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

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How can I Recover deleted WhatsApp Images on Samsung Galaxy S2?

The day before yesterday I was browsing my WhatsApp images. Upon browsing them, I accidentally deleted one image that means a lot to me. I've tried Dr.Fone did not really work. I've heard that if I ...
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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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Unable to delete a contact from Contact List in Android phone

Phone: Nexus 5x Operating System: Android 7.0 When I try to delete a contact in contact list of phone it displays the error message: Contacts from your read-only accounts cannot be deleted, but they ...
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Trying to update whatsapp but having insufficient storage

Recently I tried to update my whatsapp as it wont work unless and untill i update it. When i try to update it says "there is insufficient space on the device. I deleted all that I possibly could have ...
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How do I recover my WhatsApp messages after installing CM?

Today I unlocked my phone's (Xperia L) bootloader and installed CyanogenMod 11 on it. After I did it, I tried to install WhatsApp, but it couldn't restore my messages. This is what it said after ...
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How does WhatsApp get around Doze

Almost all the posts I saw imply that WhatsApp does not use GCM. Instead, it uses two sockets to communicate using FunXMPP. Then how is the App active on Marshmallow even in Doze mode ? I don't ...
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Whatsapp backup / restore interrupted

I recently changed handsets to a Samsung Galaxy S4 and started to restore my Whatsapp message but the restore was interrupted and has not continued the backup. How do I complete the Whatsapp backup ...
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Microphone stopped working after making a WhatsApp call?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII HD LTE with a Cyanogenmod custom ROM. After WhatsApp inroduced the calling feature I updated the app and asked a friend to call me. I answered the call and disconnected it. ...
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Moded WhatsApp like Gb WhatsApp, yowhatsapp has a feature Freeze last seen [closed]

Moded WhatsApp uses freezing last seen option.It is able to hide the last seen,online status and they can see the messages,read messages, reply messages without showing online when they are in ...
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how to use two diferent numbers in the same phone via whatsapp?

My phone just went broken last night, and I have another but I don't want to change the sim card, so I'm wondering if its possible to run 2 numbers on the same phone. I have heard there is a chance ...
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Where whats app stored thumbnails of media in android phone?

Today I was observing WhatsApp app behavior. By using camera I took a photo. That photo got stored in camera directory of my cell phone (obviously that is normal behavior). And after that I shared ...
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WhatsApp web won't stay online unless the application is open on device

I'm using WhatsApp on my phone and desktop, and for some reason it has started booting me out of both unless I am in the phone application
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Hide “User is typing…” in WhatsApp

In WhatsApp Group chat, when other person is typing when I am actively looking at the group conversation chat, I could see who is typing at the other end. That conversely also means, when I am typing ...
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My youtube, facebook, whatsapp are not working right and internet is not working

My youtube, faceebok, whatsapp are not receiving and sending until I restart my LG G5 android phone. I was trying to delete some of the unused apps. Not my facebook, youtube say my internet is not ...
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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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My phone is missing whatsapp communication

What can I do to bring back my whatsapp number? I was using my friend phone to communicate with my whatsapp number and I forget to change and now she still have my whatsapp number and she ...
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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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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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WhatsApp Web doesn't generate QR code on Android phone's browsers

WhatsApp Web doesn't generate a QR code when opened on Android phone's browsers. I have already changed my settings to the desktop view, but still, the QR code is not generated. How to show WhatsApp ...
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How is WhatsApp able to receive messages when not in use?

I'm curious about how WhatsApp is able to receive messages when not in use. I mean, I understand that WhatsApp works using the Internet connection rather than the cellphone network. Imagine that I ...
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How to delete Group Contact that is greyed out without an access to menu or drop down box?

I deleted my What's App Group Contact in error before deleting members first, however, several Admin members were automatically assigned by What's App to my created Group (now deleted by me). Two of ...
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One of my Whatsapp voice notes saved is not starting with PTT; what does it mean

Whether whatsapp voice message be saved other than name starting with PTT; if so what does it mean...why its not stored with the mobile number details along with it; I deleted one of my contact; I ...
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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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Constant decrease in android's internal storage free space

I am having a hard time with my phone. My device, which is a simple LG Magna has had a constant decrease in FREE space. That means that something is constantly taking up more and more place in my ...
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insufficient space while updating WhatsApp and other apps

Whatsapp has forced everyone to update their apps before June 8th. Everytime, I tried to update it I got the 'insufficient storage space' error and now, on June 8th, I can't access my Whatsapp. As of ...
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QR Scan in WhatsApp doesn't work (QR loads but phone scan never ends)

Not the same as Why I can't scan the WhatsApp QR? because the problem there was the "OK Got It" was not visible due to the screen being too small, but that's not the problem here I have the ...
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Scroll to a particular date in Whatsapp

Is there a way which I can select a particular date or a date range in Whatsapp and view those messages under those specific date(s)?
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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 ...
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no more space on device while writing to exFAT folder on MicroSD card

JasonR:/ $ su JasonR:/ # cd /stor*/emu*/0/WhatsApp JasonR:/storage/emulated/0/WhatsApp # cd Media JasonR:/storage/emulated/0/WhatsApp/Media # ls -al *.jpg -rwxrwx--x 1 root everybody 506827 2019-02-22 ...
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Changing number to new phone but keeping chat history

When i tried backing up my old chat from google drive to my ne number on a new phone, it didnr detacted it. Does this mean i can only trasnfer chat if its the same number? If so how can i save my old ...
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Whatsapp to SMS?

I learn in a school, where a large portion of the students don't use smartphones (because of addictions, pornography and so on) My classmates and I have a Whatsapp group, and sometimes we send ...
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.nomedia file help

I downloaded ES file manager and created a .nomedia file so that my whatsapp images wouldn't automatically download into my gallery. But that sends ALL whatsapp images to a hiding spot. Ideally, I ...
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Updating an App Cloned with Parallel Space

I just found that Parallel Space lets you clone apps, for example, you can have two Whatsapp accounts at the same time. What happens when the app (Whatsapp in the example) is updated? Does the cloned ...
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whatsapp web login process

Is it possible to copy all session/login data of WhatsApp web from one browser to another so that I can use WhatsApp web on another browser without the need to scan QR code again? ,
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WhatsApp: Frequently sleeping

I have three Android devices. Lenovo A7000 with Stock ROM Lollipop 5.0 HTC Desire 620G with Stock ROM KitKat Samsung galaxy Tab 2 with custom ROM (Resurrection ROM) Lollipop 5.0.2. In all these ...
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Is it possible to share multiple photos directly from a WhatsApp chat to another app?

I would like to share multiple photos: Directly from a WhatsApp chat (e.g. inside "Media" in a WhatsApp group) to another app (e.g. email, Dropbox, etc.) without having to search in my phone's ...
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Is there any way to use one Whatsapp account in multiple device or is there any tracking system in whatsapp?

I want to use one Whatsapp account for multiple devices. Actually I have two kids and I want them and my wife to use same whatsapp account in order to keep a track of their chat. I am also ready to ...
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Is the Whatsapp backup Feature activated by default?

If you use Whatsapp on your android phone, are the chat backup features activated by default? If so, how is the backup intervall by default? daily, weekly or monthly? Are the chat backups being ...
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Contacts not synced where WhatsApp Contact exists

I used tine20 via MS-Exchange to sync contacts to my android device I added WhatsApp. Some contacts are from both (tine20 and WhatsApp). All is fine. I removed (accidentally) tine20 account from ...
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How do I access to my Whatsapp backup in Google Drive?

My phone was stolen and I was unable to reclaim my number from my telco. Therefore I'm not able to login to Whatsapp with my stolen number. There are very important messages and contacts that I have ...
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Exporting a full WhatsApp chat to .txt

So, I've decided to try and do some analysis on my WhatsApp chat history. For that purpose, the built-in export function would work quite well, but it is for some reason restricted to the latest 40....
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App to wake up WiFi periodically while on sleep

WiFi drastically drains the battery. There is a setting to disable WiFi while the phone is on sleep. However, it's all or nothing: either you are connected all the time (and kiss good-bye to the ...
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Can I use whatsapp with a number belonging to another phone

I currently have a Samsung S5 phone but find it bulky to carry and as I use it mainly for old fashioned calls I was thinking of moving my simcard (and therefore phone number) to my old Motorola Razr. ...
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Recover Whats-app database files (.crypt12)

Today I had to uninstall whats-app as my storage was 100% and all the apps were constantly crashing. I thought I would recover it later. However my file manager app ES file explorer offered me to ...
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Where is Clone Apps data stored in Realme2 Pro (Color OS 5.2)?

Generally, Whatsapp data and media are found in Whatsapp folder created in file manager. When we enable Clone Apps for Whatsapp in Realme2 Pro (Color OS 5.2), please let me know where cloned whatsapp ...
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msgstore.db nightmare on my WhatsApp

I have a 780 MB msgstore.db WhatsApp file that I recovered when my phone data was corrupted ( from the available image - data recovery software). now the issue is that I have the UN encrypted ...
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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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Whatsapp name hidden in group for only one person

Following image shows that group admin (first in the list) has three smiles but his name is not shown. This name is not visible to me only, while other members of the group are able to see three ...
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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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Cannot connect to internet within WhatsApp in Android emulator

I want to use WhatsApp in PC within Android emulator. I am using the official emulator.exe within an Android Virtual Device of Android 2.3. My PC is behind a proxy so I set the proxy in the setting ...