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

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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 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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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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Add a tone as an Alert Tone rather than as a Ringtone

I have successfully added a tone to my iPhone 7, as explained in this Apple Communities discussion. However it is getting added as a “ringtone” rather than as an “alert tone.” How can I change it to ...
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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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IOS 10.0.1 on an IPhone 7 with WhatsApp 2.16.10

WhatsApp 2.16.10 update for iOS 10 now shows recent WhatsApp calls on the iPhone recent calls log, rather then just logging it in WhatsApp. Is there a way to turn this off? It's really not needed.
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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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Why is WhatsApp and Messenger no longer working on iPhone 5

My sister has an iPhone 5 (iOS 8.1.3). Since some days, it seems to be impossible to open both WhatsApp and (Facebook) Messenger. For both of them, the following applies. On the home view with all ...
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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 ...
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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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Transfer the Whatsapp Windows Phone Backup file to Iphone

Is there any way to transfer the backup file from windows phone to Iphone 5S. Iphone whatsapp restore the data from icloud so is there any way to replace that file with the Windows phone 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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Why did the emoji and predictive input stop showing up on Touch Bar while typing in WhatsApp desktop Mac app on MacBook Pro?

When I first began using WhatsApp Mac app on a new MacBook Pro, the emoji and predictive text were working normally whenever I was typing in the WhatsApp desktop Mac app. I could quickly access the ...
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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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WhatsApp URL scheme

Can't get the Whatsapp url scheme to work. Something as simple as whatsapp://send?text={{Hello World!}} sends me to the last chats window where I can select a group/contact and I get a prepopulated ...
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How do you ask Siri to message whatsapp group?

I know the new IOS allows you to ask Siri to send a whatsapp message to a person, can Siri message a whatsapp group ?
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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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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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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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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 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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Problem with iTunes Store and updating WhatsApp

So the problem is that I have an iPhone5 from my cousin, and yesterday I got a messages in WhatsApp from friends but I couldn't open WhatsApp. It said that I need to update WhatsApp. I went to the App ...
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Can I prevent a whatsapp text from being sent, if it hasn't yet been delivered?

I sent a text, it went to the servers but it hasnt delivered to the person yet. So I did that method I read about to block him until he comes online, then the text wont deliver to him. Will this ...
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Whatsapp calls: where are they logged?

I am using an Iphone with iOS 8, and just installed the latest version of WhatsApp, which allows for voice calls from inside the app. Everything is fine... except that I don't see where are the calls ...
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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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How to install WhatsApp on iPad mini?

How can I install WhatsApp on iPad mini (cellular)? It's not jailbroken and I am using iOS 7 but I cant install WhatsApp on it.
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WhatsApp web without camera

Is it possible to load WhatsApp web without camera?. My front and back camera are broken and I am not able to load WhatsApp web without it. Anyone knows if it is possible to load it without the ...
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Does Whatsapp Save Incoming Media feature create duplicates?

I would like to know if the Save Incoming Media feature in Whatsapp create duplicates i.e. saved in both Whatsapp application data and also Camera roll?
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Getting WhatsApp to work on my phone?

I use WhatsApp and currently it won't let me log on and use it. Things I've tried so far: deleting and reinstalling the app. turning my phone off and back on again. putting it in to and out of ...
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After restore, WhatsApp does't show photo anymore

After the restore from backup of my iPhone 4S I realised that photos in my Whatsapp chats are not present. Moreover, instead of each photos preview there are a question mark as in the photo reported ...
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Change Whatsapp-for-Mac notification sound

I'm here to ask you if is possible to change Whatsapp for Mac Notification sound. I tried to find any not-sound in library folder and into Whatsapp's Package contents without no result. Could you help ...
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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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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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WhatsApp integration on iOS 10 does not work: “You'll need to continue in the app”

I am using an iPhone 5S and I just updated to iOS 10. I enabled the Siri support towards WhatsApp in Settings > Siri > App Support. However, when I use Siri and ask, for example "Send a message to ...
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WhatsApp freezes while uploading images

I am using an iPhone 5s with latest iOS update 9.3.5. Whenever I share images using WhatsApp, the app does not respond until the image share/upload is completed. Nothing works, keyboard or back ...
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Is it possible to install my iPhone's WhatsApp on Mac?

I'm using iOS 8 with jailbreak on iPhone and Yosemite on Mac. Can I install WhatsApp on my Mac?
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Where has WhatsApp gone?

WhatsApp was updating on my phone, but then I got a message so interrupted the update. WhatsApp then disappeared from my home screen. When I go to WhatsApp in the App Store I am prompted to open, ...
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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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Will low power mode influence my facetime connectivity (speed and stability) or whatsapp messaging system?

Namely, I have an iPhone 5 with a very weak battery, and I will form now on probably hold it in low power mode at all times. I am wondering if whatsapp messages will take a beating from this, and also ...
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Playing WhatsApp audio messages after locking the screen

I just switched from an android phone to an iPhone. In android I was able to (continue to) play WhatsApp audio messages after locking the screen or even when switching between apps. This doesn't ...
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How to update whatsapp with new apple ID [duplicate]

I need someone to help me I got this iphone5 a months ago from my cousin and I already have my own appleID and also my iCloud, and I could download the apps and everything but now when I got a notice ...
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App doesn't remember my preferences or information when restored

My old iPhone got replaced by Apple as it was faulty. Now I did my iCloud restore on my new iPhone 6, but when I open WhatsApp or Viber and even the any of app doesn't remember my number or ...
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iPhone: transfer audio from Whatsapp to Music library

I'm using an iPhone 4 with iOS 7.1. I've been sent some songs(*) via Whatsapp, and I'd like to copy them to my music library in the iPhone, so that I can listen to them, add them to my playlists, etc....
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How to export all elements in a iPhone WhatsApp chat?

I need to export all contents in a WhatsApp chat, going back several months, including lots of audio and other media. This is for legal reasons, thus I absolutely need each and every element in the ...
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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 ...
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When are WhatsApp messages marked as 'read'?

I need to know when exactly WhatsApp messages are marked as 'read', so when exactly the blue ticks appear. I'll be a bit more specific: when I click 'Close' when I get a WhatsApp notification on my ...