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Transfer Whatsapp chat history to new device

I've got a new phone (Samsung) and want to transfer my Whatsapp chat history from my old device to it. Is this possible, and how to do it? I have a Whatsapp backup file for that date.
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How do I recover my WhatsApp messages when the phone is lost?

I lost my phone with some unopened important document in my WhatsApp account, and I can't get the same number because I'm currently out of the country where I can replace my line. So, how do ...
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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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Unable to upgrade and install whatsapp

I didn't checked whatsapp in a few days, so I tried clicking into it, I got a message like this version of whatsapp is too old, please upgrade. I clicked the upgrade button and was led to the google ...
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Exact same contact shown twice

I have a contact that is shown twice in the contacts list. The copies are not from different accounts (so they cannot be joined), they are not two different entries in the same account(so they cannot ...
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Prevent WhatsApp from automatically backing up messages

I noticed recently that WhatsApp automatically backups messages. I get a popup every now and then when I am using WhatsApp which says "Backing up messages". I don't want WhatsApp to backup my ...
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How to report a contact as spam in Whatsapp?

I received a message from a new phone number about some advertising information. When I opened the message I saw "Report Spam" option to report the spam to whatsapp. However once I replied to that ...
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In individual contact details on android Xiaomi phone whatsapp icon not showing

I had to reload my contact list. Earlier in individual contact detail under other head whatsapp icon was also showing. Now it is not showing . But contacts having whatsaap are of course showing in ...
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WhatsApp throws error while restoring chat history

I reinstalled WhatsApp on my Galaxy Grand I9082. I had the backup file renamed to msgstore.db.crypt8. When I attempt to configure the app, it starts normally, finds that backup file and then starts ...
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Is it possibble to use Drive backup in WhatsApp in 2 differnet devices?

I have an HTC One M8 and Galaxy S2. I use Drive backup in HTC One. What will happen if I install Whatsaap in S2 and enable Drive backup? My two backups will be merged or there will be two different ...
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I don't want my Whatsapp Media to restore (Google Drive BackUp)!

I recently uninstalled and installed whatsapp on my samsung galaxy s2; and it started to restore my chats. I'm fine with my chats but after being done with the chats, it automatically started to ...
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Using an old phone number with Whatsapp on a phone with no SIM card

I have the following situation, which though similar to other questions I believe not to be a duplicate. I currently own a rather old iPhone with a SIM card installed and a new Android phone ...
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Can the Network Operator know my whatsapp number on roaming?

If I am roaming and change the SIMcard, is the original Whatsapp data stored anywhere? Is there any way for -let's say the police- to track down all places I have traveled to?
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Modification to WhatsApp apk

So, basically I wanted to modify the looks of my WhatsApp (WhatsApp 2.12.317) application in my Android. This is what I have done: 1.Decompiled the APK using apktool 2.0.2 2.Did the necessary ...
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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?
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WhatsApp chats disappeared after Android Operating System Update

I am having a Moto E XT-1022 (1st generation) 2014 model. In order to update its OS from 4.4.4 to 5.1, I had to make 500MB space available so I deleted all WhatsApp database backup files without ...
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How to send .gif files recorded in our device thro some chatting Apps to be specific ( WhatsApp, Hiken)

I found an camera App named Cameringo from Playstore and it has an option to record an small time period of actions and save it in .gif format so i tried and recorded some .gif animations and it was ...
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Can't update to WhatsApp latest version

I got a message saying I was running on an old version of WhatsApp and that I must update the app from Google play store. However, when I try to update, it hangs at the message saying Updating and ...
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My friend's name has changed to something completely different in WhatsApp and I can't change it back!

My friend's first name and surname have both completely changed on WhatsApp and I'm not sure why. When she writes me a message it looks like it's come from somebody else! She said it hasn't changed ...
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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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Get other's WhatsApp chat history remotely

Is it possible to transfer the WhatsApp data of someone's phone without having access to their phone? Or alternatively, can I view their chat history remotely?
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WhatsApp stuck at Initializing after Clearing Data in Settings

I cleared data on WhatsApp by mistake while closing some applications. Ever since, WhatsApp is trying to re-register me, and I have been stuck on the Initializing screen for the last 48 hrs. ...
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WhatsApp won't install via playstore or as an APK… [insufficient space]

My partner just received a new android phone. It looks nice, but Whatsapp won't install. It gives an "insufficient memory" error. I've tried to clear the cache, install it from an APK, all with the ...
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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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Strange lucky wheel on my Whatsapp

There is a strange app that appears on top of my Whatsapp (Android) on the right side, if I click on it, an lucky wheel appears on the center of the screen, as the attached image. What a heck is this, ...
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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 ...
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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 images lost

So my Samsung S3 mini kept reminding me that my storage is running out and i probably tempered around with the storage but do not remember deleting my entire whatsapp images folder and videos folder. ...
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How to delete a Whatsapp group without admin privileges

Today, I have created a Whatsapp group and accidentally left the group. Now the present admin of the group is not able to add me back. Kindly suggest me what to do.
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Custom notification for whatsapp group

I'm in a whatsapp group which requires some sort of quick reaction. I'd like to set a special (custom or at least non-standard) notification tone or sound specifically for that group (and only it). ...
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How messenger application saves thumbnails

I'm developing android application. I searched about thumbnails and the way that other messenger application use them. but I don't know how Telegram or WhatsApp save their thumbnail and where are ...
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whatsapp chat problem

Can anyone please help me. I was in whatsapp chatting with my friend today (12/12/15) but I noticed that when I logged back in our chats on 12/02/15 is the one that appear (bottom part). When I open ...
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WhatsApp online status for strangers

If I don't have John in my phone contacts (and thus I don't have him in my WhatsApp contacts), and then I open WhatsApp main window, will John see me online? I know my contacts will, but will John? ...
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Send whatsapp message to all whatsapp conact and text message to rest of the contacts

I want to send message to all my contacts, but I want to send Whatsapp message to those who use Whatsapp and a regular text message to others. How do I do it? (I have 1140 contacts, out of which 662 ...
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How to preemptively block a non-contact on whatsapp

I read this QA but it didn't specfically address my question. I also only found how to block a contact or someone that already sent you a message. Say I have blocked numbers on my phone. They are not ...
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Can i delete old WhatsApp database backup without affecting the chat?

WhatsApp data is taking around 700 mb of internal storage which excludes media. If I delete all the database backup except for the latest one, will my all previous chats get deleted? I don't want to ...
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WhatsApp contacts doesn't merge with Google Contacts

I can't really reproduce what caused the issue, but all my contacts show up separately, it's like I'm having two contacts with identical name, one in the Google account containing all his phones, ...
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Can Whatsapp messages be restored from email chat history?

My Whatsapp chats got wiped after a ROM flash that resulted in a soft brick. The other person uses Windows Phone 8, and I have an email from that mobile with the chat history txt file. Can I restore ...
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Difficulty in accessing Internet through University network [require proxy setting]

I use university's wifi network for accessing internet. When I connect to internet from Academic area, some of the apps does not connect (especially whatsapp), whereas when I connect to internet from ...
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WhatsApp unable to connect after restore

I want to restore my WhatsApp profile, which obviously works, but when the applications asks me to type my username and pick a picture, the process terminates: No connection possible. But this can't ...
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WhatsApp cannot be reinstalled

I had uninstalled WhatsApp and downloaded the latest version, but after the download I can't install it. I am using a Lenovo A6000. Please tell me what I can do to reinstall the app.
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Last seen is showing the time difference?

I got a message from one number at 10.30 but it is showing the last seen as 9.30.Why? Can you please help me.
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Can I recover the WhatsApp chat history from a damaged phone?

My phone has suffered physical damage and it will no longer turn on. I have given it to a phone repair shop in the hope that the data is still alive in there and that it can be extracted using ...
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Messaging apps don't receive messages when on wifi with screen locked

I have a galaxy s5 phone running on android 5.0. In home and in office, when I'm connected to wifi network and the screen is locked (sleep), whatsaap doesn't receive any message until I unlock the ...
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The QR code doesnot work for WhatsApp web. What is the issue?

While I click on the whatsapp web from menu , it opens scanner but can't read the code. Why?
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How to identify the Whatsapp sender of a media while playing it from the gallery?

When media are received through Whatsapp groups and contacts, they are stored in the storage and are available for the media scanner to list them. When I view Whatsapp videos folder in MXPlayer I see ...
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Completely exporting a WhatsApp chat, including media and voice messages

I have a chat with a lot of voice messages, pictures and chat messages that I would like to completely export to my laptop, so that I can listen to the voice messages, view the pictures and read the ...
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Whatsapp encryption key location

I have an old phone (Galaxy S3 international unbrandedand) and I would like to decrypt my whatsapp backup files (crypt8, as recent as the latest backup which is always at 4 AM, I think). I've googled ...
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How to convert/encrypt WhatsApp .sqlite to .db.crypt8?

I have aa WhatsApp ChatStorage.sqlite file which was taken from an iPhone backup, and I don't exactly understand the structure of the data inside the database, but it's clearly not encrypted. I want ...
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Decrypt crypt7 without key (phone was factory reset)

I have my whatsapp backup db in crypt7 format. I forgot to backup the crypt key. Now I want to decrypt the crypt7 file but not sure what to do. I have my device with me on which the file was ...