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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by xbroogw1, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. xbroogw1

    xbroogw1 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Ive just downloaded Whatsapp and its very cool, but have one problem.

    How can i tell if my contacts are online? Do I have to go into each contact individually and check? On MSN if your contact is online the will have a green dot next to their name.

    Does Whatsapp do anything similar?
     



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  2. muddasick

    muddasick Newbie

    Hello, whatsapp is like BBM, once your phone is on you're online. No need to check to seeif your friends are on... Just send your message.
     
  3. xbroogw1

    xbroogw1 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    I have no idea how BBM works. Ive never owned a Blackberry.

    Is my phone always logged on to Whatsapp or do I have to open the app to be online?
     
  4. Russell Ng

    Russell Ng Android Expert

    You are always on. And will get a message as long as your data line is on. If not, you will receive the msg when you on the data line.
     
  5. xbroogw1

    xbroogw1 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for your reply. So there is no way that I can just go online when I want or appear offline like MSN?

    The only way to be offline is to not be connected to the internet?
     
  6. Russell Ng

    Russell Ng Android Expert

    You could always change the status, that is if anyone bothered to look at it. No one would know if you are online or not. Its like seeing your phone number. They won't know if your phone is on for example.
     
  7. sam142000

    sam142000 Well-Known Member

    Yes there is a way to check if your friend is online.
    When you click on their name in the app.....if they are online just below their name it will be written "online", if they are not online the date and time when they were last online will be written.
     
  8. Russell Ng

    Russell Ng Android Expert

    Need to go into the contact list to see that though. When I go to watsapp, I go to the chat screen and that doesn't show status. Have to go to the contact screen to see status.

    Anyway to have watsapp show the contact screen first? That would be preferable for me actually...
     
  9. ilordvader

    ilordvader Well-Known Member

    Hello
    Need to know how to set that PLEASE
     
  10. Slug

    Slug Check six!
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    Open Whatsapp, then Menu/Status and choose.
     

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