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

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Whatsapp shows me online when I'm not in the application

What reasons are there that WhatsApp shows me online, 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 thinks I am ...
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How can i transfer my whatsapp chat history to my new phone? [duplicate]

I am using whatsapp on Samsung ace. Now I want to use whatsapp in my new HTC one. How can I transfer my my all chat histories from old phone to new phone?
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Whatsapp keeps turning my GPS on, how can I stop it?

Whenever I use Whatsapp, my GPS turns on. Even after I go to the settings and un-tick the box that allows apps to use my GPS tracking, Whatsapp seems to be able to bypass the permission, turn GPS on ...
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Where are my received voice notes saved?

I checked in the whatsapp media voice notes. But they are not there. Plz help me to find them urgently.
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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 WhatsApp send audio files or video clips instantly? [closed]

When I try to forward any video clips that I downloaded to my phone from any other contact it sends immediately (ie without any uploading) . Also attaching some mp3 files are also sent instantly ...
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How to re-download a video in Whatsapp?

I downloaded a video shared in Whatsapp. After playing, I deleted it using MX Player Pro. Now, when I tap that video in Whatsapp, it says "Sorry, this media file doesn't exist on SD card." I was ...
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i deleted my sim an i know wont reinstall whatsapp how do i keep my old number

I bought a new phone an I want to transfer my old whatsapp number to my new phone but i dont anymore have that sim card it has been deleted is there any way I can still keep my number?
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How can I see my whatsapp notifications on my lock screen?

I am not getting pop up notifications when my screen is locked even though I chose the always show pop up option. How do I fix this
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Not recieving messages from only one WhatsApp contact

When I first met the love of my life, he insisted that we use WhatsApp to communicate. He lives in Brasil and uses WhatsApp on his Windows Phone. I'm in the United States and use WhatsApp for Android ...
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removed as member of a group where I was the admin after reinstalling whatsapp after it crashed!

I was the only admin in the group that I made, now after the app crashed and I reinstalled it - It says "Error you are not a participant in this group" So that means the group exists without any ...
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Help understanding Whatsapp's permissions

Whatsapp has been nagging me for the past few days that I have to upgrade it to continue using it. With the Facebook acquisition and the Play Store no longer marking the permissions that are "NEW" ...
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WhatsApp: Same Cell Number + New ROM => New WhatsApp Account?i?

Since I have a new ROM installed on my android device, I seem to have a new WhatsApp account. This results in the following issues: -When people try to send messages (or anything) to the WhatsApp ...
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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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Is there any way to Move applications in phone memory to SD Card?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy fit GTS5670 running on Android 2.3.6. After installing Whatsapp Messenger of 13.36 MB, it was installed to phone memory. I got a total of 180 MB internal storage, and just ...
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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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whats app deletion [duplicate]

is it possible to delete a whats app message before it gets to the receiver? I read an article that says to block the user if one tick appears and until they come online again, they wouldnt be able ...
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Can I see whatsapp messeges on my computer?

Is there any app that I can install both on my computer and phone (Galaxy s2 plus) that will give me notifications about messages on my computer? It would be really nice if I could also see the ...
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Installing Whatsapp on Galaxy Note Pro

I have installed whatsapp in my galaxy note pro previously but uninstall a few days later. Now that I want to install back again, it says device does not support whatsapp. Please advise why am I ...
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Is it possible to force an app to use cellular data instead of WiFi? [duplicate]

Our local office provides free public WiFi for phones and tablets, but blocks access in ways that means that some applications (like WhatsApp) are unable to connect. Is there any way to configure ...
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Can I retrieve Whatsapp voicenotes which have been deleted while recording?

If I record a voicenote on Whatsapp and there is an interruption while doing so (incoming call, calendar notification), the recording is immediately aborted by Whatsapp. A little dustbin pops up in ...
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Automate sending messages using whatsapp?

I want to automatically send a whatsapp message to a specific number on a specific time every day. How can I accomplish this? I toyed around with tasker but since I'm a newbie I haven't yet figured a ...
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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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to recover whatsapp messages

i factory reset my phone and then installed whatsapp.Before that i had created a backup of my conversations in my sd card,the name of the backup was 'msgstore.db.crypt'.After i installed whatsapp and ...
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WhatsApp registration stuck on the 'Initializing' page

I'd just installed the latest version of Whatsapp Version 2.11.234 but still stuck at initializing page.
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How can I copy Whatsapp data on Blustacks to my new PC

I have bought a new laptop because I'm travelling to another province(state) and I will be there for 6 months and I can't leave with my PC. I want to know how can I copy the contacts and messages from ...
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Should I resend message with one mark in WhatsApp Messenger?

I tried to send a message and found that it has one mark. I can see the last seen message, which means that it was not yet seen. Should I try to send the message again?
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Can the WhatsApp group icon or title be locked?

Is there a way for a WhatsApp admin to lock the group icon and title? As of this time, any group member can change the group icon or title.
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How to insert “blank character” in Whatsapp?

There is a blank character (kind of box) which can be used in Whatsapp to set Blank Status or to send Blank Messages. Does anyone know how to create/type or find that character? Thanks!
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LED not turning off even after there are no unread WhatsApp messages

I have this random problem with WhatsApp: the green light that blinks when there are unread messages don't turn off even after I go and read them. It doesn't even help if I delete all the messages. ...
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Whatsapp on Android

I think my ex has deleted his Whatsapp account. I can still see his last online time in Whatsapp, but the Whatsapp icon does not appear next to his name in my Android address book. Does this mean he ...
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whatsapp muted group- shows up in notification bar

i use a Samsung GalaxyNote 3- I have a group on whatsapp which I have muted- but it still shows up in the notification bar (when messages are received on that group). Is there a way to show only ...
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How to change my Androids physical phone number to my Google Voice number?

I have been looking all over for something about this and can't find anything. What I'm trying to do is take my disconnected Android device and change the physical phone number to my Google Voice ...
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Getting WhatsApp to work for both networks on a dual-SIM phone

I have been using WhatsApp for a very long time in a dual mobile HTC Desire U under a specific network. Now, I would like to use WhatsApp for the other network too. Is it possible to use watsapp for ...
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Where can I see who got my broadcast message?

I've created a broadcast message for 7 users and sent it. Some of them replied to me, but others not. I am not sure if other did not see the message yet or they don't have me in their address book. ...
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Where are WhatsApp voice notes stored on an Android device?

I have checked the /WhatsApp folder (and all the subfolders under it) but they are not there. I also tried the /Android folder but I am not able to find an entry for WhatsApp there. I am using a ...
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I am not seeing names of my friends in whatsapp

I am not seeing names of my friends in whatsapp. Also there are spaces in between the digits of the mobile number for example if the mobile number is 1234567891 then the number is now appearing as +91 ...
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How do I restore my old WhatsApp history on another phone?

My Samsung Galaxy S3 phone was water-damaged and is not working at all. Unfortunately, I didn't backup my chat history. I inserted my old SIM card and memory card into my friend's phone and ...
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How to set a ringtone only for calls but not sms?

I made ringtones from an app i downloaded and assigned them to contacts but when they send me SMS by what'sapp it's still the same ringtone. How do I make it just for the calls and a regular ...
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If you restore whatsapp chats, will also the chats with the blocked contacts will be restored and visible?

If i want to restore my conversations on whatsapp and i'm reinstalling it from the latest backup, will the conversations with the blocked contacts appear? will the blocked contacts continue to be ...
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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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Will I be removed from groups on WhatsApp if I upgrade to a new phone?

I was removed from all groups before, when I changed my number. Will the same happen if I change my phone? This time, I have the same number but a different phone.
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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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Whatsapp Images

So my S4 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. Any clue on ...
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Whatsapp message previews are not showing in Status bar when new message is received

I am using a Nexus 5 running the latest version of Kitkat. Whenever I receive a new whatsapp message the status bar slightly floats up and and shows the whatsapp icon saying the message receieved ...
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Whats app registration issue. Stuck on the 'Initializing' page

I 'Cleared Data' on whats app by mistake while closing some applications. Ever since, whats app is trying to re-register me and I am stuck on the 'Initializing' page for the last 48 hrs. However, I ...
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Members are not visible in WhatsApp group

I am a group admin in a WhatsApp group. Yesterday IU deleted my group by mistake after 8 months and this morning I was added automatically to the group but not able to see anyone's name there, except ...
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How can I view my WhatsApp messages on my Android tablet?

I have an Android phone on which I use WhatsApp but for my convenience I would like to view them on my tablet which also runs Android. The tablet is wifi only so I cannot install WhatsApp on it. I'm ...
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WhatsApp does not vibrate when I get a message

In Samsung Galaxy Note 2, WhatsApp does not vibrate either in sound mode or vibration mode when I get a message. How do I fix this?
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Why is it that different participants in group chat seeing different number of participants?

I am a participant of a group chat of 50 people. I saw the number of participants of my group is 50, but different people in the group has different number. E.g; group admin sees 49, others see 48 ...