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I got Whatsapp workin' on my WiFi Tab, I guess?!

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23rd November 2011, 12:02 PM |#11  
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When WA is running in the background of your phone, the messages won't get to your Tab. That's right. If you kill WA on your phone and then start WA on your Tab, the message will come through.
It's a shame messages won't sync between the two devices though...

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23rd November 2011, 02:42 PM |#12  
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Originally Posted by biker972

Well, something isn't I know whatsapp can only work on one device (with the same number), I tried to install it on my tab, but when I start it, it kills whatsapp on my iPhone.

Also I have another problem, installed whatsapp on my tab, and registered it with another number, but I don't have any contact imported...contacts are synchronized with gmail account...anyone knows a solution for this?

The reason it works on android tablet is same back up is restored from android phone to android tablet, so WA assumes its the same device, its a different situation with iphone because you can not do as did with android phone and tab combination
25th November 2011, 03:31 AM |#13  
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i think the solution so "synchronize" the messages is to use another phone number to register the tabs whatsapp backup (backup from a phone with a different number and restore on the tab) and keep all conversations in a group chat.

For example, if i use whatsapp to talk to my girlfriend, i will start a whatass group chat, add my girlfirend and my galaxy tab whatass number, so "the 3 of us" can communicate. Its like having a threesome i guess.
25th November 2011, 10:52 PM |#14  
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I got it working through another method..
But just nativly installing whatsapp, after using a certain modem.bin

It also enabled text messaging on the tab..

Everyone should try JaxtrSMS, this sends messages through internet which the receiver will receive as a normal text message
I got the modem file from the forum here but I don't know where exactly..
Ill attach it here for now, flash through ODIN..
First unpack it with winrar or anything..
i have been using this with my Galaxy tab 3G GT-p7500
I'm using a custom 3.2 rom with Riego kernel
texting & whatsapp work bot, as does JaxtrSMS

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28th November 2011, 10:59 AM |#15  
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Always Download the Latest version through the WhatsApp website, forget about the Android Market - even if you can find it - .

This solves the Contacts NAMES problem, Tried!
15th December 2011, 07:18 AM |#16  
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Whatsapp on Galaxy Tab 10.1
I am really new to this, I have just recently purchase a Galaxy Tab 10.1 wifi only (model : GT-P7510) using build Android version 3.1

I have downloaded the .apk file and try to install it on my Galaxy Tab, I am able to successfuly install the file but I am not able to run the application, getting error "We can't identify your device. Please turn off the phone, take out the battery, restart it and try it again. (Note: tablets are currently not supported).

I can see the previous posting suggested using Titanium BackUp for Whatsapp and transfering to the phone, (if i am not mistaken, that will means rooting the phone, is there any option that doesn't require rooting the phone?)

Please advise, what can I do to use Whatsapp on my Galaxy Tab 10.1

Many Thanks in advance.

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16th December 2011, 05:31 AM |#17  
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I dont use the App but I read your method and I must say it is pretty creative solution. It probably would work for most apps that arent compatible with the tab and your phone (and perhaps vice versa)
16th December 2011, 09:58 AM |#18  
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Originally Posted by Willy318is

Always Download the Latest version through the WhatsApp website, forget about the Android Market - even if you can find it - .

This solves the Contacts NAMES problem, Tried!

The version from the Whatsapp website doesn't support custom roms?
19th December 2011, 05:53 PM |#19  
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Its great to know it by your sharing thanks a lot
20th December 2011, 11:45 PM |#20  
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Exellent !!!

Long time I was looking for that

Thanks jorisvdende !
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