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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 445885 times)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2760 on: January 08, 2023, 02:01:56 PM »
Now proxy routing has been added to the storage and data page in settings.
Meant for when isp or government tries to block WhatsApp

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2761 on: January 11, 2023, 05:11:05 PM »
Anyone know how I can move a photo that's in a WhatsApp chat to my sd card on phone? Have samsung android phone, TY

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2762 on: January 11, 2023, 05:57:11 PM »
Anyone know how I can move a photo that's in a WhatsApp chat to my sd card on phone? Have samsung android phone, TY
When on a photo click the three dots menu, and hit save.
Your picture should then be saved under downloads, you can now copy or move it wherever you'd like.

(Your settings may already have your photo being public, but this should be the easiest way)
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2763 on: February 01, 2023, 04:35:03 PM »
Using WhatsApp on a Galaxy S22 Plus. I had a number of contacts entered as Mr. & Mrs. Firstname Lastname so of course it was very difficult to tell who was posting in a WhatsApp chat. I separated all contacts to get the Mrs name separated from the Mr name and it worked fine except for one contact. I actually deleted that contact and made 2 new ones, one for each spouse, and with a different name (was originally a nickname, now uses full name) for the man. Despite this, the wife's postings continue to show under the old husband's name. That name is nowhere in my contacts. It shows that way in Group info too. Searching for the contact from Group info just brings up this incorrect name. I also cannot either edit it or delete it from Group info. Any ideas how to fix this? Thanks.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2764 on: February 01, 2023, 04:39:44 PM »
And, BTW I also updated the app.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2765 on: February 07, 2023, 04:49:21 PM »
If my chats are backed up to iCloud, and I uninstall and reinstall, will it download all my old messages? I presume that is the purpose of iCloud backup, but just want to make sure that uninstalling from the phone does not somehow delete it. Thanks.
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2766 on: February 07, 2023, 04:50:28 PM »
If my chats are backed up to iCloud, and I uninstall and reinstall, will it download all my old messages? I presume that is the purpose of iCloud backup, but just want to make sure that uninstalling from the phone does not somehow delete it. Thanks.
May want to do a local backup as well just in case.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2767 on: February 07, 2023, 07:22:46 PM »
Randomly stopped receiving all chat notifications.
Any suggestions ? Anyone else had this issue.

All the notification/background app refresh settings are on.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2768 on: February 07, 2023, 09:15:26 PM »
May want to do a local backup as well just in case.
Thanks. Is that possible on iOS?
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2769 on: February 08, 2023, 10:00:19 AM »
Thanks. Is that possible on iOS?
Not very familiar. I believe there are programs
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2770 on: February 25, 2023, 11:58:58 PM »
Voice Status in beta
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2771 on: February 26, 2023, 01:32:51 AM »
Voice Status in beta
Is there a time limit? And a double speed feature?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2772 on: February 26, 2023, 09:22:40 AM »
Is there a time limit? And a double speed feature?
30 sec, no.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2773 on: March 04, 2023, 08:24:53 PM »
Profile picture to the left of messages on group chats
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2774 on: March 07, 2023, 11:28:42 AM »
Profile picture to the left of messages on group chats
They added it to WhatsApp web a bit ago

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2775 on: March 15, 2023, 02:14:58 PM »
30 Second limit for VN?
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« Reply #2776 on: March 15, 2023, 06:09:18 PM »
30 Second limit for VN?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2777 on: March 15, 2023, 06:39:58 PM »
?
They should make a 30 second limit for Voice notes
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2778 on: March 15, 2023, 10:31:09 PM »
They should make a 30 second limit for Voice notes
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2779 on: March 17, 2023, 03:42:32 AM »
They should make a 30 second limit for Voice notes
All you do is tell ppl: "I don't listen to vn longer than 30 seconds."