CLI for whatsapp
[Disclaimer] This is not a usable solution. I will not be able to provide any support.
- You cannot initiate chat with users from whom you have not received a notification in the recent past. This is a pushbullet limitation as it uses reply to notification to send messages. I need to explore on using whatsapp web instead of pushbullet.
This CLI uses Pushbullet APIs to receive and send messages.
Pushbullet App must be installed on your phone.
Pushbullet API token can be generated from here
You must be getting whatsapp notifications on your device for this to work.
To be able to send messages you need to receive at least one message after starting the application for seeding the conf (default location ~/.whatsapp-cli/conf).
Tested with python2.7
pip install whatsapp-cli
Interactive (Curses) Mode -
Usage: whatsapp-cli [OPTIONS] Options: --token TEXT Pushbullet API token [required] --dir TEXT data directory (default is ~/.whatsapp-cli) --help Show this message and exit.
Command Line Mode -
Usage: whatsapp-cli [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]... Options: --token TEXT Pushbullet API token [required] --help Show this message and exit. Commands: add Add a contact read Read messages from a person/group send Send message to a person/group users List all contacts
Usage: whatsapp-cli add [OPTIONS] Add a contact Options: -u TEXT Name of the person/group as it appears in your contacts [required] -m TEXT 12 digit mobile number [required] --help Show this message and exit. Usage: whatsapp-cli read [OPTIONS] Read messages from a person/group Options: -u TEXT Name of the person/group. Partial names are allowed --help Show this message and exit. Usage: whatsapp-cli send [OPTIONS] Send message to a person/group Options: -u TEXT Name of the person/group or 12 digit mobile number. Partial names are allowed [required] -m TEXT Message to be sent [required] --help Show this message and exit. Usage: whatsapp-cli users [OPTIONS] List all contacts Options: --help Show this message and exit.
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