WeChat

Integrate with your WeChat Official Account. Run marketing campaigns to target Chinese audience.

WeChat (微信 or Weixin) is a Chinese multi-purpose messaging, social media and mobile payment app developed by Tencent. As China's most popular app, it is also one of the world's largest mobile apps by with over 1 billion monthly active users and 902 million daily active users.

WeChat

The WeChat messaging platform features scannable QR codes that allows users to easily connect to you. The platform also has location sharing for contacts to easily share their location with you.

If you have not created a WeChat Official Account, please register a "Service Account" here.

Install WeChat on SleekFlow Platform

Please navigate to SleekFlow Platform - Channel.

Adding WeChat

You'll be prompted to this screen, in which you can obtain the "Webhook URL" and "Verification Token", but you'll have to fill in the "App ID", "App Secret" and upload the QR code for web widget.

Getting the App ID

From the WeChat Dashboard, go to the "Basic Configuration | 基本配置" page from the left column. You can find this below the Development | 开发.

On the Basic Configuration | 基本配置 page, you will be able to find your App ID | 开发者ID on this page.

App ID

Go ahead and paste the App ID on the SleekFlow Channels Page we just opened.

Generating the App Secret

On the same "Basic Configuration | 基本配置" page, to generate the App Secret | 开发者密码, you have to pass two verification steps. First, you will have to scan a QR code on the webpage. After which, you will be asked to re-enter your account password.

Once you have completed the security measures, a brand new App Secret will be generated.

Whitelist IP Address

Return to the WeChat "Basic Configuration | 基本配置", click "View | 查看" for IP whitelist

And add (click "Modify | 修改 ")the following IP address of SleekFlow to the whitelist:

168.63.210.125
168.63.211.198
168.63.210.24
168.63.209.94

Once again, you will have to verify yourself by scanning a QR code.

Webhook URL and Token

On the same page, click on the "修改配置 | Change Configuration" button below to open up the Configuration menu.

Copy the URL and Token from the platform and paste them into their respective fields.

Generate an Encoding AES key (although it's not used) and select " 明文模式 | Plain Text Mode" for message encryption.

Save these settings and a green message should appear.

Finally, you will have to enable these changes so that messages are forwarded to the platform. Click on the green “启用 | Enable” button. It should then turn red and become "停用 | Disable".

QR Code

You can find your QR code on Settings | 设置 -> Account Info | 公众号设置. Press Download QR code |下载二维码 and choose 8cm.

Return to the SleekFlow Platform. Paste the information required and press the blue "Install" button. Your SleekFlow Account will now be connected to WeChat!

Any messages sent to your WeChat Official Account will now be received in your SleekFlow Account.