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General WhatsApp suddenly fails on unrooted Nexus 7

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by murru, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. murru

    murru Lurker
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    Since about a year I have been successfully running WhatsApp on my unrooted Nexus 7 using the famous AppGuard method (type in Google: "Nexus 7 AppGuard WhatsApp XDA" and you will find it). Basically, this app can restrain WhatsApp from reading the tablet status and identify, thereby masking that it is actually tablet instead of a phone.

    I do not possess a smartphone, so running WhatsApp on my Nexus 7 was a perfect way to still be able to use this app. Once in a while I had to update the app, and it takes a little bit longer than usual. However, running WhatsApp on my Nexus 7 has always worked perfectly until today.

    Today I woke up and I tried to open WhatsApp, but I got the message:
     

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  2. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    Have you just taken the 4.3 Update? Might be a compatibility issue between the Whatsapp App Guard and 4.3?
     
  3. murru

    murru Lurker
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    Yes I updated last night! I forgot.. You have a very keen eye my friend :smokingsomb:! Thanks a lot. I will try and see if new versions of Appguard will be released soon.
     
  4. murru

    murru Lurker
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    Does anyone perhaps know how I could get WhatsApp running on my unrooted Nexus 7 in the mean time?
     
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