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

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Is it possible to limit the list of contacts in WhatsApp?

Today, I installed WhatsApp, and I know that it wants to upload my complete contact list to its servers to see who else has WhatsApp, so it can create a contact list. I don't like this, and I prefer ...
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Received Contact via WhatsApp is stored in Phone - How to move it to Google without losing the image

For some time now I'm experiencing the following issue: When someone sends me a contact via WhatsApp it is stored in my phone and not my Google address book. How can I move this thing to Google or ...
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How to delete Group Contact that is greyed out without an access to menu or drop down box?

I deleted my What's App Group Contact in error before deleting members first, however, several Admin members were automatically assigned by What's App to my created Group (now deleted by me). Two of ...
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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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Reveal WhatApp nickname

Whatsapp contact usernames Is it possible that I can reveal the nickname on Android phone like on iOS in the push notification? Because now I have no possibility on Android to see the nickname of the ...
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Whatsapp message previews are not showing in Status bar when new message is received

I am using a Nexus 5 running the latest version of Kitkat. Whenever I receive a new whatsapp message the status bar slightly floats up and and shows the whatsapp icon saying the message receieved ...
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Why is it that different participants in group chat seeing different number of participants?

I am a participant of a group chat of 50 people. I saw the number of participants of my group is 50, but different people in the group has different number. E.g; group admin sees 49, others see 48 ...
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Reversing the order of notifications in the notification bar of a given app

I have a Galaxy S1 (I9000) running SlimRom (Android 4.2.2). The problem I have is the following: Assume someone sends me 3 messages in whatsapp (this is case important to me, but the problem is in ...
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Why whatsapp with a specific contact fails to receive messages?

I am not able to receive messages from a specific contact using whatsapp, but I am able to send to the that same contact. All other contacts appear to be receiving and no issues with the send ...
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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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HTC One M7 cant find a backup to restore, all contacts are in whatsapp can I import them to my new phone?

I got my HTC One M7 fixed as it had that pink problem with the camera. It was wiped during the process, and now when I tried to restore the fixed phone it can't find a backup on google drive even ...
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All Groups removed after changing whatsapp number

I change my whatsapp number from my old UAE to new Australia number. but after migrating, i am out of all the Groups where i was admin and member. my old sim is no more active. how to retain this? ...
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Why can't I move Whatsapp to the SD card on my HTC One M8?

I picked up a new SD card for my HTC One M8 and am trying to move my apps from my phone to the card. I can move almost every app but for Whatsapp, the move button is greyed out: Does anyone know ...
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Whatsapp won't show my contacts names, only their number (Nexus 5 Lollipop)

When I open WhatsApp and talk to my friends, their name doesn't appear. I can only see their cellphone number. It's very annoying because I add them and there name appears shortly afterwards, but ...
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What codec uses Whatsapp for voice call?

Whatsapp call available for Android users. What codec uses for voice call? And is it crypted or not?
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WhatsApp images and videos folders vanished

I have a Huawei Honor 3C. It was working well when suddenly my Whatsapp images and videos folder disappeared. I copied some gifs into the WhatsApp images and videos folder on the SD card and I also ...
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Whatsapp - Samsung T230 Galaxy Tab 4 8GB Wi-Fi 7-inch Tablet

I bought new tablet today - Samsung T230 Galaxy Tab 4 8GB Wi-Fi 7-inch Tablet. I was wondering, how can I install WhatsApp/Viber and Skype to that? I think it's not officially supported, however how ...
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whatsapp uninstallation

Our android phone Karbonn A111 has problems related to uninstallation of whatsapp. We had .the old version of whatsapp which was limited till 8th march and now we want to update it .But when we are ...
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Cannot verify my mobile number on WhatsApp

I had number porting for my mobile number as my landline (home) number. Now WhatsApp is not verifying my number as mobile number. What should I do?
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I can't Scan the QR code for whatsapp web

I use an Xperia M2 (that certainly does not have a small screen). I try to scan the QR code from my computer, but it did no work. I tried NeoReader to see if the problem was on my phone and it ...
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Phone stolen, got new phone & phone number, need old whatsapp CONTACTS back

so I have NO way to get my old sim card, my phone was stolen and I can't get my old contacts either. How can I change my new sim card number to my old one, within whatsapp? all I want is for my old ...
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captions do not get forwarded with the images in whatsapp in my samsung galaxy note 2

On my Samsung Galaxy Note 2, captions do not get forwarded along with the Images in Whatsapp.Only the images are sent.
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Whatsapp will not update contact names

I am using android and have a problem with whats-app. I added a new friend to my contacts on my phone and added him to whatsapp. But then i realised that i made a type mistake in his name, so i went ...
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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 : Stop auto download of voice messages

I need to stop auto downloading of voice messages in WhatsApp since it's wasting a lot of my mobile data. When I go to Settings > Chat Settings > Media Auto Download, it shows a note Voice ...
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Telegram replaced whatsapp connection for contacts in address book

I just subscribed to Telegram, and I discovered that for all my contacts that have both Telegram and Whatsapp, their Whatsapp entry / connection in my address book got replaced by the Telegram one, ...
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Samsung S3 mini phone - adding my Whatsapp phtoto

There is a question on this, but I dont have the three icons to indicate a menu to get me to the profile icon. Occasionally I get a prompt that asks if I want to add a photo, now that I do I can't ...
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old sim card number used for whatsapp is deducting money

Moved from UK, but kept the same mobile number for whatsapp although SIM card is new. Money is now deducted for every whatsapp msg. What is happening?
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phone change whatsapp status

The android phone in which whatsapp was installed has got damaged and the screen no longer works.I am getting a new android phone and putting the old sim card in the new phone. How do I retrieve my ...
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Whatsapp on and off line when not using phone.. seen by other phone

I am pretty sure I close my whatsapp yesterday left home and then saw that my app was open and online 2 or 3 times, at different points during the morning, and then closed again. There were 2 grey ...
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Temporarily disable notifications

I need a way to temporarily disable all notifications with ONE CLICK ONLY, for example via widget or EQS. I don't care if it is for all apps or just whatsapp, as long as it prevents vibration and ...
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Problems with whatsapp Web

When I try to connect my mobile phone to Whatsapp Web I get the message that I must connect my mobile phone to the internet (but I have regular internet connection on my phone). After that, every time ...
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Sending contacts in WhatsApp shows “Unnamed” contacts

Whenever I try to send contact in WhatsApp, by clicking on the "Attachment" icon during a chat, my contact list shows me a lot of "Unnamed" contacts. After scrolling past them I am able to see my ...
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Getting error 946 when trying to download WhatsApp

I'm getting error 946 when trying to download WhatsApp on my Sony device. what is this error, and how can I resolve it?
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Can't backup anymore Facebook & WhatsApp with adb

I've always backed up my Facebook & WhatsApp data on Android with the following command: adb backup -noapk com.facebook.katana and adb backup -noapk com.whatsapp Now, it seem it can't backup ...
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Contacts app: What does the small colored green or orange circle above the account icons mean?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII when I view my contacts list in the Contacts application each contact entry has a list of small icons on the lower-right hand side corresponding to accounts where that ...
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How to delete whatsapp when registered with a number that is forgotten?

Used a local sim whilst on holiday but no longer have sim nor number. How do I delete whatsapp without it? Please help if able.
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Whatsapp Chat Bachup Transfer over Wifi to one phone to other

I have recently purchased new Samsung Galaxy S5, before that I had S4 mini. I did created my whatsApp chat backup transfer on my S4 mini, I want to transfer my backup to my new phone, I have tried ...
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cannot create dir '/data/data/com.whatsapp' : I/O error

My whatsapp application suddenly missing on my Samsung Galaxy S3. When tried to install it again, recieved the following error : "Insufficient storage available" My phone is rooted. I've check ...
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How to join an existing group on WhatsApp without backup

I didn't know that I have to backup my WhatsApp chat before changing my phone. Now I don't see any chats from my group although my number is the same. What can I do now? I have tried by asking my ...
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Where are emoticon files stored for android Whatsapp?

I want to modify one of the emoticons on my whatsapp (only for displaying on my own phone obviously). However I can't find any of the files in /data/data/com.whatsapp, and the only other place I can ...
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whatsapp messages sent but not received?

Sometimes my whatsapp messenger behaves weird like i send messages to my friends but they didn't receive some of them similarly they send me messages and i don't get those !! Even 2 ticks show that ...
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How do I hide the preview text on WhatsApp notifications on HTC ONE M8 lock screen?

WhatsApp on iOS can do it from inside the app, so that I'm only notified who texted me without a preview of what they wrote. How can I do it on Android?
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Is the Whatsapp crypt7 key determined by/linked to your gmail account?

So basically I saved my msgstore.db.crypt7 file from my old phone to my computer. I now have a new android phone. If I link it with the same gmail account as my old phone, will I be able to see my ...
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Gmail account associated with the crypt5 files

I was just wondering, is there a way to get the gmail account associated with the crypt5 files from the files itself. I mean we can decrypt and read crypt5 files if we know the Gmail account ...
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WhatsApp - Privacy Settings - Visible only to selected contacts

If i install WhatsApp on my Android Phone, it will access all my contacts. How can i ensure that only some Contacts are added to WhatsApp? OR i am visible only to some contacts? Any way to achieve ...
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Whatsapp group chat notifications

When my phone lost its entire contact list, does the admin and other members of whatsapp group chat, get notified that I have exited the group
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Is it possible to transfer msgstore.db.crypt7 file from your old phone to your PC and then to your new phone?

I copied my Whatsapp folder from my old phone to my PC. I now want to transfer my conversations into my new phone. I've done some research and learned that that's where the msgstore.db.crypt7 file ...
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Remove whats app sync from facebook

My facebook sync is on and I dont want Whatapp photos to sync in facebook(rest photos should sync ) because there are so many waste photos, I am using samusng s4/ andriod. I want photos to download in ...
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How to use existing Whatsapp account on new mobile with new SIM?

I could not use my existing whatsapp account because My mobile have been stolen. I bought new mobile and new SIM as well, now I want to configure my existing whatsapp account on new Mobile with ...