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

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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?
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Can not connect to whatsapp on android phone /tablet

Downloaded whatsapp, added number, code and name, shortly after I did this I got the message that this number was not a registered number, the message required me to "verify" once I did it redirected ...
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Receive whatsapp notification only between a certain time

I want to receive all WhatsApp messages only between 11-12 p.m everyday.How to do this? Can tasker app help in this.Or a script which can be used. Also please note that only messages should be queued ...
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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 to delete contact who don't use whatsapp?

How to delete all contact who don't use Whatsapp only?
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Whatsapp Status not showing any notification to only one contact

To only one contact, my WhatsApp status notification not showing. I have already checked regarding privacy settings. Messages and calls are all working for this contact as well apart from them not ...
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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 Messenger zero-day exploit: How to upgrade?

It turns out that WhatsApp Messenger is affected by an exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability, which can be used to take over the phone with "zero clicks", by placing a call using specially crafted ...
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Whatsapp not installing

I just flashed a rom and then tried installing Whatsapp on my phone via the play store. I kept on getting an error and I tried factory reseting and everything. So then I try to install the official ...
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Add a profile picture for another person in WhatsApp

I have someone hasn't a profile picture in WhatsApp; how can I add a profile picture for him to appear in my profile when sends me a WhatsApp message? Note that I did it already before the first of ...
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Salvage app cache when unable to open app

Every time my phone reboots and sometimes even without reboot when it's working at I guess full capacity, it resets its settings and acts like I just booted the phone for the first time except from ...
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Whatsapp App disapeared from my Android, It now will not load it again, nor any other Apps either

My partner was changing the supplier of our router downstairs. I didn't know he was. I was upstairs and started using my Android smmartphone, I presssed the Whatsapp app to use it , and it ...
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Whatsapp workaround?

What I have: - I don't want to install Whatsapp on my phone because I don't want it to access my personal data. - There's an organisation that requires me to use Whatsapp to communicate with them. - ...
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How has a WhatsApp contact removed our older conversations from my phone?

I’m baffled . All my previous conversations with one WhatsApp contact are no longer in our WhatsApp chat. They have all been wiped off preceding April 2019. I cannot retrieve from the archive either. ...
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Transfer WhatsApp messages from an iPhone to OnePlus 6T

I have just changed over to the OnePlus 6T after years of being on the iPhone. I am trying to copy over my WhatsApp messages from iPhone to the OnePlus. However, only 4 over the conversations have ...
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How to disable annoying “chat-heads” for Whatsapp

After a recent update (Android 9.0), I have noticed that Whatsapp Messenger notifications come up similar to how Facebook Messenger notifications are delivered - with a chat head. This is a circle ...
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Internet And Wifi, Both are not working Except for Whatsapp Which is working fine

In My Lfy Water 1, both internet and wifi ain't functioning, i cannot use any browser, youtube, gmail, but Whatsapp is working fine. I'm using vodafone 4g, it shows 4g and full strength network on ...
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WhatsApp notifications, cannot turn them off

I have the Nokia 8.1 with Android 9.0 (Pie), and I am having troubles with Whatsapp. I want to turn off group app notifications (especially the vibrations and sounds), but I want to keep the ...
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Does a Google Drive WhatsApp backup restore newer mesages?

Say I have backed up WhatsApp to Google Drive on some date X, then I uninstall it or format the device. On a later date Y, I reinstall WhatsApp and restore the Google Drive backup. Would the messages ...
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Disconnected WhatsApp, can't reconnect!

my wife moved back to Android on a Galaxy S9+ from IOS and wanted her WhatsApp messages transferred. Its not straightforward, but followed an article that setout the process and managed it in the end ...
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What actually gets backed up, how many times?

Say I have a photo A taken by the phone camera. It is stored somewhere, but can be seen in the stock Gallery app as well as the Google Photos app. Q1:Are both apps using the same physical copy or are ...
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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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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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I have Huawei P20 pro, and cannot receive WhatsApp messages unless I open the App

I have a Huawei P20 pro, and cannot receive WhatsApp messages unless I open the App. A few points to note. There is intrusive data collection by many Apps and also usage of completely unnecessary ...
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Whatsapp conversations following hack

So I've been incredibly stupid and allowed my whatsapp account to get hacked and am now locked out (after the hacker set up 2 step verification). I'm awaiting a response from whatsapp. My question is,...
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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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Recorded calls of WhatsApp

From where I could get my own WhatsApp call recordings? I need only one call recording, it is very urgent, I am in problem. I have searched for too long but i didn't find the solution any where.
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Copy a complete chat from whatsapp to PC

Anyone an idea how I can download a complete conversation with voice messages and pictures to an xls file with date and time? I can do it manualy by copy paste and save every individual voice message ...

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