How to send WhatsApp Messages in Visual Basic Script / VBA

Using the WhatsMate WA Gateway REST API

This article shows you how to send a WhatsApp message in VBA / Visual Basic Script.

Before the recipient can receive your WhatsApp message, she will need to register with the WhatsMate WA Gateway. Instructions are available on the official site. Unregistered users will never receive messages from the Gateway.

To send a WhatsApp message in VBA / VB Script, do this:

  1. In your Excel / Access / VBA development environment, define the following subroutines:
  2. Customize the TODO lines:
    • Specify your gateway instance ID on line 15.
    • Specify your client ID and secret on lines 16 and 17.
    • Specify your target recipient and message on line 4. Remember to include the country code in the recipient’s number.
  3. Run it.

You will need a trial account to call the above API. Go sign up now.