Setting up the WhatsApp Cloud API in Facebook Business Manager involves several steps, including:
Apply for WhatsApp Business Account: First, you need to apply for a WhatsApp Business Account by visiting the WhatsApp Business API page (https://www.whatsapp.com/business/api). Follow the instructions and submit the application form.
Create a Facebook Business Manager Account: If you don't have a Facebook Business Manager account, create one by visiting https://business.facebook.com/.
Add WhatsApp Business Account to Facebook Business Manager: Once you have a Facebook Business Manager account, go to the Business Settings and click on the "WhatsApp Accounts" option. Then click on "Add" to add your WhatsApp Business Account.
Verify your WhatsApp Business Account: After adding your WhatsApp Business Account to the Facebook Business Manager, you need to verify it. Follow the verification process as per WhatsApp's instructions.
Create a WhatsApp Business API Client: Once your WhatsApp Business Account is verified, you need to create a WhatsApp Business API Client in Facebook Business Manager. Go to the "WhatsApp Accounts" section and click on "Add a WhatsApp Number". Follow the instructions to create a client.
Configure your WhatsApp Business API Client: After creating a WhatsApp Business API Client, you need to configure it. Go to the "WhatsApp Accounts" section and click on the client you just created. Follow the instructions to configure it.
Connect your WhatsApp Business API Client to a messaging tool: Once you have configured your WhatsApp Business API Client, you need to connect it to a messaging tool. Go to the "Messaging Tools" section in Facebook Business Manager and follow the instructions to connect your WhatsApp Business API Client.
Test your setup: Once you have completed all the steps above, you need to test your setup. Send a message to your WhatsApp Business Account and check if you receive it in the messaging tool you connected in step 7.
It is important to note that setting up the WhatsApp Cloud API requires technical knowledge and experience, and it is recommended to seek the help of a professional if you are not familiar with the process.