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

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How can I not show profile pics in Whatsapp?

I don't want any profile pics to appear for any contacts in Whatsapp on my HTC One X, any idea if this is possible?
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Special Internet packs on Android phone?

Suppose,we might activate a special pack eg) Whatsapp pack for Airtel.How can I restrict the internet being used by other applications.So that it wont deduce any balance from main Avaliable options: ...
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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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Unable to see contact in the whatsapp forward contact list

I am able to see a contact on the whatsapp contact list. But suddenly I am not able to see the contact in the forward contact list when I try to forward a message to the contact. What can possibly be ...
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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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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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Whatsapp group chat admin problem [on hold]

My phone number was deactivated by my mobile service provider 6 months ago. Therefore, I can't receive or send any messages/calls. Recently, my whatsapp account also expired. I am the group admin in ...
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whatsapp group …what does the message so and so was removed mean?

In a whatsapp group, what does the message Username was removed mean? Did the admin remove that person ? Did that person delete the account? "Username left" is different from "Username was ...
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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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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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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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How do I get my old WhatsApp account on my new phone?

I lost my old phone yesterday and it had my WhatsApp account on it. Today I bought my new phone and I was wondering how I could get my account back. I have both my the number for the account and the ...
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Whatsapp does not show a contact. Tried “everything”

I have an Xperia Z1 with Android 4.2.2 and the latest version of Whatsapp. There is at least one contact whom I am sure has got Whatsapp but is not shown in Whatsapp contacts. The contact is in my ...
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what happens to the single tick messages after deleting the whatsapp account?

I had multiple single tick messages delivered to the WhatsApp server before deleting the account. Does that kill those messages along with the account? Or they are still delivered to the recipient?
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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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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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Whatsapp, Keeping the number on the new phone but without the old sim card

Whatsapp, Keeping the number on the new phone but without the old sim card. Ok the situation is I love my old number and to be honest don't want to ask everybody to change my number again and again. ...
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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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sony xperia z1 whatsapp sound notification problem

Hi I have the following problem. I get whatsapp notification on the top of my screen when receiving new whatsapp message but I dont want any sound with it. I tried to look in whatsapp settings - ...
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Names not shown from number anymore

All of a sudden, half-way using whatsapp, the names are not shown anymore. Instead I can only see the number. I went to my contact list and checked. Most of my contacts appeared to be shown in email ...
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Copy whatsApp Database to my pc

I am using Sony Xperia P and my display is not working. So I am not able to do any thing with my mobile. Now I want to copy my WhatsApp database to another android phone or PC.But I am not able to do ...
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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 can i transfer my whatsapp chat history to my new phone? [duplicate]

I am using whatsapp on Samsung ace. Now I want to use whatsapp in my new HTC one. How can I transfer my my all chat histories from old phone to new phone?
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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 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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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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Where are my received voice notes saved?

I checked in the whatsapp media voice notes. But they are not there. Plz help me to find them urgently.
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Whatsapp keeps turning my GPS on, how can I stop it?

Whenever I use Whatsapp, my GPS turns on. Even after I go to the settings and un-tick the box that allows apps to use my GPS tracking, Whatsapp seems to be able to bypass the permission, turn GPS on ...
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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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How WhatsApp send audio files or video clips instantly? [closed]

When I try to forward any video clips that I downloaded to my phone from any other contact it sends immediately (ie without any uploading) . Also attaching some mp3 files are also sent instantly ...
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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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Not recieving messages from only one WhatsApp contact

When I first met the love of my life, he insisted that we use WhatsApp to communicate. He lives in Brasil and uses WhatsApp on his Windows Phone. I'm in the United States and use WhatsApp for Android ...
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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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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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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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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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i deleted my sim an i know wont reinstall whatsapp how do i keep my old number

I bought a new phone an I want to transfer my old whatsapp number to my new phone but i dont anymore have that sim card it has been deleted is there any way I can still keep my number?
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Is there any way to Move applications in phone memory to SD Card?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy fit GTS5670 running on Android 2.3.6. After installing Whatsapp Messenger of 13.36 MB, it was installed to phone memory. I got a total of 180 MB internal storage, and just ...
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How can I see my whatsapp notifications on my lock screen?

I am not getting pop up notifications when my screen is locked even though I chose the always show pop up option. How do I fix this
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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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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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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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WhatsApp: Same Cell Number + New ROM => New WhatsApp Account?i?

Since I have a new ROM installed on my android device, I seem to have a new WhatsApp account. This results in the following issues: -When people try to send messages (or anything) to the WhatsApp ...
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I want to delete my Whatsapp account

I don't want to appear on my friend's phone. I want to delete my Whatsapp account. Will my number disappear from my all friend's Whatsapp friend list when I delete my Whatsapp account? Basically, how ...
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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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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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whats app deletion [duplicate]

is it possible to delete a whats app message before it gets to the receiver? I read an article that says to block the user if one tick appears and until they come online again, they wouldnt be able ...
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Is it possible to force an app to use cellular data instead of WiFi? [duplicate]

Our local office provides free public WiFi for phones and tablets, but blocks access in ways that means that some applications (like WhatsApp) are unable to connect. Is there any way to configure ...
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Can I see whatsapp messeges on my computer?

Is there any app that I can install both on my computer and phone (Galaxy s2 plus) that will give me notifications about messages on my computer? It would be really nice if I could also see the ...
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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. ...