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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 295931 times)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2640 on: October 27, 2021, 01:11:51 AM »
The feature is in beta and requires opting in, but does not require the beta app.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2641 on: December 13, 2021, 11:05:30 AM »
Ever since the last time they went down my whatsapp desktop has not worked properly. I've uninstalled and reinstalled so many times and it has not helped, it would always make me scan the code again. Today, it's not working at all  :-\
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2642 on: December 13, 2021, 11:19:26 AM »
are you in the beta for web?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2643 on: December 13, 2021, 11:24:21 AM »
Ever since the last time they went down my whatsapp desktop has not worked properly. I've uninstalled and reinstalled so many times and it has not helped, it would always make me scan the code again. Today, it's not working at all  :-\
Web view, or the actual desktop app? Does the QR look distorted or different?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2644 on: December 13, 2021, 11:38:27 AM »
Web view, or the actual desktop app? Does the QR look distorted or different?

Not the web, the desktop app, the code looks fine, I scan it, it takes it and then eventually just circles back to the code.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2645 on: December 13, 2021, 11:42:44 AM »
Not the web, the desktop app, the code looks fine, I scan it, it takes it and then eventually just circles back to the code.
Gotcha. I have no experience with the app, sorry.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2646 on: December 13, 2021, 11:46:41 AM »
Gotcha. I have no experience with the app, sorry.

I use the web for my 2nd number if you know of a way to get 2 numbers to show on the web by all means.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2647 on: December 13, 2021, 11:47:35 AM »
Not the web, the desktop app, the code looks fine, I scan it, it takes it and then eventually just circles back to the code.
I had that as well for a while. Try signing out of all sessions on your whatsapp on the phone amd then try again

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2648 on: December 13, 2021, 11:56:46 AM »
I had that as well for a while. Try signing out of all sessions on your whatsapp on the phone amd then try again

Done. Same thing, I get the code, then this:




Then back to the code
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2649 on: December 13, 2021, 12:45:10 PM »
I use the web for my 2nd number if you know of a way to get 2 numbers to show on the web by all means.
Feature in the works INM.

As for your problem, WhatsApp stores it's data in a weird folder, go to folder below, delete the contents and try again :)
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2650 on: December 13, 2021, 01:01:45 PM »
Feature in the works INM.

As for your problem, WhatsApp stores it's data in a weird folder, go to folder below, delete the contents and try again :)
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%localappdata%\WhatsApp

Amazing! So far so good! Thanks!
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2651 on: December 13, 2021, 05:19:58 PM »
any good ideas for an integration or third party app to have some sort of fundraising form on whatsapp? basic idea is this: a bunch of ppl on a group and admin posts: looking to collect 500$ for this tzedakah. and each person can donate (just pledging to donate; actual payment doesnt need to be thru the app) as they wish and the amount needed gets smaller so they dont collect more than they need.

doesnt need to be exactly as i said, but thats the gist of what im looking for

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2652 on: January 10, 2022, 09:27:04 AM »
Amazing! So far so good! Thanks!

It was good for a bit then it started acting up again, forcing me to scan the code constantly.

I saw that it was in "multi-device" beta mode, I left that mode and, scanned the code yet again and boom, it went in a second and for some reason I think that I'm good now because before it took 30 seconds for it to load after scanning.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2653 on: February 17, 2022, 05:13:26 PM »
I keep a chat where I send myself messages. I also pin it to the top. After updating to the new WhatsApp desktop software, I am not able to view messages sent in that "chat" prior to the update. This issue is ONLY within the chat. This is ONLY an issue on the desktop version--I am still able to view old messages on my phone. Any suggestion how to change this?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2654 on: February 17, 2022, 05:15:27 PM »
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2655 on: February 21, 2022, 08:27:52 PM »
I keep a chat where I send myself messages. I also pin it to the top. After updating to the new WhatsApp desktop software, I am not able to view messages sent in that "chat" prior to the update. This issue is ONLY within the chat. This is ONLY an issue on the desktop version--I am still able to view old messages on my phone. Any suggestion how to change this?
Strangely, I am not able to keep a chat with myself :) on the desktop client but it is totally separate from the chat on my phone and I am not able to view the phone chat on the desktop and vice versa.
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 #2656 on: March 08, 2022, 10:56:27 PM »
was anybody else forced to update whatapp web  i hate it >:( >:(

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2657 on: March 08, 2022, 11:08:56 PM »
was anybody else forced to update whatapp web  i hate it >:( >:(
A week or two ago.
It's better than the beta versions of it were. Definitely still has it's quirks.
I've been using the beta for one account for a while, so kind of have gotten used to it.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2658 on: March 15, 2022, 12:18:59 PM »
My whatsapp no longer shows the link preview. Anyone know how to fix it?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2659 on: March 15, 2022, 12:30:29 PM »
My whatsapp no longer shows the link preview. Anyone know how to fix it?
Can't. It's awful.
And the syncing with my phone is also awful.
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