail button, Google Maps/Directions button and some extra action button for online transaction directly from IG.
WhatsApp is the biggest messenger application in the world, we can use WhatsApp to help our followers to contact us directly trough WhatsApp.
How to crack our IG profile, so they can WhatsApp us? Follow steps below:
STEP 1 - Type following URL format
OPT. 1 Simple Format
api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=[your phone number in international format] <- without bracket
OPT. 2 WhatsApp with Text Format
api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=[your phone number in international format]&text=[Text with HTML format] <- again without bracket
Note: %20 is one of HTML Format, that mean space on the sentences. By example above in OPT.2, You will received WA message contain "Message from MyFacebook"
Edit your IG profile, I believe you know where they are supposed to be :)
Copy one of following link above that you have edit with yourown phone number to website column. You will lost your Website link and replace it with WA link. But don't worry, you still can provide your website link in Bio column.
Don't forget to save changes, by tap on check mark button on the top right corner.
However, you can make you WhatsApp link easy to remember and simple. You can use bit.ly, t.co, goo.gl or other shrink URL tools, to make it happen.