Questions tagged [whatsapp-messenger]

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

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How to save all WhatsApp messages and media unencrypted?

I'm planning to quit Whatsapp but I would like to save an unencrypted record of my messages plus all the media files that are still on my phone. From existing solutions, I found some shortcomings such ...
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WhatsApp restore stops halfway through importing chat messages

I have a problem with restoring a WhatsApp backup made to transfer the messages from one phone to another. First, I followed the advice I gave here myself after I ran into WhatsApp backup/restore ...
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Can I recover deleted Whatsapp messages from a different phone number? [closed]

I recently got a new phone number, and deleted my messages on my whatsapp account. Is there a way to retrieve a copy of these messages with my old cell phone number?
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Whatsapp Android: Protected Backup available?

Is the protected backup feature already available for the latest whatsapp android beta? I'm not part if the beta program so I don't know yet. For IOS it was announced in march. What about android?
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How to save specific WhatsApp video when by default Media Visibility is off?

I normally have the Media Visibility setting off so it doesn't store WhatsApp media on my phone but recently a friend sent some videos I want to transfer to computer/email. I cannot find these ...
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How to check if notification delays are because of WiFi?

I sometimes get delayed or no notification of whatsapp and Instagram. How to check if it's my wifi's issue or if it's my phone's?
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WhatsApp on Android 11: getting rid of all notifications except for receiving messages?

I have recently installed WhatsApp on a new phone with Android 11. For some reason, WhatsApp keeps bothering me with tons and tons of notifications. 'Backing up' or 'Checking new messages' or '...
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whatsapp not connecting to network until opened

The problem is only with whatsapp app, only in my android device and only when connected to my WiFi. Background data is turned on. Battery optimization is off. Account sync is enabled. Proxy is none. ...
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WhatsApp icon randomly changes its association and starts the camera

The phone is Google Pixel 4a. I created the shortcut for WhatsApp by dragging the application icon to the home screen in the normal way, but the icon randomly changes its association and it starts the ...
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WhatsApp overrides do not disturb

Android 7. A contact accidentally initiated a video call at 04.58 and my phone briefly let out a notification ( brief as I'd guess she presumably killed the call pronto?). I've just double checked and ...
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WhatsApp video doesn't play and has a warning icon (Video format h264 not supported)

Using WhatsApp version 2.20.206.24 on a Huawei Y9 2019 with Android 9. Received the following video (i tested both forwarding and sending the video directly - on both cases i faced the same problem) ...
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How to migrate entire Whatsapp from iPhone 6 to Android

I'm looking to migrate my Whatsapp from iPhone to android, including medias (not just chat). I know that it is not possible via native Whatsapp features. I don't want to use third party app (not ...
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I don't receive when someone sends me messages through whatsapp broadcast

Two of my friends have added my phone number in their WhatsApp broadcast. I used to received messages from them till December 3rd. But now I don't received any messages from them. I checked their ...
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Contact with 2 phone numbers - how to distinguish between them on WhatsApp?

I have what I would think must be quite a common situation - a friend has 2 phones, one for work and one for personal, and I've created a single android (google) contact with the both phone numbers in,...
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YouTube link preview not showing up in WhatsApp

Using WhatsApp version 2.20.207.12, YouTube version 15.47.36 on my Samsung Galaxy A30s with Android 10. Previously (I remember this working in November) when I shared a link from YouTube in WhatsApp I'...
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How to stop WhatsApp from deleting media from gallery when the sender deletes that message?

When someone sends me media (photo/video) on WhatsApp, I can download it, and it gets saved to my phone's internal storage, in a gallery album created by WhatsApp called "WhatsApp Images". ...
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a process deleted some vital folders and files how do I track it down

admittedly I am rooted on a phone with unlocked bootloader & a Havoc custom GSI rom Android 10 I have hidden magisk root from all applications - every application except the ones that need it ...
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Cannot restore WhatsApp backup without Google Services

I'm migrating from a standard Google-enabled smartphone to a Huawei one, that does not have the Google Services installed. Anyway, I was able to successfully download and install WhatsApp from the ...
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WhatsApp notification showing message deleting

I'm also facing the same problem but my messages got deleted for 1 person only.how to recover now.can any one please tell me the steps.cant able pull from backup data also.
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Apps killed by android:Redmi S3

Phone model : Redmi s2 Ram : 3 GB My phone is killing apps when more than one app is running. Even when messaging apps are running like messenger. I can't use messenger when other apps are in ...
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Physical Bluetooth Keyboard is not able to access to chats (Whatsapp, Telegram) in Android 10

I have a very strange situation that I have not found yet something in the internet that could lead me to solve this issue. I paired my physical bluetooth keyboard (Keychron K2) with my phone (Huawei ...
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Remove Parental Control

How do I remove parental control without the password and without resetting it on a kindle.because everything I try to do needs parental control and I want to remove it without the password and ...
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WhatsApp Calling Recording

I have an android phone (Samsung Galaxy S6). Does WhatApp Record Incoming Voice Phone Calls Automatically ? In my call info log I see incoming, the length of time and a storage amount (40MB or so). ...
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How to make saved images to retain saved in Whatsapp?

After some time all images in my Whatsapp look in the following way i.e. as if I never downloaded them. Although I did. How to make it keep images once downloaded?
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What can i do to get my cloned WhatsApp to show messages with names from my contacts (address book) in a Huawei 40P lite smart phone?

I transferred my phone contacts from my old Samsung phone into a new Huawei 40P lite. The phone doesnt come with pre-installed WhatsApp. I then cloned WhatsApp from the old Samsung phone. The address ...
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Cannot scan QR code for WhatsApp web even when mobile data only

I am on the very last version of WhatsApp for Android: it can't no longer connect to WhatsApp Web (it worked fine for ages) I tried all older tricks found in this forum: mobile data only(no wifi), ...
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WhatsApp photos getting corrupted after transferring/copying them from original location to external SD card

My WhatsApp media (photos and videos) gets corrupted when I move and copy them from their default location to the external SD card. The photos and videos behave properly for some time before becoming ...
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Why contact name details is shown as “unknown” on my WhatsApp messenger?

The name of a contact in WhatsApp is not shown, and instead of the saved name it shows "unknown". What is the problem?
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On Whatsapp can I know if I am in someone's contact list based on the “security code” messages?

Can I know if someone has me in their contacts based on the security code messages that are sent when there is a change or is that based on whether I have them in my contacts? I want to know if ...
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Compress a video for android using ffmpeg

I'm trying to compress a video to send it around in a messenger. Normally I would use something like ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec libx265 -crf 28 output.mp4 but if I send it around in a messenger app ...
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Wrong aspect ratio for video sent with WhatsApp (only when trimmed)

When I take videos with my Sony Alpha 5000 and transfer them to my Android device, the aspect ratio looks fine in all players tested (F-Stop, VLC, MX Player Pro, ES Media-Player). When I send such a ...
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How can I restore a local backup of WhatsApp to a specific data profile created using Titanium backup app?

In Titanium Backup app I have multiple data profiles for WhatsApp. I am using WhatsApp in 1st data profile and I need to restore a local backup of another WhatsApp number to 2nd data profile. How can ...
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WhatsApp cannot receive any broadcast

I am using the latest version of WhatsApp . for some reason I still can't understand people cannot send me broadcast even though they are in my contact list ( & I am also in their ) . however ...
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Can I copy data to be restored, if phone is stuck in bootloop?

My phone is stuck in a bootloop. I can get into TWRP recovery, which has a file manager. I can also connect the USB cable to computer and see the phones internal memory. Is there a way to copy text ...
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Deleted Contacts on WhatsApp but Chat not deleted

Someone deleted me on their contacts because I can't see their profile photo anymore. I just want to know if ever our chat box is not deleted on his/her WhatsApp app, Will he/she see changes on my ...
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Can I make whatsapp notifications where I'm @ed stand out some how?

Sometimes in a group chat, I'll be @ed and I won't notice straight away. If the conversation has moved on without me, I won't notice I got @ed at all from the notification bar. Is there a setting to ...
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A question on how precisely Whatsapp backup works

I am not really sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I will give it a go. So, recently, when I wanted to resend someone a video that I had previously sent them, I got an error message ...
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Whatsapp keep asking to set up backup then stucks at setup screen

Everytime I open whatsapp it goes to the setup backup screen. After selecting backup frequency and clicking done, it goes no further. If I want to read a message I have to go from the message alert at ...
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Whatsapp restore error on new phone, stucks at %24

I got error while transfering whatapp from old phone to new phone. My old phone is mi5s plus xiaomi New phone is red mi note 9 pro xiaomi. I uploaded to drive and put to local. So, I have backup both ...
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“Gboard recording therefore whatsapp temporarily unable to record”

this shows up everytime i make a whatsapp call and i cant hear the caller how to fix this on a realme? Is there any way to stop Gboard recording it is really annoying
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I recently lost my phone with WhatsApp on it. Is it possible someones else is using my WhatsApp?

I lost my phone and had to lock & cancel the phone (deactivate the number). I've been able to notify many who are contacts in my WhatsApp. Some of those contacts say they still see me "online&...
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Android Whatsapp - How many stickers you can add as favourite on your mobile?

What is the limit of the number of stickers that can be stored as favourites in the mobile version of Whatsapp?
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Can't register virtual US number with whatsapp business

I used to use a virtual US number for registering and using WhatsApp Business (for people i don't trust and don't want to give my personal number) But now whenever I try to register a new virtual ...
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Restoring old WhatsApp data

Is it possible to restore an old WA backup from my old phone (from a year ago)? I found that phone's files which I've saved to my PC, there's some backup ih Whatsapp/Database folder, that's what it ...
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Whatsapp can access my microphone after disabling all sensors, other apps cannot

I've recently discovered the developer option "quick access toggle" for turning off all sensors on Android 10 on my Redmi and thought: "Finally a way to regain some control for when ...
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Whatsapp: Delete chat with one account from backup

I'm trying to figure out how I can delete chat history with one account from phone and backup. One approach would to 1. Delete the existing backup 2. Delete chat history on phone 3. Create a new ...
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What does “REMOVE ACCOUNT” in “Users & accounts” do when it comes to fixing the FAQ WhatsApp problem “Seeing numbers instead of contacts’ names”?

On Sunday, 13th September 2020, the battery of my Motorola Moto G5 broke down and I ordered a new one. Yesterday, on Friday, 18th September 2020, it finally arrived and everything worked just fine. ...
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Contact is showing weird name but shows propperly in Contacts

I noticed on whatsApp that my Moto Z4 Play is showing only for this contact a really strange name that doesn't match at all with the contact name, I go to the Contacts App and try to edit it, but it ...
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How do you sort your chats by contact name in WhatsApp?

How can one alphabetically sort the contacts on the WhatsApp chat list? Right now, the list is completely random, making it difficult to locate a specific chat by its author (contact name)
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Generate whatsapp stickers from PC without any app

I am newbie when it comes to whatsapp stickers, and I don't know about how stickers work. But I am using a linux desktop where I have written a basic ruby script that could convert svg to webp, ...

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