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WhatsApp is stopping support for all Symbian, Nokia S40, BlackBerry phones. Phones running older versions of Windows, Android and iOS operating systems will also not be supported.
The shutdown of the service for these devices and platforms will happen at the end of the year, December 31, 2016. https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/en/general/20951556

Android users still on Android 2.1 and Android 2.2 are no longer be able to use WhatsApp.

Windows phone users will have to upgrade beyond Windows Phone 7.1 to continue enjoying services. iOS 6 are not be supported, which  affects those Apple users who are holding back from updating the OS.

The devices that WhatsApp will no longer be supported are: Nokia Asha 201, Nokia Asha 205 Chat Edition, Nokia Asha 206, Nokia Asha 208, Nokia Asha 210, Nokia Asha 300, Nokia Asha 301, Nokia Asha 302, Nokia Asha 303, Nokia Asha 305, Nokia Asha 306, Nokia Asha 308, Nokia Asha 309, Nokia Asha 310, Nokia Asha 311, Nokia Asha 515, Nokia Asha 500, Nokia Asha 501, Nokia Asha 502, Nokia Asha 503, Nokia Asha 230, Nokia C3-00, Nokia C3-01, Nokia X2-01, Nokia X3-02, Nokia X2-00, Nokia X7, Nokia E6, Nokia N8, Nokia C6, Nokia C7, Nokia E7, Nokia 500, Nokia 600, Nokia 603, Nokia 700, Nokia 701, Nokia 808, Nokia 5800, Nokia 5530, Nokia 5230, Nokia 5233, Nokia 5235, Nokia N97, Nokia N97 mini, Nokia X6, Nokia X5-01, Nokia C6, Nokia C5-03, Samsung i8910 Omnia HD, Sony Ericsson Satio, Sony Ericsson Vivaz, Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro, Nokia 5700, Nokia 6110, Nokia 6120, Nokia 6121, Nokia 6124, Nokia 6700, Nokia 6290, Nokia E51, Nokia E63, Nokia E66, Nokia E71, Nokia E90 Communicator, Nokia N76, Nokia N81, Nokia N81 8GB, Nokia N82, Nokia N95, Nokia N95 8GB, Nokia 5320, Nokia 5630, Nokia 5730, Nokia 6210, Nokia 6220, Nokia 6650 fold, Nokia 6710 Navigator, Nokia 6720, Nokia 6730, Nokia 6760 Slide, Nokia 6790 Surge, Nokia C5, Nokia E52, Nokia E55, Nokia E72, Nokia E73, Nokia E75, Nokia E5, Nokia N78, Nokia N79, Nokia N85, Nokia N86 8MP, Nokia N96, Samsung GT-i8510, Samsung GT-I7110, Samsung SGH-L870, Samsung SGH-G810 and Samsung SGH-iNNN.

UPDATE: You won't be able to use WhatsApp on the following platforms for:

Nokia Symbian S60 after June 30, 2017
BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 after December 31, 2017
Windows Phone 8.0 and older after December 31, 2017
Nokia S40 after December 31, 2018
Android versions 2.3.7 and older after February 1, 2020

Personal info sharing
WhatsApp will share your phone number with Facebook, you have 30 days to opt-out. https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/general/26000016

Transferring Chat history
check out http://www.whatsapp.com/faq/en/general/21002842

Author Topic: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread  (Read 225725 times)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2415 on: December 24, 2020, 01:22:35 PM »
See what's showing up in by chat, so now what should I try?
Considering that backup is from the old phone, uninstall whatsapp and restore from GDrive.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2416 on: December 24, 2020, 03:00:15 PM »
Considering that backup is from the old phone, uninstall whatsapp and restore from GDrive.
Uninstall from old original phone? How do I restore from Gdrive?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2417 on: December 24, 2020, 03:01:08 PM »
Uninstall from old original phone? How do I restore from Gdrive?
Uninstall from the second new phone and then reinstall it should give you an option to restore from GDrive

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2418 on: December 24, 2020, 03:48:37 PM »
Uninstall from the second new phone and then reinstall it should give you an option to restore from GDrive
will check don't recall it giving me the option to restore from gdrive

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2419 on: December 24, 2020, 04:47:53 PM »
Anyways it didn't help it said there is a backup available from this morning I did restore and it still only bringing in messages till October, when I go back to old phone everything is there is there a way to back it up on old device so can bring it to new phone when installing WhatsApp again?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2420 on: December 24, 2020, 04:56:11 PM »
Anyways it didn't help it said there is a backup available from this morning I did restore and it still only bringing in messages till October, when I go back to old phone everything is there is there a way to back it up on old device so can bring it to new phone when installing WhatsApp again?
Most definitely! On the old device login and in settings hit back up now.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2421 on: December 24, 2020, 05:13:24 PM »
Most definitely! On the old device login and in settings hit back up now.
Do you mean by chat backup I should back up now again? Not sure will help because shows last backup to google drive was 3:44 am and still not bringing it in when install on new phone. Maybe need on new phone after install WhatsApp try to import from GDrive, possible?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2422 on: December 24, 2020, 05:17:09 PM »
Do you mean by chat backup I should back up now again? Not sure will help because shows last backup to google drive was 3:44 am and still not bringing it in when install on new phone. Maybe need on new phone after install WhatsApp try to import from GDrive, possible?
Try backing up from your old phone again. It gives an option for restoring from google drive should look something like this


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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2423 on: December 24, 2020, 10:31:01 PM »
Try backing up from your old phone again. It gives an option for restoring from google drive should look something like this


Happy to report it worked everything came in now thanks so much, would you know if telegram chats would come in automatically?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2424 on: December 24, 2020, 11:08:37 PM »
Happy to report it worked everything came in now thanks so much, would you know if telegram chats would come in automatically?
It's always nice to hear a good report!
Yes, on Telegram everything is stored in the cloud always.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2425 on: January 01, 2021, 01:18:45 AM »
Someone sends me a shiur on whatsapp. How can I listen to it on my phones media player and not on whatsapp? when I go thru my files i can't find it?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2426 on: January 01, 2021, 01:28:26 AM »
Someone sends me a shiur on whatsapp. How can I listen to it on my phones media player and not on whatsapp? when I go thru my files i can't find it?
android or apple?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2427 on: January 01, 2021, 01:48:12 AM »
Someone sends me a shiur on whatsapp. How can I listen to it on my phones media player and not on whatsapp? when I go thru my files i can't find it?
On android, select the audio in WhatsApp and click share. Then select your media player and it should play it there.
120 characters? Hmm, I wonder what I could write with 64 characters. Boy, it's gonna be hard to use up 15 characters. W-

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2428 on: January 04, 2021, 04:31:22 PM »
Voice notes/audio in Whatsapp many times a week or two later if I click to (download) to listen to it it tells me Download failed media file appears to be missing ask to resend makes no sense (they don't remove it) how can this be corrected shouldn't happen?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2429 on: January 04, 2021, 07:30:28 PM »
Voice notes/audio in Whatsapp many times a week or two later if I click to (download) to listen to it it tells me Download failed media file appears to be missing ask to resend makes no sense (they don't remove it) how can this be corrected shouldn't happen?
That happens when you don't download the media, and the media was deleted on the senders phone. Solution can be to have your media set to auto download on data or however you'd like it.

Or, just use Telegram  ;)