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

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WhatsApp: Group kick and deletion

I couldn't find any relevant source for this. So I'm hoping to find an answer to my simple question here. If I kick someone out of my WhatsApp group (I'm the group admin), will the chat history on ...
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whatsapp group …what does the message so and so was removed mean?

In a whatsapp group, what does the message Username was removed mean? Did the admin remove that person ? Did that person delete the account? "Username left" is different from "Username was ...
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My whatsapp icon is missing

My WhatsApp icon has recently disappeared from my phone completely. It's neither on the home screen, nor the main menu. When I go to the Google Play store, it shows that it's part of my installed ...
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No Whatsapp notification in the pulldown menu in Xperia S

I had Ice Cream Sandwich running on my Xperia S and the notifications of a new message of Whatsapp appeared in the top notification panel showing an icon of whatsapp. I received and update to Jelly ...
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Why I cant scan the the Whatsapp QR code? [duplicate]

I have tryed to scan the QR code using whatsapp for web, also I see the: ok, I got it, then a green line start to scan but noting happened, I just downloaded the app yesterday night and also Im in the ...
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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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unable to connect 2 app 2nd sim network

i am facing a unique kind of problem. Here i am using dual sim android phone. Usually i use internet from sim 1 but for last 2 days i start using internet from sim2. Now when i change back and start ...
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Half screen in android whatsapp camera while scanning QR code

I have still the saem problem, My internet is working perfactly.. I have idea 3g network, I have Xperia U running on Android 4.0.4. I cannot scan the barcode because of whatsapp camera is open in 1/4 ...
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Old sim deactivated but i want to use that same number for new sim [duplicate]

My old sim has been deactivated and most of my contacts know me by my old number. I want some way to register my whatsapp to that old number
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Can't scan QR code for WhatsApp web due to camera inverted or tilted on Galaxy Y Duos

First of all, I already read the other posts about problems reading the QR Code, and my problem is different. I have a Galaxy Y Duos, so my screen is bigger than 4 inches. I do get the "Ok, got it" ...
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How to transfer Whatsapp audio files to computer?

I know how to copy pictures received on Whatsapp to my computer, but I don't see audio files received on Whatsapp anywhere to be accessed and transfered to my computer. Any suggestion?
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Contacts not synced where WhatsApp Contact exists

I used tine20 via MS-Exchange to sync contacts to my android device I added WhatsApp. Some contacts are from both (tine20 and WhatsApp). All is fine. I removed (accidentally) tine20 account from ...
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Cancel sending a message to group in WhatsApp [duplicate]

I mistakenly pasted a message in a WhatsApp group. I noticed that immediately and turned off my internet. The message was still not sent (single tick did not appear), and I deleted that message and ...
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Will WhatsApp deliver a message that was accidentally sent while data was off?

I'm using Whatspp on a Moto G (1st Gen) mobile. Today I've accidentally sent a message to my friend while my mobile data was in off mode. I have deleted that message immediately. Now will the message ...
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Cannot verify my mobile number on WhatsApp

I had number porting for my mobile number as my landline (home) number. Now WhatsApp is not verifying my number as mobile number. What should I do?
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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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I can't Scan the QR code for whatsapp web

I use an Xperia M2 (that certainly does not have a small screen). I try to scan the QR code from my computer, but it did no work. I tried NeoReader to see if the problem was on my phone and it ...
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Whatsapp & factory reset

I have recently factory/hard reset my Samsung Galaxy Advance. Apparently the Whatsapp application doesn't exist in my phone anymore. Does this mean, my account is deleted or I still need to delete it ...
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Whatsapp contact usernames

This is bugging me about Whatsapp. My contact list in the app is presumably the list of contacts I have in my phone book who have whatsapp. I can see their picture and status if they have one. But ...
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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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captions do not get forwarded with the images in whatsapp in my samsung galaxy note 2

On my Samsung Galaxy Note 2, captions do not get forwarded along with the Images in Whatsapp.Only the images are sent.
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How to use two whatsapp accounts on one phone

I have a Samsung galaxy Duos and want to use my two whatsapp accounts at the same device. Is it for example possible to run dual two whatsapp client apps on one phone?
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How to move Whatsapp chat history from iPhone 4 to Nexus 4?

Just upgraded my iPhone 4 to Nexus 4, and could not find on Google a reasonable answer to this question. Is there any good app that does this? Or, what should be the process?
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Can i restore more than one msgstore.db.crypt7 file in whatsapp?

Recently changed my old phone to new one (Samsung to MotoX). During this old to new phone conversion phase (for one month) I didnt use Whatsapp at all. Before totally stopped using whatsapp on my old ...
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Blocking numbers from my phone and WhatsApp

If I block a contact on my phone can they still message me on WhatsApp? Will I have to block them on WhatsApp separately?
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If I delete my WhatsApp account, will my other devices continue to receive messages?

If I delete my WhatsApp account, will my other devices with my account on keep receiving messages that were sent to me?
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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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Where are WhatsApp messages stored? [duplicate]

Where are WhatsApp messages stored when they arrive? They are stored in backup at 4 AM but before that, where are our latest messages stored? How can we access this location?
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Whatsapp will not update contact names

I am using android and have a problem with whats-app. I added a new friend to my contacts on my phone and added him to whatsapp. But then i realised that i made a type mistake in his name, so i went ...
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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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WhatsApp : Stop auto download of voice messages

I need to stop auto downloading of voice messages in WhatsApp since it's wasting a lot of my mobile data. When I go to Settings > Chat Settings > Media Auto Download, it shows a note Voice ...
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How to restrict stranger messages in WhatsApp

How can I restrict other WhatsApp users from messaging me, who are not in my mobile contacts. Me and my friend have given a try by simply deleting my fiend contact number from my mobile, and he's ...
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How to send mp3 through whatsapp?

I see that you can send a media file on BlackBerry. Can I do the same thing on Android?
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Telegram replaced whatsapp connection for contacts in address book

I just subscribed to Telegram, and I discovered that for all my contacts that have both Telegram and Whatsapp, their Whatsapp entry / connection in my address book got replaced by the Telegram one, ...
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will deleting my whatsapp account delete my messages from my contacts phone?

I wanted to know if my messages will still be visible to the people I sent them to in the past when I delete my whatsapp account. I basically want my whatsapp messages to be deleted from their phone. ...
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Unknown error code during application install “-24”

I just updated my Moto X to latest and greatest Android 4.4 KitKat (I even did full factory reset just to be sure) and now I'm trying to install WhatsApp Messenger but unable to do so, I'm getting ...
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How can send a message for all contacts in whatsapp?

I need to send a message to all my contacts (309 phone numbers) via WhatsApp. Is there a way to send a message for all my contacts, because the application just allows 25 contacts at once?
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Restore phone and keep whatsapp number after changing sim

I am going to restore my phone and I want to keep my whatsapp number. The thing is, after restoring I am going to use a new number. Restoring my phone means I will have to reinstall whatsapp, then I ...
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How to post more than one Whatsapp message separated by a line in a group chat

I have always seen people chatting in whatsapp groups and posting more than one message at different times separated by a horizontal line. This usually occurs when no one posts a message in between. I ...
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Migrate whatsapp from phone (old expired number) to another one?

I have a phone now that have WhatsApp installed on for over 2 years now, and the phone number registered for the account is now history (it's been long gone and there is no chance I will get that SIM ...
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How to delete a message from Whats App Group Chat

I'm a member of one group of our college friends in What's App. There is one specific message that I want to remove. I know If I'll try to delete it, It will only be deleted from my phone. But I wanna ...
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cannot create dir '/data/data/com.whatsapp' : I/O error

My whatsapp application suddenly missing on my Samsung Galaxy S3. When tried to install it again, recieved the following error : "Insufficient storage available" My phone is rooted. I've check ...
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Samsung S3 mini phone - adding my Whatsapp phtoto

There is a question on this, but I dont have the three icons to indicate a menu to get me to the profile icon. Occasionally I get a prompt that asks if I want to add a photo, now that I do I can't ...
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Am I still visible to old contacts I have deleted long ago, when they intall whatsapp if they still have my number in their contacts?

I've had my mobile number 15+ years and have used it for work purposes as well as private over this time, even though its my personal number. Could someone clarify - if anyone from the distant past ...
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How can I stop WhatsApp using Internet (Mobile Data and WiFi)?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 without rooting. I have many girlfriends. I always tell them I don't have Internet in my phone. I have fear that if one of them is browsing my WhatsApp and suddenly ...
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phone change whatsapp status

The android phone in which whatsapp was installed has got damaged and the screen no longer works.I am getting a new android phone and putting the old sim card in the new phone. How do I retrieve my ...
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Not receiving whatsapp messages unless I open the app when on 3G - on wifi there is no delay

I have recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S4, Android version 4.4.2, and for some reason I only receive my Whatsapp messages when I open the app. This only happens when I am on 3G. When connected to a ...
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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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How can I read the chat logs from WhatsApp messenger on my Windows machine?

How can I copy over the whatsApp chat messages to a text editor? Are there any specific files I need to copy? I don't care for the media files, I just need the transcript of chat. I am using the ...
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How to delete Group Contact that is greyed out without an access to menu or drop down box?

I deleted my What's App Group Contact in error before deleting members first, however, several Admin members were automatically assigned by What's App to my created Group (now deleted by me). Two of ...