How to use broadcast lists

Android
iOS
Use the broadcast list feature to send a message to several of your contacts at once. Broadcast lists are saved lists of contacts that you can repeatedly send messages to without having to select them each time.
Note: Broadcast lists are not supported on Windows, Mac, or Web.
Broadcast message requirements:

  • Make sure all contacts in the broadcast list have saved your number in their address book.
  • You can create as many broadcast lists as you like.
  • You can include up to 256 contacts in each broadcast list.
Create a broadcast list
  1. Tap More options
    more options
    > New broadcast.
  2. Search for or select the contacts you want to add.
  3. Tap
    check mark
    .
Recipients receive a message from your broadcast list as an individual message from you in their Chats tab. Their reply will also appear as a normal message and won’t be sent to other contacts in the broadcast list.
Note:
  • Only people who’ve added you to their phone's contacts will receive your broadcast message.
  • If someone isn’t receiving your broadcast messages, ask them to add you to their contacts.
  • Broadcast lists are a one-to-many communication. If you want your recipients to participate in a group conversation, create a group chat instead.
Edit a broadcast list
  1. Open your broadcast list.
  2. Tap More options
    more options
    > Broadcast list info.
  3. In the broadcast list info screen you can:
    • Change the name of your broadcast list by tapping
      more options
      > Change broadcast list name.
    • Add recipients to the list by tapping
      more options
      > Add recipient ...
    • Remove recipients by tapping Edit recipients > "x" next to the contacts you want to remove >
      check mark
      .
Delete a broadcast list
  1. Tap and hold the broadcast list you want to delete.
  2. Tap
    delete
    > Delete. You can choose whether to delete media or not.
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