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

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How can I restore a Whatsapp backup while retaining stuff from after the backup?

For a number of reasons, I just deleted my entire Whatsapp images folder by accident. I backed Whatsapp up yesterday morning, but yesterday night I had a sentimental conversation with a friend about ...
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Is the “read contacts” permission per account or per device? [duplicate]

I have two accounts on my phone (Android 7.1.2) If one app has "read contacts" permission can it read the contacts for all my accounts or only the account I install it or use it as? Does it change ...
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Why WhatsApp spontaneously starts a backup in the middle of the day?

It happens once in a while - I'm using WhatsApp (far from backup hours) and it just starts backing up and not letting me to use the app for several minutes. The last backup was successful and ...
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App to wake up WiFi periodically while on sleep

WiFi drastically drains the battery. There is a setting to disable WiFi while the phone is on sleep. However, it's all or nothing: either you are connected all the time (and kiss good-bye to the ...
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Read Whatsapp message from Google Drive backup

I have WhatsApp backup file in my Google Drive account. How can I read WhatsApp messages on my laptop? I have tried it but can't be open on my Google account.
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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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How to disable whatsapp backing up images

My whatsapp backups are getting huge, and Yes I checked that the "Back up videos" option is unchecked. One single backup is about 312 MB plus the fact that whastapp keeps 7 backups That totals to 2....
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Note 8: Whatsapp crashing after verification, while showing restoring backup

I got a Note 8 yesterday, and have been moving my data from my older Note 4. Everything worked after a struggle, but I've been working on this for hours with no luck. Basically, I verify, then ...
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Will WhatsApp verification delete my contacts & messages?

I have a WhatsApp account in my old phone, but I have put my SIM card in my new phone. Now when I opened WhatsApp in my old phone its asking for verification. Will verification delete my contacts &...
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Will restoring WhatsApp chats also restore my WhatsApp number

As of now I have a non-existent phone number on WhatsApp. My tablet has been running really slow lately so I decided to factory reset it. I backed everything up with titanium backup and also backed up ...
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I still can 'delete for everyone' message on WhatsApp? Why?

I would like to ask.. Why can I still delete my message from whatsapp, even though the times already round in an hour? If you guys know, please let me know too.. thanks
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I don't want to see DP of a particular contact on Whatsapp

I don't want to see the DP of a contact on Whatsapp without blocking them. Can anyone help in getting that done? Please note. I have an Android phone Samsung S8. Thanks
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How to rid Contacts app of phone numbers showing as duplicate entries

Problem description: This is the typical duplicate contacts scenario where a contact name does not show up when being called by that number. The problem is, named contacts have been duplicated into ...
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Lost Phone, I want to locate my phone

Can I get the location of my phone it does have WhatsApp on it, I lost it about 20 hours ago and it was online(life) on WhatsApp 11 hours ago I tried google-locator but it is out of reach because I ...
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My youtube, facebook, whatsapp are not working right and internet is not working

My youtube, faceebok, whatsapp are not receiving and sending until I restart my LG G5 android phone. I was trying to delete some of the unused apps. Not my facebook, youtube say my internet is not ...
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WhatsApp won't play most videos

When touching a video on WhatsApp, even it has already finished downloading, it will open the video showing the pause button in its center as if it's opening, but it won't start. Some videos do play ...
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What happens to my WhatsApp account if my carrier sells my number to someone else?

I'm aware that I don't need a SIM card to continue using my WhatsApp account after the initial activation. But say, hypothetically, I went into a pool with my phone inside my pocket and my SIM ...
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When I uninstall WhatsApp from Android device, would my chats'/msgs' data stay on device?

so i made this stupid mistake of uninstalling whatsapp then giving away my phone without resting it to factory settings, so the other person now have my device, could he by a way or another retrieve ...
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Manually (Re-)Encrypting a Whatsapp Backup File

Problem So, after rooting using a custom ROM and rooting my phone somehow WhatsApp wont let me back up my chat history anymore, see below. The problem now is that I want to transfer my chat history ...
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System control take over by whatsapp media playback or a call

For some reason, as I activate media playback in WhatsApp or hold a call there, mobile phone controls are deactivated and the screen is blacked out until the playback, or the call ends. This is a ...
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Whatsapp messages dissappearing

On Samsung Galaxy A5 Whatsapp most of the chats are dissappearing by itself. My mother is using this phone and its backs-up to Google Drive on a daily basis. I checked and can confirm that the ...
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Does whatsapp store call logs in files?

I need to parse the call log, in order to get the timestamps and duration of each call with a particular contact. I'm on android. Is it feasible? I prefer using python but now the language doesn't ...
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My phone is missing whatsapp communication

What can I do to bring back my whatsapp number? I was using my friend phone to communicate with my whatsapp number and I forget to change and now she still have my whatsapp number and she ...
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WhatsApp Google Drive restore fails

I migrated to a new phone yesterday (Nexus 5 -> Pixel 2) and wanted to restore my WhatsApp chat history on the new device. I've always used the Google Drive backup feature, so I thought this should ...
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How to be invisible on whatsapp?

It’s related to a specific user and a specific group. I don’t want to block that user and don’t want to quite that group. Whenever that user send me a content (text, image or video) or whenever ...
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Recent emoji on keyboard

Are the recent emojis on my phone s7edge my own recent ones? Or from people using them in group chats?
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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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Can't access Whatsapp since yesterday (8th Feb)

I've got a Samsung Android 2.3.6, The message says the version on my phone became obsolete on 24 Feb 24 2020, but we are still in 2018. It is asking me to download the latest version. when I try to ...
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WhatsApp Chat Backup crashed. Any restoration guides?

Yesterday night I had checked that my phone having a free space of less than 300 MB, but was totally fine. My WhatsApp Messenger is configured to back up everyday at 2:00 am (I am in the United ...
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WhatsApp doesn't open on Android 2.3.6 - says “switch to a supported phone” [closed]

Whatsapp say app supported to 2020 but won't open from 2018-02-06
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How can I delete a WhatsApp chat with a specific contact from my app [closed]

I am not able to find the URI for it.
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Whatsapp Groupe not deleted on Andriod phone [closed]

I am still having groups on my phone that I have exited from and no longer want. Trying to delete them from the group info does not remove it off my phone.
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What is the accuracy of the wossip app?

what is the accuracy of the wossip app`s USAGE menu drop down? Does it reflect actual usage of the monitored account or some other state?
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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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How to open all numbers from WhatsApp directly in Truecaller

I'm part of some WhatsApp groups and there are people whom I know but unable to map them to those phone contacts which does not show anything but blank profile photos and no name. Asking everyone ...
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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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Share location in WhatsApp showing map on continental scale

When I want to share my location with someone on WhatsApp, it gives me a list of places, two of them close to my home, and the third is Panama (the country! And I live in Brazil). I thought it was ...
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How to save large chat history of WhatsApp in Android phone

I'm not able to store my WhatsApp chat of single contact in email chat because of large amount of messages so how is it possible?
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WhatsApp Update problem

I got an update from WhatsApp saying my version is old and will be obsolete. And download the latest update. So when I click on the download button it takes me to play store, but here I have no option ...
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Is the Whatsapp backup Feature activated by default?

If you use Whatsapp on your android phone, are the chat backup features activated by default? If so, how is the backup intervall by default? daily, weekly or monthly? Are the chat backups being ...
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Newer Whatsapp on device and play store

As is apparent from the images the version of whatsapp on my device is higher than the store version. I install and update from the store only. I have started getting messages on Whatsapp to update. ...
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WhatsApp not working with mobile data S7 Edge

I use a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge with Android 6.0.1 . My WhatsApp works perfectly over wifi, However when I switch to mobile data it stops working. I have Googled and found some "solutions" that do ...
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How to answer whatsapp calls by pressing the home button?

Its just for accessibility, as android supports answering phone calls using home button, I want to do this with whatsapp calls too.
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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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One of my Whatsapp voice notes saved is not starting with PTT; what does it mean

Whether whatsapp voice message be saved other than name starting with PTT; if so what does it mean...why its not stored with the mobile number details along with it; I deleted one of my contact; I ...
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Intent sent by Google app to WhatsApp [duplicate]

I have some very basic knowledge regarding the working of intents. I am a user of Tasker. Even after a lot of searching, I could not find any intent using which I could send a WhatsApp message. But, ...
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WhatsApp message not delivered [closed]

In WhatsApp, message is sent but not received. After some time, other messages are received and delivered but the previous one is not received. Why is this happening? .
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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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Removed profile photo still appears on my contacts WhatsApp

I am using WhatsApp and have a profile photo set. I updated this picture several times. Now I noticed that on the phone of my first contact there is an old profile photo displayed. On the phone of my ...
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Restore whatsapp Google Drive backup on different number

I have all my whats app data backed up on Google Drive. Two days ago my phone stopped working and now I have a new one with a different number(cause I lost the simcard with the number I was using for ...