Meta AI on WhatsApp
Artificial intelligence

What is Meta AI on My WhatsApp, and What Can I Do With It?

Exploring the Features and Benefits of AI Integration in WhatsApp

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Main Points:

  • Meta AI offers several functionalities within WhatsApp, such as research capabilities, how-to advice, and creative assistance with image generation.
  • Keywords or phrases may help trigger Meta AI’s functionalities and give you an accurate response.
  • Conversations between you and Meta AI are confidential. Even Meta cannot access this conversation.

What is Meta AI on WhatsApp?

Meta AI on WhatsApp is a new feature from Meta that leverages artificial intelligence to enhance user experience in several ways. It’s still under development, currently available in selected countries, and only works in English for now. It allows you to do the following:

  • Chat with Meta AI, ask it questions, and get information.
  • In beta testing, it can create images based on your descriptions.
  • Meta AI can suggest quick, contextually relevant replies during conversations, allowing users to reply promptly and simply.

How Do I Use Meta AI in WhatsApp?

Because this feature is a new feature with WhatsApp, you have to update your WhatsApp to the latest version. Go ahead and update your WhatsApp first. You will not need to do this if you want to use WhatsApp Web because it constantly loads the latest version. Once ready, proceed to the steps below:

Method 1: Using Meta AI on WhatsApp Web or WhatsApp Desktop:

  1. Open WhatsApp Web or the desktop version on your PC, ensure your account is connected, and allow the messages to load.
    WhatsApp web or Desktop loading
  2. When it opens, click the Meta AI icon (a small circle with a mixture of blue and pink colors) on the top of the display. It will open a chat window for you.
    Click Meta Ai icon on WhatsApp
  3. Next, enter your prompt in the Type a message box and click the Send icon.
    Enter prompt in Meta AI window on WHatsApp
  4. Finally, wait for Meta AI to generate the appropriate response fully.
    Let response load fully

Method 2: Using Meta AI on Mobile Phone:

On your mobile device, you can access Meta AI by typing it into the search field or clicking the Meta AI icon.

2.1. Using the Search Field:

  1. Open WhatsApp on your mobile device and click the Ask Meta AI or Search field on the top of the display.
    Click WhatsApp search field
  2. Then, enter your prompt and click the Send icon.
    Enter prompt and send
  3. WhatsApp will then open the conversation in Meta AI’s chat window.
  4. Finally, wait for Meta AI to generate the appropriate response fully.
    Let Meta AI response fully load on WhatsApp

2.2. Using the Meta AI’s Icon:

  1. Open WhatsApp on your mobile device.
  2. When it opens, click the Meta AI icon (a small circle with a mixture of blue and pink colors) on the left of the display. It will open a chat window for you.
    Click Meta AI icon on WhatsApp mobile
  3. Next, enter your prompt in the Type a message box and click the Send icon.
    Enter prompt to Meat AI and click send on WhatsApp
  4. Finally, wait for Meta AI to generate the appropriate response fully.
    Let the Meta AI response fully load on WhatsApp

FAQs

Can I disable Meta AI?

No! The built-in option to disable Meta AI within your WhatsApp is currently unavailable. However, you can minimize its presence by hiding it. Go to WhatsApp Settings > Chats > Show Meta AI Button and toggle it off. These steps will prevent the button from appearing on your main chat screen.

Does Meta AI allow group chatting?

Yes, Meta AI can be a part of your group chats on WhatsApp. Mention it by typing the @ character followed by Meta AI to trigger it within the group conversation. It will participate only when called using the @ mention.

Can I clear my chat history with Meta AI?

Yes, you can clear your chat history with Meta AI on WhatsApp. First, open the chat. Then, swipe left on the chat thread, tap Delete Chat on iPhone, tap and hold the chat thread, click the delete icon, then select Delete Chat on Android or right-click the chat and click Delete on your computer.

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