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

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Keep WhatsApp backup in Google Drive

In November 12th 2018 WhatsApp will be deleting old backups in Google Drive, and they will take no space in your Google drive. I don't mind my backups taking space in Google Drive, but I do not want ...
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Unable to load whataspp status. Facing the error “media file doesnot exists in your internal storage”

Unable to load whataspp status. Facing the error "media file doesnot exists in your internal storage" Recently i changed some settinga due to storage full. Not remembering what i changed.. after that ...
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Recover whatsapp chat backups after reset without access to old number

I made a factory reset of my phone, which had Whatsapp linked to a deprecated phone number. Before the reset, I backed up the chats both on Google drive(*) and on the simcard (a crypt12 file). I ...
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How does WhatsApp update the “last seen”?

Previously we were able to turn off mobile/Wi-Fi and turn on airplane mode, read the message, turn off airplane mode and turn mobile data / Wi-Fi on and that was the end of it. However, now it seems ...
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WhatsApp: How to isolate contacts and photos - Privacy concerns

Whatsapp is ubiquitous and is commonly used despite the long scary list of permissions it seeks ( see Help understanding Whatsapp's permissions ) Privacy and security conscious people would like ...
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Auto-Response to Whatsapp notification [on hold]

I'm currently working on an Android app which listens to push notifications coming from WhatsApp and replies automatically to the Whatsapp message. For example when the user types "hi", he ...
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How to move a folder to another path and to move back to same tree merging its contents on Unix?

On my Android phone, I have: A cron job to move files at 1:59am from /sdcard/WhatsApp/Media to /sdcard/wppmediabkp folder before WhatsApp backup at 2:00am: mv -f /sdcard/WhatsApp/Media /sdcard/...
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Black screen during Whastapp call/audio

My proximity sensor is broken, and, Whastapp turns the screen off during call/audio. Not even power button will turn it back on. All "solutions" out there tell me to clean the sensor. Impossible here....
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How can I make Whatapp use the SD instead of internal storage on my Samsung Galaxy J5

I cannot find the option I had on my LG, where I could change in settings the preferred storage option of each and every app. My Whatsapp is quite large, because it's being used privately as well as ...
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Older messages in my WhatsApp are deleting automatically

Older messages in my WhatsApp are deleting automatically. I'm not deleting them. I thought maybe someone is using my WhatsApp account, so I deleted my account 3 times, but still the same thing is ...
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Whatsapp messages disappearing automatically

In WhatsApp, random messages are disappearing from chats chronologically. Messages from earlier dates are missing. Not all of them disappeared. It's happening randomly. Like if i asked somthing on ...
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Multiple intimations of change in security code

I received this message “The security code of –name of contact– changed. Touch for more information”. In the end of a chat with one of my contact many times What is the reason for multiple messages?
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Can a Whatsapp account be spoofed?

I've had a big privacy concern lately regarding the safety of my Whatsapp account. Ever since my phone was stolen from me and returned by certain malicious individuals, I've had the weirdest feeling ...
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Migrate Whatsapp chat history from iOS (iPhone 4) to Android using iCloud backup

I have a backup of my whatsapp chat history on icloud. Unfortunately I deleted whatsapp from my iphone (4) and installed it on my new android phone and I do not have a backup of my iphone so that I ...
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Cannot connect to carrier network (t-mobile) for an Galaxy note s2

Cannot connect to carrier network (t-mobile) for an Galaxy note s2 what can I do I have try with about 4 devices and none work.
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How to change the font of Whatsapp

I was looking for a way to add custom emoticons to Whatsapp, and since this method simply replaces existing emoticons with new ones I thought about replacing characters from a language I won't use (...
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WhatsApp Archive Issue

I'm running WhatsApp on Android 8. I've archived all my chats on WhatsApp , and I have continuous automatic backups switched on. Will the archives and their media also be backed up on WhatsApp along ...
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Can I browse my backup files?

On my android phone, I have "Back up my data" set to ON, via: settings > backup & reset As a result of this, in my Google Drive, I have a "Backups" section with one backup for my phone and one ...
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How to read WhatsApp database under Android 8?

I have an old msgstore.db.crypt12 file that I backed up before I reset my phone about two months ago. Since then I have used WhatsApp a lot and generated another big database file. I would like to ...
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Query about the deleting of what's app account

After deleting my account on What's App, will my friends be still able to send me messages? Probably they can and they will receive a single tick. My question is: when exactly will somebody know that ...
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WhatsApp's backup to Google Drive doesn't work

I recently reinstalled WhatsApp because it stopped working. Then, I restored the Google Drive backup. For this backup, I used my primary Google account. Restoring worked fine. However, after ...
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How to stop being visible to others in Whatsapp after deleting my account

I have deleted my whatsapp account and application. Still my friends see my account, they believe I am still on and keep sending messages which never reach me. How to delete my account in such a way ...
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LG V20 WhatsApp notification on second screen in reverse order

Every time I receive a new message, notifications of the newest message in each unread chat (individual or group) pop up in the second screen. The problem is, the oldest unread chat is always poped up ...
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Whatsapp's “WhatsApp Video” folder not visible from my PC

I'm using Whatsapp on Nexus 5 (Android 6.0.1) and several folders used by Whatsapp are not visible when accessed from a Windows 10 PC (connected through USB in MTP, file transfer mode). From my PC "...
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Problems with two-step verification on a new SIM

I recently purchased a new SIM. When I try to install WhatsApp, it asks for a PIN that was apparently created by the previous owner for two-step verification. What should I do?
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WhatsApp away from Wi Fi?

When I am away from WiFi, I do not want to receive nor send messages or media on WhatsApp. Where on my Moto G can I make this setting? Thanks !!
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Number deletion from WhatsApp

Even after deleting a name from contact list of my phone, WhatsApp is not allowing me to delete the relevant number. Any resolve? How do I refresh WhatsApp, if that's the solution?
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Is it possible to recover deleted WhatsApp messages on Android?

I have obtained a copy of the current version of the database of the WhatsApp instance running on my phone. I can see that deleted messages do not show up, and that there are missing IDs corresponding ...
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Using whatsapp without my SIM

Next week I will go on holiday to a foreign country and for this I bought a prepaid SIM card because with my phone's current plan I have little to none data in Roaming. My problem is that I will be ...
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Where is the location for old WhatsApp database?

In my internal memory, I found the WhatsApp database folder, but it only contains a few files, a maximum of 6/7 days. Where can I find my old WhatsApp database files? Where would I get the previous ...
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Moto G5 Plus - WhatsApp Cloud Backup, System Update Check not available in Roaming

When I am in roaming, WhatsApp chat cloud backup (in google drive) does not happens, it says, "Waiting for Internet connection". Similarly, when I try to check system update, it says, "system update ...
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How to restore the Whatsapp Messenger icon? Not the app, just the icon

Since quite some time now, the Whatsapp Messenger icon is not the proper icon, but the Android green trashcan icon. The app in itself is working properly, it just looks funny on the home screen. ...
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How to join WhatsApp group from “chat?code=” link

I was provided a web link in an email. I was reading the email on my computer, so when I clicked it, it opened in Firefox. It bounced around a bit (since it was a marketing tracking redirect link), ...
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Dual Messenger - Where are files stored (e.g., WhatsApp)

I had a working WhatsApp (say, WhatsApp W1 in phone PC) in my Samsung J7 Prime, Android 7, recovered with the usual Backup to/Restore from Google Drive, from phone A (PA). I meant to install a Dual ...
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In whatsapp, can two phones with different numbers use the same google drive whatsapp backup?

In whatsapp, can two phones with different numbers use the same google drive whatsapp backup? The backup to google drive done from one phone isn't visible from the other phone, I get the error of "no ...
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How can I choose which google drive backup whatsapp uses?

I have two phones with whatsapp. I have a whatsapp backup on one google account, and one on another. Is there any way to choose which google drive backup to use, without removing all but the one ...
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Whats App time stamp is backdated?

Regarding the last seen function in WhatsApp? A friend of mine had a time stamp that was just a few minutes ago. when I looked again, it was backdated a month. Moments later,it was current again. Then ...
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How to restore GBWA backup on new phone to GBWA app

I'm simultaneously running Whatsapp & GBwhatsapp on my phone for both of my numbers. For me it's easy to just transfer Whatsapp data to new phone. However, when its come to GBWhatsapp i feel like ...
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How do I restore Whatsapp from backup after skipping the restore option?

I accidentally skipped Whatsapp restore option when I changed my device and now my backup on google drive is overwritten. How can I get my old backup? It was about 2.3gb of my data and I need those ...
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Multiple db.crypt12 databases in the whatsApp Databases folder

I'm trying to reduce space eaten by the whats-app application on my phone & PC I see Multiple db.crypt12 databases in the whats-app Databases folder This is probably due to me copying the app ...
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2 mobile, 2 sim, 2whatsapp account

I have 2 mobile old lenevo with Vodafone sim A6000 and new MI note4 with Jio sim. Both mobile is having different WhatsApp account. I want to use old mobile WhatsApp account with new mobile and vice-...
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Whatsapp can't use google account for backup

My old phone just died on me yesterday. It used to backup the Whatsapp chat history to my main google account, which I also used to register the device. Now I have a new phone, and I registered it to ...
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How can I add participants to a WhatsApp Broadcast list without adding them to my phone contacts?

In my Whatsapp, there are about 200 chats. Everyone has added my number in their own contact but I am unable to add all 200 nos. in my contacts. I have to create a broadcast list and I have to add ...
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WhatsApp still shows deleted contacts

I got my new Android phone. I added my personal GMail account to the Gmail app which synced my ~100 personal contacts from Google. I installed WhatsApp. I installed Outlook for Android. I added my ...
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How do i restore a backup from msgstore.db file to whatsapp?

I just migrated from iphone to an android device and transferred my whatsapp data using dr.fone - Backup and Restore software. The software was able to transfer the data and i am able to view all my ...
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How do i restore a backup from msgstore.db file to whatsapp?

I just migrated from iphone to an android device and transferred my whatsapp data using dr.fone - Backup and Restore software. The software was able to transfer the data and i am able to view all my ...
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Android auto - non stop notifications

I have been using android auto using car display for more than a year on nexus 5. No problems at all, well except from huge battery drain on Nexus. Couple of weeks ago updated the phone to Samsung ...
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If someone shares a status update with you on WhatsApp but they are not in your contact list but you add them later then do you get that update

When you added a new contact number in your mobile but the other person already had your number on their mobile and shared a status update with you on WhatsApp will you get that update if you add them ...
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ALL members of WhatsApp group

I participate in a WhatsApp group and would like to know if it is possible to download a TXT list from all members of this group.
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WhatsApp and other applications close instantly

I bought a Meizu 6 note android device, i dont know how or why but, some applications started closing instantly as they open, like WhatsApp Messenger , which is my main problem, i want to backup my ...