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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 446464 times)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3000 on: November 05, 2023, 11:53:03 PM »
I hope I'm not on that group! Sounds sketchy
It sounds sketchy that I want to have a list of members of a group I part of? Why?

I'm curious, what did you do to get the numbers extracted from the HTML?
See Part 2. How to Export WhatsApp Group Members to CSV with Inspect Element: https://www.unictool.com/whatsapp/export-whatsapp-group-contacts-to-excel/
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3001 on: November 06, 2023, 11:25:26 AM »
It sounds sketchy that I want to have a list of members of a group I part of? Why?
 See Part 2. How to Export WhatsApp Group Members to CSV with Inspect Element: https://www.unictool.com/whatsapp/export-whatsapp-group-contacts-to-excel/
Because people won't appreciate getting on a Tzedaka call spam list.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3002 on: November 06, 2023, 11:07:30 PM »
Is it possible after setting up whatsapp web, to delete the app and still continue to exclusively use the web whatsapp version? or will you need to occasionally login etc

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3003 on: November 06, 2023, 11:47:02 PM »
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3004 on: November 07, 2023, 12:17:47 AM »

But if you have a windows 11 computer, you can activate the windows subsystem for Android, download the APK from WhatsApp's website, and have the primary device be that

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« Reply #3005 on: November 07, 2023, 09:41:11 AM »
But if you have a windows 11 computer, you can activate the windows subsystem for Android, download the APK from WhatsApp's website, and have the primary device be that

Thanks! Sounds complicated. More than 5 minutes of work? Any guides?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3006 on: November 07, 2023, 10:02:13 AM »
Remember hearing that if you download the windows app from the Microsoft store you don't need to log in every time

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3007 on: November 07, 2023, 10:24:02 AM »
Thanks! Sounds complicated. More than 5 minutes of work? Any guides?
Not sure.
Maybe I should put one together :)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3008 on: November 08, 2023, 07:37:29 AM »
For some reason I canít change my speaker volume while using WhatsApp on iPhone. Anyone else having this issue?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3009 on: November 08, 2023, 08:09:25 AM »
For some reason I canít change my speaker volume while using WhatsApp on iPhone. Anyone else having this issue?
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Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3010 on: November 08, 2023, 08:27:28 AM »
For some reason I canít change my speaker volume while using WhatsApp on iPhone. Anyone else having this issue?
Yup. It's really slow and buggy these days. This is one of the issues

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3011 on: November 08, 2023, 11:39:06 AM »
+1

Yup. It's really slow and buggy these days. This is one of the issues

Excellent, my misery loves company. I thought it was an issue with my phone given that the volume buttons are controlled by the OS.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3012 on: November 10, 2023, 12:34:52 PM »
Whatsapp Beta on windows now has an option to send to an unsaved number
My workaround for this has been to type the number in the chat with myself, send, and then click it and it gives the option to chat.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3013 on: November 11, 2023, 08:51:02 PM »
Yup. It's really slow and buggy these days. This is one of the issues
They hired all the devs that Elon Musk fired?  ;)

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« Reply #3014 on: November 11, 2023, 09:11:15 PM »
They hired all the devs that Elon Musk fired?  ;)
lol Meta actually laid off a ton of WhatsApp devs

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3015 on: November 12, 2023, 01:46:14 AM »
Remember hearing that if you download the windows app from the Microsoft store you don't need to log in every time

Not every time, but occasionally.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3016 on: November 13, 2023, 09:43:28 AM »
I Have been attempting to transfer chat/media history to my new phone using official WhatsApp transfer method found here Whatsapp FAQ and despite several attempts I have not been able to get my data transferred over successfully it seems my issue is that even after it supposedly transferred my data to the new phone when I log in with my phone number on the new phone I am not prompted to restore chat history. I even tried using a third-party software without luck and I know from previous experience are hard to get working and even when they work it may not transfer all of the data successfully.

Any insight as to what I might be doing wrong and how I can go about getting it transferred would be appreciated.

Devices are IPhone 13 Pro (17.2) and Pixel 8 pro running latest version of android (14)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3017 on: November 13, 2023, 08:21:57 PM »
Welcome to the forum!
I'm glad that from Nexus to iPhone your making it back to Pixel.

Don't have much useful info but googling may be helpful
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3018 on: November 13, 2023, 11:31:51 PM »
Welcome to the forum!
I'm glad that from Nexus to iPhone your making it back to Pixel.

Don't have much useful info but googling may be helpful

Thanks, tried googling however even though I found others with similar issues I didn't find a solution and If I can't find a way to transfer the chat history I am going to have to return the new device:(

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3019 on: November 26, 2023, 08:41:42 PM »
Any word about WhatsApp availablity on iPad?