How to set WhatsApp auto reply on iPhone & Android when you’re busy?

Learn how to set up WhatsApp auto reply to automatically send messages when you are busy.

WhatsApp is one of the most popular applications both for Android & iOS smartphone users and one that the vast majority of users have installed from the first minute we launch a smartphone.

It is certainly very useful to stay in touch with our loved ones and friends in an easy and effective way.

How to listen to WhatsApp voice notes without anyone knowing?

But we can’t always be aware of chatting with our people because we are busy at work, conducting or performing personal tasks.

Since ignoring a message can hurt some people, most instant messaging apps now come with an option to automatically reply via message when someone sends messages, when a call is lost or when you do not want to answer the call.

WhatsApp auto reply: Android (Without root)

WhatsApp doesn’t have automatic message sending options by default, you need to install an android app from Google Play and you don’t need to root your android phone.

WhatsAuto is an android application that will allow you to automatically respond to messages and calls when you are busy.

WhatsAuto can help you make it clear to the other person that you are busy and that later you will respond.

Features of WhatsAuto auto response WhatsApp application

This application has a very simple function: auto reply to messages when you are busy. Since WhatsAuto does not know when you are busy, there is a switch that will allow you to activate or deactivate the application.

You can configure the message that you want to be sent automatically. The text characters are not limited to maximum of 160 characters (you can configure it to be unlimited in free of cost.

How to schedule WhatsApp messages to be sent later?

You can decide if you want to respond to SMS, calls, and applications, including WhatsApp. Also, you can configure how often WhatsAuto automatically respond to the same contact in case you insist.

For example, if you have it configured for the frequency to be 30 minutes but, after receiving the message, it will talk to you again after 10 minutes, the application will not send the message again.

You can create a list of contact to send auto reply messages selectively or you can activate for all contact at once. You can also active auto reply option for WhatsApp group conversation too.

More interestingly, you can count how many auto reply messages this app send and to whom it send.

In order to view, all the contact received your auto reply message, you need to upgrade the apps to premium version.

You can also disable the apps from the notification centre. You don’t need to open the apps to disable the auto reply feature. This is time saving and advantageous feature.

You can also send direct message to any unknown contact without saving in your phone contact book.

Less but not least, you can also create custom reply by auto analysing the keyword of text sent to you. Just Awesome!

Steps to configure WhatsAuto auto response apps for WhatsApp on Android:

I chose WhatsAuto android apps from long list of Google Play store application collection due to it’s simple configuration. It’s like touch and go!

WhatAuto - Reply App
WhatAuto - Reply App
Developer: Bringar Apps
Price: Free

You can configure WhatsAuto apps very easily in just 7 steps. Remember it will ask permission for notification access and battery optimisation to work on background in your Android phone. Now follow below steps:

Download and install WhatsAuto from Google Play Store.

Step-1: Open the apps and click on “Button” besides Auto reply ON.

Image displaying WhatsAuto App Interface

Step-2: To go further set-up, you need allow permission for notification access to your Android System. Tap on the “Toggle Button” to activate.

Image showing button to allow notification access.png

Step-3: Then allow the WhatsAuto notification access. The button will turn to blue implying that it’s activated.

allow permission to display notification

Step-4: By default, The auto reply text will be selected to “I am busy, text you later.” You can select some other pre-made text or you can create a new one too.

Step-5: To edit automatic WhatsApp text, you need to click the pencil icon. Eventually a new window with text input field will appear.

Edit Auto Reply WhatsApp Text

Step-6: Where you need to type your desired text. When finished, click on “Right” icon to save.

Confirm WhatsApp Auto Reply Text

Step-7: Now your Android phone is ready to automatically response WhatsApp messages when you are busy.

Free version of this app is perfectly ok to use for normal use. Only some of its features will requires upgrade which are not required for regular use.

How to stop media auto download in WhatsApp to Android and iPhone gallery 2017?

But if you want to support the developer and remove ads during closing the application, you can upgrade.

How to disable WhatsAuto WhatsApp auto response apps?

Whenever you are free to talk or chat and receive a call, you may disable this auto response WhatsApp app. You can do it very easily via Android phone notification panel.

Turn off WhatsApp auto reply

  • Go to Android Phone home screen by pressing “Home” button.
  • Just slide Android phone screen down to find notification panel to disable WhatsAuto apps.
  • Click on “Disable” to stop sending WhatsApp auto-reply messages.

WhatsApp auto-reply: iPhone (Cydia Jailbreak, Paid)

Unlike Android, sending WhatsApp auto-reply message on iPhone requires Cydia jailbreaking as well as it’s not free. For iOS iPhone users, if you want to send auto-reply message on your WhatsApp, WAAutoReply is the best solution till now.

Features of WAAutoReply apps for WhatsApp:

WAAutoReply apps have notable features to customise and auto-reply WhatsApp messages. Some of them are following:

WAAutoReply will be integrated with your WhatsApp app which will allow you the configure auto-reply setting from a single app.

Hide online status to appear offline WhatsApp iPhone/Android

You can customise auto-reply message and obviously send response message from WhatsApp instantly. WAAutoReply will continue to work without any kind of interruption except you disable it. However, WhatsApp is running in the background or even closed by the cleaner.

Steps to configure WAAutoReply WhatsApp auto response apps on iPhone:

As I told earlier, everyone will not be able to use it since this trick is only available for jailbroken iOS users. In other words, you must use Cydia to install the WAAutoReply package.

  1. Open Cydia app on your iPhone.
  2. You have to be sure the BigBoss repo is completely loaded.
  3. Now, purchase the tweak called WAAutoReply ($5) to send WhatsApp auto reply.
  4. Finally, Install and Respring your device.
  5. Open WhatsApp application.
  6. Click on reply.
  7. Type your reply and save

You are ready to go for auto response WhatsApp message!

One final warning we want to give you is that, as with many non-WhatsApp apps that affect the app, there is some risk (we can’t be sure) that your account will be banned if you use WhatsAuto to respond to your messages. Although if implemented with other messaging apps (in case you have not done so already), using this app can be beneficial for those times when you can’t use the mobile.

If you want to read more WhatsApp tweaks, you may visit MsnTechBlog WhatsApp category.

Leave a Comment