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I'm using sony ericsson and Android 2.3. Even though I'm connected to the internet, I keep getting this error from WhatsApp.

Sorry, WhatsApp was unable to complete initialization. Please check that you are connected to the Internet and try again.

How do I fix it?

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Try follow this steps from the official whatsapp faq: – Federico Ponzi Apr 30 '14 at 14:34

If you previously used whatsapp,then delete the whatsapp folder in the sdcard and try initializing You will lose all the previous msgs and i am not sure if it works

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