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Setup Phone Number using Embedded Signup Flow

The Embedded Signup Flow method of connecting your phone number with WhatsApp Cloud API involves connecting a WhatsApp Business Account through an integrated signup process in just a few clicks.

If you want to setup your phone number using custom API credentials instead, read this article.

Setting up of phone number using this method involved 3 easy steps as shown below:

Step 1 - Connect your phone number with WhatsApp API

Click on the Connect with Facebook button to open the signup form in a popup. If the popup does not open, make sure you do not have any popup blocker active.
Follow the steps in the popup to complete adding your phone number. Here's the official video from WhatsApp that shows the whole process from start to end.

Once you finish adding the number the screen will change to the following to show Step 2.

STEP 2 - Add your payment method for API billing

WhatsApp Cloud APIs are paid and you need to pay for each message you send using their API. On this step we will add payment method for API billing on the Meta portal.

Open WhatsApp Accounts page and select your business where you added the phone number earlier.
Select your WhatsApp account from the list and then click on then Settings tab.
Now click on the Payment Settings button. On the Payment Settings page, click on Add payment method button.
Select your Country, Currency and Payment Method and click Next.
Enter your payment details and hit Save. You'll see a screen like the following after your payment method is added successfully:

After you've added the payment method, come back to our website and click on the Verify and proceed button to move to next step.

STEP 3 - Proceed to Dashboard

Once you click on the Verify and proceed button, if everything was setup correctly, you'll be automatically redirected to WANotifier Dashboard page.

That's it. That's how you can setup your phone number with the APIs using embedded signup flow.

Updated on: 03/01/2024

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