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

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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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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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What audio file formats does WhatsApp support?

What audio file formats does WhatsApp officially support? I have not found this information on the WhatsApp website...
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Find out how many messages sent per chat

I have seen that iPhone users of WhatsApp are able to see how many messages have been sent / received in one specific chat. This feature seems to be lacking on Android though. Am I missing it or is it ...
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How to show only selected contacts in Whatsapp without blocking the rest?

All the contacts in my contact list are being linked with WhatsApp contacts. I don't want some of my contacts to show in my WhatsApp account. I would like to know is there a way out that only the ...
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whatsapp makes my htc one m9 not ring for phone calls

my htc one m9 is fully updated android 5.1, when i first turn on the mobile and make sure it's not silent nor vibrate and the ringing volume is at max and i receive a phone call it rings as it ...
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WhatsApp - Set message sound that's different from contact ringtone?

On my Android phone, I've set my wife to have a specific ringtone (through the built-in Contacts app). Now every time she sends me a WhatsApp message, I get alerted with this ringtone. I'd like to ...
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Stop WhatsApp from being used on lost phone

I lost my Android phone, but my WhatsApp is still on. How I can stop someone who is using it? I don't have the SIM with me. The people who found it is using my WhatsApp account. When they went ...
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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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Changing whatsapp service number not migrating groups

I am now in another country and when I tried to change my whatsapp number from my old number to this new number the chat history is retained but I am no longer a part of any group. The groups I am ...
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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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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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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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How do I delete my WhatsApp account without any verification or using Phone or SIM card?

My phone along with the SIM card is taken away by my Dad from me so I want to delete my WhatsApp account using my laptop without any verification message sent to my phone or at least I can delete my ...
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How to change my profile picture?

According to WhatsApp FAQ: To set your profile photo and name: Go to WhatsApp > Menu Button > Settings. Select Profile. Tap the Pencil icon to take a new profile picture using your ...
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How to disable unread group notifications in Whatsapp?

The "mute" option allows you to stop receiving notifications. However, I can still see the number of unread messages for a group that has been previously muted. In addition, this group keeps coming ...
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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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Unable to restore WhatsApp chat

I have followed all the possible ways to restore my WhatsApp chat, but I'm unable to do so. I uninstalled and reinstalled WhatsApp three times and had my WhatsApp data in my SD card even after I ...
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Reinstalled Whatsapp but not receiving missed messages

My phone got bricked last month and as I was on travel I just bought a cheap phone (no whats app) for these days. Now I have bought a new smart phone and have installed whats app in it. I have got my ...
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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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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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How to fix whatsapp showing Unable to load image data?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 phone, and now my Whatsapp is showing an error "Unable to load image data". I cant even change my display picture or down/upload media to it. Is something wrong ...
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Whatsapp uses general notification sound not the one setup in the app

From some time Whatsapp is not using the notification sound I setup in the app settings menu anymore, is using the general notification sound setup in phone settings. What can i do to have different ...
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Why only wats app works on wifi, cannot browse the Internet on safari [closed]

Only wats app seems to be working I can't browse the Internet neither can I work any other online apps except wats app
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How do bring back back my group admin previliges in whatsapp

I have assigned another admin group in what's app but the new admin removed me and added me again, but now I am no longer admin in that group and when you go to the creation date of the group , it ...
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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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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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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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Receiving incomplete messages on Whatsapp?

I am currently using HTC Desire C. Yup, a pretty old model..almost 3 years old now! Lately, I've been having problems on Whatsapp that I don't see anyone else having so I'm wondering if its my phone's ...
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Is there some hidden admin in a WhatsApp group? [closed]

I'm an admin of a WhatsApp group along with 2 other friends. Sometimes I see notification that +91xxxxxxxxx was removed. I wonder who is removing a group member, as none of the three admins did this. ...
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Unable to open Whatsapp on MotoG XT1068/ Whatsapp Crashing on MotoG XT1068 [closed]

Persistent problem n Accessing Whatsapp. Uninstalled the application and installed again. Gmail also crashes
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Where are the captions stored for images that are sent or recieved in WhatsApp?

When sending images in WhatsApp, there is an option to add caption to it. This caption is visible on image, at the receiving end, but when this image is copied or forwarded, only image is sent? ...
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Not receiving notification for a particular contact on whatsapp

I'm not quite sure if this problem exists with someone else, I couldn't find it anywhere on the Internet. There is a particular contact whose notifications I never receive. By notifications, I mean ...
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Restore WhatsApp messages after deleting the account

I deleted my WhatsApp account and I would like to restore the conversation I had. I didn't uninstall the app, or doing any reset. When I checked the /databases folder, it's empty. Is it possible to ...
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Can I use one number on two different phone(Device) on Whatsapp?

I just want to know if it is possible to have on two phones the same whatsapp messages.
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I want to know that my whatsapp picture message sent or not?

I have sent a picture message to wrong person in whatsapp, single (-/)tick shown on picture message, immediately i switched off the mobile, and after few minutes, switched on the mobile, still it ...
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Whatsapp is temporarily unavailable

I bought a Lenovo A6000 Plus handset which has Android Kitkat last month. I installed WhatsApp. After giving Mobile Number as input at specified text-box, when I proceed its saying whatsapp is ...
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hard bricked my canvas hd

I accidently hard bricked my canvas hd. is there any possibility that I can restore my whatsapp history to a another phone? I have not taken any back up of whatsapp. can I install a rom without ...
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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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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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Is it possible to decrypt msgstore.db.crypt8 file

I am having a file msgstore.db.crypt8 that is actually backup file of whatsApp. I don't have a rooted phone so is it still possible to read this file ?? If yes then how can i do that ? I tried to ...
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WhatsApp error when trying to reinstall

I have installed and restored WhatsApp a million times or so when flashing and switching between ROMs. Last night I tried something funny, and it cost me too much. I tried to install WhatsApp for ...
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Deleting and reinstalling Whatsapp

I deleted Whatsapp before my contact receives it with two ticks. He also deleted his Whatsapp but reinstalled it again. My question is, Will he still get my message? Because after reinstalling ...
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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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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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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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How do I remove the 'Whatsapp' button in Firefox's menu?

The big green button in the second row of the menu, shown in the image below. It does not appear as a Firefox addon, and Whatsapp itself doesn't seem to have any option regarding this. Screenshot - ...
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How do I log off from WhatsApp?

I'm trying to exit WhatsApp, but it seems that there is no "Log Off" button. Currently, when I want to exit, I turn off my Wi-Fi/cellular data. How do I log off from WhatsApp?
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How to delete whatsapp without a SD card or a SIM card installed?

I have taken out my SIM card and SD card as I have a new phone, how do I delete whatsapp, as messages are still being received to my old phone?
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Something not expected with restoring Whatsapp chat messages

On August 11th, I tried to restore older Whatsapp messages... I still have in my folder all files since msgstore-2015-07-27.1.db.crypt8 until msgstore-2015-08-09.1.db.crypt8... It restored the ...