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How to Fix Meta AI Not Showing on WhatsApp

Meta recently added Meta AI to WhatsApp, an AI system that is similar to ChatGPT.

You can add Meta AI in your WhatsApp group chats to get advice or ask questions.

It’s an optional service that is provided and managed by Meta which uses Llama 2.

It also uses Emu for image generation along with the latest LLM research.

However, a lot of users reported that they are unable to access the AI on WhatsApp.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix Meta AI not showing on WhatsApp and why is it not working for iPhone or Android.

Why is Meta AI not working on WhatsApp?

Meta AI not working on WhatsApp

Meta AI is not working on WhatsApp because it’s currently only available in limited countries.

Meta is testing the feature to a limited number of users to gather data and feedback.

They’ve done this multiple times before with features like channels, locked chats, and screen sharing.

If you don’t have the feature yet, you need to wait until its rolled out to you.

Unfortunately, WhatsApp did not provide a specific global launch data for Meta AI.

How to Fix Meta AI Not Showing on WhatsApp

To fix Meta AI Not Showing on WhatsApp, you need to update WhatsApp to the latest version.

If you still don’t have the feature, you need to wait for it to be rolled out to you or contact WhatsApp support for more information.

Fix 1: Update WhatsApp to the latest version

  1. Open the App Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Search for “WhatsApp” and tap on it.
  3. Tap on “Update” if there’s one available.
  4. Check if Meta AI is available on the app.

Fix 2: Wait for Meta AI to roll out to you

Meta AI not showing WhatsApp
  1. Meta AI is only currently available in a limited number of countries.
  2. Meta is gathering data and feedback from a limited number of users before they launch the AI globally.
  3. If you don’t have access to the feature, you need to wait until it’s rolled out to you.

Fix 3: Contact WhatsApp support

  1. Go to whatsapp.com/contact/?subject=messenger.
  2. Enter your phone number and email address.
  3. Select the device that you use WhatsApp on.
  4. Enter your query into the “Please enter your message below” field.
  5. Wait for 1 to 3 business days for WhatsApp’s response.

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