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

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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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WhatApp call received from my number that I have never made [closed]

while I was chatting on WhatsApp with a friend my gfriend received a WhatsApp call from my number. Few hours before I updated my Mate 20 to Android 10 (EMUI 10). Any idea why this happened? Anyone ...
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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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Can WhatsApp video calls be restored/reviewed?

In WhatsApp, one can view the detail of video call history by tapping the entry on it. The video calls have a volume on the device, so can they be restored and reviewed?
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Whatsapp sync contact only from gmail account

By mistake, I added a Gmail account to my android mobile. Now that I have removed, I can see only contact from old account(which is correct) but my whatsapp and telegram synced the contacts from both ...
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Whatsapp: Continous loop of messages backup and no text box to type in Samsung S10

Gentlemen, Two problems I'm facing in WhatsApp in Samsung S10 (fully updated) 1- Whenever I open WhatsApp settings, a message appears "backing up your messages" once it is completed and I try to go ...
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WhatsApp—How to prevent notifications from returning after swiping them away?

When I get a new message in WhatsApp, I get a notification that contains the beginning of the message. After I swipe it away, the old message always returns when I get a new message. How can I prevent ...
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Hiding WhatsApp display picture of a certain user

I have Android 9 in my phone and have WhatsApp version 2.19.258 installed on it. Now, I wish to hide/change the display picture of a certain contact, say Mr. Alex on my phone. How do I go about doing ...
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Need to get rid of media from Google Drive backup of WhatsApp prior to restore

My phone has 32 GB storage. Every time I reset my phone to get rid of junk, whats app restores everything from my google drive backup while this behavior is expected, i want to modify the google drive ...
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Merging old WhatsApp conversations from iPhone to Android

Been using WhatsApp since it started, on iOS. My iPhone got lost but I will retrieve it in 2 months. (My WhatsApp back-up is/would be on iCloud). Since then, I got an Android phone. Can I use ...
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Whatsapp limiting network usage?

Someone I know has recently registered with Whatsapp and has been a heavy user of Video chats and other bandwidth heavy features. Today they've had an issue with sending and receiving messages, and ...
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Can not receive WhatsApp messages unless I open the app

I have a Huawei P20 Lite with Android 9, EMUI 9.1.0 and WhatsApp 2.19.253, which is the latest version. As I wrote in the title, I can't receive WhatsApp messages, after many hours of researching I ...
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Restore WhatsApp Data from Internal Storage on Moving for a New Phone

I have WhatsApp installed on my old Phone. WhatsApp is backup both to Google Drive and to the local storage. The Google Drive backup is for text chat and images only (The default). The local backup ...
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How to leave a Whatsapp group without informing the entire group?

Gradually we realize that some Whatsapp groups are useless because what could be an important post is lost between tons of offtopic silly videos and images. Mute the group still shows new images ...
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New smartphone + old simcard after 3 months (messages)

The police have lost my smartphone that i pay a monthly contract for. It has been lost for 3 months but i am holding out hope that it will be found as i am currently in communication with them hoping ...
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Status picture does not display on Whatsapp Andriod

My network and other parameters are okay (I receive, reply, send chats) but status pictures does not display, it rolls for a while and then show download and when I click download it show connection ...
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How to make whatsapp store less than 7 copies of it's database in android?

My android storage is full. I used disk usage app to check what happened. This is what I see So whatsapp store msgstore.db.crypt12 7 times. This is in addition to storing the message in my google ...
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Is there a way to disable notification for whatsapp except from specific people?

Someone told me there's a way to disable all notifications from whatsapp except for messages from specific people. How can I do this? (I own a Pixel 3)
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How does degoogling affect battery?

Google apps especially play services show on top in RAM consumption and always have few processes running. Also these apps are very bulky. By degoogling I mean disabling GSF & Google play ...
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How does an app (e.g. Whatsapp) automatically detect when the phone receives a 2FA SMS verification code without being granted SMS read permissions? [duplicate]

When installing some apps (for example Whatsapp) the user is required to receive a verification code on the phone via SMS. I have noticed that some apps automatically verify this code as soon as the ...
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Whatsapp isn't performing the expected daily backup

I have a Galaxy S10e with Whatsapp backup setup to backup daily to google drive, according to the guidelines on Samsung's website: However the backup isn't taking place automatically. It only backs ...
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Background usage even if the app put to sleep

I have put the WhatsApp to sleep (App Usage --> Put app to sleep ( ON ) ) but when I checked on the battery usage, it shows 1 h 6 min. I'm using Android Pie on Samsung Galaxy Note 8. How I can ...
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Whatsapp get video/image file name from blurred media placeholder in whatsapp chat

WhatsApp saves an image/video with the file name like "VID-20190625-WA0043.mp4". Is there any way to get this name while scrolling through the chat? I frequently delete WhatsApp media from phone to ...