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Enabling WeChat Mini Programme

To allow parents to use WeChat Mini Programme, the school admin will need to enable WeChat Mini App in their Settings.

To do this, navigate to Settings > Integrations > WeChat

If your school does not have a WeChat Mini Programme account, please follow the Tencent guide to apply for a WeChat Mini Programme account.

When you are setting up the WeChat Mini Program on Tencent platform, please make sure that Name, Introduction and Logo are provided, and Service Category is set to Education > Education Information Service.

If your school already has a WeChat Mini Programme account that is correctly set up, please click on Go Authorisation to allow OpenApply to manage your Mini Programme (see below).

After you've clicked on Go Authorisation button, you will be directed to a page on the WeChat platform. Scan the QR code to authorise OpenApply to manage your WeChat Mini Programme.

Once you've scanned the QR code, a page will open on your phone for you to Confirm Authorisation. Click
授权 (Authorise). After authorisation, school's WeChat Mini Programme will be linked to school's OpenApply account.

You will now be able to see a QR code at Settings > Integrations > WeChat. Scan the QR code to preview WeChat Mini Programme on your phone.

Once you are happy with how it looks on the mobile phone, you can then click on Publish Now to publish the WeChat Mini Programme for your school.

The WeChat platform will then check the content of this Mini Programme before it can be published, which will usually take less than 2 work days.

Once the WeChat Mini Programme is successfully published, another QR code will then appear at Settings > WeChat, which will allow users to scan to download this WeChat Mini Programme to their phone.

Your school can then share this QR code to parents in ways you see fit, for instance publishing it on your OpenApply landing page, inserting it to articles on your WeChat official account, or sending it in Email notifications, etc.

After parents have downloaded the WeChat Mini Programme, they'll be able to start application to your school and complete the entire application process on their phone.