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

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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 save on iCloud a WhatsApp call record?

I was wondering if it was possible to save on iCloud a WhatsApp call record. I have an iPhone 6s.
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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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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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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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Unable to turn of screen while making WhatsApp or skype call on loudspeaker ios 10 update

Usually, when I make a Skype or WhatsApp call, while talking, I will switch off the display to conserve the battery as well as my eyes without the need to stare at the screen. This would allow 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 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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WhatsApp notification on iPhone lock screen shows contact name instead of nickname

Whenever I get a WhatsApp message with my iPhone locked, I can't see sender's nickname as set by them in their WhatsApp profile. I used to see it previously, but now I see the name which I have saved ...
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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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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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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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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 notifications show contact name instead of sender-defined name

When I get a message with WhatsApp and my iPhone is locked, I cant see sender's name as they set it in their own WhatsApp. I see the name which saved in my Contacts. Already 3 days like that... I want ...
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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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iTunes backup also WhatsApp chats?

a friend of mine has an iPhone 3GS and is swtiching to an iPhone 4S. Now, she's tried to backup all her WhatsApp chats using the WhatsApp backup, but it gets stuck. So I'm thinking whether iTunes ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Double Whatsapp Backup in iCloud

I am not sure if this is the case, but when you do iCloud Backup of your phone, it will backup Whatsapp. ( I am unsure if this include the Photos and Video ) Then Whatsapp itself has backup option ...