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

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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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Disable chat-heads (for WhatsApp, etc.) on Samsung devices

After an Android 9.0 Pie update on my Samsung Galaxy Note 8, I have noticed that Whatsapp Messenger notifications come up similar to how Facebook Messenger notifications are delivered - with a chat ...
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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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Where is clone Apps data stored in Realme 2 Pro (Color OS 5.2)?

Generally, WhatsApp data and media are found in the WhatsApp folder created in the file manager. When we enable Clone Apps for WhatsApp in Realme 2 Pro (Color OS 5.2), where are cloned WhatsApp data ...
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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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How to completely save large chat history of WhatsApp in Android phone

To save a large (group) chat history of WhatsApp in Android phone I have looked to the internet for help - but still cannot save/backup the entire conversation/chat from the beginning. For information,...
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Android Whatsapp constantly notifying about web login

I tried Whatsapp web using chrome browser in Windows and it works great. But, I don't like my android app notifying often that 'there was an active web login'. I am using Samsung A7 and my other ...
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Have I been blocked?

My Whatsapp is showing a "Last seen" date for one of my friends, but my message didn't get delivered, as it's only showing one tick. Does this mean I've been blocked?
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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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How to restore WhatsApp data from SD card or internal memory and not from Google Drive?

I changed phones and installed WhatsApp on the new one. I have a backup database file on an SD card and the same file copied to the internal WhatsApp folder and Google Drive. However, during install, ...
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Mute all notification sound except Call Message and WhatsApp to be on Vibration Mode

I have a brand new Galaxy S10. I would like to keep the phone in mute mode but want the phone to vibrate if there is any Call, SMS or any WhatsApp notification. How to do this? I do not wish to root ...
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WhatsApp profile pics of some contacted added but now have disappeared

Some of my contacts didn’t add a pic on their WhatsApp profile. As I had pics of them, I added their pics from my phone contact list, and they were automatically transferred to my WhatsApp. But ...
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Automatically insert recipient name in WhatsApp's broadcast message [closed]

I have a broadcast list of about 115 and would like to send a broadcast message on WhatsApp and personalise the message to each person. The message would read: Hi <Name>, thanks for ...
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How to merge different whatsapp chat histories stored in different devices [duplicate]

I have a few devices/sdcard with old whatsapp chat histories from the SAME account. How to recover and merge the old ones to the current one in the latest device?
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WhatApp Profile Pictures from Contacts

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8+. I have a few contacts who have not set a profile picture within WhatsApp. Previously, it would automatically substitute their lack of profile picture with whatever picture ...
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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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I want to hide my friend's proflie picture in whatsapp

is it possible to change or hide my friend's profile picture in whatsapp? I have tried many ways but still no result. Thanks.
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How to add whatsapp contacts in bulk?

I want to save 1000's whatsapp contacts which were not added in contact list in bulk which is the fastest way to do it?
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Recording Facebook Messenger Video call on Android

Hi All, I am trying to record a Facebook messenger video call on Android 9.0. i used many application but the issue is when i open the app then start the v-call the other side can't hear me -but i ...
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Whatsapp very slow, ads show up randomly every 10 minutes

Since 2 days ago my whatsapp is very slow. Every message needs 30 minutes.Maybe 1 hour. Internet is fine. I can surf the web and stuff. However, look at this screenshot. Nothing gets sent. If I ...
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Recover Whatsapp Keyfile

I have a backup of my whatsapp database, however i accidently wiped the keyfile from the system partition when i tried to recover my phone that did not boot any more. Does anyone know if there is ...
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Recover non-sent Voice Note on WhatsApp

I need to recover a non-sent audio on WhatsApp. I was keeping my phone hidden so the person threatening me wouldn't know I was recording and when I took my phone off my pocket, I accidentally clicked ...
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WhatsApp notifications make phone unusable!

When I get am SMS text message I get a small notification at the top of the screen. However when I get a WhatsApp message the notification takes over the entire screen. If I get a flurry of messages ...
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Keeping whatsapp installed on second device

If I transfer everything over wireless to my new android device (included whatsapp) from the old one, when I open Whatsapp it does not ask a verification code for the new device (where I have my sim). ...
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How can I find preinstalled apps via adb?

Is there a way to find for example a preinstalled WhatsApp? So before I delete WhatsApp I can check if for example Samsung has a pre-version installed on the device (and so I can’t fully remove it)? ...
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Using whatsapp on two devices

One device has my Sim card, the other one only the internet connection. Both devices have already been verified by my number. Will I get incoming messagges in both devices?
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How to stream to my smartphone only what I see inside the bluestacks window

I've just installed Bluestacks on my PC because I wanted to run whatsapp inside it. I have two whatsapp account. The first one on my smarthphone and the second one inside the bluestacks emulator. I ...
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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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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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Whatsapp Admin Messages [closed]

Is it possible to delete the messages that come up in group admin with a blue background showing admin activity? e.g: date, admin added phone no/name, or someone left. When you tap and hold these ...
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How can I merge my friend's new phone number in WhatsApp without loosing all the chats history

I've been using WhatsApp with my best friend for years and he swapped his prepaid simcard (old phone with with number = X) with a new prepaid simcard (new phone with number Y) lately. When he sent me ...
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Changing a watsapp group name [closed]

I changed a watsapp group name and then back again to the original name. will everyone get notified of the changed name I didnt use? Its just a work group and Im mortified.
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Whatsapp images shows up in file browser since today

The media folder is hidden in the gallery since I created a .nomedia file. Since today the whatsapp filebrowser started browsing other chats as well and shows files from other chats to me. How can ...
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I am unable to restore my whatsapp chats while switching to new phone

I switched to a new phone. I copied whatsapp folders- Database and media to the laptop. The database file has correct name as suggested by whatsapp faq- msgstore.db.crypt and it is version 12 only. ...
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MP3 Used to play in WhatsApp, now Podcast Addict wants to play it

Because my front mic don't work, I have to create an MP3 from the back mic, and send it in a Whatsapp message. Sometimes I would click it to play it back myself. It played in Whatsapp just fine. Then ...
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How many days will take to delete my WhatsApp account after uninstalling? [closed]

I am very irritated with my friends and WhatsApp messages. I can't concentrate on my works. I am decided to uninstall my WhatsApp app from mobile. How many days will take to delete my WhatsApp account ...
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How can I save my old, important Whatsapp chat messages from automatic deletion when export doesn't go all the way back?

So, I just scrolled all the way back in a couple of chats and found that the earliest available message was mid-conversation. Everything before that is gone. It seems Whatsapp has been silently ...
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Chrome redirects to messenger on Samsung mobile

I have been getting redirect notices on my Samsung Google Chrome browser with a link to messenger. I once installed messenger but I have never used it nor do I even have a Facebook account. But now ...
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Does GBWhatsapp's back up feature restore media/images INSIDE all the chats?

I know that GBWhatsapp's inbuilt backup feature restores all chats and media safely. However, what is important to me is to be able to see all the media of a chat from within the chat itself (the one ...
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are whatsapp chats stored in my phone or PC?

I need to print my chats with my fiance for her visa but its taking FOREVER to scroll up to the very beginning. is there somewhere whatsapp stores the chats in eithr thre PC or phone that i can just ...
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How to use two different 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 it's possible to run 2 numbers on the same phone. I have heard there is a chance ...
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Why WhatsApp is suddenly unable to open any APK shared by users?

As of 13-11-18, I was sharing APK files on WhatsApp, for testing apps within a circle of people, with no problem whatsoever. But as of today, if I try to open an apk, I get an error toast saying: ...
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WhatsApp doesn't prompt to restore from local storage

I ran into this weird situation, where: I backed up my WhatsApp to local storage, inside the Databases folder Then I changed my WhatsApp number (to another new SIM) Format my HTC Phone (HTC One E9+ ...
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Forward WhatsApp messages to e-mail or SMS

Some friends of mine want to use WhatsApp to send me messages from time to time. But, I don't want to install the app (or I don't want to have it running all the time). Can I configure something ...

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