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Install Channel: WeChat

Let's get started with the Programmable Conversations API by learning how to install a channel. In this quickstart, you'll learn how to set up WeChat.

Step 1: Go to the channels directory in your Dashboard

Go to 'Channels' in the sidebar of your MessageBird Dashboard. Then click on

Add channel
under WeChat.

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Step 2: Give your channel a name

Name your channel, make sure it's easily recognizable for yourself and your team. Don't worry, this will only be used internally.

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Step 3: Add your open ID

Add your open ID (also known as Original ID). You can find it in the Developer Section of the WeChat Admin Platform.

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Step 4: Add your app ID and secret

Add your app ID and secret. You can find them in the Developer Section of the WeChat Admin Platform.

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Step 5: Set up your profile picture

Personalize your account by adding the URL from your profile picture.

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Step 6: Copy your webhook URL

Your webhook URL is ready! Click on the 'Copy' button, and paste it in the 'API configuration' section in the WeChat Admin Platform.

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Step 7: Install WeChat

Click on 'Install now' and voilà! WeChat is now installed as a channel.

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Step 6: Manage your channel

If you want to edit, rename or delete your channel, simply select the channel and save the changes afterwards.

Nice work! 🎉 You've successfully installed WeChat as a channel for the MessageBird Programmable Conversations API.

Next steps

You may now want to check out these resources:

Questions?

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