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

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Why I can't scan the WhatsApp QR?

Why I can't scan the Whatsapp QR? I reinstalled WhatsApp I already have the WhatsApp Web Option I put it to scan but it just doesn't scan it. I Installed a QR Scanner app and it works perfectly. I ...
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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 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 - last time seen online - what does it mean?

I'm using whatsapp and some of my contacts have been seen online AFTER my messages have been delivered.. My question is: If I read something like this: [10:01] my message is delivered The contact ...
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How can I get heads-up notifications for WhatsApp?

I really love the new heads-up notifications in Lollipop because they look much cleaner now, but it's really weird some apps use them or not. I would really want them to work with WhatsApp, but I ...
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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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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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Will WhatsApp deliver a message that was accidentally sent while data was off?

I'm using Whatspp on a Moto G (1st Gen) mobile. Today I've accidentally sent a message to my friend while my mobile data was in off mode. I have deleted that message immediately. Now will the message ...
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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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Can I stop a WhatsApp message from being delivered?

If I delete a message with a single tick, does that just get deleted from my local device ( Android) or does it no longer get delivered to the recipient?
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Last seen time for Whatsapp contact not showing anymore

Is there any reason - other than being blocked - that I wouldn't be able to see a WhatsApp contact's "last seen" time any more?
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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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Route Application through Mobile Data when on Wifi

While on Wifi, Whatsapp won't work on my Galaxy Note 2 due to my work proxy. I have found no proxying application that will work, yet. (My work is using an HTTP Proxy). Is there an application that ...
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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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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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Override WhatsApp contact image with the chosen Contact Image

I dislike how people use full body pictures for their contact images when it's a small image. When I link the accounts in my Android, I chose a picture that looks good and helps me identify them ...
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How to transfer Whatsapp audio files to computer?

I know how to copy pictures received on Whatsapp to my computer, but I don't see audio files received on Whatsapp anywhere to be accessed and transfered to my computer. Any suggestion?
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Disable Notification while watching Videos or Listening Music

Is it possible to disable WhatsApp Status bar notifications while watching YouTube videos on a Android device or while playing Music on Android device. I don't want to disable WhatsApp notifications ...
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Merging WhatsApp chat histories from different devices but same account

Is it possible to merge WhatsApp chat histories on 2 Android devices (but 1 account)? If so, how?
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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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Still visible after I deleted my WhatsApp account

I've deleted my WhatsApp account according to the official instructions. Unfortunately I'm still visible to my friends and they can still send me messages. But with a deleted account that shouldn't ...
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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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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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QR code is not loading

I tried to connect Whatsapp on chrome. But when I go to https://web.whatsapp.com, QR code doesn't load. Rather it shows a continuously moving circle. What might be the reason for this?
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Whatsapp friends profile image not showing

It's been a few days now since my friends contact images started to disappear on my Samsung Galaxy Sii. Whatsapp up to date. Android is 4.1.2. I've already tried: Turn off/on the phone; Add/remove ...
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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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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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How can I send WhatsApp's image captions to email with images?

I am using Whatsapp 'Email Conversation' option that allow me to share pictures through email, but it doesn't send the caption of images. Is there any solution so that I can send both Image + its ...
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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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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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Whatsapp contact usernames

This is bugging me about Whatsapp. My contact list in the app is presumably the list of contacts I have in my phone book who have whatsapp. I can see their picture and status if they have one. But ...
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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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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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iOS' Quick Reply feature on WhatsApp for Android

Recently I got my first Android phone, LG G3 and updated to the Android Lollipop, the latest OS ver. The transition from iOS isn't smooth as I thought and this because I'm trying to find how to enable ...
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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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Why I can't scan QR code inside Whatsapp? [duplicate]

I have Whatsapp latest version & have the Whatsapp Web Option I put it to scan but it just doesn't scan it. I Installed a QR Scanner app and it works perfectly. I uninstalled the QR Scanner app to ...
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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 3....
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Photos and chat histories on whatsapp

I was using whatsapp on my iphone, then I deleted the application without deactivating the account or something, now if I put the SIM card on another mobile and install the Whatsapp application on it, ...
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Blocking mode not working with WhatsApp

I own a Samsung Galaxy S4, which has the Blocking mode feature. It is very useful because it mutes notification sounds during certain hours (I use it to automatically keep my phone quite while I'm ...
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Show WhatsApp popup when clicking the message in notification panel

We can enable popup notifications in WhatsApp settings for "Only when screen is on" and "Always show popup". What I want is, it shouldn't show any popup when message arrives like popups are disabled, ...
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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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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 number?...
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How to take whatsapp backup (from Phone Memory to Sd Card) on Android

I am using Whatsapp on my android phone. Since the phone as Jellybean installed, it doesn't have "Move to SD Card" feature and hence all my whatsapp files such as Backup, Media etc were stored in ...
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Can Whatsapp messages be restored from email chat history?

My Whatsapp chats got wiped after a ROM flash that resulted in a soft brick. The other person uses Windows Phone 8, and I have an email from that mobile with the chat history txt file. Can I restore ...
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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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Xperia Sola- Whatsapp Web not being able to scan the Bar Code

I have successfully managed to chat on whatsapp web two times, but since yesterday it just won't read the bar code. I have tried it horizontally and vertically, placed it for minutes and also tried ...
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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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How to backup WhatsApp chats (not media) to save my phone memory?

This answer explains how to save your chat on google drive and recently I got that option on WhatsApp. It says the backup will be stored on Drive as well as on my sd card, ok fine. When I started my ...