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Download and install Whatsapp for windows phone

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I have a Nokia Lumia 530. I have installed WhatsApp but my friends can't message me. What should I do?

I have installed WhatsApp but my friends are unable to see or message me.

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The first thing you should try on your Nokia Lumia 530 Windows Phone to fix your WhatsApp application is to uninstall it and reinstall it. After you've re-downloaded and reinstalled WhatsApp onto your phone from the Windows Phone Store, restart your phone. When your phone reboots, open WhatsApp, set it up, and try to receive messages from your friends again. If WhatsApp still does not work for you, you may need to perform a Factory Reset on your Nokia Lumia 530 Windows Phone to fix the issue. Unfortunately, this is a process that many Nokia Lumia 530 owners have had to go through to fix their WhatsApp issues. This will wipe your Nokia Lumia 530's data, so you will want to make sure that you back your phone up first. To back up your Nokia Lumia 530, follow these steps:

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    Press your phone's Home button.
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    Swipe from the right to the left to find your applications list.
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    Scroll to and tap on Settings.
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    Scroll to and tap on Backup.
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    Select everything you want to backup.
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    Wait for about an hour.
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Your Nokia Lumia 530 will now back itself up to your OneDrive account, which is connected to the Microsoft account that you logged into to download WhatsApp. Now, follow these instructions to Factory Reset your phone:

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    Plug your phone into the charger and wait to proceed until it's at 100%.
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    Keep your phone plugged into its charger.
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  3. 3
    Open your Settings application once again.
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    Scroll to and tap on About.
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    Tap Reset your phone.
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    Tap Yes twice.
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Your phone will now reset. Once the reset is complete, log back into your phone using the same Microsoft account you used previously. Then, go to the Windows Phone Store to download WhatsApp again. You should now be able to send and receive messages to and from your friends without any issue. If you're still having issues with the application, you will need to contact Microsoft's customer support line (Microsoft now owns Nokia phone business) to speak to a customer service representative who can further troubleshoot your issue. However, since a Factory Reset did not work, you will very likely need to get your phone repaired or replaced, since this sounds like a hardware issue. Depending on your warranty status and the severity of the issue, you may or may not need to pay for the repairs or replacement.

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I have a problem here, I can't get notifications on my Lumia 530 when I'm offline. I only get messages when I log in. Can you please help me with this. Thanks?

Can't get WhatsApp notifications

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You need to be linked to internet to be able to receive and send WhatsApp messages, either with WiFi or using a Plan provided by your Courier

I cannot share music in WhatsApp?

I cannot share my music through WhatsApp

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Warning: if you are intending to share music, then make sure that it is not copyrighted. To be safe, you may choose to share only your own music. You can get in big trouble for giving out songs without permission from the author. That is why WhatsApp disables that feature.

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  1. 1
    Install and run Pocket File Manager.
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    In Pocket File Manager, Go to the "Pictures" folder on your device where all of your pictures and videos are stored.
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    Make a new folder there
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    Any name will work.
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    Enter your folder with music.
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    Tap and hold a song
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    An option will pop up allowing you to copy the song. Do it.
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    Go back into the folder that you created in step 3
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    Paste the song there.
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    Tap and hold the pasted music file.
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    Tap on the rename option.
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    Rename the extension to "mp4".
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    Open WhatsApp and a conversation with your partner.
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    Choose "Attachments" and "Videos".
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    Tap on the folder created in step 3.
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    Tap on the song with the "MP4" extension
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    This will share your audio file.
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