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

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Change WhatsApp read receipt style [ROOT]

I want to change the read receipt image (blue ticks) in WhatsApp, I tried to rebuild apk with apk editor pro, but while installing , WhatsApp says,"something is wrong with your version of WhatsApp, ...
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WhatsApp issue on Android

We have a whatsapp number dedicated for providing training to students all over the world. We have 13191 contacts saved in phone and there are 19103 chats in whatsapp. We also have 50 broadcast list. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 sync contact only from gmail account

By mistake, I added a Gmail account to my android mobile. Now that I have removed, I can see only contact from old account(which is correct) but my whatsapp and telegram synced the contacts from both ...
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Whatsapp: Continous loop of messages backup and no text box to type in Samsung S10

Gentlemen, Two problems I'm facing in WhatsApp in Samsung S10 (fully updated) 1- Whenever I open WhatsApp settings, a message appears "backing up your messages" once it is completed and I try to go ...
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WhatsApp—How to prevent notifications from returning after swiping them away?

When I get a new message in WhatsApp, I get a notification that contains the beginning of the message. After I swipe it away, the old message always returns when I get a new message. How can I prevent ...
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Hiding WhatsApp display picture of a certain user

I have Android 9 in my phone and have WhatsApp version 2.19.258 installed on it. Now, I wish to hide/change the display picture of a certain contact, say Mr. Alex on my phone. How do I go about doing ...
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Need to get rid of media from Google Drive backup of WhatsApp prior to restore

My phone has 32 GB storage. Every time I reset my phone to get rid of junk, whats app restores everything from my google drive backup while this behavior is expected, i want to modify the google drive ...
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Merging old WhatsApp conversations from iPhone to Android

Been using WhatsApp since it started, on iOS. My iPhone got lost but I will retrieve it in 2 months. (My WhatsApp back-up is/would be on iCloud). Since then, I got an Android phone. Can I use ...
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Whatsapp limiting network usage?

Someone I know has recently registered with Whatsapp and has been a heavy user of Video chats and other bandwidth heavy features. Today they've had an issue with sending and receiving messages, and ...
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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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Restore WhatsApp Data from Internal Storage on Moving for a New Phone

I have WhatsApp installed on my old Phone. WhatsApp is backup both to Google Drive and to the local storage. The Google Drive backup is for text chat and images only (The default). The local backup ...
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How to leave a Whatsapp group without informing the entire group?

Gradually we realize that some Whatsapp groups are useless because what could be an important post is lost between tons of offtopic silly videos and images. Mute the group still shows new images ...
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New smartphone + old simcard after 3 months (messages)

The police have lost my smartphone that i pay a monthly contract for. It has been lost for 3 months but i am holding out hope that it will be found as i am currently in communication with them hoping ...
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Status picture does not display on Whatsapp Andriod

My network and other parameters are okay (I receive, reply, send chats) but status pictures does not display, it rolls for a while and then show download and when I click download it show connection ...
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How to make whatsapp store less than 7 copies of it's database in android?

My android storage is full. I used disk usage app to check what happened. This is what I see So whatsapp store msgstore.db.crypt12 7 times. This is in addition to storing the message in my google ...
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Is there a way to disable notification for whatsapp except from specific people?

Someone told me there's a way to disable all notifications from whatsapp except for messages from specific people. How can I do this? (I own a Pixel 3)
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How does degoogling affect battery?

Google apps especially play services show on top in RAM consumption and always have few processes running. Also these apps are very bulky. By degoogling I mean disabling GSF & Google play ...
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How does an app (e.g. Whatsapp) automatically detect when the phone receives a 2FA SMS verification code without being granted SMS read permissions? [duplicate]

When installing some apps (for example Whatsapp) the user is required to receive a verification code on the phone via SMS. I have noticed that some apps automatically verify this code as soon as the ...
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Whatsapp isn't performing the expected daily backup

I have a Galaxy S10e with Whatsapp backup setup to backup daily to google drive, according to the guidelines on Samsung's website: However the backup isn't taking place automatically. It only backs ...
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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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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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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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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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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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So I found an old Whatsapp backup from my now broken Windows phone and I'd like to view the messages to see why I backed them up in the first place

There are folders dated like this 2017-09-20-0000. And within these folders are three files each calls, messages and settings. They are also labelled "Data Base File" Now I don't have the slightest ...
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Apps on Galaxy S10e cannot connect to wifi

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S10e and when I'm using some apps, currently WhatsApp and Skype, I receive a notification from "Android System" saying that particular app cannot connect to the wifi ...
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Why do notifications stop for WhatsApp after few minutes?

I have Nokia 5.1 Plus with Android Pie. Now, since a few days, I'm facing this irritating problem. When the WhatsApp is open, it works fine. You receive push notifications, and messages are not ...
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Can't record voice notes in whatsapp

so my friend has a samsung edge 7. whenever she tries to record or listen to a voice note on whatsapp the voice note is full of notification sounds when while recording there was no such noise. i've ...
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Where does WhatsApp store Images/Videos when Media Visibility is disabled?

WhatsApp has a Media Visibility feature which if disabled, hides the media files from phone gallery. It is claimed that "apparently" it reduces file storage. But WhatsApp still has to store media in ...
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How to export a large WhatsApp chat with media exactly as it appears on my phone?

I want to export a huge WhatsApp conversation (346,000 messages) along with the media (photos, videos and voice notes) to my computer exactly as it appears on WhatsApp. There is a Chrome extension ...
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3 Questions regarding restoring the backup of whatsapp from Google Drive

My phone Lenovo K53a48 stopped working on the 7th of June. I have a backup of all my WhatsApp messages until the 6th of June on Googe Drive. I installed WhatsApp on an Xperia M2. After I signed in ...
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Backing up WhatsApp chats

My WhatsApp has slowed down because of too many texts in the message database (thousands of texts in some threads). Now, I want to take a local backup of these chats for later retrieval (this part is ...
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Issue related to Parallel Space by LBE Tech

I am using Dual-WhatsApp with the help of Parallel Space App by LBE Tech. Also I started to use WhatsDirect - Chat without saving number App. I want to send WhatsApp messages from Parallel WhatsApp ...
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can I be seen online if not in whatsapp but new messages are previewed on your screen

I have my Whatsapp settings so that messages appear on my android phone screen but Im not in Whatsapp. If I close then it says Ive a new message. Can I be seen to be online when this message is on the ...
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How to open .jpg attachments in Whatsapp on android?

When images are sent as .jpg attachment in WhatsApp on android, they are not displayed and I get the error "you may not have a proper app for viewing this content" even though I can open .jpg ...
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Google cloud contacts backup and whatsapp conversations numbers not syncing

I had a older android phone where contacts were backed up to the cloud, and having whatsapp. That phone broke, so I got a new android phone with whatsapp. This phone was able to get contacts restored. ...
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Is there a way to record whatsapp calls?

Do you know of a reliable (and preferably simple) method to record audio calls made using whatsapp on android phones ? The method should record both correspondents, not just the voice of the local ...
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Deleting unsent WhatsApp messages

What will happen if I do a "Delete for me" option to a WhatsApp message that doesn't have any ticks? Will it reach the recipient or will it be never sent?