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How to transfer messenger chats to a new account?

I have a messenger account only, meaning no fb account (using the phone number). Is there a way to create a new fb account that will contain the chats of my old messenger account?
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How to merge different whatsapp chat histories stored in different devices

I have a few devices/sdcard with old whatsapp chat histories from the SAME account. How to recover and merge the old ones to the current one in the latest device?
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How can I merge my friend's new phone number in WhatsApp without loosing all the chats history

I've been using WhatsApp with my best friend for years and he swapped his prepaid simcard (old phone with with number = X) with a new prepaid simcard (new phone with number Y) lately. When he sent me ...
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Transfer WhatsApp chat from iPhone to Android

I recently moved from iPhone to Android, now I want to transfer all my WhatsApp chats to my new Android phone from iPhone, but the problem is WhatsApp doesn't have any feature to transfer chats ...
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Is Google Allo supposed to capable of being the default SMS app?

On a Moto G5 Plus with Android 7.0 (Nougat), Google Allo was installed from the Google Play Store. Going into Settings > Apps > (gear icon) > SMS app the list shown does not include Allo. ...
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How are timestamps created for text messages or 'chat' applications?

Does the mobile device create the timestamp (hours, minutes, seconds) for a text message? Or does the wireles network create the timestamp?
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How can I disable chat heads?

My grandmother has a Motorola Droid Maxx 2 running Android 6.0.1 and she would like to disable chat heads entirely, for text messages and Messenger. A preliminary search through her notification ...
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Deleting a Whatsapp group chat

As an admin, I deleted first all the members of the group, left it and then deleted the group. Can the other members still see the messages?
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How to stop a specific whatsapp chat from using mobile data?

I'm on a computer science course, and a few of my peers made a whatsapp group for anybody on the course to join. There are about 100 or so people in the group, and often I "lurk" on it to get help ...
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Whatsapp: iPhone to Android: 0 messages restored

I backed up my iphone's whatsapp chat history and tried to restore it to my Samsung galaxy s6 when install whatsapp. I've tried this countless times and always got 0 messages restored (also making ...
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How to restore deleted Viber chats?

I lost all my viber chats & calls when I tried to migrate to a new phone. Thought transferring over the entire Viber folder to the new phone would do the trick but after activating Viber it didn't ...
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What is the 'Chat' function on my Smart Prime 6

I just got my new phone (Vodafone Smart Prime 6) and have a function called 'Chat' when in Message settings. The messages sent on this chat function are shown in green (compared to the blue ones when ...
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Hide “User is typing…” in WhatsApp

In WhatsApp Group chat, when other person is typing when I am actively looking at the group conversation chat, I could see who is typing at the other end. That conversely also means, when I am typing ...
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How to export a chat thread in Tinder app?

I have a chat on Tinder that I do not want to lose. Is there any way (even against payment) to export that chat thread to pdf, txt, excel, etc.?
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Add myself back in a chat group in Telegram

I'm trying to figure out how a friend of mine add himself back in a chat group on telegram. How is that possible? I think he uses an app for that.
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How to post more than one Whatsapp message separated by a line in a group chat

I have always seen people chatting in whatsapp groups and posting more than one message at different times separated by a horizontal line. This usually occurs when no one posts a message in between. I ...
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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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IRC client with XDCC support

Honestly, I haven't installed and checked all irc clients for Android, nevertheless I wasn't able to google any. Does it exist? If yes, mention it, please :)
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Is there an Android video chat client that displays video stream and text messages at the same time?

I'm looking for a video chat app for Android, but I'm unable to find one that can display the video stream and text messages at the same time, it's either one or the other. I tried for example Google ...
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Connect to iOS iMessage Messages Chat

iMessage uses an internal messaging system (similar to WhatsApp) that is independent from SMS so you can chat from iOS to iOS without SMS and without having a SIM card inserted. Is it possible to ...
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What does the second tick mean in Telegram group-chats?

Telegrams FAQ only explain what the green ticks mean in a normal chat ( https://telegram.org/faq#q-what-do-the-green-ticks-mean ). Does anyone know what the second tick in a group-chat exactly means? ...
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One chat for 2 number

I've got a Wiko Iggy on 4.2.2 Android and try unsuccessfully to bind both numbers of a workmate on one sms chat.. what should I do?
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How to setup an Android tablet for use by an older person

I consider myself fairly competent with tech, but I am more of an Apple guy so I had very limited exposure to Android, so far, and my problem is that I want to set up an Android tablet (Acer Iconia ...
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How to make Hangouts stop sending me SMS messages?

I've tried out the SMS feature of Hangouts app, which allows you to handle SMS within itself instead of the default one. I didn't like it for certain reasons, so I disabled it. However, for some ...
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How do I connect to a jabber.org account with Chatsecure?

When I set up my jabber.org account in Chatsecure it doesn't connect. Another account on jabber.ccc.de works.
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Deleting messages in whatsapp

I had lot of private and group conversations over an year through whatsapp, but all of a sudden the space it takes seems to be on a high.I was able to delete private messages by long pressing the ...
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Can I use two different messaging applications?

When you have a new phone, before setting preferences, actions that have more than one application capable to fulfil that request, present you a popup with those applications for you to choose; for ...
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Is there any version of gtalk supporting multiple accounts which works with 2.3/cm7

Gtalk 1.3 doesn't support multiple accounts: it just connects with the main one, with no apparent way to switch it. Upgrading to hangouts technically works, but it doesn't even bother to display user ...
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How to show chat head facebook android manually?

The new version of Facebook Messenger show a chat head when new messages arrived. When closed, I don't know how to show the chat head unless waiting for the next message to come
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Android GTalk, Chromium Gtalk, Gmail Gtalk - how can i send files such as image, music, video clips like whatsApp?

I am using on my Android Gtalk where i can only do chat text send and receive. But how can i do all the features of WhatsAPP from Gtalk? Features like: file transfer (image pictures, music, video ...
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What is the differrences between Talk and Google+ Messenger?

Both are the chatting tools of Google. I use Talk since I use Gmail to chat with my friend and when I see Google+ Messenger, I just thought it is Talk but the two are NOT the same at all - i.e. ...
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How to customize Facebook chat notification sound?

Facebook app and the Facebook Messenger app often plays the same sound for new incoming chat message - this is the system notification sound. That makes me confused facebook chat with other ...
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Is there any way to do a Facebook video chat on Android devices?

Is there any way to do a Facebook video chat on Android devices?
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Is there a multi-protocol chat client that doesn't require a separate account?

I use Pidgin on all my desktop computers because it's completely cross-platform (even Linux) and really like it. Unfortunately they don't have a mobile app. Is there a mobile chat client that allows ...
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Reducing bandwidth while using Facebook chat

I live in place where the data charges are extremely high (~0,70€ per MB in Ethiopia, for example.) If I wish to chat on Facebook, data charges rack up quickly due to the standard Facebook app's ...
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Is there an XMPP (Jabber) client for Android that supports video calling?

I have searched quite a bit but still javen't manged to find a general Jabber client that supports video calling. There are a few that support sending video files though.
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Why does Google+ Messenger deliver messages with long delays?

Google+ Messenger conversations are supposed to take place in real time. Yet when I use Messenger with the Google+ app for my Nexus S Android 2.3.6 phone via 3G (Vodafone IT), the messages I send or ...
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Android Facebook, no chat

I got my LG Optimus 2X and installed the facebook app however, there is no chat anywhere, not even in menu, is there a way to allow this?
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Is there a WhosHere-style (location-based) social networking chat app for Android? [closed]

I like the WhosHere app for Apple iPhone iOS. Is there a similar social networking/chat app that uses location / gps to find people to chat or network with for Android? Here's some more info on the ...