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Questions tagged [whatsapp.app]

An application that provides instant messaging client for smartphones that operates under a subscription business model.

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iPhone WhatsApp - “can't register with this phone number. you can only register with the phone number that was last used”

I have an iPhone 5S. I had whatsapp on it. After a while, I bought an iPhone 6 and registered that number that I was using with my iPhone 5S in this new phone's whatsapp. Later I decided I needed to ...
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Best way to move whatsapp from iPhone or icloud to google Drive or local [closed]

I was searching whole internet for a solution that is bit easy and free. I bought new Android device and now I want to transfer all the content/ just whatsapp to my new device. How do I do that ? ...
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How to save one WhatsApp photo on iPhone onto Photos on Mac?

From time to time I would like to be able to save WhatsApp photos (on my iPhone) into Photos (on my Mac). Here is how I proceed: On my iPhone I allowed WhatsApp to access my Photos (read and write). ...
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WhatsApp Desktop App failing to establish a web-socket connection on macOS Mojave

Whenever I open the app I'm getting one of these messages: Make sure your computer has an active internet connection or Nothing works! After I cleared the application data, cookies, and everything, ...
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iPhone 6S can't scan QR code on WhatsApp web

It can scan other QR codes through camera app and another random app from app store so the camera/focus is fine. The WhatsApp app can't scan the qr code on web.whatsapp.com. It keep looking for code ...
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Earlier messages on whatsapp don't load

When scrolling up in one contact's chat it stops at a day on this month and can't scroll any further They haven't been deleted -the older messages- Why don't they appear? I tried searching for a ...
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iOS 12 Shortcuts with WhatsApp

With the new Shortcuts app introduced in iOS 12, you can create a Shortcut that sends a message to a specific WhatsApp contact. When you choose that option, the Shortcut will open the WhatsApp ...
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WhatsApp backup is taking up storage in my iPhone instead of iCloud

I had 3 GB of storage available on my iPhone and 3 GB available on iCloud. I did a 1.8 GB backup of WhatsApp and ended up having 3 GB of storage on iCloud and only 1.2 GB on my iPhone. Why is the ...
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Unable to restore WhatsApp data beyond a certain date

Recently my sister gave her phone away for repairs and so switched to her older model which we still had at home. We followed the recommended routine of reinstalling WhatsApp and restoring from iCloud,...
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Multilingual spell checking on Whatsapp Desktop is not working

Multilingual spell checking (French and English) is working very well generally on my mac OS install. I set it up correctly following these recommendations. However, there seems to be something ...
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WhatsApp photos are getting mixed with my camera photos on my iPhone

When I see the photos, all the WhatsApp downloaded photos are getting mixed with the my camera photos. Worst thing is that all those photos are getting backed up with google photos app. How can I ...
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Arabic Font iOS 11

Ever since I switched to an iOS device from Android, I have noticed that the Arabic font looks like this: This font is very different from the classic Arabic font and is very annoying to read. I ...
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WhatsApp ChatStorage.sqlite file corrupted with missing rows

I have figured that some parts of my SQLite file is corrupted. I don't have any other backup. I have almost my lifetime chats included in this file. Below is the result from the pragma integrity ...
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Using WhatsApp iOS app without granting it access to contacts

I have avoided WhatsApp so far because I don't want to grant it/facebook permission to offload my contacts from my device into their cloud. However, this becomes a bit hard to sustain, so I was ...
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How to transfer whatsapp data without backup

I want to transfer whatsapp data to another iPhone, but I can’t make a backup due to a lack of storage. I have deleted all what is in my iPhone, but it still shows the message “there is no enough ...
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How do I hide contact name from whatsapp notification on iphone5 [duplicate]

I saw someone's iphone5 whatsapp notification pop up with only the whatsapp badge and the word "message" but I can't figure out how to do that on my iphone5
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How do I hide names from incoming messages on whatsapp on my iphone5

I dont want the contact names to show on the notification but I stillwant the notification badge to show
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WhatsApp chat backup and iOS iCloud backup

Does anyone know if I exclude whatsapp from being backed up using iCloud backup, would it still be backing up all the chat on iCloud drive nonetheless?
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WhatsApp doesn’t show usernames on notifications

Today I updated to version 2.18.52 & I can’t see the names of the people who send me a message. The only thing I see is the WhatsApp logo and the word “message”. I can’t also see the status my ...
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Contact names don’t appear on lock screen whatsapp notifications [duplicate]

the problem I’m experiencing is that contact names do not appear on whatsapp lock screen notifications. For example, if I get a message from Dad, whatsapp only displays the whatsapp logo and “message”,...
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Delete Whatsapp Chat history Permanently

i want to delete a chat history on my Whatsapp Permanently, so i delete it and make again a new Whatsapp-backup via Icould, is that enough to make it unrecoverable ? Thank you very much
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can't find “WhatsApp Web” on my iPhone

I am trying to set up WhatsApp on my computer (Mac running OS X El Capitan version 10.11.6). I am told to "select WhatsApp Web" in my iPhone settings. But there is no "WhatsApp Web" anywhere. The ...
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Can iOS 11.0.3 automatically logout from WhatsApp?

My phone storage was full and I couldn't open WhatsApp. I put the phone on charging and the next day when I tried to open WhatsApp, I was logged out. I had to provide my phone no and other information ...
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I want to FaceTime, but can only WhatsApp

I've installed WhatsApp on my phone, and now I only have the option to make WhatsApp video calls - not FaceTime. Sadly, they almost never work (for some reason??). When I use my partner's phone, ...
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Is there any way to fix the damage done by the Unicode Indian character?

My friend has an iPhone X and he got hit by the Indian character text bomb via WhatsApp. Appearently he was able to remove WhatsApp from his phone but his phone still randomly reboots/resprings. Is ...
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WhatsApp voice call overrides iPhone's “do not disturb”

I've noticed recently that even though my iPhone (running iOS 11.2.5) has "do not disturb" mode on at night, WhatsApp voice calls go through as usual. So far, the only solution I could come up with is ...
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WhatsApp on iPhone stuck on optimizing WhatsApp screen

My WhatsApp on iPhone is stuck on "Optimizing WhatsApp" screen. Now, when I try to open the app again it is showing a white screen before closing immediately after. Has anyone come across this before?...
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Extract WhatsApp Backup

Today, I found a phone I thought I had lost a few years ago (an iPhone 5s). I was wondering if I could extract the saved WhatsApp conversations from the iPhone to my PC and be able to read them? I ...
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Whatsapp asks for too much free space during backup

I have an iPhone 6s, fully updated. Starting from 20 December, whatsapp complains that there is not enough space on the iphone to do a backup to icloud. Before this date, everything worked fine and I ...
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if i get a new phone but same phone number, will i get the sent but undelivered messages people have sent me? [closed]

Im buying a new iphone and getting a number on it: Here's the deal, i lost my phone and ever since then when somebody sends me messages it appears as sent but not delivered (only 1 check) now, if i ...
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WhatsApp is backed up in iCloud Storage and iCloud Backup

My iPhone shows I have two backups of WhatsApp, one in iCloud Storage and the other is included in the iCloud Backup of my iPhone. If I delete the one in iCloud Storage, will it also be deleted from ...
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How do I locate an .IPA file?

The instructions for a tool to move WhatsApp messages from Android to iOS say that I need to install: * `Whatsapp.ipa` of the same version (google will help) Whatsapp.ipa appears to be the app ...
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How to change default maps to Google Maps for WhatsApp location sharing on iPhone 7?

How to change default maps to Google maps on iPhone 7 while sharing location to others on WhatsApp Application ? iOS Version : 11.1.2, Model : iPhone 7, 128 GB I also tried uninstalling Apple Maps, ...
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Non-iCloud backup/export of WhatsApp chats

WhatsApp doesn’t “natively” allow iOS users to back-up (the term here is rather export) their chat histories to any destination other than iCloud. For my specific need, I need to have these chats in ...
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How to recover WhatsApp media after getting a new phone?

I bought an iPhone 8 to replace my iPhone 6. I was able to migrate absolutely everything via the "Quick Start" functionality. However, when I opened WhatsApp on my new phone, all the media sent via ...
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Does WhatsApp keep a backup copy on my iPhone?

I made the mistake to get a 16Gb iPhone and now I'm running out of space pretty much all the time. If I'm trying to do a WhatsApp backup it tells me that I need 3 GB of storage. It isn't at all clear ...
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If I buy an Iphone in Dubai, will I be able to install and use Skype/Whatsapp in other country?

I am from Brazil and I am planning to buy an iPhone 7 in Dubai. I know that iPhones bought in Dubay have Facetime blocked at the hardware level. But, I would like to know if I will be able to install ...
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Can I backup my whatsapp data from an iOS 8 device and use it on an iOS 7 Device?

I used to have an iPhone 4s which is broken now, and I got an iPhone 4 from a friend who doesn't need it anymore. I made a backup off my whatsapp chats via iCloud Drive (which doesn't exist on iOS 7), ...
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How do I find path for Messages and WhatsApp messages backup data in iCloud?

I need to retrieve Messages and WhatsApp messages backup data from iCloud but I can't find the path. Is there any possibilities to find Messages and WhatsApp messages backup data location in iCloud?
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Transfer WhatsApp chat history from Windows Phone to iPhone

I was trying to restore WhatsApp chat history by method described by "oa-" user here on the forum. But can not ask him directly Transfer the WhatsApp Windows Phone Backup file to Iphone The "...
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Alternative way to backup WhatsApp

I recently changed my iCloud account and deleted every app except WhatsApp (which is attached to my old iCloud account). I'd like to keep everything (chat history, media, etc) as it is, but since I ...
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Whatsapp-Restore from iCloud is not showing my Backup

10 days back, I've made a backup of Whatsapp and then I uninstalled the application and Signed out of iCloud to give my iPhone 6 to my friend. Now when I signed back into iCloud and installed ...
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Are WhatsApp voice calls recorded on your device?

I know voice calling on WhatsApp is logged but is it stored on the device in a way you can re listen to the conversation? I looked in the WhatsApp folders and everything is there from voice notes, ...
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How to merge contacts with same name?

After a real drama with iCloud, once I could configure it right again, my contacts show up triplicated. With Contacts, I used the search for duplicated and now it is just duplicated... Problem is: ...
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WhatsApp using huge space on my Mac SSD

My parents gave me a MacBook for Christmas with a 256GB SSD and a few days ago I notice I only have 40GB left on the SSD. I tried researching this and according to this question (How can I figure out ...
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Can't hear WhatsApp voicenotes on my ear; only on loudspeaker

Recently, out of nowhere, I lost the ability to listen to WhatsApp voice notes whenever I take the phone to my ear. When I do, I get the silent logo sign of iPhone, while in fact the phone is not ...
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How to read my old deleted iPhone WhatsApp messages from PC/Mac?

I deleted some important messages seven days ago and want to recover them. How can I undo my mistake and how can I read the data from my PC/Mac?
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WhatsApp won't download on iPhone 7

My new iPhone 7 was accidentally wiped by our IT dept. I have managed to restore everything except WhatsApp, which is just showing a cloud with down arrow. I have deleted it from my iCloud drive and ...
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Apple Watch shows only new message from whats app user but not the message itself

I have an Apple watch (2016, V1) and a friend have an Apple watch (2016, v1). On my watch it shows the message directly on the watch. As you can see here: "Person sent you a message: Hey" (Answer ...
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WhatsApp web option not displayed in WhatsApp iPhone

I have an iPhone 4S with WhatsApp. I install WhatsApp Web on my PC. It starts, and displays a QR code. I'm supposed to use my iPhone's WhatsApp to scan the Qr code. The menu item to do this is ...