Questions tagged [whatsapp-messenger]

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

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How to download a list of all members of WhatsApp group?

I participate in a WhatsApp group and would like to know if it is possible to download a TXT list from all members of this group.
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Detecting incoming/outgoing whatsapp messages [closed]

I just want to know if there is a way i can check for send and received whatsapp message on android, i tried to get the notifications but when the user is in whatsapp, there is no notification shown, ...
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How to stop getting WhatsApp notifications from completely muted groups?

The groups are completely muted - no sound and no notifications allowed. Still, occasionally I get WhatsApp notifications (with sound and vibrations) that immediately disappear.I can see the WhatsApp ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Move whatsapp account without SIM

My problem is exactly the describe in this post. I want to move my whatsapp account from my old phone to a new one, but the SIM of the old phone is already expired (nonetheless, I currently can use my ...
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playing WhatsApp videos with your default MX Player on Android

in the past WhatsApp videos opened by default in the video player you annoted on Android as the default video player. in my case all videos in my Android phone (an Xperia z ) will open with MX player ...
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delete operation are extremely slow

For some reason, moving files from my Nexus 5X to my PC takes huge amounts of time. The copy "part" of the move operation is pretty much as fast as on any other Android device I've used (I can see ...
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WhatsApp does not download images during call

During a WhatsApp call, if I receive a media element from a WhatsApp contact (does not necessarily has to be the person whom I am talking with), the loading icon rotates, but the download of the ...
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Unable to delete a contact from Contact List in Android phone

Phone: Nexus 5x Operating System: Android 7.0 When I try to delete a contact in contact list of phone it displays the error message: Contacts from your read-only accounts cannot be deleted, but they ...
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What might cause Notifications about Instant Messages to appear late and batched up on a Huawei P8 running Android 6?

I noticed a strange behavior on my newly-acquired Huawei P8 phone: Notifications about Instant Messages from WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Threema seem to arrive late and in a "batched up&...
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WhatsApp Web doesn't work on the phone

When i try to start WhatsApp Web on the phone, the QR-Code scanner screen does not even open, but i get a passive notification "check your internet connection on the phone". While i can chat with ...
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When WhatsApp takes backup on Google Drive?

I am aware that Local back up is done by WhatsApp daily at 2 AM, from the official FAQ of WhatsApp. Below is the relevant quote: Local backups will run automatically every day at 2am and save your ...
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Cannot send Audio files on WhatsApp

I just recorded an audio using an app on my phone, The audio file has an extension .WAV, but when I try sending it via WhatsApp, I get this error Failed to process audio, please try again later, If ...
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If I have to accept new terms, where I can read them up?

My favorite example for this is whatsapp. Somewhat around May 2014 I got notified that terms had been changed and that I have to accept them and update whatsapp. Since this was just some days after ...
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Whatsapp encryption key location

I have an old phone (Galaxy S3 international unbrandedand) and I would like to decrypt my whatsapp backup files (crypt8, as recent as the latest backup which is always at 4 AM, I think). I've googled ...
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How can I Recover deleted WhatsApp Images on Samsung Galaxy S2?

The day before yesterday I was browsing my WhatsApp images. Upon browsing them, I accidentally deleted one image that means a lot to me. I've tried Dr.Fone did not really work. I've heard that if I ...
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QR Scan in WhatsApp doesn't work (QR loads but phone scan never ends)

Not the same as Why I can't scan the WhatsApp QR? because the problem there was the "OK Got It" was not visible due to the screen being too small, but that's not the problem here I have the ...
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Can't backup anymore Facebook & WhatsApp with adb

I've always backed up my Facebook & WhatsApp data on Android with the following command: adb backup -noapk com.facebook.katana and adb backup -noapk com.whatsapp Now, it seem it can't backup ...
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How can I send WhatsApp's image captions to email with images?

I am using Whatsapp 'Email Conversation' option that allow me to share pictures through email, but it doesn't send the caption of images. Is there any solution so that I can send both Image + its ...
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Reveal WhatApp nickname

Whatsapp contact usernames Is it possible that I can reveal the nickname on Android phone like on iOS in the push notification? Because now I have no possibility on Android to see the nickname of the ...
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Transfer Whatsapp chat history to new device

I've got a new phone (Samsung) and want to transfer my Whatsapp chat history from my old device to it. Is this possible, and how to do it? I have a Whatsapp backup file for that date.
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Not able to send media file via WhatsApp

I recently downloaded the CyanogenMod on my Galaxy S2 but I'm not able to send any music files via WhatsApp does anyone have a solution to this problem ?? The error message is "your music player does ...
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Reduce size from Whatsapp

Whatsapp backups take a lot of space. Is there any possible way to save more space without totally messing up Whatsapp?
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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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WhatsApp does not proceed and stuck at “initialising” [closed]

Whatsapp is/was down, see @wa_status for updates Something has got my WhatsApp stuck at "Initializing" stage! After some time it says "could not complete the initialization process. Check if ...
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If the Admin leaves a WhatsApp group, how is the next Admin chosen? [closed]

I am in a WhatsApp group. Now, due to some quarrel in the group, the group Admin has left. Now, I have become the Admin of the group all of a sudden. How is the next Admin chosen? Is it purely random ...
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WhatsApp re-registration after backup

I want to flash a custom rom on my S3. I was wondering if I take a Titanium Backup of all the applications and data on my phone, would I need to re-register (sim verification) for applications like ...
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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 ...
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Will deleting my whatsapp account delete my messages from my contacts phone?

I wanted to know if my messages will still be visible to the people I sent them to in the past when I delete my whatsapp account. I basically want my whatsapp messages to be deleted from their phone.
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How can I use web.whatsapp.com on an Android phone with a broken screen?

My Android phone's screen died: no image, no touch, nada. How can I use http://web.whatsapp.com/ without being able to start WhatsApp and browse to the option Menu > Whatsapp Web so I can scan the QR ...
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Can't update to WhatsApp latest version

I got a message saying I was running on an old version of WhatsApp and that I must update the app from Google play store. However, when I try to update, it hangs at the message saying Updating and ...
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Are deleted WhatsApp messages still recoverable even after deleting a contact

I deleted a particular WhatsApp conversation. Then I deleted the same contact. Now I uploaded the contact again but I am unable to see my deleted messages. I don't see the option of restoring messages ...
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Whatsapp chat history Transfer to android phone

Presently, I am using WhatsApp on my Nokia Xpressmisic 5530. Earlier, I had used it in Xiaomi. I need to transfer chats from Nokia to my android phone. Inside Nokia, it only have two options: Via ...
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Whatsapp & factory reset

I have recently factory/hard reset my Samsung Galaxy Advance. Apparently the Whatsapp application doesn't exist in my phone anymore. Does this mean, my account is deleted or I still need to delete it ...
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How to root phone without losing WhatsApp account?

I'm planning to root my Sony Xperia P, but there's a complication. Due to issues with my telco, I currently don't have a plan - my phone is practically just a Wi-Fi device right now, and in addition I ...
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How can I run WhatsApp so that I am always online?

How can I set WhatsApp to always run in the background? Like Skype, when I exit, it keeps me online to get calls or SMS or chat notifications. While using WhatsApp, when I move away with the menu, it ...
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Displaying the saved name for self-phone number in WhatsApp

I have my own WhatsApp account's number stored as a contact in my mobile. Theoretically, WhatsApp should detect my own number from the contacts list and show the name of the contact as set in the ...
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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 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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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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Link to a group in Whatsapp

I am attending a group on Whatsapp. I would like to add a friend to this group. I wanted to know how to get a link to my friend to find this group. If anybody know an option where I can add it ...
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Can deleted phone contacts visible in WhatsApp able to post chat messages?

I have deleted a contact from my Android phone address book, but I still see the deleted contact in WhatsApp due to some old chats. Will the deleted contact be able to send me chat messages on ...
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How to transfer Whatsapp to new phone

I had been using Whatsapp on my old phone. I would like to transfer the messages to the new one. I had disabled uploading to google drive as I consider this too insecure. On the new phone I installed ...
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How to manually transfer entire Whatsapp installation to another device (the hard way)

I'm using Whatsapp from a virtual machine since I lost my phone, and now need to transfer it to a new VM. The easy way would be to use the backup feature native to Whatsapp, but it is disabled since ...
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Use WhatsApp for one-way communication to a group [closed]

I am a teacher. All my students are using WhatsApp. I want to create a group for my students, and hide the group members to see others' contact details except my contact details. Also I can only post ...
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Is it possible to backup Whatsapp Contact Photos?

As the title says, is it possible to backup my Whatsapp contacts pictures? I'm not talking about pictures and photos shared between us, I'm referring to the contacts' profile pictures. All the ...

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