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

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Battery saving - WhatsApp

My WhatsApp messages have been delayed and I believe it is because of the power saving being on. I want to keep it on because my battery drains, but WhatsApp does not seem to be in the unmonitored ...
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issues while opening PDF files received on whatsapp directly

When I try opening a pdf file that I receive on whatsapp directly by clicking on the whatsapp message, I get the message 'You may not have a proper app for viewing this content'. I already have pdf ...
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backup just-in-case copy of all whatsapp messages to a PC

I want to make a backup of all the current messages (including media files and stickers in the chats) to my PC so that I could (just-in-case I need them) restore them months from now. After carrying ...
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Merge whatsapp accounts

I have been using one WhatsApp number up until I went into another country where I started using a new number. In a new number I was joined into different groups and since WhatsApp allows one number ...
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WhatApp Profile Pictures from Contacts

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8+. I have a few contacts who have not set a profile picture within WhatsApp. Previously, it would automatically substitute their lack of profile picture with whatever picture ...
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How can I configure WhatsApp so that an email is sent to me when someone sends me a message on WhatsApp?

How can I configure WhatsApp so that an email is sent to me when someone sends me a message on WhatsApp?
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Restore local WhatsApp backup after factory reset

The phone is a Samsung J7 Prime. Lately, the memory was getting full and this ended up in causing Google Play Services to stop working and crashed Google Play Store which was not available anymore. ...
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Missing of info symbol in whatsapp

I lost the info symbol in whatsapp, but the info option is there in the upper three dots menu. I don't know what is the reason. How can I regain it? My phone is samsung galaxy J7 nxt. Below is a ...
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Whatsapp backup and restore not working (Tested both local and google drive) - Bluestacks

How to do a whatsapp local backup and how to restore whatsapp using local backup. I followed the steps mentioned in https://www.business-standard.com/article/technology/how-to-back-up-restore-whatsapp-...
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Whatsapp backup error

Unable to restore your chats from this backup. Do you want to restore your chats from an older backup? Skip? Restore from older? This is the error which appears all the time. After trying all the ...
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Will I receive pending messages after I reactivate my account on new phone?

My Samsung Galaxy S3 was damaged by water and I now have a new Galaxy S4. I have reinstalled WhatsApp on the new phone. However I do know that I have messages sent by others that I have not received, ...
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Can't scan What's App QR code in ANY way

I have been trying for an hour to login to what's app on my computer. But the QR code just isn't scanned. I tried Chrome, Chrome Canary, Edge, Opera, both normal mode and incognito, I updated the app, ...
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How to keep my whatsapp on the new phone in a new country?

If I have WhatsApp number from abroad where I lived before, and I have a new phone in the new local place, is it possible to pass my WhatsApp number from the old one to the new without verification? (...
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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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Whatsapp: Export pictures from certain conversations

Whatsapp stores ALL media files within ONE huge folder, i.e. I've got about 6000 pictures in it, including much trash ;-) Now I would like to extract/copy all pictures which were send between me and ...
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Does WhatsApp send notifications to people your contacts even if they don't have pre-existing conversation on WhatsApp?

I received a notification that my friend changed his security code, but I'm pretty sure that he deleted our conversation. Now I'm not sure if he did because I received a notification that the security ...
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Restore whatsapp chat if no SD-card

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 which I formatted it then when I re-installed WhatsApp, it did not ask me to restore back my chat. I don't have an SD-card installed in my phone. What can I do to get back my ...
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Alternative “File Open” (not stack “DocumentsUi”) for WhatsApp?

DocumentsUI, the AOSP standard "file manager" is quite buggy here (I use Lineage 15.1), especially in the context of multi-user and work profile (meaning it does not show files for other users then ...
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WhatsApp : Stop auto download of voice messages

I need to stop auto downloading of voice messages in WhatsApp since it's wasting a lot of my mobile data. When I go to Settings > Chat Settings > Media Auto Download, it shows a note Voice ...
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Whatsapp Backup and Restore with number change and phone change

I needed to change my phone and mobile number both so this is how I proceeded: I did an initial backup, which got saved both locally and on the G-Drive. I used the Change Number feature to change my ...
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Export all WhatsApp Chats at once

how can I export all WhatsApp Chats at once, without having to click every single one of them to export it. Can someone help me with that problem? BR Sarah
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How can I copy photo caption in Whatsapp?

How can I copy photo caption in Whatsapp? I tried to copy photo caption but it not able to select text.
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How to avoid “The file format is not supported.” when sending problematic JPGs from WhatsApp upon selection from gallery?

Device description: Hardware: LenovoPad YOGA Table 2-1050L Operating System: Android 5.0.1 Application: WhatsApp both 2.20.189 and 2.20.193.10 (newest from web, unavailable through google play) ...
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Moving WhatsApp to new phone without changing number

Not sure if this has been asked before. I would like to move my WhatsApp installation and chats to my new phone and I would like to keep the same number associated with it, but I don't want to move ...
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seeing someones last seen on whatsapp when they have disabled it

My friend has disabled his whatsapp. But I want to see his last seen. Is that possible? I have not tried anything because I don't know what to do
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how to access images in whatsapp running inside dual space

I am using Whatsapp inside Dual Space in Xiaomi Mi A3 mobile. I am not able to find the images downloaded inside Whatsapp inside Dual space. Where can I find them. Internal Storage/Android/data/com....
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Remove contacts from Whattsapp chat list

I've read all the comments on this topic but nothing said helps with the problem. I have deleted the contact in question from my contacts and refreshed the Whattsapp chat list several times but the ...
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Whatsapp web and message notifications

If I successfully disable "Whatsapp web is currently active" on the notification panel, are the individual and group messages and alert silent too?
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WhatsApp Messenger not showing “last seen” for a contact

I have a person in my contact list who is using WhatsApp. He is the only person who's "last time seen" status doesn't show. I thought he had blocked me but when we texted each other I have realized ...
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Can't record Facebook messenger call

My friend has Cloudfone excite prime. He can record the Facebook messenger, whatsapp calls using his phone's default voice recorder. I have Samsung Galaxy Note 3. If I try to record the messenger call,...
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How to emulate camera input in Android? (To activate Whatsapp Web)

I have an Android device without a camera and I run Whatsapp on that device. I want to activate Whatsapp Web from this device. Unfortunately, the only way to do this is to scan a QR-code, and I can't ...
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WhatsApp online status bug?

Recently I sent a whatsApp chat message to an android smartphone when it was shutdown. Few seconds after the message was marked with only one flag (message sent but not delivered), I've seen the ...
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How to completely block popups / dialogs from WhatsApp without deleting the app?

I have a Nexus 5 phone with Android 6.0.1 and I'm trying to use it for time-lapse videos ("Lapse it" app) which means it needs to be on for many hours undisturbed. The problem is that ...
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How to keep my old number in whatsapp old sim deactivated

I have a new phone number and a new phone but I want to keep my old number to use in whatsapp but I don´t have that sim card anymore.
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Whatsapp is disappeared in Ultra power saving mode

I just bought a Samsung C9 Pro mobile phone. Not sure what I did on the phone, when I change it to Ultra power saving mode, Whatsapp is disappear and I'm unable to use it. It worked well before but ...
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msgstore.db whatsapp android

Does the msgstore.db whatsapp file on android contain every msg every sent and received? If so are voice notes digitally recoverable from the msgstore.db file? Latest version whatsapp on android 9. ...
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How to backup WhatsApp chats (not media) to save my phone memory?

This answer explains how to save your chat on google drive and recently I got that option on WhatsApp. It says the backup will be stored on Drive as well as on my sd card, ok fine. When I started my ...
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Removed contact still shows on WhatsApp

I added another Google account on my phone and used dual app feature to use WhatsApp on my redmi 5A phone. Now I have removed my Google Account and contacts are removed from my device, but somehow, ...
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WhatsApp MessageService is always killed shortly after exiting the app

A couple of days ago I noticed that I no longer receive WhatsApp messages until I manually start the app, which is when the pending messages get delivered all at once. I started my investigation by ...
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Whatsapp icon missing but says 'already installed' on Motorola G7

I have a motorola g7 and got a message that Whatsapp version was out of date and to re-install. When I tried to reinstall it said 'already installed'. So I uninstalled Whatsapp and the icon went from ...
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Received Contact via WhatsApp is stored in Phone - How to move it to Google without losing the image

For some time now I'm experiencing the following issue: When someone sends me a contact via WhatsApp it is stored in my phone and not my Google address book. How can I move this thing to Google or ...
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WhatsApp video URL?

Is there a specific server address from which WhatsApp serves the video (and image) files that users share? I want to allow the use of WhatsApp and the exchange of text messages and video calls but ...
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Some groups are not visible in my WhatsApp

I am not able to see some of the groups for which I am a member. My name appears in the group admin's phone. But he is also not able to remove my name and add it again. Other group members cannot see ...
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Send whatsapp message to all whatsapp conact and text message to rest of the contacts

I want to send message to all my contacts, but I want to send Whatsapp message to those who use Whatsapp and a regular text message to others. How do I do it? (I have 1140 contacts, out of which 662 ...
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Backing up whatsapp to two different google drive accounts

I have had my WhatsApp account backed up to my personal Google drive account, taking up a total space of 841 MB. I now have access to a Drive account with more space, and I'd like to switch backup to ...
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Whatsapp only partially restored

Phone got stolen and got a replacement today. Restored Whatsapp It had stuff going back 2 years, but it didn't have the last 7 weeks of chat, I checked the settings and it's supposed to backup ...
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How to export/convert WhatsApp chat to PDF/Excel/HTML?

How do I convert/export WhatsApp chat (by chat person/group) to PDF/Excel/ HTML so that I can open it in a computer? I've tried several methods: Manual way using screenshot and stitching it using ...
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Cannot see Whatsapp messages

Samsung S8, Android 9, receives notificaations but cannot read messages. Unstalled WhatsApp, reinstalled WhatsApp, default settings, still no messages. Only see messages after I write to the sender ...
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How to export a single WhatsApp chat?

I'm trying to export the complete chat between a user on WhatsApp. I have tried using the "Email Chat" option, but it seems this feature does not export the complete conversation. I believe it has ...
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whats app messages not delivering

when i send some message in whatsapp either in group or for single contact, it just showing clock symbol and not delivering. i am using wifi and i can able to recieve hundreds of messages succesfully,...

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