Messaging has become one of the best means to share thoughts and information between two or more people. It has made our life easier.

There are a lot of messaging apps worldwide and WhatsApp has proved to be one of the most popular app for not only messaging, but also for file sharing, audio and video calling, location sharing and much more.

WhatsApp itself started as a messaging app but it kept on adding new and awesome features that attracted the users which is the main reason for its worldwide popularity.

With so many features on a single app, most of the users won’t be able to explore all of them and to this article is going to help you out with one of the most important features of WhatsApp which enables us to share message to multiple contacts at the same time simply known as Broadcast List.

How to send WhatsApp messages to multiple contacts on Android and iOS

USE OF BROADCAST LIST

With the broadcast list feature, you can send a message to several people at time by just one tap.

Broadcast list is usually a saved list of message recipients that you can repeatedly send broadcast message to, without having to select them every time.

This article will guide you on how to use Broadcasting feature in WhatsApp for forward message to multiple groups or Contacts.

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USING WHATSAPP BROADCAST LIST

A broadcast list allows you to send messages to multiple contacts, with each conversation appearing at its own thread.

Before using Broadcast list, you must be aware of these important features of Broadcast List:

  • Only those contacts who have your number in their address book will receive your broadcast message                     
  • You can only add upto 256 members in a broadcast list
  • The recipients will not know that others have also received the same message
  • To stop receiving your messages, the recipient must delete your number from their address book
  • A broadcast message to someone who has blocked you will not be delivered

Let’s have a look on how to use this feature in android as well as IOS devices.

ANDROID USERS

 

Just follow these five simple steps:

Step 1: Open the WhatsApp app by clicking on the WhatsApp icon on your android phone.

Once you have opened the app, make sure that you are on the chats screen. If not tap on the chats icon present on top of the screen 

Step 2: Once you are in the chats screen , you will find a button with three dots on the top right corner of the screen.

This is the menu button. Tap on the button and a drop-down list will appear on the screen

Step 3: From the drop down menu tap on the New broadcast option

Step 4: Now that you have selected the New broadcast, its time to select the contacts to whom you want to send the message.

To do this, just tap on the desired contact.

If accidentally, you have selected an unwanted contact, you can simply remove them by tapping on the little cross button or just uncheck them by tapping one again.

Once finished, click on the green tick button on the bottom right corner of the screen

Step 5: In order to send a message to your broadcast list, type your message and tap on the send button. 

You can also forward a message to your broadcast list.

To do this long press the message you want to forward and then click on the forward button on the top right corner of your screen.

Now select the your broadcast list and then click on the green tick button on the bottom right corner of your screen

That’s it.

Your message will be delivered to the selected recipients.

IOS USERS

Just follow these five simple steps:

Step 1: Open the WhatsApp app by clicking on the WhatsApp icon on your IOS phone.

Once you have opened the application, make sure that you are on the chats screen. If not, then tap on the chats icon

You will find it in the bottom of the screen

Step 2: Now that you are on the chats screen, tap on the broadcast list on the top left corner of the screen

Step 3: After clicking on the broadcast list, you will be directed to a blank page assuming you have never created a broadcast list earlier.

This is the page where you can create a new broadcast list or make changes to your previously created broadcast list.  

Tap on the New List button to create a new broadcast list. 

To make changes to your previously created broadcast lists, tap on the “i” button present on the right corner of the desired broadcast list. Here you can change your Broadcast List contacts

Step 4: Tap on the contacts to whom you want to send the broadcast message. 

If accidentally you have selected an unwanted contact, just remove them by tapping on the contact once again. 

Once you are done, tap on the create button to continue

Step 5: You have created your broadcast list successfully!

You can now send messages to multiple contacts at the same time just by one tap. 

To send a message to the recipients, type your message and tap on the send button

And you’re done.

Your message will be delivered to the selected recipients.

Just wonder how advancement in technology has made our life so comfortable. Sending messages to multiple contacts was never so easier.

Thanks for reading the article.

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