WhatsApp Channel How to create step by step guide

WhatsApp Channels have been launched in India, and it’s the latest feature by Meta..

WhatsApp Channel
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How to Create a WhatsApp Channel?

Update WhatsApp It is necessary to update your app to the latest version to create a WhatsApp channel. iPhone and Android smartphone users need to update WhatsApp. Follow the steps below.

  • The layout of the new version of WhatsApp will appear quite different from what you’re used to. The “Status” tab has been replaced with the “Updates” tab. Click on this “Updates” tab.
  • In the Updates tab, you will first see the Status menu, and scrolling down to the bottom will reveal the “Channels” option. Click on “Channels
  • After clicking on the + icon, you will see options for “Find Channels” and “Create Channel”. To create your WhatsApp channel, click on “Create Channel”.
  • After clicking on Create Channel, the terms and conditions for creating a WhatsApp channel will appear. Read them and click on the “Agree and Continue” button below.

Now, you will be asked for details of your WhatsApp channel. Here, you need to enter your channel’s name, profile picture for the channel, and a channel description and tap on Create Channel.

You can send the link to this channel to others to join and connect with your channel

How to Share WhatsApp Channel Link?

  • After creating a WhatsApp channel, at the top, along with ‘Channel Name’, there will also be an option for ‘Channel Link’. Tap on it.
  • Here, you will see your WhatsApp Channel Link. Touch it to copy the link.
  • Now, wherever or to whomever you want to send your WhatsApp channel link, go there and paste the link.
  • Send link via WhatsApp
  • Share to my status
  • Copy link
  • Share link”
  • Apart from copy-paste, there are shortcut methods to share the WhatsApp channel link, which are:

How to Change WhatsApp Channel Info?

  • After creating a WhatsApp channel, if you want to change its profile picture or description, first open your channel.
  • At the top right in the WhatsApp Channel, you will see ‘three dots’, tap on it.
  • Upon touching these three dots, you will see the option for ‘Channel info’, open it.
  • Here, you will have the option to change the channel’s photo and write a short description about the channel, as per your need.

In addition to changing details, you can also see how many followers have joined the WhatsApp Channel along with options to forward or share the channel.

  • Click on the ‘Updates’ tab provided in the new updated version of WhatsApp.
  • Below, you will see the option for ‘Find Channels’, tap on it.
  • Here, a list of famous WhatsApp Channels will appear. Choose your preferred channels from the list. The list will include the following categories:
  • All
  • Most
  • Active
  • Popular
  • New
  • Apart from the list, you can also type the name of your channel in the ‘Search’ bar and find and join it.

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