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

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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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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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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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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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Whatsapp Databases inside android device

Whatsapp is keeping some database files in internal memory, inside the folder /WhatsApp/Databases in the format "msgstore[date].db.crypt8". Will my chat history be gone if I delete those files? Are ...
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Reject calls with WhatsApp message

Is there any app or any way to reject a call with a message sent via WhatsApp? Normally when we get a call there is an option to reject it with a pre-written SMS, but I was wondering if you can use ...
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Unable to upgrade and install whatsapp

I didn't checked whatsapp in a few days, so I tried clicking into it, I got a message like this version of whatsapp is too old, please upgrade. I clicked the upgrade button and was led to the google ...
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Push notification not working

the problem I am having is with Push notifications in Android. In order to receive my WhatsApp notifications I need to manually launch the application, which I don't want do. I want to be able to ...
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How to change someone's profile picture in WhatsApp?

I don't like one of my WhatsApp friend's picture (we chat regularly though his photo disgusts me), so I want to change his profile picture. I did change its source image, but it didn't work on the ...
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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 Hide WhatsApp contact invites

So, WhatsApp contacts also displays contacts that don't have WhatsApp account as Invite contact. How can I hide that Invite Contact list of contacts that don't have WhatsApp account?? I checked the ...
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Restore and merge WhatsApp chats without key

I had WhatsApp installed on Bluestacks on my PC. I uninstalled and removed Data and SDCard.sparsefs, but the file msgstoredb.crypt8 on 2015-01-29, didn't knew about the key file then. After that, I ...
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How to restore expired WhatsApp chat history?

My phone's internal memory is full so I'm planning to reset my entire phone in order to update my whatsapp, however I want to keep my old conversations. How do I retrieve my WhatsApp conversations ...
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How to export conversations from Bluestacks to an Android?

I used to have WhatsApp on Bluestacks but now I own a cellphone and want to restore my conversations and contacts from bluestacks to my phone. How could this be done? Is it possible!? When I try to ...
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Microphone stopped working after making a WhatsApp call?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII HD LTE with a Cyanogenmod custom ROM. After WhatsApp inroduced the calling feature I updated the app and asked a friend to call me. I answered the call and disconnected it. ...
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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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admin removes a member [on hold]

yesterday i got a message on whatsapp-Admin(name)removed you.You are no longer a participant in the group.at 07.17pm.after that there were 8 or 9 following messages by other members including ...
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Whats app registration issue. Stuck on the 'Initializing' page

I 'Cleared Data' on whatsApp by mistake while closing some applications. Ever since, WhatsApp is trying to re-register me and I am stuck on the 'Initializing' page for the last 48 hours. However, I ...
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whatsApp - profile pic can't be seen last seen info can be

strange question here: I can see someone's "last seen info" and there are 2 ticks when my message to that person is delivered but suddenly the profile picture is no longer seen by me. Does it mean ...
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How to send an mp3 through whatsapp web on PC? [closed]

Is it possible to send mp3s by official Whatsapp on PC (Whatsapp Web). If anyone knows how please let me know.
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How to (unhide WhatsApp contact / remove WhatsApp account) in Samsung Galaxy S5?

Please be patient for me to explain the situation. This seems to be an odd case to me, but it could happen to everyone using Android. I make this specific to Samsung Galaxy S5 because this problem ...
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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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Whatsapp shows correct timestamp on the new messages but with incorrect order

I have new Samsung S6 with Android version 5.1.1. I noticed that if I turn off my data connection and in the meanwhile I receive some messages on Whatsapp groups. the messages will be displayed with ...
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How to get missed/undelivered messages on whatsapp?

For some reason I uninstalled WhatsApp. If I reinstall it after a day or two , will I receive those messages which might have been sent to me during this period? If not ,Is it possible to get those ...
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Unfortunately WhatsApp has stopped.

So, yeah. The infamous error. I know several ways of "fix" this. But, Factory reset, erase cache, erase data has not work. When I'm trying to put my phone number for confirmation in the app, it ...
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Why don't any of my contacts show up in whatsapp, even after we've chatted through whatsapp?

I have a nexus 5 and i can see all my contacts in the contacts tab, even the ones I'm connected to through whatsapp, but when I open whatsapp they aren't there.
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Mute a single contact on WhatsApp

Basically I still want to receive the messages from a contact but on lesser priority. I don't want a notification to appear when this contact messages me. It is possible to mute a group chat, but 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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copy multiple text messages in WhatsApp

I am selecting multiple text messages in WhatsApp Conversation, and copying it. But when I am trying to "paste", to forward it to other contacts, it seems WhatsApp is adding the name (from whom that ...
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I am unable to send out Whatsapp messages

I am not able to send out any more messages while using Whatsapp. I found that there wasn't anything wrong with my phone, just the app alone was not working. What is wrong with the application?
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How can I Recover deleted WhatsApp Images on Samsung Galaxy S2?

The day before yesterday I was browsing my WhatsApp images. Upon browsing them, I accidentally deleted one image that means a lot to me. I've tried Dr.Fone did not really work. I've heard that if I ...
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how could I know if my phone's been hacked

Someone is telling me every single item of information that I sent via whatsapp how could I know if it is my phone or only the whatsapp account has been hacked I use Samsong Galaxy S4 Gt-I9500 ...
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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 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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Last 10 days missing after I transferred WhatsApp messages to new phone

I've tried to transfer all my Whatsapp messages from an old Android phone to a new Android phone. I followed all the instructions at Whatsapp's website and previously on Stackoverflow, but am missing ...
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Whatsapp on Cyanogenmod - attempting to write to a readonly database

I have installed Cyanogenmod's latest stable version 12.1 (Android 5.1) on a first gen Moto G, XT1032. Everything works great except Whatsapp which regularly crashes around 2AM and will not re-run, ...
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How to Prevent all contacts being added to WhatsApp

WhatsApp pulls all contacts from my phone. How can I limit this behaviour? Making it choose only those which are necessary?
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Turn animated gif into WhatsApp sendable video

I'd like to convert a short gif-animation to a video so I can send it to a friend via WhatsApp. Do you know easy ways to accomplish that (e.g. codec etc.)? Best would be doing it on the device ...
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Change the default backup time of WhatsApp messages

The default backup time for WhatsApp is specific (in my case, it's 4:00 AM). Although we can manually backup at any time, how do we change the default backup time?
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WhatsApp service extended to lifetime and revoked immediately?

I just saw the following when I opened Whatsapp: Within few minutes I get the following message: Why is this happening?
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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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Can I set a custom caption image for the Video sent over WhatsApp?

Videos sent and received on WhatsApp has one of the random frame from video as caption image. Any idea, how this image is chosen and is it possible to change it? For example in my 01:06 min video, ...
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WhatsApp Web using CM12.1 often can't connect

I had CyanogenMod 12.1 on my Nexus 4 and after switching to the Sony Xperia Z3 I installed the newest nightly, too. On both phones I have trouble getting WhatsApp Web to work. I can scan the QR code ...
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Will a new phone number automatically replace the old new in Whatsapp personal Chat Windows

Let's say a friend of mine changed his phone number by using the Change Number feature in Whatsapp. We did not share any mutual group chats, we only chatted personally. But he did not tell me that he ...
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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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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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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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Can't scan QR code for WhatsApp web due to camera inverted or tilted on Galaxy Y Duos

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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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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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 ...