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

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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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Migrate WhatsApp - phone broken - new mobile number

I got a new phone and a new number. Before I could migrate WhatsApp to my new number/phone the display of my old phone died. I can still use WhatsApp Web to access WhatsApp. However, in WhatsApp Web I ...
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Using WhatsApp on Web, but camera not working? [closed]

I'd like to use WhatsApp on my web browser but I can't scan the QR code. Opening the scanner on the QR code brings the error "Cannot start camera" Is there any workaround to scanning the WhatsApp web ...
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No WhatsApp notification on Xperia S after updating to JellyBean

I have Xperia S running Android ICS, and the notifications of a new message of WhatsApp appeared in the top notification panel showing an icon of WhatsApp. I received an update to JellyBean and after ...
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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 messages....
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Can whatsapp be accessed by websites?

I was wondering if it were possible for websites to send messages through my whatsapp without my permission, even if I mistakely clicked on an advert? I read about whatsapp's API but it does not say ...
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How to use two whatsapp accounts on my rooted Samsung galaxy star pro device

Can I use two whatsapp accounts on same device? If how Note: my device is rooted
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Hide Whatsapp profile picture from a certain user

I want to hide the profile picture in WhatsApp and still be able to message this person. As far as I've understood, to message someone on WhatsApp, you need to store his/her number in the phonebook. ...
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Are deleted WhatsApp messages still recoverable even after deleting a contact

I deleted a particular WhatsApp conversation. Then I deleted the same contact. Now I uploaded the contact again but I am unable to see my deleted messages. I don't see the option of restoring messages ...
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For Moto g 2, andriod kitkat version 4.4.4, whatsapp key file location could not be found

I recently unlocked bootloader for my moto g 2. The phone got formatted. I did have my whatsapp chat history, and am able to restore that on my phone. however, I would like to get the whatsapp key ...
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Whatsapp Profile Pictures folder missing

I have a peculiar scenario with the Whatsapp Profile Pictures folder. Previously the Profile Pictures of contacts which I view used to get stored inside Whatsapp Profile Pictures folder. One day an ...
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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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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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Whatsapp (Profile Pictures) Folder is found Missing [duplicate]

I have a peculiar scenario with the Whatsapp Profile Pictures folder. Previously, the profile pictures of contacts which I had viewed used to get stored inside Whatsapp -> Profile Pictures folder. ...
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Whatsapp says “Your phone date is inaccurate”, but this isn't true

I can't log on to Whatsapp on my new phone because as soon as I open the app, I get this message: Your phone date is inaccurate! Adjust your clock and try again. Your phone date and time is: ...
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Whatsapp images lost

So my Samsung S3 mini 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. ...
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Whether a new user of my old number can see my old WhatsApp messages?

I was using WhatsApp with my mobile number since last 1 year. Suddenly the number got deactivated due to no call/messages for long days. However, I got to know that the same number has been allotted ...
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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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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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Android - How to make a contacts group invisible to whatsapp

is it possible to create a contacts group in my Android that wouldn't be visible even to whatsapp "show inivisible contacts" ? I mean, I don't want that group to appears in whatsapp what-so-ever If ...
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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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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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Ways to retain nonexistent WhatsApp number

All this while, I've been using WhatsApp with an old cellphone number which is now defunct. I now plan to switch over to a new phone. This means that I'll need to freshly install WhatsApp, but the ...
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All the 'msgstore' in the database of Whatsapp are not being restored

I recently got a new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and installed Whatsapp in it. I had a previous backup of Whatsapp from my Note 4 so I copied the same from the old phone to the new one. But when I ...
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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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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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Re-installing Whatsapp

I have been using Whatsapp on my Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 GT-S7275R for a long time. Two days ago, a message popped up saying that my app was outdated. So I started to update it. It gets stuck on the ...
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How to change contacts name in Whatsapp?

I have a friend and I have added his real name in my Contacts. I want to put his nickname in Whatsapp simultaneously. I am using it in Android. How do I accomplish this?
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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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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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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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Can't save new contacts on my android marshmallow phone

When I add a new contact, it disappears within a few minutes and doesn't sync to WhatsApp even while it's still there. Please help.
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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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Change package name of WhatsApp? (dual sim)

I'm pretty new at Android and I'm interested in buying the One Plus 3, since it's a cool device and dual sim. Problem is that I would like to have two WhatsApp instances, since I need one for work and ...
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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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how do I get past “initializing” to my normal Whatsapp screen?

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 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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Whatsapp “last seen” issue?

When I click on an individual chat and it reads "last seen at 8:30," does that mean that is that last time they looked at our chat?
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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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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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How to report a contact as spam in Whatsapp?

I received a message from a new phone number about some advertising information. When I opened the message I saw "Report Spam" option to report the spam to whatsapp. However once I replied to that ...
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Why doesn't my Whatsapp group show in my contacts?

I am new to Whatsapp Messenger. I have contacts in my address book. I have been added as a member into a GROUP, why doesn't the group appear in my contacts please the same as my contacts do? Many ...
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Grey ticks of whatsapp

My friend does conversations with me on whatsapp and respond to each and every message I sent to him yet grey double ticks on my messages do not turn blue. Even in the information pane of message I ...
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No longer a participant of group after I re-installed WhatsApp after two months [duplicate]

I installed WhatsApp after 2 months, but I'm unable to find my status, profile picture and I'm unable to send messages to my group where I'm the only admin ? Is my group deleted ? While there shows an ...
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How to disable Whatsapp “quick reply” preview?

If I swipe down the top bar to get more details about a Whatsapp notification, I get a preview of the message and a "reply" button, but I'd like to see just something like "message from [contact]". Is ...
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insufficient space while updating WhatsApp and other apps

Whatsapp has forced everyone to update their apps before June 8th. Everytime, I tried to update it I got the 'insufficient storage space' error and now, on June 8th, I can't access my Whatsapp. As of ...
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Sending Whatsapp chat history to another android phone

At present, I am using whatsapp on Nokia Xpressmisic 5530. Earlier, I have used Xiaomi. I need to transfer chats to my android phone. Inside Nokia, it only have two options: Via Bluetooth Upload. ...
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Skype app status (messenger conventions on Android)

I am unable to check this because I don't have another account to log into, but if my phone is on and the Skype app is closed then does my status show up as online, away, or offline. And does this ...
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Issue in restoring the Whatsapp backup from google drive

I am having problem in restoring the Whatsapp backup from google drive i am using the same number and account but it is not restoring the backup. what i did was : i upgraded my mobile to Android 6 .....
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Why can't I receive WhatsApp messages when the app is not in the foreground?

I have a Samsung j5. When I have WhatsApp Messenger open, it can receive messages, but if I leave the app, messages don't arrive any more. My mobile data is always on.