Questions tagged [whatsapp-messenger]

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

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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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Deleting and reinstalling Whatsapp

I deleted Whatsapp before my contact receives it with two ticks. He also deleted his Whatsapp but reinstalled it again. My question is, Will he still get my message? Because after reinstalling ...
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Changing WhatsApp contacts picture

I have a picture linked to my friends number, saved in my phones contacts. This picture originally defaulted onto his Whatsapp account (which are linked), because he doesn't have a Whatsapp photo set. ...
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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 ...
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Deleting messages in whatsapp

I had lot of private and group conversations over an year through whatsapp, but all of a sudden the space it takes seems to be on a high.I was able to delete private messages by long pressing the ...
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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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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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What are the modern ways to develop messaging app [closed]

I just want to create a messaging app which will have signup/login , user profile and channels( one to many chat) like telegram app. What are the modern and scalable ways to develop this type of ...
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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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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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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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WhatsApp is getting downloaded but not getting installed

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 running on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. It had a problem with restarting by itself. As it restarted too many times at a stretch, it did a factory reset on its own. It did not ...
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How to restore my old deleted WhatsApp messages

Is it possible to restore my old WhatsApp messages which I have deleted earlier from my whatsapp if yes how can I restore them?
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Whatsapp Message not sent

My whatsapp can't send message anymore, it keeps on saying message can't send. I have tried resetting my access point still nothing... How can I resolve this issue?
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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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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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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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WhatsApp chats disappeared after Android Operating System Update

I am having a Moto E XT-1022 (1st generation) 2014 model. In order to update its OS from 4.4.4 to 5.1, I had to make 500MB space available so I deleted all WhatsApp database backup files without ...
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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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Whatsapp not installing after factory reset

I have done factory reset on my phone Samsung (galaxy Y duos) android version 2.3.6 and after that Whats-app is not installing. Its showing your device is not compatible . But, how can be that, when ...
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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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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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Not receiving notifications on dual WhatsApp on Samsung Note8

I have two instances of WhatsApp on my Note8. When I receive a message on my primary WhatsApp, I get notifications instantly as normal. However, on my dual WhatsApp, I don't get notifications unless I ...
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Merging WhatsApp chat histories from different devices but same account

Is it possible to merge WhatsApp chat histories on 2 Android devices (but 1 account)? If so, how?
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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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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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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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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 save Whatsapp voicenotes to Computer?

I am connecting my Android phone to my computer trying to save Whatsapp voicenotes in my computer. But when I open the folder WhatsApp Voice Notes it is blank. I can see the files (begin with PTT) in ...
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Recover overwritten WhatsApp backup chats and stickers in Android

My phone was lagging while using WhatsApp. So I decided to clear data from settings without knowing that it will also delete my chat backup. After that I reused WhatsApp, it did not show an option ...
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Whatsapp crashes

I have updated my Whatsapp to the latest version (2.18.46) but it crashes as soon as I open it. I don't get any."Whatsapp has stopped working" message. Here's what happens: 1) I click the icon. 2) ...
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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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How to hide my name in Whatsapp group?

I've provided a screenshot, clickable for full size, of a group I'm in. Some people are able to hide their names. How can I do it? I do not know some people in the group and I don't want them ...
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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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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 : 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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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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Restore a whatsapp chat with someone else using that person's phone

I have lost my phone and got a new one. Unfortunately I did not backup my WhatsApp. There is a chat session held between me and someone else which is very dear to me. I have this person's phone. I ...
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Messaging apps don't receive messages when on wifi with screen locked

I have a galaxy s5 phone running on android 5.0. In home and in office, when I'm connected to wifi network and the screen is locked (sleep), whatsaap doesn't receive any message until I unlock the ...
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Can you extract files from a Google Drive Whatsapp backup?

I have accidentally deleted hundreds of pictures from my Whatsapp files in my phone, but I can't restore the backup, since Whatsapp is a system app and I can't uninstall it.