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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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What does waiting/clock icon next to a message mean and what if I delete message in this state?

When my device is not connected to any network (WiFi/Cellular data) and I send any message, I have seen a waiting/clock icon next to that message. So what exactly does that mean? Is that message ...
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Unable to download media Whatsapp while using Wifi with proxy

I'm using a wifi network that contains a proxy. I am using proxydroid to run the proxy for all applications on my Android phone. But sometimes I am not able to download media on Whatsapp. How can I ...
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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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What does the second tick mean in Telegram group-chats?

Telegrams FAQ only explain what the green ticks mean in a normal chat ( https://telegram.org/faq#q-what-do-the-green-ticks-mean ). Does anyone know what the second tick in a group-chat exactly means? ...
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Whatsapp sync issue in Google Nexus 5 its not deleting the contact

I have Google Nexus 5. My Whatsapp contacts are not deleting. When I am trying to delete the contact from People (Contact App) it shows the error message "You can't delete contacts from read-only ...
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Silencing a Whatsapp group

I would like to stop receiving new message notifications from a certain Whatsapp group. Is it possible? Clarifications: I don't want to leave the group. I don't want to turn off all Whatsapp ...
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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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Not able to send media on Whatsapp…Moto X

I just upgraded to Moto X from Motorola Photon. I am not being able to send/receive any picture or media files. The settings for media is turned on but still the media button in mot highlighting.
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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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unable to send media files through whats apo

Can't send any kind of media file through what's app. I can receive any all media files though. Its been nearly 4 months since am facing this problem. Could someone please help? Thank you
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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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WhatsApp Settings in Samsung S3 - Where do I find it?

I use WhatsApp on my Samsung S3. Is there no setting for showing notifications on the icon (new messages received etc?)? I can't find any settings option.....can someone help? I reinstalled the app ...
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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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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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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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is it possible that my current chat on whatsapp is visible in my previously used phone?

last month i have sold my phone to someone. and now i got the information that my whatsapp chat was visible on that phone. Now, is it possible that my current chats on whatsapp(the chats on my new ...
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'last seen 'for whatsapp contact not showing anymore?Am I being blocked?

Is there any reason that I am not able to see a whatsapp contact's last seen time anymore?Such as some kind of bug but not being blocked?
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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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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 want to install Viber and WhatsApp on android emulator

I want to install Viber and WhatsApp on android emulator. Kindly help me out. Regards, Dar
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How to transfer WhatsApp conversations to a new phone?

I recently changed smartphones from an unknown to Samsung, and I've lost my WhatsApp conversations. I want them on the new phone. I have reinstalled it on the new phone, and the msgstore.db.crypt ...
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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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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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Fail in restoring whatsapp chats

I followed the steps below to restore whatsapp chats: 1) on my old phone, I backed up my chats to SD card 2) Insert the SD card on the new phone 3) Moved the whole whatsapp folder to the new phone ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Changing Administrator of WhatsApp group due to non-working mobile and migration to another country

My friend is an Administrator of our group on WhatsApp. He migrated from Singapore to US and as a result, his phone is not working. I would like to take the Administrator privileges for adding him ...
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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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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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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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Some groups are not visible in my whatsapp

I am not able to see some of the groups for which, I am a member. My name appears in the group admin phone. But he is also not able to remove my name and again add it. Other group members cannot see ...
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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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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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How can I run WhatsApp so that I am always online?

How can I set WhatsApp to always run in the background? Like Skype, when I exit, it keeps me online to get calls or SMS or chat notifications. While using WhatsApp, when I move away with the menu, it ...
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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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How to install Whatsapp on Android 1.6

I am interested in installing Whatsapp on Android 1.6 (Cyanogenmod 4.2) on a rooted HTC Dream G1. Is there any way to install it?
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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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What does the “last seen” status in WhatsApp stand for?

My boyfriend's phone is shown to me as "Last seen at 22.57 pm". I last spoke to him at 20.40pm. He tells me he stays online and doesn't close the app. So what does the "last seen" stand for then? Is ...
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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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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 ...