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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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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 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 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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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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Whatsapp not showing contacts, pictures etc. It used to show earlier

When I downloaded Whatsapp it used to show all the contacts, pictures, names etc. After a day or two I don't know what happened but it is not showing any contacts now. Tried everything, refreshed, ...
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How do I get my old WhatsApp account on my new phone?

I lost my old phone yesterday and it had my WhatsApp account on it. Today I bought my new phone and I was wondering how I could get my account back. I have both my the number for the account and the ...
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WhatsApp keyboard smiley bug

I type with keyboard and after typing I want to add a smiley. Then it looks like this: bit annoying and only since some days any idea to fix this? EDIT: also: menu key on i9300 shows menu up the ...
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How do I log off from WhatsApp?

I'm trying to exit WhatsApp, but it seems that there is no "Log Off" button. Currently, when I want to exit, I turn off my Wi-Fi/cellular data. How do I log off from WhatsApp?
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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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Whatsapp, Wechat not supporting on Samsung Galaxy Y after factory reset

Today i reset my phone samsung galaxy y. Then i go to google play to download whatsapp & wechat but they show your device isnt compatable with this version. now not supporting after factory ...
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Whats App+ in Moto G

Recently i bought a Moto G phone. When i tried to install Whats app+ in it, it won't allow SMS verification as well as voice verification.My Android version is 4.4. I also enabled install from third ...
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Safe way to backup whatsapp messages?

I recently had to reset my phone. I had the nightly msgstore.db.crypt7 file, which I fortunately decrypted (and can view in sqlite browser), but whatsapp refuses to restore from it. Maybe it is ...
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Can I access the Intenet via WiFi if my phone has no SIM card?

I want to use WhatsApp on Samsung GT S5830 in Japan, but I do not have a SIM card for my phone. Can I use the Internet on my mobile via WiFi?
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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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How is WhatsApp able to receive messages when not in use?

I'm curious about how WhatsApp is able to receive messages when not in use. I mean, I understand that WhatsApp works using the Internet connection rather than the cellphone network. Imagine that I ...
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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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Whatsapp on emulator - Can't setup the recorder now, please try again later

I have Whatsapp on my emulator (2.3.3 version). I got the latest update - voice messaging. However, when I try to record a message, this is what occurs. I have no idea how to get this diagnosed. ...
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Whatsapp For Nokia X

I wanted to know that how can I acquire Whatsapp for my Nokia X. My family and friends are both on Whatsapp and it causes a communication gap between me and them if I don't have it. I want to keep ...
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Chat Bubble for WhatsApp Messenger

I was wondering if it is at all possible to get chat bubbles(similar to the ones used on facebook messenger) for whatsapp messenger on my nexus 5. Is there an app I can download, or a process that ...
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How do I email Whatsapp conversations for specific contact on regular intervals?

For Whatsapp: Is there a way to email conversations from a specified contact or group on a regular interval?
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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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Whatsapp: traveling with a pay-as-you-go SIM card [closed]

If I replace the SIM card in my Verizon Galaxy s4 with a pre-paid pay-as-you-go UK SIM card, then my phone will have a new UK number. If I now want to use Whatsapp, do I have to migrate Whatsapp to ...
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last seen time stamp

I got a message at 16:05pm, then my contact went offline again, but the last seen was showing 15:25, how is it that it hasnt changed to 16:05 when the contact left whatsapp and still showed the ...
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Not receiving notification for a particular contact on whatsapp

I'm not quite sure if this problem exists with someone else, I couldn't find it anywhere on the Internet. There is a particular contact whose notifications I never receive. By notifications, I mean ...
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Lost phone and WhatsApp issue

I lost my phone and I have some contacts on WhatsApp which I don't have anywhere else. Is there any way to get those contacts? I have already deactivated my SIM card. Can I get the data back?
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How can I not show profile pics in Whatsapp?

I don't want any profile pics to appear for any contacts in Whatsapp on my HTC One X, any idea if this is possible?
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Special Internet packs on Android phone?

Suppose,we might activate a special pack eg) Whatsapp pack for Airtel.How can I restrict the internet being used by other applications.So that it wont deduce any balance from main Avaliable options: ...
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Unable to see contact in the whatsapp forward contact list

I am able to see a contact on the whatsapp contact list. But suddenly I am not able to see the contact in the forward contact list when I try to forward a message to the contact. What can possibly be ...
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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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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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Whatsapp does not show a contact. Tried “everything”

I have an Xperia Z1 with Android 4.2.2 and the latest version of Whatsapp. There is at least one contact whom I am sure has got Whatsapp but is not shown in Whatsapp contacts. The contact is in my ...
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what happens to the single tick messages after deleting the whatsapp account?

I had multiple single tick messages delivered to the WhatsApp server before deleting the account. Does that kill those messages along with the account? Or they are still delivered to the recipient?
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Whatsapp, Keeping the number on the new phone but without the old sim card

Whatsapp, Keeping the number on the new phone but without the old sim card. Ok the situation is I love my old number and to be honest don't want to ask everybody to change my number again and again. ...
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sony xperia z1 whatsapp sound notification problem

Hi I have the following problem. I get whatsapp notification on the top of my screen when receiving new whatsapp message but I dont want any sound with it. I tried to look in whatsapp settings - ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Problems using Whatsapp on HTC One V

I'm facing a problem using Whatsapp. Many times if I received 2-3 pics or a large conversation on Whatsapp, the phone's title bar (where it shows date, battery status & network status) disappears ...
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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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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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Not able to send media file via WhatsApp

I recently downloaded the CyanogenMod on my Galaxy S2 but I'm not able to send any music files via WhatsApp does anyone have a solution to this problem ?? The error message is "your music player does ...
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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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I want to delete my Whatsapp account

I don't want to appear on my friend's phone. I want to delete my Whatsapp account. Will my number disappear from my all friend's Whatsapp friend list when I delete my Whatsapp account? Basically, how ...
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WhatsApp Group Chat: restrict posting to admin-only

Is there any option in WhatsApp that restricts posting messages to admin only? Others should not able post, but they should able to read the post.
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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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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 ...