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Basic-To-Home (Recommended)
« on: August 29, 2013, 04:00:15 AM »
These instructions are written for a scenario of a WhatsApp user moving his account from Basic-to-Home. In order to save time, download YouWave Home while backing up YouWave Basic.
link: www.youwave.com/download.

If the following instructions are difficult to follow, you can request a personal assistant via services@youwave.com (Not free)

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*Windows XP Users Only
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- Manually create C:\Users\Public directory

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Backup WhatsApp
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- Run YouWave Basic
- Open WhatsApp
- Settings → Chat Settings → Backup conversations

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Exporting Contacts (VCF / V-card)
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- Click phone-icon
- Click the Contacts-tab
- Click the Menu button
- Click Import/Export
- Choose Export to Storage

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*Terminal  commands (Warning: commands are case-sensitive)
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- Dev Tools
- Terminal Emulator
cp /sdcard/Id /sdcard/Id.txt
mv /sdcard/WhatsApp/Media /sdcard/Media


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Compress & Upload Files
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- Download & Open ES File Explorer
- Click & Hold /sdcard/00001.vcf
- select /sdcard/Id
- select /sdcard/WhatsApp
- Menu → Compress
- Upload the .zip file to a cloudservice of your chosing (eg: DropBox)

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Backing up YW Basic Data
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- Close YouWave
- Press Windows + R
- Type: %USERPROFILE%
- rename .Virtualbox to .Virtualbox_Basic

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Install YouWave Home
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- Install YouWave Home
- Answer Yes when asked "Do you want to delete previous user data?" than Finish
- Open YouWave

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Restore Files
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- Download files back from cloudservice to /sdcard/ directory
- Download & Open ES File Explorer
- Click & Hold zip file
- Menu → Extract to
- current path
- Overwrite /sdcard/Id when prompted

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*Terminal  commands (Warning: commands are case-sensitive)
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- Terminal Emulator
su
cat /sdcard/Id.txt > /sdcard/Id


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Restoring WhatsApp
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- Download & Start WhatsApp
- Re-activate Whatsapp
- Restore messages when prompted

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Importing Contacts (VCF / V-card)
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- Click the contacts-icon in the dockable-app area
- Click Not Now
- Click Import/Export contacts
- Click Import from Storage

If you prefer not using a cloud-service, you can also try
http://youwave.com/forum/index.php?topic=3858.0

Issues that can occur:
- WhatsApp Force Closing while restoring messages

*Step are not necessary
« Last Edit: September 17, 2013, 09:21:18 AM by YouWaveModerator »
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