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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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Using whatsapp on two devices

One device has my Sim card, the other one only the internet connection. Both devices have already been verified by my number. Will I get incoming messagges in both devices?
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How to stream to my smartphone only what I see inside the bluestacks window

I've just installed Bluestacks on my PC because I wanted to run whatsapp inside it. I have two whatsapp account. The first one on my smarthphone and the second one inside the bluestacks emulator. I ...
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Can I use whatsapp with a number belonging to another phone

I currently have a Samsung S5 phone but find it bulky to carry and as I use it mainly for old fashioned calls I was thinking of moving my simcard (and therefore phone number) to my old Motorola Razr. ...
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Not receiving notifications on dual WhatsApp on Samsung Note8

I have two instances of WhatsApp on my Note8. When I receive a message on my primary WhatsApp, I get notifications instantly as normal. However, on my dual WhatsApp, I don't get notifications unless I ...
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Whatsapp Admin Messages [closed]

Is it possible to delete the messages that come up in group admin with a blue background showing admin activity? e.g: date, admin added phone no/name, or someone left. When you tap and hold these ...
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how to restore whatsapp un-backup data.

I lost my phone 2 weeks ago & my last whatsapp backup in google drive was 3 months ago. How can i restore the recent data from whatsapp? HELP!
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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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“android process media has stopped” Oneplus X Custom Rom

As i observe my phone, so far it experience "android.process.media.has.stopped" error every time i receive whatsapp with media notification. Can anybody help me? Currently i am using OnePlus X (...
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Changing a watsapp group name [closed]

I changed a watsapp group name and then back again to the original name. will everyone get notified of the changed name I didnt use? Its just a work group and Im mortified.
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Whatsapp images shows up in file browser since today

The media folder is hidden in the gallery since I created a .nomedia file. Since today the whatsapp filebrowser started browsing other chats as well and shows files from other chats to me. How can ...
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I am Unable to restore my whatsapp chats while switching to new phone

i switched to a new phone. I copied whatsapp folders- Databasse and media to the laptop. The database file has correct name as suggested by whatsapp faq- msgstore.db.crypt and it is version 12 only. ...
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MP3 Used to play in WhatsApp, now Podcast Addict wants to play it

Because my front mic don't work, I have to create an MP3 from the back mic, and send it in a Whatsapp message. Sometimes I would click it to play it back myself. It played in Whatsapp just fine. Then ...
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Mobile camera pictures visible in Phone but not visible when connecting to PC

I am using Moto E3 power. I have around 500 images clicked through my mobile camera and i m able to see all of them through File Manager App in Pictures folder. But, when i am connecting my phone ...
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How many days will take to delete my WhatsApp account after uninstalling? [closed]

I am very irritated with my friends and WhatsApp messages. I can't concentrate on my works. I am decided to uninstall my WhatsApp app from mobile. How many days will take to delete my WhatsApp account ...
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How can I save my old, important Whatsapp chat messages from automatic deletion when export doesn't go all the way back?

So, I just scrolled all the way back in a couple of chats and found that the earliest available message was mid-conversation. Everything before that is gone. It seems Whatsapp has been silently ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...