WhatsApp Official Business API Vs Picky Assist Solution – Advantages & Disadvantages
Lets make the Advantages and Disadvantages very clear to our beloved customers, we believe in providing solutions so keep the disadvantages in mind while using our WhatsApp Automation and make sure the disadvantages dont affect you/clients business.
Please note we support Integration of Official WhatsApp Solutions also. Read More Here ​

Advantages of Picky Assist WhatsApp Solution

Official Solution
Picky Assist
Works only with New Numbers
Works with Any Existing Personal or Business Number
3-4 weeks to GO LIVE
GO LIVE in Few Hours
Currently available only for Medium & Large Business
Available to all category of Customers
Message templates need to be pre-approved
Can send any contents
Messages sent after 24 hours will be billed between $0.0473 to $0.10 varies from country to country. Detailed Pricing ​
Unlimited Messaging with Unlimited Plan
Strict Compliances need to be followed and Complex On boarding process
No Terms & Easy Onboarding
Required Dedicated Server & Complicated System Architecture, Integration will take minimum 2-4 weeks
Simple JSON API & Webhooks – Integrate in Just 10 minutes – Only an Android Phone required
Mandatory Subscription required before sending messages
Subscription not required
High Technology & Recurring Cost ($100 to $250 ) - View Plans ​
Plan starts from $5 and highest plan is $35 - View Plans​
Only one number per verified business
Can use any numbers (Charges as applicable)

Disadvantages of Picky Assist WhatsApp Solution

Official Solution
Picky Assist
High Scalability – 10 messages per second by default
No Scalability – 5-6 out bound messages in a minute. Read Complete Limitations ​
High Availability & Uptime
Based on your Phone Network Conditions
Supports Send & Receive all type of messages
Sending Location & Contact Not Support, Possible to receive only text messages
Business Account gets verified badge & Display Name
No Verified Badge or Display Name (Your number will be displayed if user not saved with a name)
Works with Dedicated Server & Nodes
Works with Android 5.0 or above phones
Liberal Blocking Algorithms
Standard Blocking Algorithms
Message Delivery & Read Acknowledgments
Not Supported
Whatsapp Active Number Checking Tool
Limited to 10 number checking in a minute
Supports Creating Groups
Under Integration
Based on the requirements you can choose the best solution, if you are an enterprise client with more than 250K templated message volume in a month we highly recommend to get started with Official WhatsApp Business Solution. More Details Here​