How to use Meta AI in WhatsApp effectively

We all use WhatsApp to communicate with friends and family. Now you can chat with Meta AI to get answers inside the WhatsApp app. This feature will help you to access the AI functionality in the WhatsApp groups.

Meta AI is a generative AI assistant by Meta which owns WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook. The Meta AI uses one of the most powerful models called Llama 3. Using this chat feature in WhatsApp you can directly ask questions and get answers and advice.

You can ask questions to Meta AI in the group and the group members also can see the results. Meta AI is only able to read and reply to questions which you can mention “@Meta AI”.

It can’t read your personal messages and calls as it is end-to-end encrypted. Here is what Whatsapp says about this:

“Meta AI can only read and reply to questions that mention @Meta AI, not any others. As always, your personal messages and calls remain end-to-end encrypted, meaning not even WhatsApp or Meta can see or listen to them.”

This is a guide to how to use Meta AI inside WhatsApp.

Ask Meta AI a question in the Group chat

If you want to ask questions to Meta AI on WhatsApp here is what you have to do.

  1. Open the group you want to use Meta AI
  2. Type @ in the message field and tap on “Meta AI”
  3. Then type your prompt
  4. then there will be an AI response display in the chat.
Meta AI on Whatsapp
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If you want to reply to the Meta AI then you can swipe right on the AI message and type your message.

How to use Generate AI Images in WhatsApp

You can generate AI images inside WhatsApp. Here is what you have to do.

  1. Open the chat you want to generate an image in
  2. Type @ and click /imagine
  3. Enter your text prompt for the image
  4. Then the generated image will be displayed in the chat.

You can update the image you have generated. Here is how:

  1. Click on the down arrow in the image
  2. Click on “Reply
  3. Enter the new text prompt for the image.
  4. Then there will be an updated generated image.

Generate an animated AI image

You can generate animated AI images. Here is how to do it.

  1. Open the chat with meta AI
  2. Then type imagine in the message and then your prompts.
  3. The AI image will appear in the chat.
  4. Then type “Animate it” to animate the image.

Create and Share AI Stickers

You can create and share your own stickers using AI on WhatsApp. AI stickers on WhatsApp are generated by Meta AI. Here is how you can generate these.

  1. Open a chat
  2. Click on the emoji icon and then the stickers icon.
  3. Then tap on “Create > Generate with AI
  4. Enter the prompt for the sticker you want to create.
  5. Four stickers will be generated, you can use any of these.

Once you have created the AI stickers you can send them to others, can add them to your “Favourites” to use in the future.

Final Words

AI’s ability to WhatsApp is incredible and you can use it to educate, entertain, and inform. You can use the Meta AI features inside WhatsApp to bring your chat to life. If you have any questions feel free to ask.

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