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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How do I save phone numbers to google by default on HTC One M7?

I have factory-reset my HTC One M7 and am now running android 5.0.2 and Sense 6.0 Someone sent me a contact via Whatsapp. When I click on Save, it is saved to "Phone", and not to Google. How do I ...
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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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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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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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Whatsapp not loading images nad not creating back up on my htc explorer (Cyanogen mod 11 CR4)

I have installed Cyanogen mod11 CR4 on my htc explorer. Also I have increased my internal memory via partitioning the sd card and merging it with internal memory. When I installed Whatsapp. It is not ...
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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 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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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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Why do apps like WhatsApp, Facebook run background services in android even though their apps on iOS without backgroung services

What is the reason for apps like WhatsApp running background services in andrioid even though in iOS they work smoothly without any background service
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Contacts not found anymore using “Search contacts & places” bar

Some contacts cannot be found anymore using the "Search contacts & places" bar (in the phone app) after their number was automatically (don't know why) associated with Whatsapp. The contacts can ...
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How do i recover WhatsApp messages after restoring phone?

i really want to restore my phone to have a "fresh" feel to it. But the only problem is that i don't want all my new and old WhatsApp messages and images to be gone. I have a lot of people i talk to ...
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How to add contacts to WhatsApp for Moto G2?

I have tried all means suggested above, but still I am unable to add contact to WhatsApp. I am using Moto G2 phone. But if my friend wants to add he can add me from his phone and once he sends a ...
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WhatsApp dbcrypt8 restore and merge without key

Is there anyway to restore WhatsApp dbcrypt8 without the key ? Here is the situation.. I had whatasapp installed on bluestacks on my pc. I uninstalled and removed Data and SDCard.sparsefs but the ...
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How to open a database (.crypt8) file?

I have to open a database (.crypt8) file in my computer. I followed this video "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WViK3dTiAo", but this method it requires root access to work. How could I achieve this? ...
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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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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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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 ...