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PyWhatKit is a Python library with various helpful features. It's easy-to-use and does not require you to do any additional setup. Currently, it is one of the most popular library for WhatsApp and YouTube automation. New updates are released frequently with new features and bug fixes.


Installation and Supported Versions

PyWhatKit is available on PyPi:

python3 -m pip install pywhatkit
pip3 install pywhatkit

PyWhatKit officially supports Python 3.8+.

Cloning the Repository

git clone

What's new in v5.4?

Fix Flask import error

What's new in v5.3?

import pywhatkit

This method can be used to remotely control your PC using your phone (Windows only)

  • Make sure your PC and your phone are on same network, on your PC, Open Network and Internet Settings > Properties > Network Profile, make sure it's set to Private.
  • Run the above code and then open command prompt and type ipconfig.
  • Search for IPv4 Address and on your phone's browser type this address and append :8000 at the end, example
  • Try moving you finger and you should notice your cursor moving too.
  • You can also type and scroll too, enjoy.
  • More information here with the raw code.


  • Sending Message to a WhatsApp Group or Contact
  • Sending Image to a WhatsApp Group or Contact
  • Converting an Image to ASCII Art
  • Converting a String to Handwriting
  • Playing YouTube Videos
  • Sending Mails with HTML Code
  • Install and Use


import pywhatkit

# Send a WhatsApp Message to a Contact at 1:30 PM
pywhatkit.sendwhatmsg("+910123456789", "Hi", 13, 30)

# Same as above but Closes the Tab in 2 Seconds after Sending the Message
pywhatkit.sendwhatmsg("+910123456789", "Hi", 13, 30, 15, True, 2)

# Send an Image to a Group with the Caption as Hello
pywhatkit.sendwhats_image("AB123CDEFGHijklmn", "Images/Hello.png", "Hello")

# Send an Image to a Contact with the no Caption
pywhatkit.sendwhats_image("+910123456789", "Images/Hello.png")

# Send a WhatsApp Message to a Group at 12:00 AM
pywhatkit.sendwhatmsg_to_group("AB123CDEFGHijklmn", "Hey All!", 0, 0)

# Send a WhatsApp Message to a Group instantly
pywhatkit.sendwhatmsg_to_group_instantly("AB123CDEFGHijklmn", "Hey All!")

# Play a Video on YouTube

# Converting image to ASCII Art
  ascii_art = pywhatkit.image_to_ascii_art("image path")

For more Examples and Functions, have a look at the Wiki.


Pull requests are welcome. For major changes, please open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change. Be sure to read the Guidelines before Contributing.


MIT. For more information see this