Questions tagged [whatsapp.app]

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

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Click to Chat URL for WhatsApp not opening the WhatsApp app on iPhone

When SMS with shortened Click to Chat URL for WhatsApp is received on the iPhone, clicking it leads me to the App Store instead of opening chat in WhatsApp, despite WhatsApp being installed on the ...
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Back-up restoration via iCloud for WhatsApp's stuck

I have just re-downloaded Whatsapp and wanted to restore the chats that I have backed up. However, this occurs: It has been stuck at 99% for the whole evening. I have tried following the guide ...
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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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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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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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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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Where does WhatsApp store its 'iCloud Drive backup'

I'm trying to recover data from my partner's phone and iCloud after her phone backup refused to load back onto her phone (one of many options we're pursuing...) One of the main sources of data is ...
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Restoring Whatsapp history doesn't work

I just got a new IPhone and downloaded Whatsapp. Every time I open Whatsapp, a message saying that the history is being restored from ICloud is displayed and a few seconds later a window pops up ...
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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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iPhone 6s nagged to update to 13.3, so I did but now I cannot use Whatsapp

Don't know where to start, did everything wrong. My frustation the last 24 hours: My iPhone 6s request me to update since a couple of months, so yesterday I thought let's do it. In summary: did not ...
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Sound and call with whatsapp call and line call using loudspeaker while typing

I can't post a video but hopefully you guys will understand. When I try to make a call using the loudspeaker with WhatsApp or Line, the sound becomes weird, as if both the call sound and typing sounds ...
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How to recover Whatsapp chat messages on an iphone after phone number has expired

After my father in law had died, my mother in law kept his iphone which she still has access to. Even after his phone contract expired and his number had been deregistered, she was still able to look ...
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How to make these files from my PC (Windows 7) accessible to WhatsApp on my iPhone XR (iOS 13)?

This is a complex question involving several programs. I can transfer a generic file (meaning one with arbitrary suffix and not necessarily openable by default with any program) from my PC to my ...
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Pulling out WhatsApp from backup - without restoring iPhone

I have Mac (now Pro, then Air)- and iPhone backup regularly using TimeMachine. Is there a way restoring only backed-up text from WhatsApp without restoring entire iPhone?
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How to exchange simple text files with Messages, WhatsApp with any recipient

I often have to send simple text files to recipients working on Mac, iPhone, PC running Linux, Windows, mobile running Android. These files are slightly formatted (just tabs and returns) to be easily ...
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WhatsApp Web not working on macOS Mojave 10.14.2

WhatsApp Web used to work all right. It works fine on my other 2012 MacBook, but not working on my Late 2013 MacBook. When attempting to open the Web app, the QR code continues to load indefinitely. ...
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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 delete Whatsapp media without deleting messages

The most similar question that I've found is this: Whatsapp on iOS, how to delete voice messages? and also has no answer. I want to keep all chat messages but delete all it's media. I am not talking ...
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WhatsApp can't be reinstalled on iPhone 5s

I accidentally deleted my WhatsApp just now. When I try to reinstall it, it has an iCloud icon on it. Clicking it, it just say "You already purchased this, so it will be downloaded now at no ...
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Problem with WhatsApp Backup on New iPhone

I upgraded my iPhone and when I signed in to the new iPhone from my Apple ID, it stored my iCloud data on the new phone, but the data was incomplete as on my old iPhone. I couldn't complete the backup ...
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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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on iOS does Whatsapp's “export chat” feature let you export a complete chat without a cap on message number / media size?

Please note: this question is about exporting a chat (i.e., as a text file and media files), not a creating Whatsapp backup. On Android, when you try to export a chat (with images/media included) ...
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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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WhatsApp Safari .heic

Is it possible to send HEIC files through WhatsApp Web with the Safari Web browser? .JPG images are 'lit' and ready to be sent, whereas .HEIC photos are 'greyed' out.
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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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WhatsApp security code changes

I recently had to restore my iPhone as I wasn’t able to remember the passcode for it. Upon reinstalling WhatsApp on a group chat each of the members security codes have changed a number of times (3 ...
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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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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 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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Unable to Select/Copy text on PDF/.docx/.xlsx on Whatsapp - iPhone XR

This is truly a peculiar problem. I’m on iPhone XR, and till now I’m always been able to select and copy text from any media (PDF/.docx/.xlsx) I open on WhatsApp. However, all of a sudden I am ...
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Recovering deleted “whatsapp backup” from icloud

On sunday I had to restore my iPhone to factory settings (deleted all files and configuration). Before I did that, I backed up Whatsapp to iCloud (7 gb backup file). After I deleted my iPhone, I ...
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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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Unable to retrieve WhatsApp message history

Scenario is the following: I have an old iPhone 6S which I've been using until last year. Then I bought a new iPhone XS. Everything went well. Now, new iPhone XS is broken and I can't open it anymore....
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Why is msgstore.db.crypt12 whatsapp chat file NOT in Manifest.db from itunes backup?

Can I get msgstore.db.crypt12 off my iphone via itunes some other way. icloud backup has failed and this is the only way to get the file. Manifest.db is an sqlite database which has all the files ...
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Built-in whatsapp iCloud backup size is larger than my iPhone's main iCloud backup for whatsapp

There is two ways to backup your whatsapp data on your iPhone, first is using the built-in backup feature (which uses iCloud). and the second one is backing up whatsapp in setting -> iCloud. so as i ...
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Is the 2.05x iCloud free space BESIDES the space already taken by WhatsApp backup?

Is that correct? what the hell, I just want to know if any of you is an expert on this matter: The title implies NO ONE can backup any WhatsApp backup larger than 1.64Gb more than once on a 5Gb free ...
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Adding custom alert tone

I want to add custom alert tones onto my iphone but it is seen as ringtones. I can't generalize, even choose, the ringtone for message sound for exapmle for whatsapp. It only lists alert tones, not ...
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How do I stop WhatsApp saving pictures to Google Photos?

I have Google Photos Backup & Sync activated. All the pictures I take are uploaded to the cloud. But since I have an iPhone also the photos that my contacts send me using WhatsApp are uploaded. I ...
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iPhone restore WhatsApp media. free space won't free

My wife's iphone 6s needs repair and the temporary 5s has only 32 gigs of storage. I cannot restore the WhatsApp media because after downloading the backup (probably 8.03GB) it appears WhatsApp tries ...
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Way to fix picture dates (in the future) taken on WhatsApp in iPhone?

In the last few days (prob. after updating to iOS 10) some pictures I take keep having dates in the future. (See screenshot below.) EDIT 1: All pictures before and after the faulty ones - even by a ...
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The audio files downloaded, file not found in phone

The audio files which get downloaded in WhatsApp where does it go? Can I see it visually on my iPhone? Every time I have to scroll down to play back the audio sent by the user. Can anybody help me ...