WhatsApp Messenger is an alternative to SMS messaging and is very similar to BlackBerry Messenger.

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How to define a custom sound for Whatsapp?

When receiving mails or a whatsapp message, the same sound notification is played. I want to be able to tell those events apart and would like to define custom sounds. How can I achieve this? I ...
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Google Photo to WhatsApp sharing only works once

When I share a photo from Google Photo to WhatsApp for the first time since starting the app, I can select a WhatsApp user who receives the photo as intended. However when I want to share additional ...
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WhatsApp can't send pictures, links or recordings, just text messages when on Wi-Fi

So I changed my network provider for my Wi-Fi, got new Wi-Fi, way faster, but I can't send anything other than text messages when using WhatsApp. When on mobile data, it works just fine. Also, the ...
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why does my whatsapp sometimes show me as having been online when I didnt log on at any stage

My whatsapp often shows me as having been online as seen by the "last seen" status, when I have not been on line. Could it possibly be related to my phone Samsung A3, showing me my whatsapp messages ...
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error sending message to whatsapp

I am member of a whatsapp group. My name is present in the group member's list. Nobody has removed me. But when I send any message I get the error not a member of this group cannot send any message. ...
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Whatsapp sync issue in Google Nexus 5 its not deleting the contact

I have Google Nexus 5. My Whatsapp contacts are not deleting. When I am trying to delete the contact from People (Contact App) it shows the error message "You can't delete contacts from read-only ...
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Sending Whatsapp chat history to another android phone

At present, I am using whatsapp on Nokia Xpressmisic 5530. Earlier, I have used Xiaomi. I need to transfer chats to my android phone. Inside Nokia, it only have two options: Via Bluetooth Upload. ...
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Couldn't restore WhatsApp messages

On my new LG G4 i have tried to: Restore my messages from my Google Drive backup. Restore from database files that I copied from my old Samsung S3's internal storage. In both cases the restore ...
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How to get missed/undelivered messages on whatsapp?

For some reason I uninstalled WhatsApp. If I reinstall it after a day or two , will I receive those messages which might have been sent to me during this period? If not ,Is it possible to get those ...
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copy multiple text messages in WhatsApp

I am selecting multiple text messages in WhatsApp Conversation, and copying it. But when I am trying to "paste", to forward it to other contacts, it seems WhatsApp is adding the name (from whom that ...
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How to know which phone number Whatsapp is using on my phone?

On my phone I used my T-mobile number as well as my Google voice number. I registered to Whatsapp using my Google voice number. How can I check in Whatsapp which number it uses? I use a a Samsung ...
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Transfer Whatsapp Chat from iOS to Android

I want to transfer my Whatsapp chats from my iPhone 6 with iOS 8.4 to my new S6e, is there an easy way to do that?
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How does whatsapp stay in background without being closed?

Android usually kills background processes if they do not have a persistent notification. Why do apps like whatsapp and Facebook not get killed?
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If I have to accept new terms, where I can read them up?

My favorite example for this is whatsapp. Somewhat around May 2014 I got notified that terms had been changed and that I have to accept them and update whatsapp. Since this was just some days after ...
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Whatsapp Backup

I am using whatsapp in HTC Desire VC (CDMA-GSM Dual Sim Phone). It has internal space of 100MB only and unfortunately my phone no longer supporting external SD card. I want to take backup of my chat ...
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Using WhatsApp on Web, but camera not working? [closed]

My camera says "Cannot start camera", so am I not able to use WhatsApp on Web. Any suggestions?
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Install WhatsApp on Android running under Virtualbox

I've just installed Android using Virtualbox on Ubuntu, and now I want to install WhatsApp on it. When I visit Google Play and try to install WhatsApp, it tells me that I have to associate a device ...
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Corrupted data - Can't restore Whatsapp chat history

When I try to recover my Whatsapp messages on my new phone after I have copied the Whatsapp folder from my old phone to the SDcard, it suddenly crashes after 10 seconds: "Whatsapp has stopped working" ...
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How do I delete a WhatsApp group I'm a member of but not an admin?

I'm in a WhatsApp group and the topics discussed there are more of vulgarity. I need to delete that group. Please help.
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iOS' Quick Reply feature on WhatsApp for Android

Recently I got my first Android phone, LG G3 and updated to the Android Lollipop, the latest OS ver. The transition from iOS isn't smooth as I thought and this because I'm trying to find how to enable ...
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Whatsapp makes my HTC One m9 not ring for phone calls

My HTC One M9 runs fully updated Android 5.1. When I first turn on the mobile and make sure it's not silent nor on vibrate and the ringing volume is at max and I receive a phone call, it rings as it ...
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A way to push links/pictures directly from Pushbullet (PC) to WhatsApp or Telegram?

as I use Pushbullet a lot for news (collecting/sharing), I'd like to know if there's a way to push links and media directly into WhatsApp groups, transmissions or specific contacts for example. Do I ...
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Whatsapp delivered message a deleted message

I deleted a Whatsapp message that I sent while my phone was offline and the clock sign was there , I did not see the single tick sign (meaning that the message supposedly did not leave my phone). ...
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Can I use one number on two different phone(Device) on Whatsapp?

I just want to know if it is possible to have on two phones the same whatsapp messages.
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How to Prevent all contacts being added to WhatsApp

WhatsApp pulls all contacts from my phone. How can I limit this behaviour? Making it choose only those which are necessary?
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Can I transfer WhatsApp messages from Iphone to S5 when the WhatsApp software is already activated?

Every one tells me to activate the WhatsApp account only after the transfer of the file have been done. In my case I have already activated the WhatsApp account. How can I still transfer the file ...
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Where are the captions stored for images that are sent or recieved in WhatsApp?

When sending images in WhatsApp, there is an option to add caption to it. This caption is visible on image, at the receiving end, but when this image is copied or forwarded, only image is sent? ...
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Phone stolen, got new phone & phone number, need old whatsapp CONTACTS back

so I have NO way to get my old sim card, my phone was stolen and I can't get my old contacts either. How can I change my new sim card number to my old one, within whatsapp? all I want is for my old ...
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Read Whatsapp Backup from Google Drive

How can we read Whatsapp messenger files from google drive backup? Does anyone know? I can see the Whatsapp Messenger In Google drive. Please help me...
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Can't email chats on whatapp

So I have a nexus 6P and so does my husband. His email feature for emailing WhatsApp messages works fine but mine does not. Every time I try to send my chat through email on my phone it does not ...
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Is it possible to decrypt msgstore.db.crypt8 file

I am having a file msgstore.db.crypt8 that is actually backup file of whatsApp. I don't have a rooted phone so is it still possible to read this file ?? If yes then how can i do that ? I tried to ...
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I lost my android phone, how can I recover all my Whatsapp status and messages

I lost my android phone (MOTO G2) on my marriage day. Now I wanted to check all my whatsapp status to write full story of my life before one year back. (In short my past time) Is there any way to ...
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Removing Bitmoji icon from Whatsapp

I have downloaded Bitmoji long ago, and the Bitmoji icon appeared on Whatsapp. It is extremely annoying because wherever I put it it will always get in my way at some point. I have no idea how to make ...
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Whatsapp doesn't work over 3G,everything else works fine

A friend has a factory fresh, unrooted Samsung Galaxy S Duos, and except for Whatsapp every other internet accessing app works fine on a 3G or EDGE connection. She has un/reinstalled Whatsapp several ...
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Schedule SMS, WhatsApp, and Facebook messages?

I would like to know if there is a way to schedule SMS, WhatsApp, and Facebook messages to be sent sometime in the future after composing them. Ideally, if some messages would have had to be sent ...
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Whats App Web QR Scanner damaged?

I got a problem with my WhatsApp QR Code Scanner: I use a Samsung Galaxy S5 with Resurrection Remix Rom (Nightly with Marshmallow) and WhatsApp 2.12.479. Starting the "normal" camera and using it is ...
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WhatsApp shows I'm on call when I'm not

What reasons are there that WhatsApp shows me on another call, although I am neither using the application nor the phone as such. I don't know enough about WhatsApp to explain this to a friend who ...
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How do I access settings in WhatsApp on Samsung Galaxy Note 3?

I don't see the ellipses icon ("...") in the top-right corner of the screen on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Without it, how can I get to the Settings screen in WhatsApp?
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How to change contacts name in Whatsapp?

I have a friend and I have added his real name in my Contacts. I want to put his nickname in Whatsapp simultaneously. I am using it in Android. How do I accomplish this?
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Whatsapp data transfer from expired Sim card to new Sim card

My old Sim card number has expired and is no longer active on my mobile network. How do I recover my Whatsapp account chat history from this inactive Sim card number since it can no longer receive the ...
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Turn animated gif into WhatsApp sendable video

I'd like to convert a short gif-animation to a video so I can send it to a friend via WhatsApp. Do you know easy ways to accomplish that (e.g. codec etc.)? Best would be doing it on the device ...
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How to transfer and install an older version of Whatsapp from one phone onto a another phone?

My whatsapp auto-updated to the new version yesterday which has the blue ticks. Since I am not a big fan of this version, I was wondering if I can install an older version of this app on my S4. One of ...
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how do i change my whatsapp number without losing chat history

Is there any way that I can restore my chat history, especially chats with a personal contact, when I change my number? I have important messages. I am using Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. Though, my phone is ...
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Mobile data turns itself on again and again; could be caused by WhatsApp

My mobile data keeps turning on by itself and uses my data traffic. I think this is because of WhatsApp, but I'm not sure. Is there any other possible reason aside from WhatsApp? How should I stop it ...
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Hide “User is typing…” in WhatsApp

In WhatsApp Group chat, when other person is typing when I am actively looking at the group conversation chat, I could see who is typing at the other end. That conversely also means, when I am typing ...
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Is it possible to backup Whatsapp Contact Photos?

As the title says, is it possible to backup my Whatsapp contacts pictures? I'm not talking about pictures and photos shared between us, I'm referring to the contacts' profile pictures. All the ...
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Whatsapp backup: Unable to move from windows phone to android

Following instructions found on WhatsApp FAQs I created a backup folder on my SD card of my old windows-based phone. I tried to restore chat history on my new Android phone (LG Leon), with no ...
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Periodic Whatsapp wifi connection drop

While using Whatsapp web I periodically receive the error message (on the web interface): "Phone Not Connected", even though I can use other phone apps that require wifi (e.g. Firefox). When using ...
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Is it safe to delete “Miscellaneous Files” of WhatsApp?

Based on an earlier Q&A, is it safe to delete "Miscellaneous Files" of WhatsApp? "safe" as in that it won't delete anything you might regret deleting (like photos, etc which haven't been backed ...
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Export telegram and whatsapp contacts to vcf?

I have lost most of my contacts on the phone account, but they still exist in my telegram account. How can i move them to phone or export them?