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

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Restoring WhatsApp chat history either fom local backup or from Google Drive

I have my WhatsApp chat history backed up on Google drive till June 2017. After that I stopped the Google Drive backup. I have local Database backup file having data from August 2018 till today. ...
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I want to clear data on whatsapp to recover my messages but i lost the number would whatsapp send a message to the umber?

The sole reason for doing this is that I blocked and reported a contact and the contact blocked me too and I need the messages back but I don't have the old number I used to open the WhatsApp how do I ...
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WhatsApp Web and the QR Code

We connect to the WhatsApp web by scanning the QR code. When scanning like this, WhatsApp is transferring some data between the mobile and the web. So if a data transfer is going on, what will that ...
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WhatsApp update erased the chat history. What has gone wrong and is there any way to restore it?

Seems like WhatsApp update has erased all my WhatsApp history. Is there any way to get it back? (Without paying for third party tools, if possible) I bought a new Android phone (Realme 7 Pro) and ...
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How to get back media if media not restored during restoring without affecting recent chats and media?

So I backed up my whatsapp a month ago and then while restoring I was not able to find a wifi source so it just stopped restoring media, only the chats were restored. Now after a month use I have more ...
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Is it possible to reduce WhatsApp “msgstore.db” file size?

My WhatsApp backup file (msgstore-**.db.crypt12) size can reach up to 380MB+ for a single file. Because WhatsApp automatically backup chats every day and will keep the 7 most recent backups, my phone ...
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Whatsapp Bug - Voice is not send outside of local network

I encountered a somehow strange problem, which leaves me in the dark. I have a Samsung S10 connected to my local WLAN. When i call my relatives - whether voice or video call - my voice and video is ...
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How to get key to decrypt msgstore.db.crypt12 database in Whatsapp in non-root android

I want to decrypt msgstore.db.crypt12 in my non-rooted android phone. I tried multiple steps using adb but nothing worked run-as com.whatsapp adb backup com.whatsapp How can I do so? Is there any way ...
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Confused about whatsapp backup

I have a google drive backup for my whatsapp, and I think it also includes media (Photos). But my phone is also filled with whatsapp photos and I want to backup it to google photos, Now I am confused ...
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WhatsApp is not recognizing Google contacts

I normally opened my WhatsApp and all my chats were displayed by numbers not names. I then went to create a new chat, then found that only 22 contacts are showing in WhatsApp (which they are SIM ...
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Deja Vu - Black screen when listening to audios or during calls in WhatsApp

It seems that some time ago the same issue happened, I am having this issue since the last software update (2.21.5.17) in my Zenfone 6 with Android 11. Anyone else with the same issue? How did you ...
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I only want WhatsApp messages from the past two years

I have 19,000+ messages in a Google drive backup for my WhatsApp account. I only want the last 1,000 or so that I have made in the past few years. Do I have to delete all the older ones manually, or ...
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Why don't I get notifications from messaging apps on my phone?

If I don't have the app open, I don't get messages that people send to me. When I open the app, I see unread messages. I have seen this with LinkedIn messages, Quora messages, and Signal recently (...
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Find WhatsApp photo's sender in Gallery

I lost my mobile so I lost all numbers. I really need to find my best friend's number. I have a photo on my hard disk which he had sent me through WhatsApp before. Can I find his number through its ...
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Whatsapp crashes on commercial chat

When I start a conversation against a commercial/business phone, whatsapp crashes. I can briefly see the profile picture of the contact, but it crashes beford I can start writing anything I can see ...
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My OWN Whatsapp Voice notes

I know where to find the voice notes I've received, but I would like to know where my OWN voice notes are stored in my android? The ones I recorded and sent.
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WhatsApp chat export not working

Exporting WhatsApp chat doesn't work from Android (WhatsApp v2.21.1.16, Android 11). When exporting a chat, it exports only partially (circa 20MB+/- 3MB). Exporting the same chat from an iPhone works ...
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How do I find out who sent me a WhatsApp picture located in my photo gallery?

when i look up photos in my gallery, i get interested in few of them, and realize that they were sent on a group via WhatsApp. but how to identify which group and who is the sender?
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Merge overlapping WhatsApp backups

I flashed my phone last year, but before that, I made a WhatsApp backup. However, the WhatsApp backup made wasn't complete(perhaps I exited the app while backing up). Hence, I lost 1 year worth of ...
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Remove WhatsApp images from OneDrive Photo library

I'm trying to remove WhatsApp clutter from my private photos folder on OneDrive. I'm using OneDrive on Android and it seems it is being used as the backup target for WhatsApp and Viber. I really need ...
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How to change conversation tones in WhatsApp?

WhatsApp has conversation tones to notify if a message is sent and received. Conversation tones are the sounds played when you send and receive a message. WhatsApp FAQ - How to manage conversation ...
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Is it possible to use WhatsApp Web without scanning the QR code?

I have a camera issue in my phone that it is not able to scan the QR code. Is there any other way to use WhatsApp Web without the QR code, like using OTP?
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How to answer whatsapp audio calls with bluetooth headset?

I'm trying to use a headset based on Bluetooth to answer whatsapp calls, but even when I can answer normal calls, it wont work on the headset. Is there a option to enable it on android phones?
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How to record both sides in WhatsApp voice call recording? [closed]

I recorded an interview over my last WhatsApp audio call. But when I played back, only my voice was recorded. Is there any way I can get the voice call record? I can't find the call folder in my ...
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Whatsapp for Android - linked to old/dead number, new phone and new sim. Chat restoration

WhatsApp was linked to my old number (not sure how) and it worked fine for years. I changed numbers 2 years ago and WhatsApp still worked away through the old one, somehow. The phone I've been using ...
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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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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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