It goes without saying that WhatsApp is the most popular instant messaging app in India. The app has over 400 million users in India alone out of its billions of users globally. And people do not send or receive messages on the platform, but do a lot more, which is also related to their work. Also read – FASTag recharge via WhatsApp: How to recharge by simply sending a message

That said, if you’re someone who uses WhatsApp for work and is busy all day, you might want to keep auto-reply turned on. This will help you reply to certain messages, without you having to open the app. However WhatsApp does not have this feature in the app, for this to work you will need a third party app. Also Read – WhatsApp Can Let You Backup Local Chat History: Know the Details

In this story, we are going to show you how you can easily auto-reply WhatsApp messages without opening the app. Also Read – Twitter Brings Instagram, Snapchat Sharing to Android App, Starts Testing WhatsApp Sharing in India

How to Auto Reply on WhatsApp on Your Android Phone

Step 1: Open PlayStore and download WhatsAuto app on your Android phone.

2nd step: Once the app is downloaded, open it and complete the setup by granting permissions.

Step 3: Tap on the “Home” section.

Step 4: Enable the “Auto Reply Off” button.

Step 5: Now click on the pencil icon which is next to the “Auto Reply Text” button.

Step 6: Finally, add the text you want to set for the auto-reply.

(You can either write text or select from the preset options, which include useful options like I’m busy, Text you later, Can’t talk now, etc.)

Now if someone messages you on WhatsApp or sends a “Hi”, this app will automatically send a message to them. This way, you won’t have to worry about opening the app and texting every time someone messages you.

This feature is also officially available through the WhatsApp Business app. However, it is a slightly advanced app and may not be doable for everyone. But if it suits you, you can try it.