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

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How to hide my name in Whatsapp group?

I've provided a screenshot, clickable for full size, of a group I'm in. Some people are able to hide their names. How can I do it? I do not know some people in the group and I don't want them ...
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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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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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Automate sending messages using whatsapp?

I want to automatically send a whatsapp message to a specific number on a specific time every day. How can I accomplish this? I toyed around with tasker but since I'm a newbie I haven't yet figured a ...
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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. ...
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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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How to avoid WhatsApp locking up my contacts

If there is a contact who has WhatsApp, the contact was locked from name changes and also create weird changes such as removing any white spaces in the name (even between first name and last name). I ...
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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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Restore whatsapp chat if no SD-card

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 which I formatted it then when I re-installed WhatsApp, it did not ask me to restore back my chat. I don't have an SD-card installed in my phone. What can I do to get back my ...
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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 do I email Whatsapp conversations for specific contact on regular intervals?

For Whatsapp: Is there a way to email conversations from a specified contact or group on a regular interval?
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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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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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WhatsApp contact has wrong name associated with it in contacts (but correct name within WhatsApp itself) - How to fix?

In setting up my new Samsung S4 mini one contact (guy) got confused with another (girl). When the girl would phone me, I'd see the guy's picture (via google) and name. Somehow I changed the number and ...
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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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WhatsApp keyboard smiley bug

I type with keyboard and after typing I want to add a smiley. Then it looks like this: bit annoying and only since some days any idea to fix this? EDIT: also: menu key on i9300 shows menu up the ...
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Whatsapp, Wechat not supporting on Samsung Galaxy Y after factory reset

Today i reset my phone samsung galaxy y. Then i go to google play to download whatsapp & wechat but they show your device isnt compatable with this version. now not supporting after factory ...
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last seen time stamp

I got a message at 16:05pm, then my contact went offline again, but the last seen was showing 15:25, how is it that it hasnt changed to 16:05 when the contact left whatsapp and still showed the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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WhatsApp registration stuck on the 'Initializing' page

I'd just installed the latest version of Whatsapp Version 2.11.234 but still stuck at initializing page.
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whatsapp muted group- shows up in notification bar

i use a Samsung GalaxyNote 3- I have a group on whatsapp which I have muted- but it still shows up in the notification bar (when messages are received on that group). Is there a way to show only ...
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How to change my Androids physical phone number to my Google Voice number?

I have been looking all over for something about this and can't find anything. What I'm trying to do is take my disconnected Android device and change the physical phone number to my Google Voice ...
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Where can I see who got my broadcast message?

I've created a broadcast message for 7 users and sent it. Some of them replied to me, but others not. I am not sure if other did not see the message yet or they don't have me in their address book. ...
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I am not seeing names of my friends in whatsapp

I am not seeing names of my friends in whatsapp. Also there are spaces in between the digits of the mobile number for example if the mobile number is 1234567891 then the number is now appearing as +91 ...
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How to set a ringtone only for calls but not sms?

I made ringtones from an app i downloaded and assigned them to contacts but when they send me SMS by what'sapp it's still the same ringtone. How do I make it just for the calls and a regular ...
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Whatsapp Images

So my S4 kept reminding me that my storage is running out and i probably tempered around with the storage but do not remember deleting my entire whatsapp images folder and videos folder. Any clue on ...
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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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Show whatsapp popup on clicking 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 ...
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whatsapp message deleted from my chat history

I have uninstalled whatsapp from my settings and a couple of hours later I reinstalled. I have successfully recovered all my chat messages back except an important message that I sent yesterday, which ...
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Whatsapp stops receiving message when removed from Recent Apps

I've recently updated my Gnex to 4.4.2 ( CM custom ROM ) and i've noticed that now (before 4.4.2 everything was fine) if i delete Whatsapp from "recent apps" i don't receive messages until i open the ...
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Selectively (permanent) mute some Whatsapp groups

I have many whatsapp groups, some are from old friends and one important one is by family members. Group Friends: The friends' group keeps buzzing and there are also some unwanted posts going around. ...
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Reduce size from Whatsapp

Whatsapp backups take a lot of space. Is there any possible way to save more space without totally messing up Whatsapp?
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Some applications don'e have access to the mobile data on unrooted S4 device

Some applications on my S4 mobile won't be able to use internet over Mobile data where the other apps use it normally. For example I can't use "WhatsApp" neither "Viber" where I can use "Facebook" ...
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Whatsapp contact names not showing; just numbers on Samsung Galaxy S3

My Samsung Galaxy S3 has been freezing. On my Whatsapp, the contact names are gone. All it shows are contact numbers. Is there a way to fix this problem? Is there a way to stop the phone from ...
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How is Whatsapp delivering notifications?

I am having some issues with Whatsapp notifications and I'd like to better understand what's the root cause of the problem. It seems that the application is somehow bypassing (at least partially) the ...
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Will Whatsapp message be sent if Whatsapp account was later deleted?

I have sent a message from Whatsapp. After I sent it, a single tick appeared. Later, due to some reasons, I deleted my Whatsapp account. So, will that message be delivered or not?
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Recover deleted WhatsApp media using CleanMaster

So I was trying CleanMaster app for my Android (nexus 4), and deleted the WhatsApp media, later to realize I wanted the images and videos. I do not have a backup of the media. I now want to restore ...
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Blocked but still shows “online” to blocked contact

Please can someone help! I blocked a contact on Whatsapp but I can still see his "last seen" timestamp (as it changes over time - its changed many times since blocking). He can also see mine. I tried ...
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Search and cancel notification with Tasker

I'm looking for a way to search for (by text) and cancel a notification that wasn't created by Tasker with it. I know there's an option to cancel notifications which were created by Tasker but I want ...
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Whatsapp not showing contacts, pictures etc. It used to show earlier

When I downloaded Whatsapp it used to show all the contacts, pictures, names etc. After a day or two I don't know what happened but it is not showing any contacts now. Tried everything, refreshed, ...
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unable to change group icon using CyanogenMod

The gallery option not available when trying to change the group chat icon. Is there a way to fix this?
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How does WhatsApp determine file names?

I would like to know how WhatsApp media files get their names. For example, today I received a file: AUD-27082014-WA-00003.mp3. It's funny because this is the first song I received today but it is ...