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

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Change number notification on Android Whatsapp

If I change my number on Andorid version of Whatsapp through Change Number feature, will the people that I chatted with be notified in their personal Chat Windows with me that I have changed my ...
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Whatsapp and changing SIM

In a while I will be changing operator and SIM card, but not number. I backed up contacts, SMSs, even call logs. But I have no idea how to back up Whatsapp conversations. Do I need to worry? In other ...
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Does WhatsApp keep my status when I change phone?

I am also changing my phone, maintaining my same number. Will my status be restored to "Hi there using whatsapp"?. i.e., the default?
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I forgot to backup Whatsapp Media to new phone

I recently got a new Oneplus Two, hence I switched the whatsapp to this phone. I backed up the files and saved them to my computer and tried uploading them on google drive, but they were too heavy. ...
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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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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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Create sdcard0 symlink on 6.0.1 for WhatsApp compatibility

I recently switched from a Galaxy S2 running CM 10.2 (Android 4.3.1) to a Nexus 5 running 6.0.1 (stock rooted). My goal was to migrate all my WhatsApp data (history, media, etc.) over to the new ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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 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 messages are not appearing in chronological order

When in a group chat, if many messages are exchanged between other people in the group, when I check my Whatsapp, the messages are grouped according to sender and not chronologically. I know that my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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Merge whatsapp accounts

I have been using one WhatsApp number up until I went into another country where I started using a new number. In a new number I was joined into different groups and since WhatsApp allows one number ...
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Trying to find whatsapp log

Hello I've been trying to find the whatsapp.log folder but i can't im making an app and i need the whatsapp.log can anyone tell me whats the exact location and my phone is rooted
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Samsung s6 whatsapp doesn't save media

I have been experiencing this problem for 6 months already Whenever I receive a media from my friends via whatsapp, my phone will open it but not save it to the "media" folder on whatsapp nor my ...
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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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What is the difference between archiving and backing up, a WhatsApp chat?

Both are some kind of storing mechanisms. Both occupy memory space. But what is the difference between archival of a whatsapp chat and backing up a whatsapp chat?
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Why WhatsApp is eating up my internal memory?

This is a follow up question from this question. After installation, WhatsApp is about 10-20MB but when I restore my messages (through backup stored on my sd card) the size jumps to 110MB+ Why that ...
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How to backup WhatsApp chats (not media) to save my phone memory?

This answer explains how to save your chat on google drive and recently I got that option on WhatsApp. It says the backup will be stored on Drive as well as on my sd card, ok fine. When I started my ...
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How to use multiple whatsapp, paytm, hike and more accounts in an Android phone? [duplicate]

How to use multiple whatsapp, paytm, hike and more accounts in an Android phone? Or any other android app which uses authenticated single user login apps.