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mrfatiga22

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Dec 5, 2020
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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
Dear, my name is Miguel, previously I made a video of how to install WhatsApp natively on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 (INSTALL: https://youtu.be/SUo4HhH3vuk), and now I upload these 2 videos of how I made it work from Google contacts. Best regards Miguel.

IT WORKS NOW !!!! You have to install the Google Contacts APP, synchronize them, and open WhatsApp from the contact you want to call or message. https://play.google.com/store/apps/de...
HOW TO USE WHATSAPP: https://youtu.be/_Kpm3zL4pns
GROUP CALL WAPP: https://youtu.be/iGmv3Oq61B8
Once WhatsApp is installed, you have to install the "Google Contacts" application, then make a synchronization.
And from the Google Contacts App you can use WhatsApp.
Unfortunately if you want to open WhatsApp directly it closes.
That is why the need to Install the Google Contacts App.

Link Video Tutorial:



 
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edwardob

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can't figure where to find Google contacts for watch?
or WhatsApp...

not in the store
 

mrfatiga22

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Dec 5, 2020
57
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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
can't figure where to find Google contacts for watch?
or WhatsApp...

not in the store
You can download the Apk from Uptodown. Or you can use an Application such as "Apk Analyzer" that transforms the Contacts App that you already have on your Smartphone, into an Apk file. This last option is safer. Then you must install the Apk on the Smartwatch.
1) https://google-contacts.uptodown.com/android
2) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sk.styk.martin.apkanalyzer
 
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mrfatiga22

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Dec 5, 2020
57
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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
DO you have links to working APK's for the watch?
In the installation video and in the description of this post you have the links of the necessary files. Only the Apk of the contacts is missing, which I leave you the links below.

Contacts Apk:
You can download the Apk from Uptodown. Or you can use an Application such as "Apk Analyzer" that transforms the Contacts App that you already have on your Smartphone, into an Apk file. This last option is safer. Then you must install the Apk on the Smartwatch.
1) https://google-contacts.uptodown.com/android
2) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sk.styk.martin.apkanalyzer
 

oxfordmark

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
In the installation video and in the description of this post you have the links of the necessary files. Only the Apk of the contacts is missing, which I leave you the links below.

Contacts Apk:
You can download the Apk from Uptodown. Or you can use an Application such as "Apk Analyzer" that transforms the Contacts App that you already have on your Smartphone, into an Apk file. This last option is safer. Then you must install the Apk on the Smartwatch.
1) https://google-contacts.uptodown.com/android
2) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sk.styk.martin.apkanalyzer
I could just download Google Contacts from here? https://www.apkmirror.com/apk/google-inc/google-contacts/google-contacts-3-58-1-410541307-release/

What Whatsapp APK needs to be downloaded onto the phone?

I do not speak your language
 
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mrfatiga22

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Dec 5, 2020
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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
I could just download Google Contacts from here? https://www.apkmirror.com/apk/google-inc/google-contacts/google-contacts-3-58-1-410541307-release/

What Whatsapp APK needs to be downloaded onto the phone?

I do not speak your language

Good morning, the tutorial is about Installing WhatsApp on the smartwatch, that is, an independent WhatsApp is installed and with a different phone number from the Smartphone. I mean, you don't need the Smartphone. WhatsApp is already installed on the smartwatch independently. It is very useful if your Samsung galaxy watch 4 has LTE - Esim. best regards Miguel
 
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In my case when I install whatsapp on watch 4 & use the same number that I have in my phone, it logs out from my phone. Any solution for this?
 

KreGgiants

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This is cool, thanks for the explanations.
I am not a native spanish speaker (I speak portuguese, so very similar languages) and it was easy to understand. But I think with the videos, one can follow pretty good.

I found one problem though.
I have a 42mm and a 46mm smartwatch.

On the 42mm you cannot get past the part where you type in your name, because the button is "hidden" (the screen is too small) and you can't scroll down. On the 46mm I can see the very top of the button, thus I can click and get past.

And would be nice to have the same number on phone and watch, but anyway, that's whatsapp "fault" that does not allow more than 1 mobile.
 
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mrfatiga22

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In my case when I install whatsapp on watch 4 & use the same number that I have in my phone, it logs out from my phone. Any solution for this?
Good morning, in that case you have to clone WhatsApp. For that you need to Root the Smartphone and the smartwatch. Install titanium backup pro apk, and do some very complicated procedures. But the easiest thing is to install the Informer app, which gives you the possibility of receiving WhatsApp notifications from the Smartphone to the smartwatch, and listening to audios, viewing photos, etc., and also responding with audio, etc. best regards Miguel
 

mrfatiga22

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Dec 5, 2020
57
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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
This is cool, thanks for the explanations.
I am not a native spanish speaker (I speak portuguese, so very similar languages) and it was easy to understand. But I think with the videos, one can follow pretty good.

I found one problem though.
I have a 42mm and a 46mm smartwatch.

On the 42mm you cannot get past the part where you type in your name, because the button is "hidden" (the screen is too small) and you can't scroll down. On the 46mm I can see the very top of the button, thus I can click and get past.

And would be nice to have the same number on phone and watch, but anyway, that's whatsapp "fault" that does not allow more than 1 mobile.
Good morning with the Bujaeger app you can reduce the size of the screen. You have to connect through Adb and with the command "wm density 150" you will shrink the screen and you will see the button. Then you use the "wm density reset" command and it goes back to the original size. Greetings Miguel
 

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mrfatiga22

Senior Member
Dec 5, 2020
57
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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
DO you have links to working APK's for the watch?
Oficial WhatsApp:
Google Contacts:
 

mrfatiga22

Senior Member
Dec 5, 2020
57
16
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
can't figure where to find Google contacts for watch?
or WhatsApp...

not in the store
If you're right, I missed that step, you can download it from here: https://google-contacts.uptodown.com/android (I have to install it with Bujaeger, just like the WhatsApp Apk), or you can use the app "Apk Analizer" and export the Apk Google Contacts from your Smartphone, but it is more complicated. Use the Uptodown Apk which I think is a secure page. Best regards Miguel
 

KreGgiants

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Sep 8, 2012
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Good morning with the Bujaeger app you can reduce the size of the screen. You have to connect through Adb and with the command "wm density 150" you will shrink the screen and you will see the button. Then you use the "wm density reset" command and it goes back to the original size. Greetings Miguel
Thanks, I'll give it a try.

BTW, I don't know if this was said already, but your method works for Telegram as well.
Can send, receive, even make calls via Telegram
 
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KreGgiants

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Good morning with the Bujaeger app you can reduce the size of the screen. You have to connect through Adb and with the command "wm density 150" you will shrink the screen and you will see the button. Then you use the "wm density reset" command and it goes back to the original size. Greetings Miguel
One question, changing the size of the screen changes on every aspect of the watch, can I reduce it from app to app?
Ex.: have only Telegram be smaller, but other apps and app gallery all stay normal.
 
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    Hi there I've managed to install WhatsApp and I can use it to make calls and send messages, however if someone sends me a message I don't get it, and if someone rings me my watch rings but doesn't show a notification to enable me to answer. Is there anything I need to do? What version whatsapp are you all using for the watch?

    Many thanks

    Edit: I realised I had been using informer and disabled notifications for whatsapp, I've re-enabled them now and it's working fine for me thanks
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    DO you have links to working APK's for the watch?
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    Dear, my name is Miguel, previously I made a video of how to install WhatsApp natively on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 (INSTALL: https://youtu.be/SUo4HhH3vuk), and now I upload these 2 videos of how I made it work from Google contacts. Best regards Miguel.

    IT WORKS NOW !!!! You have to install the Google Contacts APP, synchronize them, and open WhatsApp from the contact you want to call or message. https://play.google.com/store/apps/de...
    HOW TO USE WHATSAPP: https://youtu.be/_Kpm3zL4pns
    GROUP CALL WAPP: https://youtu.be/iGmv3Oq61B8
    Once WhatsApp is installed, you have to install the "Google Contacts" application, then make a synchronization.
    And from the Google Contacts App you can use WhatsApp.
    Unfortunately if you want to open WhatsApp directly it closes.
    That is why the need to Install the Google Contacts App.

    Link Video Tutorial:



    1
    can't figure where to find Google contacts for watch?
    or WhatsApp...

    not in the store
    You can download the Apk from Uptodown. Or you can use an Application such as "Apk Analyzer" that transforms the Contacts App that you already have on your Smartphone, into an Apk file. This last option is safer. Then you must install the Apk on the Smartwatch.
    1) https://google-contacts.uptodown.com/android
    2) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sk.styk.martin.apkanalyzer
    1
    In my case when I install whatsapp on watch 4 & use the same number that I have in my phone, it logs out from my phone. Any solution for this?
    Use different number. You can have up to one mobile device (and one PC) with one number.
    1
    This is cool, thanks for the explanations.
    I am not a native spanish speaker (I speak portuguese, so very similar languages) and it was easy to understand. But I think with the videos, one can follow pretty good.

    I found one problem though.
    I have a 42mm and a 46mm smartwatch.

    On the 42mm you cannot get past the part where you type in your name, because the button is "hidden" (the screen is too small) and you can't scroll down. On the 46mm I can see the very top of the button, thus I can click and get past.

    And would be nice to have the same number on phone and watch, but anyway, that's whatsapp "fault" that does not allow more than 1 mobile.