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Questions tagged [whatsapp-messenger]

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

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guessed the code too many times in whatsapp [on hold]

I received the massage "you have guessed the code too many times. Please contact customer support for assistance" when trying to activate a stolen WhatsApp account>
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How to read deleted messages without uninstalling whatsapp?

I deleted some chats around 3 - 4 days back and now I want to recover or read them without re-installing or uninstalling whatsapp . Is there any way I could recover them ?
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Android - Get list of Whatsapp groups [closed]

I want to get a list of whatsapp groups (group name and group link) in android. I can get a list of contacts like this: Cursor c = getContentResolver().query( RawContacts.CONTENT_URI, new String[] { ...
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Motorola Moto G5 crashes when trying to use WhatsApp’s web app and won’t reboot anymore (LineageOS/ViperOS)

First, I tried to install LineageOS on my Motorola Moto G5 which worked perfectly fine – until I installed WhatsApp and tried to open its web application. Therefore, one has to scan a QR-code. But ...
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Chrome redirects to messenger on Samsung mobile

I have been getting redirect notices on my Samsung Google Chrome browser with a link to messenger. I once installed messenger but I have never used it nor do I even have a Facebook account. But now ...
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How to avoid having to intermittently open WhatsApp to keep WhatsApp Web connected?

I have a Nokia 1 running Android Go (Oreo 8.1.0). I am using WhatsApp Web so that I can chat using my keyboard on my PC. Intermittently the connection on WhatsApp Web drops, and it stays disconnected ...
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Does GBWhatsapp's back up feature restore media/images INSIDE all the chats?

I know that GBWhatsapp's inbuilt backup feature restores all chats and media safely. However, what is important to me is to be able to see all the media of a chat from within the chat itself (the one ...
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How do I mass WhatsApp or mass message

I have a list of phone numbers in an excel file, is there any way that I mass message or mass WhatsApp these phone numbers without saving contacts?
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are whatsapp chats stored in my phone or PC?

I need to print my chats with my fiance for her visa but its taking FOREVER to scroll up to the very beginning. is there somewhere whatsapp stores the chats in eithr thre PC or phone that i can just ...
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WhatsApp only restoring partial chat history

I am having the same issue on two different phones at the moment. I am trying backup the chats on two old phones and restore to two new phones and both are only partially restoring the chat history。 ...
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Sync only one Google account to WhatsApp

I have two Google accounts on my Android device (mine and my son's). I have synced only my contacts from own account so my son's friends won't be listed. But in my WhatsApp I can see the contacts from ...
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Restoring Whatsapp backup from old phone

I had a Micromax Smarty which ran an older version of the Whatsapp and Android. I had a local backup on my SD Card. When I switched phone to Samsung Galaxy J2 with my SD card in it, it failed to ...
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WhatsApp can not use google account

I have uninstalled and reinstalled Whatsapp on my S9+ running the latest OS. After whatsapp verified my phone, google drive back is supposed to be setup. I already have a google account and google ...
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how to use two diferent numbers in the same phone via whatsapp?

My phone just went broken last night, and I have another but I don't want to change the sim card, so I'm wondering if its possible to run 2 numbers on the same phone. I have heard there is a chance ...
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Vodacom Smart Kicka unable to use media

I am unable to download pictures / voice notes sent via Whatsapp - error message Download Failed - The download was unable to complete, please try again later. When trying to take a photo in Whatsapp ...
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WhatsApp notification woes

I feel a bit sheepish posting this, but I cannot for the life of me figure out how to get WhatsApp to behave. Ideal: I want the notification icon in the status bar. I want what I call toast ...
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Why WhatsApp is suddenly unable to open any APK shared by users?

As of 13-11-18, I was sharing APK files on WhatsApp, for testing apps within a circle of people, with no problem whatsoever. But as of today, if I try to open an apk, I get an error toast saying: ...
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Whats App old chat daily gradual disappearance

I am suffering this issue over last three monthes..I noticed that there is an automatic delete of my old chat history in a gradual progressive manner..which is contenious daily till the current ...
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WhatsApp DONT prompt to RESTORE from local storage, against what WhatsApp FAQ says in its website

I ran into this weird situation, where : I backed up my whatsapp to local storage, inside : Databases Folder Then i changed my whatsapp Number ( To another New SIM ) Format my HTC Phone ( HTC E9 plus ...
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Forward WhatsApp messages to e-mail or SMS

Some friends of mine want to use WhatsApp to send me messages from time to time. But, I don't want to install the app (or I don't want to have it running all the time). Can I configure something ...
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WhatsApp Android: Auto move images

Is there any way to automatically move images from different person to different folders?
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Whatsapp name hidden in group for only one person

Following image shows that group admin (first in the list) has three smiles but his name is not shown. This name is not visible to me only, while other members of the group are able to see three ...
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Deleted contact still shows in WhatsApp

I have deleted the contact from address book I have refreshed contacts in WhatsApp. I have deleted the chats associated with the contact but contact phone number still appeares on the message screen
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Merging WhatsApp cloud backup with local (newer) messages

I had a WhatsApp backup in Google Drive. But when I reinstalled WhatsApp on a new phone, it didn't allow me to restore the backup. Now, I can see my backup in the WhatsApp settings. How can I ...
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Is it safe to enable to allow apps from unknown sources?

I would like to install whatsapp on my Huawei android tablet but get the message (as others have ) stating ' your device is not compatible'. Searching the internet it seems that you can bypass ...
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WhatsApp keep loosing internet connection

After I force stop it, and restart whatsapp, every thing works as expected. in five minutes again, it stops working. If I do force stop and restart it, it again starts working. I do not change ...
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WhatsApp using microphone in the background

Got a notification today that whatsapp is using microphone while not using the phone. To view it again I got under settings/lock screen/app permission monitor/permission history and during the day ...
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How to stop WhatsApp form forcing me to update?

It is good to update WhatsApp to get any new features or bug fixes. I have been using WhatsApp for long time. But, almost each month the chat is disabled requiring me to update. I am running a metered ...
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Is it possible to export a whatsapp chat with more than 40k messages? (no root)

I want to download a WhatsApp chat for a datavis project. WhatsApp lets you export a chat to email in txt format, but due to email constraints they will cut the export at 40,000 messages. The chat I ...
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Are my contacts notified if my WhatsApp number gets linked to another account?

Slightly related to this question. Suppose I change my mobile carrier but I keep running WhatsApp with the old number. After some waiting period the carrier redistributes that number to another ...
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WhatsApp messenger

Can a number that hasn't been registered on WhatsApp appear on other people's WhatsApp contact list as registered and available? A friend of mine uses two numbers, one of them is active on WhatsApp ...
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Unregistered WhatsApp number

Can a number that's not been registered on WhatsApp can appear on other people's contacts as available on WhatsApp? I've a friend who I chat with on his registered WhatsApp number while I'd always ...
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Hey how may I send google drive app data from one account to another?

I am using my mother's phone. Earlier I used here gmail id to backup Whatsapp's data but later on here drive became full(THIS WILL NOT HAPPEN NOWADAYS AS THE APP DATA STORED IS NOT COUNTED IN GOOGLE ...
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Do not disturb app exceptions

I recently updated my phone, Pixel 2 XL, to Android 9. This question is similar to Allow An App To Override Do Not Disturb In Oreo. But in my case, I am having a specific problem with a single app, ...
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Keep WhatsApp backup in Google Drive

In November 12th 2018 WhatsApp will be deleting old backups in Google Drive, and they will take no space in your Google drive. I don't mind my backups taking space in Google Drive, but I do not want ...
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Recover whatsapp chat backups after reset without access to old number

I made a factory reset of my phone, which had Whatsapp linked to a deprecated phone number. Before the reset, I backed up the chats both on Google drive(*) and on the simcard (a crypt12 file). I ...
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How does WhatsApp update the “last seen”?

Previously we were able to turn off mobile/Wi-Fi and turn on airplane mode, read the message, turn off airplane mode and turn mobile data / Wi-Fi on and that was the end of it. However, now it seems ...
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WhatsApp: How to isolate contacts and photos - Privacy concerns

Whatsapp is ubiquitous and is commonly used despite the long scary list of permissions it seeks ( see Help understanding Whatsapp's permissions ) Privacy and security conscious people would like ...
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How to move a folder to another path and to move back to same tree merging its contents on Unix?

On my Android phone, I have: A cron job to move files at 1:59am from /sdcard/WhatsApp/Media to /sdcard/wppmediabkp folder before WhatsApp backup at 2:00am: mv -f /sdcard/WhatsApp/Media /sdcard/...
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Black screen during Whastapp call/audio

My proximity sensor is broken, and, Whastapp turns the screen off during call/audio. Not even power button will turn it back on. All "solutions" out there tell me to clean the sensor. Impossible here....
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How can I make Whatapp use the SD instead of internal storage on my Samsung Galaxy J5

I cannot find the option I had on my LG, where I could change in settings the preferred storage option of each and every app. My Whatsapp is quite large, because it's being used privately as well as ...
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Older messages in my WhatsApp are deleting automatically

Older messages in my WhatsApp are deleting automatically. I'm not deleting them. I thought maybe someone is using my WhatsApp account, so I deleted my account 3 times, but still the same thing is ...
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Whatsapp messages disappearing automatically

In WhatsApp, random messages are disappearing from chats chronologically. Messages from earlier dates are missing. Not all of them disappeared. It's happening randomly. Like if i asked somthing on ...
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Multiple intimations of change in security code

I received this message “The security code of –name of contact– changed. Touch for more information”. In the end of a chat with one of my contact many times What is the reason for multiple messages?
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Can a Whatsapp account be spoofed?

I've had a big privacy concern lately regarding the safety of my Whatsapp account. Ever since my phone was stolen from me and returned by certain malicious individuals, I've had the weirdest feeling ...
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Migrate Whatsapp chat history from iOS (iPhone 4) to Android using iCloud backup

I have a backup of my whatsapp chat history on icloud. Unfortunately I deleted whatsapp from my iphone (4) and installed it on my new android phone and I do not have a backup of my iphone so that I ...
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How to change the font of Whatsapp

I was looking for a way to add custom emoticons to Whatsapp, and since this method simply replaces existing emoticons with new ones I thought about replacing characters from a language I won't use (...
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WhatsApp Archive Issue

I'm running WhatsApp on Android 8. I've archived all my chats on WhatsApp , and I have continuous automatic backups switched on. Will the archives and their media also be backed up on WhatsApp along ...
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Can I browse my backup files?

On my android phone, I have "Back up my data" set to ON, via: settings > backup & reset As a result of this, in my Google Drive, I have a "Backups" section with one backup for my phone and one ...
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How to read WhatsApp database under Android 8?

I have an old msgstore.db.crypt12 file that I backed up before I reset my phone about two months ago. Since then I have used WhatsApp a lot and generated another big database file. I would like to ...