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

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Using Whatsapp on two devies?

Currently, I am using Whatsapp on Nokia s40. How to use Whatsapp on another device also which is android? Regards GNS
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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 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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Whether a new user of my old number can see my old WhatsApp messages?

I was using WhatsApp with my mobile number since last 1 year. Suddenly the number got deactivated due to no call/messages for long days. However, I got to know that the same number has been allotted ...
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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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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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WhatsApp doesn't see contacts on AVD emulator

Try AVD images API version Q and 25. Install WhatsApp via adb install WhatsApp.apk downloaded from its website. Start it, verify phone via SMS. Grant all permissions via Settings -> App -> WhatsApp ->...
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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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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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Why I cannot grant “Allow all the time” location permission to Whatsapp?

I have a Pixel 4 and Android 10 stock, and the system only offers me these options for location permission of this app: Allow only while the app is in use Deny But there is no "Allow all the time". ...
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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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Changes in data at Google Drive in WhatsApp backup

I have scheduled WhatsApp Auto-backup at Google Drive using WhatsApp. Apart from this, I delete unwanted media files (image & video) from the WhatsApp Folder in Gallery. Will backup file at ...
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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 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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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 - unable to complete initialization

I'm using sony ericsson and Android 2.3. Even though I'm connected to the internet, I keep getting this error from WhatsApp. Sorry, WhatsApp was unable to complete initialization. Please check ...
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Hide Whatsapp profile picture from a certain user

I want to hide the profile picture in WhatsApp and still be able to message this person. As far as I've understood, to message someone on WhatsApp, you need to store his/her number in the phonebook. ...
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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 : 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 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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Data removal from android

If I log onto whats app using a new device and then delete the app ... will it remove the app , all its data , back ups and pictures from the old device and also remove it from google drive ? Also ...
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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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Make me able to choose which images/videos received via WhatsApp to show in my Google Photos Gallery?

I am having a problem that drives me crazy. Coming from iOS I had my Photo Gallery, and separated from that I had my WhatsApp App with its chats and images. When I wanted to save some of those images ...
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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 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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Whatsapp Call / Line Call and Spotify Music over Bluetooth

I have a question, I connected my phone Samsung S7 Edge to my car bluetooth and started to call my friend using phone loudspeaker on Whatsapp or LINE app. However, I also want to listen to music on ...
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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.
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Why whatsapp with a specific contact fails to receive messages?

I am not able to receive messages from a specific contact using whatsapp, but I am able to send to the that same contact. All other contacts appear to be receiving and no issues with the send process....
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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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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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Dialer & Contacts app display duplicate (WhatsApp)

Issue: When searching in dialer or contacts apps (From Google Play store, latest version) many contacts show up twice. Only contacts with WhatsApp (or more times if more phone numbers stored under the ...
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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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WhatsApp notification showing “Deleting all messages”

My father has a Samsung Galaxy On5, Android 6.0.1-Marshmallow. Today, all of a sudden, the WhatsApp on his phone started showing this: I quickly restarted the phone, but the notification again came ...
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Why does my phone contain WhatsApp Images both on my SD card and in my internal storage?

I know that WhatsApp Images are saved by default on the internal storage of my phone. However, on my phone there is also a WhatsApp media file on my external SD card. This folder contains the same ...
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Will other members get notified when an admin makes someone a group admin in WhatsApp?

In WhatsApp groups, I don't want other members to get notified that it is I who made them group admin. Will other members get notified that 'certain person has made you admin' when an admin makes ...
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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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Backup WhatsApp to PC (with all Media)

How do I backup my WhatsApp Chats with all media (text, video, audio, position data etc.) and view them on PC? The backup purpose is not to restore it later, it is to view the data on my pc, just as ...
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Scan WhatsApp QR Code from device with broken screen to access WhatsApp Web

i need to get a bunch of Whatsapp contacts off my phone, however i cant see anything on the screen. The phone still works.I tried to get it into debugging through usb mode but i cant see anything and ...
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Add WhatsApp images to Google Photo album in the cloud

I have a HUAWEI P20 phone and I am using the native Google Photos app to organize my photos on this device. Only the Camera folder is set for automatic upload to the cloud. I am using Viber and ...
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Retrieving an OLD whatsapp back up from google drive

phone was stolen and I would like to retrieve an old whatsapp backup from google drive. I do not want the most recent backups offered, as these were since my phone was stolen. I want an old one that ...
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Why do apps like WhatsApp, Facebook run background services in android even though their apps on iOS without backgroung services

What is the reason for apps like WhatsApp running background services in andrioid even though in iOS they work smoothly without any background service
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Wrong phone number for contacts are shown and called

I have a problem with the app 'Contacts' on my Android 7.1 Nougat (Wilefox Swift 2x). In this app both phone numbers from my google account and from whatsapp are synchronized. Sometimes the app ...
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No WhatsApp notification on Xperia S after updating to JellyBean

I have Xperia S running Android ICS, and the notifications of a new message of WhatsApp appeared in the top notification panel showing an icon of WhatsApp. I received an update to JellyBean and after ...
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Contacts app: What does the small colored green or orange circle above the account icons mean?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII when I view my contacts list in the Contacts application each contact entry has a list of small icons on the lower-right hand side corresponding to accounts where that ...
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WhatsApp is stuck at initialzing

Restored phone to original factory settings on 22nd November 14.Today I downloaded WhatsApp from the Play Store(and it installed correctly). After entering the phone number, WhatsApp has been stuck ...
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How to change contacts name in Whatsapp?

I have a friend and I have added his real name in my Contacts. I want to put his nickname in Whatsapp simultaneously. I am using it in Android. How do I accomplish this?
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Will restoring WhatsApp chats from a backup also restore blocked contacts' chats?

If I want to restore my conversations on WhatsApp and I'm reinstalling it from the latest backup, will the conversations with the blocked contacts appear? Will the blocked contacts continue to be ...
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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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