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How to schedule messages on WhatsApp and send them at the time you want on Android and iOS

The more free time you have is when you tend to use social networks the most, and summer holidays are an ideal time for this. But it also happens that there are those who want to do the opposite and use the mobile phone as little as possible, in order to truly disconnect from day to day.

Create a message to send at a specific time

But if you want or need to schedule a message so that a WhatsApp contact or group receives it on a certain day or time, there are several third-party applications on the market that can serve you for this purpose, such as the one we recommend today: SKEDit Scheduling for Android and Shortcuts for iOS.

SKEDit Scheduling

  1. The first thing is ir a la Google Play Store and descargar SKEDit Scheduling para Android. You will have to accept various permissions when installing it
  2. You will see that there is several options to choose from, since the app works with more services. Choose WhatsApp or WhatsApp Business as you need
  3. Now you will see the main interface: the first thing is add contact or contacts to whom you will send the message
  4. Now you must compose the body of the message. The app allows you attach a picture too
  5. The next step is set the exact day, month, year and time in which you want to send the text. There is also an option for the app will notify you before sending the message
  6. A requirement that the app demands is disable automatic screen lock if you have it activated. If not, the message will not be sent on the chosen date

One of its best assets is that it not only works for WhatsApp, but you can use that application to automate other mobile services such as scheduling a call telephone, sending a SMS message, that of a email or until the rise of a post de Facebook.

Shortcuts

  1. Go to the App Store and download the Shortcuts app for the iPhone.
  2. Select the tab Automation on the bottom.
  3. Tap the icon + in the upper right corner and tap Create personal automation.
  4. On the next screen, tap Time of the day to schedule when to run your automation. In this case, select the dates and times you want to schedule WhatsApp messages. Once done, tap Next.
  5. Credit Add Action.
  6. Then in the search bar type Text, and from the list of actions that appear, select Text.
  7. Next, enter your message in the text field. This message is whatever you want to program, for example “Happy Birthday”.
  8. When you have finished writing your message, press the icon + below the text field and in the search bar search for WhatsApp.
  9. From the list of actions that appear, select Send message by WhatsApp. Choose the recipient and press Next. Finally, on the next screen, tap Done.
  10. Now, at the scheduled time, you will receive a notification from the Shortcuts app. Tap the notification and WhatsApp will open with your message pasted in the text field. All you have to do is press To send.


The more free time you have is when you tend to use social networks the most, and summer holidays are an ideal time for this. But it also happens that there are those who want to do the opposite and use the mobile phone as little as possible, in order to truly disconnect from day to day.

Create a message to send at a specific time

But if you want or need to schedule a message so that a WhatsApp contact or group receives it on a certain day or time, there are several third-party applications on the market that can serve you for this purpose, such as the one we recommend today: SKEDit Scheduling for Android and Shortcuts for iOS.

SKEDit Scheduling

  1. The first thing is ir a la Google Play Store and descargar SKEDit Scheduling para Android. You will have to accept various permissions when installing it
  2. You will see that there is several options to choose from, since the app works with more services. Choose WhatsApp or WhatsApp Business as you need
  3. Now you will see the main interface: the first thing is add contact or contacts to whom you will send the message
  4. Now you must compose the body of the message. The app allows you attach a picture too
  5. The next step is set the exact day, month, year and time in which you want to send the text. There is also an option for the app will notify you before sending the message
  6. A requirement that the app demands is disable automatic screen lock if you have it activated. If not, the message will not be sent on the chosen date

One of its best assets is that it not only works for WhatsApp, but you can use that application to automate other mobile services such as scheduling a call telephone, sending a SMS message, that of a email or until the rise of a post de Facebook.

Shortcuts

  1. Go to the App Store and download the Shortcuts app for the iPhone.
  2. Select the tab Automation on the bottom.
  3. Tap the icon + in the upper right corner and tap Create personal automation.
  4. On the next screen, tap Time of the day to schedule when to run your automation. In this case, select the dates and times you want to schedule WhatsApp messages. Once done, tap Next.
  5. Credit Add Action.
  6. Then in the search bar type Text, and from the list of actions that appear, select Text.
  7. Next, enter your message in the text field. This message is whatever you want to program, for example “Happy Birthday”.
  8. When you have finished writing your message, press the icon + below the text field and in the search bar search for WhatsApp.
  9. From the list of actions that appear, select Send message by WhatsApp. Choose the recipient and press Next. Finally, on the next screen, tap Done.
  10. Now, at the scheduled time, you will receive a notification from the Shortcuts app. Tap the notification and WhatsApp will open with your message pasted in the text field. All you have to do is press To send.


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