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

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Where do Hike and WhatsApp store their messages?

Does anyone here knows where Hike/WhatsApp store their messages? I know WhatsApp's Database can be found on the SD card, but it is created every day at 4 AM, and deleted if the file is more than 7 ...
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WhatsApp : Stop auto download of voice messages

I need to stop auto downloading of voice messages in WhatsApp since it's wasting a lot of my mobile data. When I go to Settings > Chat Settings > Media Auto Download, it shows a note Voice ...
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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 send mp3 through whatsapp?

I see that you can send a media file on BlackBerry. Can I do the same thing on Android?
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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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How to hide my name in Whatsapp group?

I've provided a screenshot, clickable for full size, of a group I'm in. Some people are able to hide their names. How can I do it? I do not know some people in the group and I don't want them ...
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Why Whatsapp images and videos are not showing in my gallery?

I have bought Moto G 2nd generation. I have Whatsapp installed in my mobile and it working very well. As you all know all Whatsapp images and videos will get displayed in gallery. I decided to hide ...
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Telegram replaced whatsapp connection for contacts in address book

I just subscribed to Telegram, and I discovered that for all my contacts that have both Telegram and Whatsapp, their Whatsapp entry / connection in my address book got replaced by the Telegram one, ...
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Blocking numbers from my phone

If i block a contact on my phone can they still message me on what's app? or will i have to block them on whats app as well and have to deal with seeing their pic on there?
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How do I recover my WhatsApp messages after installing CM?

Today I unlocked my phone's (Xperia L) bootloader and installed CyanogenMod 11 on it. After I did it, I tried to install WhatsApp, but it couldn't restore my messages. This is what it said after ...
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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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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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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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Cannot install Whatsapp - it says insufficient storage available

I just got a new android phone running 4.4.2 as an interim before I buy another phone. After factory reset, I tried to install Whatsapp. This was the first app that I tried to install and it failed ...
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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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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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How to post more than one Whatsapp message separated by a line in a group chat

I have always seen people chatting in whatsapp groups and posting more than one message at different times separated by a horizontal line. This usually occurs when no one posts a message in between. I ...
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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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'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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How to delete a message from Whats App Group Chat

I'm a member of one group of our college friends in What's App. There is one specific message that I want to remove. I know If I'll try to delete it, It will only be deleted from my phone. But I wanna ...
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cannot create dir '/data/data/com.whatsapp' : I/O error

My whatsapp application suddenly missing on my Samsung Galaxy S3. When tried to install it again, recieved the following error : "Insufficient storage available" My phone is rooted. I've check ...
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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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Samsung S3 mini phone - adding my Whatsapp phtoto

There is a question on this, but I dont have the three icons to indicate a menu to get me to the profile icon. Occasionally I get a prompt that asks if I want to add a photo, now that I do I can't ...
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Whatsapp camera inverted or tilted for Galaxy Y Duos. Can't scan QR Code for WhatsApp Web due to inversion

First of all, I already read the other posts about problems reading the QR Code, and my problem is different. I have a Galaxy Y Duos, so my screen is bigger than 4 inches. I do get the "Ok, got it" ...
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Am I still visible to old contacts I have deleted long ago, when they intall whatsapp if they still have my number in their contacts?

I've had my mobile number 15+ years and have used it for work purposes as well as private over this time, even though its my personal number. Could someone clarify - if anyone from the distant past ...
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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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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 can I stop WhatsApp using Internet (Mobile Data and WiFi)?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 without rooting. I have many girlfriends. I always tell them I don't have Internet in my phone. I have fear that if one of them is browsing my WhatsApp and suddenly ...
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Unable to verify SIM for Whatsapp [closed]

I lost my phone with my SIM (no 9########6084) and now I have an issue when I download whatsapp-messenger on my new phone with the same number. I already blocked my lost device and and received a ...
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phone change whatsapp status

The android phone in which whatsapp was installed has got damaged and the screen no longer works.I am getting a new android phone and putting the old sim card in the new phone. How do I retrieve my ...
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How to transfer and install an older version of Whatsapp from one phone onto a another phone?

My whatsapp auto-updated to the new version yesterday which has the blue ticks. Since I am not a big fan of this version, I was wondering if I can install an older version of this app on my S4. One of ...
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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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uninstalling WhatsApp

I want to uninstall WhatsApp from my phone fully so there should not be any data left, as it was preinstalled its not removing fully. I have only 2 options, force stop or disable but they're not ...
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How to define a custom sound for Whatsapp?

When receiving mails or a whatsapp message, the same sound notification is played. I want to be able to tell those events apart and would like to define custom sounds. How can I achieve this? I ...
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How can I read the chat logs from WhatsApp messenger on my Windows machine?

How can I copy over the whatsApp chat messages to a text editor? Are there any specific files I need to copy? I don't care for the media files, I just need the transcript of chat. I am using the ...
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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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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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Merging a Crypt7 and a Crypt8 whatsapp backup

I have been searching a lot in the past couple of weeks on how to merge two whatsapp backup. Last month I got a new phone, installed whatsapp along with my old backup. During installation, whatsapp ...
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old sim card number used for whatsapp is deducting money

Moved from UK, but kept the same mobile number for whatsapp although SIM card is new. Money is now deducted for every whatsapp msg. What is happening?
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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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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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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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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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“Select All” from Contacts in WhatsApp

In WhasApp, is there any button for "Select All" from Contacts; in order that one single message goes to all?
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Whatsapp on and off line when not using phone.. seen by other phone

I am pretty sure I close my whatsapp yesterday left home and then saw that my app was open and online 2 or 3 times, at different points during the morning, and then closed again. There were 2 grey ...
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My whatsapp icon is missing

My WhatsApp icon has recently disappeared from my phone completely. It's neither on the home screen, nor the main menu. When I go to the Google Play store, it shows that it's part of my installed ...
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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 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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Can i restore more than one msgstore.db.crypt7 file in whatsapp?

Recently changed my old phone to new one (Samsung to MotoX). During this old to new phone conversion phase (for one month) I didnt use Whatsapp at all. Before totally stopped using whatsapp on my old ...
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How to hide WhatsApp messages notifications

How can I hide WhatsApp messages in notification panel? I don't want to see incoming message preview on my notification panel. What utility can let me do this?