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

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Reading WhatsApp app message via automator

Is it possible to read WhatsApp app message via automator? I want to build an auto reply chat not using automator.
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Accessing a Whatsapp backup on iCloud Drive (Windows)

I am trying to retrieve a Whatsapp backup file that is stored on iCloud. I have found this thread which explains how to do that with a Macbook: accessing whatsapp icloud backup I have a pc with ...
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Cannot make WhatsApp calls on WIFI on iOS 15 : local network access required, but WhatsApp absent from the apps list

WhatsApp on iPhone is currently unable to successfully complete a voice call. The incoming call is notified by the usual ringtone and answer controls on the screen, but upon answering the call, ...
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WhatsApp Calls in MacOS

Using the latest version of macOS, I'd love to know how to perform WhatApp Calls (or Videos) from within WhatsApp Web. From reading on the internet I saw that I need to click on the button called &...
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What's the cheapest iPhone I can buy on which I can install WhatsApp?

I need a temporary iPhone on which I can install WhatsApp in order to keep my conversations, since I will be handing in my current work phone, which is an iPhone, on which I have a lot of WhatsApp ...
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Forward a sms to WhatsApp

Is there a way to forward an SMS from iPhone to WhatsApp? For example, I have booked a movie ticket and received the booking id and details as SMS. I would like to forward that to my contacts on ...
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How can an app be asking for my iPhone's unlock passcode?

This is new, and scary to me, experience. I wanted to try to use Whatsapp from the web. To do this I was told to open the app on iOS and go to settings->Linked Devices->Link A Device And then ...
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Delayed notifications on iPhone / iOS

I have similar issue like described here: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/251826290 After update I started to get delays between received messages and notifications. Sometimes it can be 5 minutes,...
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WhatsApp Not Showing in Notification's settings on iPhone in iOS 15.3

I asked the same question at (Apps Not Showing in Settings on iPhone in iOS 15.2), but no one knows the answer. I have a bad problem, please can anyone help me? I update it to iOS 15.3 and nothing ...
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Apps Not Showing in Settings on iPhone in iOS 15.2

I updated my iOS to (iOS 15.2.1) after that I did not receive notification from WhatsApp. I opened the notification bar in setting but I can't find WhatsApp there I did multiple things (reboot all ...
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FaceTime video calls with audio work fine, but WhatsApp video calls do not have audio

I have seen a very strange problem on an iPhone SE: audio not working during video calls via WhatsApp, but Facetime works fine on the same device. Also, audio calls via WhatsApp do not support speaker ...
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Accessing WhatsApp iCloud backup help

I tried accessing my WhatsApp data from my iCloud using cd ~/Library/Mobile\ Documents/ find *whatsapp* cp *whatsapp*/Accounts/*/backup/*.tar ~/Desktop but all I get is zsh: no matches found: *...
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WhatsApp for desktop freezes on Mojave

I normally have WhatsApp open on my Macbook constantly. Recently (2-3 weeks) the application freezes, so when I randomly open the WhatsApp window, I cannot click on anything, the last-seen status of ...
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WhatsApp Call Locks iPhone in black screen, doesn't respont to touch

In order to be more specific, I would like to describe what is going on by example. Let's say I receive a call in WhatsApp messenger I get it and put the phone to my ear, when I do this the proximity ...
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Answer Whatsapp video call from lock screen

I would like to answer Whatsapp video calls from the lock screen. Whatsapp and Apple Communities say it's possible and the default, but it doesn't work for me. I can answer a voice call from Whatsapp ...
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Where does iCloud saves backups and documents? I can't find them [closed]

Please see the image below. I am using 5GB of iCloud space, it shows 966GB of backup of my old iphone in iCloud. The storage is the same the yellow in the horizontal bar. The problem is I cannot ...
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WhatsApp backup

I backed up my iPhone 11 iOS 14.7 through iCloud manually and then reset my iPhone because of the "Others" storage taking up to almost 50% of my storage. When the reset finished, all my apps ...
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Will WhatsApp still work on iPhone SE/6/6S if I have a newer version of iOS than iOS 10?

according to a report from The National, WhatsApp has updated their FAQ to state that users who are on an older version of iOS than iOS 10 will no longer get updates for WhatsApp. In this article, ...
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iPhone claims that WhatsApp is using 15GB, but WhatsApp claims it's only using 3

A friend of mine has an iPhone 8 running iOS 14.6, and they're running out of space: In the Settings -> Storage, iOS claims that WhatsApp is using up 14.99GB of "Documents & Data": ...
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Accessing Whatsapp iCloud- only partial information

Using the solution in this answer I successfully accessed the tar files holding my whatsapp photos. But the media download only seems to go to up to January 2019 and I can't understand why? My ...
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How to decrypt WhatsApp iCloud backup

I downloaded my old WhatsApp chat history from iCloud which is encrypted. The SQLite file I am trying to open is ChatStorage.sqlite.enc which asks for a password to open but not sure how to decrypt ...
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Hiding Apple ID from Whatsapp

For privacy purposes I use different email accounts for different tiers of services and correspondence, including social media. My Apple ID address is NEVER used or given out and I use alias’es for my ...
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How to disable MacOS X helper tool?

Every now and then some apps asks to auto update using the built in helper tool. I am so tired of it. They ask for privileged access. Is there a way where I can disable that for all apps? May ...
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Is it possible to keep Whatsapp from saving *outgoing* sent videos to Camera Roll?

When I record and send an outgoing video through Whatsapp it automatically saves a copy (duplicate) to my Camera Roll. This is a pain because I do not want them saved. Is there a way to turn off ...
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How do I use all four cameras of the iPhone 12 in WhatsApp?

The iPhone 12 has four cameras; the front camera, a general use one on the back, a wide angle one and a zoom camera. During video chats placed with the WhatsApp app, only the front camera and the ...
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Custom notification tones for WhatsApp iphone12

I know how to customize the ringtone on WhatsApp, however, when I try and customise the notification tone, the list to select from only includes the default Apple tones - i.e. Aurora to Synth and Bell ...
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WhatsApp actual size is in MBs but in iCloud backup it is several GBs

My actual WhatsApp back total size is 474Mb but when I go to I cloud back up it is showing 10GB, how is it possible? I mean I have deleted all media files from my WhatsApp and in WhatsApp application ...
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Is there a way to sync WhatsApp profile photos with Contacts Photos?

I would like to know if there is a way to automatically sync the profile pics that people set in their WhatsApp profile to the contacts photos in my Contacts app on OS X (Big Sur).
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Find Whatsapp backup

If I create a WhatsApp Chat backup on my iPhone and save it on iCloud, how can I find it again? I couldn't find it on my Mac via iCloud Drive or on icloud.com. Where exactly does WhatsApp save this ...
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iPhone 7 running iOS 14.3 can't make WhatsApp calls over WiFi

My iPhone 7 (iOS 14.3) will no longer make calls - audio nor video - over WiFi. I have tried re-installing WhatsApp and although it then asks me to grant permission to the microphone / camera / etc, ...
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Can't restore latest WhatsApp Backup to new device

My iPhone 11 went in for damage assessment on 9 January, which is when I did an iCloud backup of everything. The same day I pulled out my iPhone 7 and restored from iCloud to get all my WhatsApp ...
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How to download iCloud library (Backup folder, e.g WhatsApp) to Desktop (Mac) [duplicate]

How can I download folders from ~/Library/Mobile Documents/ ? I see that I have 10 gigabyte of files saved in the cloud as WhatsApp backup. I want to download that to my desktop. I know it is located ...
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How to extract all WhatsApp data before Feb 8 2020 when privacy terms change against your favour?

All chats All links All photos All videos for all contacts Dump them out somehow in a way in which I can easily access them for future reference
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WhatsApp web interface in Safari reloads because it is using "significant energy" how to fix?

I'm using Safari on a MacBook Air M1. When I use web.whatsapp.com, it often reloads page with this error: Is there an easy way to fix this? Is Facebook running necessary processes that I can block ...
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Restoring WhatsApp backup from iCloud Drive [duplicate]

I have a problem with restoring iCloud WhatsApp backup on my new iPhone. Some time ago I created WhatsApp iCloud backup and then sold the phone. I've bought a new iPhone, inserted the same sim-card, ...
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WhatsApp Chat Transfer from Google Drive to iPhone?

My wife just got a brand new iPhone. I am just wondering, how do I transfer WhatsApp chat history from Google Drive to iCloud or directly to the iPhone. I have backed up everything to Google Drive. ...
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WhatsApp Messages Missing after Reinstall

I uninstalled and reinstalled WhatsApp on my iPhone 6S Plus. It appears as if my iCloud backups have not been working for the past month (even though it was set to back up the messages weekly), so I ...
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'Send Photo via WhatsApp' action not working in iPhone shortcuts

I am trying to create a shortcut on iPhone which will convert my photos from *.heic to *.jpeg and then send it on WhatsApp as a photo. Below is the screenshot of my shortcut. But the shortcut does ...
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iCloud not showing latest Whatsapp backup

I backed up my Whatsapp on my iPhone 6. I have a new ipHone 12 and have installed Whatsapp. When I try to restore from my iCloud backup, there is an old backup there but not the latest one. I've tried ...
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Storing whatsapp message data in iCloud to free up space on phone?

Ive got an iPhone 64gb running iOS 14 The storage is almost full and i noticed that Whatsapp is taking up almost 15gb. Most of this is photos / video from group chats etc. I dont want to loose the ...
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iPhone - Sharing file via “Copy to WhatsApp” option missing after updating to iOS 14

The exact situation I am trying to resolve is as follows.... when receiving a file in email, usually an audio file, once opening it I could tap on the share icon which would bring up many options, one ...
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Dark mode issues in iPhone 6s+ iOS 13.6.1

Till yesterday the dark mode on my iPhone was fine But idk what happened to it just now I m talking about using it on WhatsApp and Settings app(only minor change in settings app) Earlier: Now: I ...
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Latest WhatsApp Desktop from App Store crashes on High Sierra

WhatsApp Desktop from the Mac App Store no longer launches after the July 20, 2020 update to version 2.2029.4. System information: MacOS 10.13.6 High Sierra with all system updates installed WhatsApp ...
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Is it possible to create a custom alert tone for WhatsApp on iOS?

I know it's possible to use a custom ringtone as an alert tone for certain notifications (like text messages and reminders). However, this doesn't work with WhatsApp, since the app only allows you to ...
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How to reduce WhatsApp Desktop App RAM Usage?

My problem is with WhatsApp itself. I know that modern browsing is RAM intensive (specially webapps built with Electron), but we close and open tabs all the time, which compensates for the RAM usage. ...
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How many whatsapp backup are stored on icloud?

I erased a very important whatsapp discussion 6 days ago and I'd like to get it back. The problem is auto-backup on my Iphone 8 is set to "daily". So when i erase the app from iphone and restore from ...
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How to download WhatsApp iCloud backup?

I read the thread Accessing WhatsApp iCloud backup? and did all Kanthala Raghu explained to reveal icloud whatsapp backup in terminal. But what I get is only a list in terminal after typing cd ~/...
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How can I run two instances of WhatsApp on a Mac?

I have two phone numbers for two purposes and I would like to run two native WhatsApp clients in parallel on my Mac. I don't want to use the browser (or two browser windows) since I prefer the native ...
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Recovering Whatsapp messages after IPhone crashed

The following happened, I would be so grateful if you helped me: April 29: Whatsapp last backup May 6 evening: IPhone ICloud last backup I don’t open Whatsapp for a whole day and most of my ...
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Create an automation for WhatsApp's chat app?

I have the following code which uses the user's clipboard to WhatsApp's online API. on run {input, parameters} set text1 to the clipboard do shell script "open https://api.whatsapp.com/...
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