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

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Is there a way to schedule the sending of messages on whatsapp?

Is there a way to schedule the sending of messages on whatsapp using some particular program or script (obviously having the root of the device)? I tried many applications to schedule sending messages,...
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Restore data from local storage for 2nd WhatsApp (Samsung Dual Messenger)

When switching from Samsung Galaxy Note9 to Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, for my WhatsApp dual app (Samsung has the option to have 2 WhatsApp in 1 phone. This problem is occurring for 2nd WhatsApp called ...
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How do I make WhatsApp access contacts from a specific SIM?

I have two SIM cards, one personal and the other for business. I would like WhatsApp to use contacts in the SIM card that I use for business only rather than bringing all the contacts. Is there a way ...
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How can I transfer WhatsApp messages from an Android phone to a iPhone for FREE?

There are paid software products which enable transferring WhatsApp media from an Android phone to a iPhone. Is there a free method for doing this?
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Cannot write WhatsApp message directly from address book

I used to be able to see a contact in the address book (Contacts), and have an icon to jump straight to writing a message in WhatsApp. Also, whenever I added a phone number for a contact, if that ...
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Creater name on WhatsApp stickers

As we all are aware Sticker.ly provides free cloud backup of all our stickers and weirdly large library of the sticker-worthy content, but while adding it does show Sticker.ly * Username. Is there any ...
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How to setup whatsapp account on second sim without alerting whatsapp contacts of first sim?

My phone is Samsung F41 Galaxy. It allows to use dual sim. But I don't want to merge two whatsapp accounts of dual sim. So how to setup whatsapp account on second sim without alerting whatsapp ...
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Is there a way to initiate a whatsapp chat backup over adb

I have root if it matters. There is a service with whatsapp called. com.whatsapp.backup.google.GoogleBackupService But not sure if this is what I am looking for to call & how to call it with what ...
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Merge 2 WhatsApp Accounts into one new fresh number

I alraedy found questions like this: Merge whatsapp accounts But there were no significant answers or scenarios which fit exactly my use case... So my question is, is there any possibility (I have a ...
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How can I run WhatsApp so that I am always online? I don't recieve notifications or calls when app is closed

How can I run WhatsApp so that I am always online? I don't recieve notifications or calls when app is closed it's not until I open the app that it shows notifications of missed calls and msgs etc
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How to reimport exported WhatsApp chats? [iPhone to Android migration] [duplicate]

My friend recently made the decision to switch to Android from iOS. Since she's not particularly tech-savvy, I'm tasked with migrating her WhatsApp data from her iPhone 7 to her new Redmi Note 11T 5G (...
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When someone logged in you account in his device while you're using in your phone [duplicate]

I was using my whatsapp no since many years,but today my account automatically logged out coz the same number allocated to another person as I was not using the sim (no calls &msg) I live outside ...
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How to run Whatsapp without a smartphone?

I need to access messages on a specific Whatsapp group but I don't have any smartphone (and don't want to acquire one). I have a "dumbphone" from which I can receive and send SMS and calls ...
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What is the problem with setting up profile on WHATSAPP with new Android phone after using Smart Switch transfer?

I successfully transferred all data, except Whatsapp from old Galaxy A50 to new Galaxy S20 FE 5Gphone. The Whatsapp data was successfully backed up on the old Galaxy A50 Google drive. The new Galaxy ...
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Copied old phone whatsapp stickers to new phone, but whatsapp doesn't recognize them

I had a few hundred whatsapp stickers on my old phone (that is still operational) now copied into my PC. The stickers weren't into categories, but added all of them to fav (don't know if this matters),...
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Profile Photo and Last Seen of Someone I Blocked/Unblocked

I have blocked someone on Whatsapp. I know that he/she can NOT see my profile photo and my last seen. Also, I can NOT see his/her last seen. In the beginning, I was able to see his/her profile picture ...
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Using Twitter emoji package with WhatsApp on Android

Is there a way to use the Twitter emoji-pack (I think the same is used by Discord) in WhatsApp? The current emojis are growing old and I think a customization option would be good. OS: Android 11 ...
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How to export shared whatsapp *contact card* as VCF or CSV

My friend shared a list of contacts with me on whatsapp. I don't want to save them one by one. Anyone, please suggest how to export them in CSV or VCF.
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Weird Horizontal Lines instead of text

I was just reading a message on WhatsApp. I can't understand these weird black lines. I have noticed them before. Why is this happening? I am sending a screenshot for more info.
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Media not found on internal storage

I have some old conversations where I have the messages, but the media files are no longer on my phone. I found some videos and photos on google photos with the original names, like "...
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Restore whatsapp files from old phone

A friend of mine recently switched phones because the old one was sent to repair a broken screen. After the switch, she noticed that some messages that were important had not been transfered. So far, ...
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Whatsap not detecting phone local backup of chats when reinstalling whatsap [duplicate]

I am hoping you can help me. I had WhatsApp version 2.21.8.17 on my POco F3 phone, it stopped working and has never backed up WhatsApp chats to Google drive, so I was forced to update the whattsapp to ...
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Restrict mobile data upload but continue download for a specific app?

Is it possible to restrict mobile data upload for a specific app? In my example, I would like to disable mobile data upload for WhatsApp, thus disallowing it to send/upload pictures I am sending to ...
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WhatsApp chat history backup not working

I haven't been able to backup my chat history for almost three months. It gets stuck every time with about 3GB left. I should mention that I have tried switching to a different Google account, ...
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Texting while video is available in WhatsApp

I would like to know, on WhatsApp, for instance in the Android version, when making a video call, is it possible to have a text based chat area at the bottom, with the keyboard pooping up on the ...
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WhatsApp doesn't recognize backup from Google Drive

I have seen some questions about WhatsApp chats but sadly, I haven't seen something like this popping up. I had a backup of my WhatsApp to my Google Drive with my phone number. When I checked it, it ...
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Can I recover someone's WhatsApp chat history after I've mistakenly changed phone numbers?

I've got all someone's chat history on my WhatsApp number after trying to help her when her phone broke. I want to get it back onto her WhatsApp number - can anyone help? When her phone broke, I ...
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Can Google Assistant interact with apps while they're open?

I would like to know whether Google Assistant can interact with apps while they're open, and whether you could kindly provide me with since examples. The rationale for my question follows: I was ...
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Deleted media is showing in whatsapp

My phone is Redmi 8A Dual with MUMI version 12 stable, Android 10 . In using WhatsApp, it is showing space of deleted images and videos. On clicking them This file is not supported is showing. Does ...
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WhatsApp on two phones

I installed WhatsApp 2.11.431 on LG G4 phone with Android 8.1 Oreo, made a backup with Helium and ADB, after that reinstalled the latest version, and everything is ok, continue working as usual. To ...
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WhatsApp - Hide an account

I have added two gmail accounts to my android phone. I want to secure the second gmail account from WhatsApp. Is there any way to do this ? For example, when I open WhatsApp, I don't want to see ...
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New Phone > Videos received via Whatsapp play in Gallery but not in Whatsapp anymore

I've spent hours on this and am amazed there is no obvious answer from googling. I got a new phone, a Google Pixel 4a. I am transferring data and settings from my old phone, an HTC One M8. I made a ...
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Preventing WhatsApp from automatically being run after connecting to the internet

Sometimes, for example when I don't want to receive any messages or when I don't want others to know that I'm connected to the internet, I use "Force stop" to stop the WhatsApp. However as ...
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Android 7 breaks certificates on Samsung Browser and in Whatsapp

On a Samsung S6 Plus Edge running on Android 7, certain security certificates will break since September 2021: the workaround which Let's Encrypt implemented doesn't seem to work in Samsung Internet. ...
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WhatsApp cannot download or send media anymore

Since a few weeks ago my phone (Motorola One Vision, Android 11, latest updates) can neither download nor send any media files via WhatsApp anymore. When someone sends me an image, the preview will ...
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Problem with GBoard Keyboard in combination with pinned Whatsapp Voices

I have a very annoying problem in combination with Whatsapp an GBoard. I used a Poco X3 before which was quite buggy and I was hoping it was only a problem with it - but no: I own a freshly installed ...
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Install WhatsApp in Amazon Fire

Amazon Fire has no Google Play Store, but an article on How-To Geek took care of it. Another problem is that I have some application that is not compatible with the tablet. At first, I thought that's ...
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Is there anyway to make WhatsApp read data from shared storage root instead of from android folder in Android 11?

I am fed up searching literally everywhere and on forums. Its been so many days since Android 11 was released and so many phones now run Android 11. But WhatsApp media and all data are moved to a new ...
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Is there a way to unaccept WhatsApp's new terms and privacy policy?

As you may know, WhatsApp's new terms and privacy policy are currently optional, as "we currently have no plans for these reminders to become persistent and to limit the functionality of the app&...
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Why didn't WhatsApp deploy end-to-end encrypted backups to me?

It looks like the e2e encrypted backups are rolled out in production since a while. You can essentially encrypt Google Drive backups with a key that is unknown to WhatsApp/Meta Inc. I found that once ...
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Whatsapp didn't restore local backup 😱, where can I find them? [duplicate]

Panic mode. I wanted to clear&restore Whatsapp to make sure it deploys encrypted Google Drive backups. I've never done a Drive backup, only local. I made a local backup on the fly, then wiped ...
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WhatsApp not detecting the local backup data [duplicate]

When I installed WhatsApp in the new phone (My Samsung S21 Ultra... ) it is not detecting the local backup data that I copied from my old Samsung phone.. it is always pointing back to google cloud/...
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Unable to attach media on secondary WhatsApp account on phone

I have a Samsung A32 phone with 2 sims. I have a WhatsApp account for each. The first account for my 206 number (the originally installed WhatsApp account) functions as normal. Can attach images ...
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PGN file cannot be opened when sent using WhatsApp

I play chess quite every weekend. After the game, I enter my game moves into Analyze This, and see my errors. Then, I save a PGN file into my Android phone. Then, I have 2 ways to share it : I send ...
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Whatsapp Chat Backup

I have got new phone and in that I have lost my whatsapp chat backup as i have skipped to restore and the last backup has been overwriiten by new backup. Is there nay way I can get last backup in my ...
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Whatsapp - Permanently archive a single chat

Whatsapp just came with the option to make permanent All the chats that I decide do archive. Is there a way to make permanent only a single chat ? Something as pin this on archive I don't want all my ...
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Transfer info from one gmail account to another

I find myself in this situation: my aunt has an old huawei with an old gmail account ''A'' she doesnt remember the password, so I creted her a new gmail account ''B'' and logged it in that huawei, so ...
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Whatsapp, Megaphone icon beside the time!

In whatsapp I notice when I have sent a group chat some peoples messages only shows on my phone with 1 grey tic and a gray megaphone beside the time at the bottom of the message! I have searched high ...
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Cannot Save Any WhatsApp Data Including Backup to Gmail/Google Account

Recently I bought a new phone (phone Y) - originally, I had been using WhatsApp as a dual app on someone else's phone (phone X), with a number whose SIM card was on a different cellphone (Phone Z). I ...
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Whatsapp doesn't detect bluetooth headphones

I've an old phone Xiaomi Redmi3s prime (Android 6.0.1, MIUI 10.2) that I use as a desk-dock for meetings as an extra device which has its own WhatsApp. The problem is it just doesn't detect any ...
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