Set up Facebook bot

Updated 1 month ago by Mobsted Support L

You must have a Facebook account to be able to create and manage bots on Facebook.

1) Go to https://developers.facebook.com/;

2) Log in, create an account if necessary;

3) Click the "My Apps" button;

4) Click "Add New App";

5) Fill in the form;

6) Complete Security check;

7) Set up Messenger to create the bot;

8) In the "Settings" section, generate token for your bot's page;

9) Log in for your bot page access to be able to generate a token;

10) Go to the Facebook bot setup page on the Mobsted platform;

11) Fill in the "Bot Name" and "Token" fields (enter the generated token for your bot's page);

12) Copy Webhook address to the clipboard;

13) In the "Webhooks" section of the Messenger settings console, click "Configure Webhooks";

14) Enter the Webhook address in the "Callback URL" field;

15) Enter a confirmation token for Webhook (use arbitrary text) to the "Confirm token" field, copy the entered data to the clipboard;

16) In the "Subscription fields" field, select the Webhook events that you want to transfer. To begin with, we recommend that you select at least the parameters for messages and messaging_postbacks;

17) Go to the Facebook bot setup page in the Mobsted platform;

18) In the "Response code" field, enter a confirmation token for Webhook (paste from the buffer);

19) Click "Save"

20) Go back to the Facebook page and click the "Verify and Save" button;

21) In the "Webhook" section of the Messenger settings console, click the "Select page" drop-down menu and select the Facebook page for which you created the access token. This will make your application to receive Webhook events from the Page;

22) Click the Subscribe button next to this menu.

Your Facebook bot is ready to use.


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