# Setup & Create Flow

# Facebook Flow

# Step 1: Connect to your Facebook Page.

# Step 2: Create a Facebook flow.

After connection, go "Facebook" in your dashboard:

facebook

  1. "Create Flow" from blank or templates.
  2. button 2 is for "Open Flow" of this Facebook page.
  3. open the conversation in Messenger, that is where you talk to your bot.

"Did I setup my bot correctly?" Check Send Message Step to send out your first message for testing.

# WhatsApp, Voice & SMS Flow

# Step 1: Add a phone number.

# Step 2: Create a WhatsApp / Voice / SMS flow.

After adding phone numbers, go "Phone Numbers" in your dashboard:

phone number

  1. use the plus button to create flow from blank or templates.
  2. button 2 is for "Open Flow" of this phone number.

To talk to your bot:

  • WhatsApp - add the phone number as a new contact and send messages to it
  • Voice - call the phone number
  • SMS - send SMS messages to the phone number

"Did I setup my bot correctly?" Check Send Message Step to send out your first message for testing.

# WeChat Flow

# Step 1: Create a WeChat flow.

# Step 2: Connect to your WeChat official account.

wechat

Click button 1, 2 and 3 to create a WeChat flow from blank or templates.

wechat

Open your flow, click "Settings" from the sidebar:

  • if you already have a WeChat official account or wanted to register one, click button 2
  • if you don't have official accounts yet, click button 3 for testing the bot via your WeChat personal account

TIP

you can choose English on the WeChat website by clicking the globe button on the upper right side. However, some pages do not support that.

Login yourself with your WeChat account, on the top, you can see your "appID" and "appsecret" as below:

wechat

Copy them back to UChat:

wechat

  1. choose a type
  2. paste your App ID and secret
  3. name a token yourself
  4. click "Save"
  5. a webhook URL will show, copy it back to the WeChat website

wechat

Paste the URL and token here then click the green "Submit" button. Finally, scroll down a bit, you can see your testing QR code:

wechat

Now you can share your QR code with any WeChat user. By scanning and following your official/testing account, they are able to talk to your bot. Besides, their nickname and WeChatID will be listed here (100 users maximum).

"Did I setup my bot correctly?" Check Send Message Step to send out your first message for testing.

# Slack Flows

For now, UChat is able to send various types of messages to your Slack group or contacts mainly for notification purpose.

We are working on building more functions for Slack bots. The documentation would be updated as soon as we have done that. Should you have any query, please feel free to contact us via the UChat support bot in the bottom right corner on uchat.com.au.

# Telegram Flow

# Step 1: Add new Telegram bot.

# Step 2: Create a Telegram flow.

telegram

Telegram flow is our newly added flow type. More details about how to setup Telegram flow will be updated shortly.

Last Updated: 4/6/2021, 3:01:59 AM