How to send a PDF file to a WhatsApp group in Visual Basic Script / VBA

Using the WhatsMate WhatsApp Gateway REST API

This article shows you how to send a document (e.g. a PDF file, an MP4 file, a WAV file, etc.) document to a WhatsApp group in VBA / Visual Basic Script.

To send a PDF document to a WhatsApp group in VBA, do this:

  1. First, learn how to send a simple text message to a group on the official site.
  2. With the above knowledge, you can now download our sample code.
  3. Locate the file vba/SendDocumentToGroup.vbs.
  4. Study the VBA code and customize the TODO/FIXME lines.
    • Among other things, you must name your group creatively. Otherwise, the group may not receive the message.
  5. Copy the image assets\subwaymap.pdf in the sample code package to C:\Users\Public\subwaymap.pdf
  6. Run Main_Routine in the VBA program to send your group the first document!

Happy coding :)