Questions tagged [whatsapp-messenger]

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

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Merging whatsapp database of two different accounts

So, I have two WhatsApp accounts A and B. A has chat history only till December '19 while B's chat history start from January '20. I want to have one account with mobile number that of A, groups of B ...
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WhatsApp admin lost phone [closed]

I am part of a whatsapp group in which there is only one admin. Unfortunately the admin is not using the number he used for whatsapp. Now how can we add a new user? Or how can someone else become the ...
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Size of WhatsApp bigger as expected [duplicate]

From app list, whatsapp has a size of 810 Mb, almost all in internal memory. But, the folder WhatsApp inside the internal memory has a size of only 220 Mb. Where is the other Megabytes?
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How can WhatsApp show me an image\video if I didn't download it to phone?

[Solved] If I send an image\video via WhatsApp and the other person didn't download it, how can he still see the image as a blurry image? From looking through the app's database I found out that the ...
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WhatsApp files name format

I'm trying to find out the way WhatsApp saves its files in the database. I know that I can get the file name from thumb_image column from messages table using some sql queries, but that only works ...
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Samsung galaxy 8+ taken over

I am experiencing very severe issues with my Galaxy 8+. I am on my 3rd replacement. As soon as I create Google acct. Someone/something accesses it and changes my account recovery info, adds devices , ...
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Whatsapp theme suddenly turned dark

I was chatting on whatsapp, then I didn't look at my phone for 5 seconds, and when I looked back I saw that it turned dark theme with a wall paper Why? And now I can not get it back to previous ...
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How does Whatsapp use my mobile fingerprint in their app?

How does Whatsapp access my fingerprint? WhatsApp did not ask permission to use my fingerprint. Then how do they use my fingerprint for unlocking?
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WHATSAPP BACK UP RESTORE

My old phone just died on me yesterday. It used to backup the Whatsapp chat history to my google drive account, which I also used to register the device. Now I have a new phone, and I registered it to ...
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Going crazy, please help => Trying to read whatsapp crypt7 file from old Xperia LT15 phone

I'm trying to retrieve some old messages of someone dear to me, from an old phone of mine from 2011/2012, a Sony Xperia LT15i. But it's driving me bat shit crazy. The whatsapp on the phone is linked ...
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Moving WhatsApp to new phone without changing number

Not sure if this has been asked before. I would like to move my WhatsApp installation and chats to my new phone and I would like to keep the same number associated with it, but I don't want to move ...
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How GBWhatsApp works

I came across an application named GBWhatsapp.It is developed by some unknown people and there are many sites from where you can download the apk. It's not officially on playstore for some reason. ...
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prevent people to see that I use whatsapp

When Alice adds Bob's number to their Android contact list, they can infer whether Bob is using WhatsApp by looking at their WhatsApp contact list. Only if Bob uses WA, they will show up there. How ...
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Images received though social media end up in the camera-app Gallery

Lately, in the Gallery app associated with the camera app of my Samsung phone (Android 8.0.0), I can see not only past pictures I've taken with the phone camera, but also pictures that people are ...
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Chinese character input is translated to emoji in WhatsApp

When inputting a Chinese character "" on WhatsApp for Android version 2.20.47, it is rendered as the emoji 😝 instead. My first guess is the Unicode of the Chinese character and the emoji are the ...
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Why I cannot grant “Allow all the time” location permission to Whatsapp?

I have a Pixel 4 and Android 10 stock, and the system only offers me these options for location permission of this app: Allow only while the app is in use Deny But there is no "Allow all the time". ...
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Changes in data at Google Drive in WhatsApp backup

I have scheduled WhatsApp Auto-backup at Google Drive using WhatsApp. Apart from this, I delete unwanted media files (image & video) from the WhatsApp Folder in Gallery. Will backup file at ...
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Data removal from android

If I log onto whats app using a new device and then delete the app ... will it remove the app , all its data , back ups and pictures from the old device and also remove it from google drive ? Also ...
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Make me able to choose which images/videos received via WhatsApp to show in my Google Photos Gallery?

I am having a problem that drives me crazy. Coming from iOS I had my Photo Gallery, and separated from that I had my WhatsApp App with its chats and images. When I wanted to save some of those images ...
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Why does my phone contain WhatsApp Images both on my SD card and in my internal storage?

I know that WhatsApp Images are saved by default on the internal storage of my phone. However, on my phone there is also a WhatsApp media file on my external SD card. This folder contains the same ...
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Add WhatsApp images to Google Photo album in the cloud

I have a HUAWEI P20 phone and I am using the native Google Photos app to organize my photos on this device. Only the Camera folder is set for automatic upload to the cloud. I am using Viber and ...
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Whatsapp notification strange behaviour

I have chinese phone phillips s562z using android 6.0. Whatsapp notification not showing up when phone is lock or when i clear the memory. I have try everything, from set notification, turn off ...
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WhatsApp chat restore from file msgstore.db.crypt12 on the internal storage

I tried to setup WhatsApp for my friend’s phone number and restore “msgstore.db.crypt12” from phone’s internal storage and it worked. But the same step isn’t working for my phone number. In my phone ...
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Accessing favorite/hearted images when choosing an image with Samsung's Gallery app

In the Samsung Galaxy Note 9's Gallery app, there isn't a separate Favorite Photos folder. Instead, a button on top of the albums page labeled Favorites opens up hearted photos. The problem with this ...
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I'm on a WhatsApp call and the person can hear my audio from YouTube etc

I'm using earphones and the person can hear my YouTube videos etc playing. Even blocked out the microphone. It seems the audio is being routed through the call. Any suggestions to stop this from ...
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Cannot hear Whatsapp caller

My parents are are across the Atlantic. We used to use Whatsapp to communicate but recently there's and issue. To summarize: They can have a voice conversation with their friends. I can have a ...
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WhatsApp Messaging Interrupts Music While the Wireless Headset is connected

I just discovered that when I tap the send button on WhatsApp the music stops for while. Actually it doesn't stop. The headsets goes silence for a second and then continues normally. The same thing ...
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How to embed Android material icons such as “☰” or “⋮” in SMS / social-media messaging

I often find myself in a difficult situation while trying to explain how to do something on an Android device or app to people who are not Android literate. For instance, if I write Press the ...
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Displaying the saved name for self-phone number in WhatsApp

I have my own WhatsApp account's number stored as a contact in my mobile. Theoretically, WhatsApp should detect my own number from the contacts list and show the name of the contact as set in the ...
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micro max phone E313 model. I forgot pattern. recover messages, whats-app message and images from phone memory?

I have micro max phone E313 model. I forgot pattern. Can I recover messages, whats-app message and images from phone memory? I dont know pattern to unlock. I have some important messages in it. I ...
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WhatsApp not prompting to restore from Google Drive backup

Transferring WhatsApp from a Samsung S7 to a Samsung 10e. Backedup to Google Drive as per instructions, 174mb of backup exists Setup WhatsApp on the new phone (same number, SIM swapped over etc) and ...
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How to prevent Whatsapp from sending an unsent message that was deleted when internet was unavailable?

Based on my experience, if you send a message under no interent connectivity (a clock sign appears), it shouldn't go to the Whatsapp's servers, and if you use "delete it for everyone" the message ...
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Delete all WhatsApp numbers that blocked you and also that are nolonger active

I have almost 4, 000 contacts in my WhatsApp. Some are nolonger active, others blocked my number, and still others just changed the privacy settings. Is there a way of listing all the contacts ...
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Why does MY WhatsApp web take so long to load?

If this question does not belong in Android please be kind enough to tell me where it does belong since I did find a whatsapp-messenger tag here and I thought this fits in Android Enthusiasts. I do ...
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Restrict contacts from knowing I am on WhatsApp

Am I right in understanding that when one installs whatsapp everyone in the contacts on my phone knows I am on whatsapp (at least the ones who have whatsapp) I do not want the above to happen. So if ...
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whatsapp why deleted contacts still showing when I select forward

when I forward on whatsapp the list of contact I have deleted on the phone book are still visible when I select forward on whatsapp. How can I get rid of this numbers completely .
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Android Contacts: Keep two lists of contacts one of which is not detectable by messengers [duplicate]

Is there a way to keep my Android (6.0.1) phone contacts in two lists so that messengers such as Telegram and WhatsApp will not automatically detect some of my phone contacts and auto-add me to their ...
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Whatsapp reply via notification not working

I am currently on Android 9 Pie. Whenever I get a Whatsapp message and I try to reply to it from notification, it freezes. More frustratingly, it doesnt happen everytime but say 1 out of 3 times it ...
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Why can't WhatsApp write to bind mounts?

I moved all the data of WhatsApp to /mnt/media_rw/6333-6461/WhatsApp, where 6333-6461 is my external SD card. I opened WhatsApp to find that I could not open any previously downloaded data. This is ...
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Change WhatsApp read receipt style [ROOT]

I want to change the read receipt image (blue ticks) in WhatsApp, I tried to rebuild apk with apk editor pro, but while installing , WhatsApp says,"something is wrong with your version of WhatsApp, ...
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WhatsApp issue on Android

We have a whatsapp number dedicated for providing training to students all over the world. We have 13191 contacts saved in phone and there are 19103 chats in whatsapp. We also have 50 broadcast list. ...
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Forward calls to messenger

Is it possible to forward network calls on an Android mobile phone through a messenger, like Telegram or Whatsapp, to a set contact? Could IFTTT be used for this?
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Access chats from old deactivated phone number

My sim card with my old number has been deactivated. A new user uses my old number. Does the user have access to my old chats if he or she chooses Yes to back up old chats or storage?
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Automate WhatsApp backup to Google Drive on demand /schedule

Daily backup offered by app isn't an option since the device needs to be connected to Wifi at night time, which is a waste of battery. I have Titanium Backup schedule running but I would like to ...
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Padlock image showing when pressing back in WhatsApp and Instagram

white padlock in blue circle showing on bottom of screen when i pressed physical back button in WhatsApp or Instagram. I think this padlock icon implemented as Toast messsage. Why this issue happens? ...
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Location of Whatsapp data in Bluestacks?

Yesterday I have installed Bluestacks on my PC, and have installed Whatsapp in Bluestacks, using a mobile phone number which is currently not used for something else (as a first test). Now I would ...
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How can I paste a contact received via WhatsApp to Outlook for Android in my mobile?

I have Office 365. I use Outlook on my Android phone. When I receive a contact file via WhatsApp, I copy it. No problem. Then I try to paste it in Outlook for Android. I can't. Is there a way to do ...
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Force set BlueStacks Whatsapp background image / location of Whatsapp Wallpapers

I'm using the latest version of bluestacks & whatsapp. I have a graphical issue in landscape mode - whatsapp doesn't scale the background-Image at all & always saves it as a vertical image. ...
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Transfer whatsapp to other phone in dual space contacts sync problem

I transferred my whatsapp from an old htc 728g phone to a new xiaomi a3 mobile. I use an app called dual space to use whatsapp.now I am unable to see my contacts as names though I see their numbers in ...
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Photo selector shows duplicate photos

In Android 10, in Instagram and WhatsApp, when selecting photos for sending, I see all photos double; once in high-res and once in low res. It's hard to see the difference between the two, because the ...

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