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You could send it as code using three back-ticks, similar to formatting code here on StackExchange: *word* = word ```*word*``` = *word* (Note: it will use a monospace font).


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The solution here is to replace the api part with web, so your URL will look like this https://web.whatsapp.com/send?phone=359883378007


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On Android running Marshmallow, you'll want to disable doze for WhatsApp. For stock Android, this link shows how to do that: http://www.greenbot.com/article/2993199/android/how-to-turn-off-doze-mode-for-specific-apps-in-android-marshmallow.html On my LG phone, I went to settings -> General Tab at the top -> Battery & power saving -> Battery Usage ...


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Excerpt from the official WhatsApp FAQ: Note: There is no option to disable this feature. See https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/en/general/26000002


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OK! So I think I might have figured this out. Step 1 - Go to settings on your iPhone Step 2 - Go to Whatsapp (the app) Step 3 - Enable Background App Refresh Voila! Since I made this change, the annoying yellow pop up has not come back.


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Workaround: Change your user agent (e.g. explained here https://winaero.com/blog/change-user-agent-chrome/) to chrome and everything works fine. I set it to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/71.0.3578.80 Safari/537.36 I also wrote them an email, will post updates: Dear WhatsApp-Support Team, for many ...


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Whatever algorithm they're using to detect your browser is faulty. Unless and until they fix it, you should follow their advice and use a different browser.


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After speaking with WhatsApp support the answer is that some extensions make the application think it's a another version of Chrome. It was indeed the answer. In my particular case it happened to be an extension called "Smooth Scroll".


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Not possible. The number of a person is the most basic thing that gets shared in WhatsApp, and it might be the only thing you would know about a person. There are other messengers who work differently, which your public name or username are the basic information that gets shared rather than your phone number. For example, Telegram.


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I suggest you quote it instead. '*245*648464885838#'


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I'm using Waterfox 56.2.7.1 (64-bit) and all of the sudden, one morning, I started to receive the message below when I tried to access web.whatsapp.com: WhatsApp works with Mozilla Firefox 30+ To use WhatsApp, update Firefox or use Google Chrome, Safari, Microsoft Edge or Opera. In about:config privacy.resistFingerprinting was false. I change it to ...


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I also sent a couple of e-mails back and forth to WhatsApp support. At first they dismissed the issue I was having, also blaming it on my browser. After providing them various links to pages like these, they sent me the following earlier today: Hi, Thanks for your message. Sorry for the inconvenience. We are aware of the issue and we are working ...


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No, there's no central service to do this. You'll need to visit each social media app individually.


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The messages are kept on the server for around 30 days, and after around half a year you're removed from your groups. My brother was abroad for half a year, and since he didn't had internet most of the time he deleted whatsapp from his phone at that time. When he installed whatsapp after a bit more than half a year, he was removed from all of his groups. ...


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Another option (for those users with Android 6.0 or higher) is to go to Settings > Battery, but then press the option button and select "optimize battery usage". You can switch between "apps not optimized" and "all apps". Select the second one and turn on or off WhatsApp.


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Update: It seems that the answer is a strong NO. You can't prevent it. WhatsApp's legal privacy statement: Third Parties. WhatsApp may transfer data within the Facebook family of companies and to third parties, including service providers and other partners. ... From WhatsApp's blog: (emphasis added by me) But by coordinating more with Facebook, ...


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No luck, you can't delete it for everyone now.Once you delete it for yourself the message disappears and thus you can't delete it again (for everyone).


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You can press Shift+Enter to create line breaks in WhatsApp web: I'm not sure if this is documented somewhere but many desktop applications and websites exhibit this behaviour as well; one of the examples is Stack Exchange's own chat server.


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This happens on Android because by default because the OS is trying to optimize battery usage. To fix this connectivity issue and allow WhatsApp to run fully in the background on Android 9 Pie: Long press on the WhatsApp icon Tap the circular "i" icon Tap "Advanced" Tap "Battery optimization" Find WhatsApp in the application list, and switch to "Don't ...


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You could add a space between the asterisk and the word, like * that *


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Solved here. type about:config in the address bar. Locate the option dom.storage.enabled and set it to True


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Okay I got the problem resolved without messing with add-ons, plug-ins, history, bookmarks and sync features by just displaying Troubleshooting Information from the menu to the right of the Firefox. Then I opened the profile folder from there and deleted the prefs.js file to have it refreshed. When I launched the browser again all my settings were gone, but ...


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No, there isn't, as it's required to scan the QR code to be able to use WebApps on a web browser and it's required that the phone be connected (reference https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/en/web/28080003 ) Also see Whatsapp Web: "Phone Not Connected".


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Use https://api.whatsapp.com/send?text= and urlencode your text. Example: https://api.whatsapp.com/send?text=I'm%20inquiring%20about%20the%20apartment%20listing reference: https://faq.whatsapp.com/en/26000030/


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It's not possible to restore Whatsapp backup from Google Drive manually because the related files are on a hidden app folder. Related Q&A on Android Enthusiasts Read Whatsapp Backup from Google Drive From answer to How can I see hidden files in Google Drive? Seems like they can't be accessed from anyone but the app itself: The user cannot ...


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I will answer what did not work for me with my onePlus5t at OS Version 7.1.1 with several Versions of the WhatsApp Android App different Wifi Networks and Web Browsers: - settings -> system -> developer options -> disabled doze mode - settings -> battery -> Battery optimisation - > WhatsApp -> "dont optimize" - Settings -> Apps -> ...


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From WhatsApp FAQ - Data Retention and Availability: ... undelivered messages are deleted from our servers after 30 days. So, this might be a reason for why you didn't got all your messages. About what should you do now - you don't have much to do - the messages are probably gone. Your best shot is asking the ones who sent you messages to re-send them. ...


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Download Stylus (for Chrome or Firefox) Click Stylus icon from the toolbar, click "Manage" Click "Write new style", click "Import" Copy the text below to text box: @-moz-document domain("web.whatsapp.com") { .k1feT { flex-basis: 80px !important; } } Click "Overwrite Style" Enter a name for your style (e.g. "Whatsapp") Click "Save", refresh ...


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