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What happens to a WhatsApp account after you die

When a person dies, not everyone wonders what happens to their personal internet accounts where there is so much personal and family information.


TechMarkup brings all the possible scenarios with an account of WhatsApp in case the person dies.

As is well known, for some time Facebook has been able to remember one’s loved ones. This is achieved thanks to the fact that in the profile of the person who has died, the social network reports that she is no longer alive, but allows your friends on the platform to comment and react to your activity. In the case of WhatsApp, it is almost the opposite.


The most common is that in the application of Goal, the decedent’s number is completely erased after 120 days of inactivity. However, the local backup on the mobile device it will still be there, so messages and app files can be retrieved before saving a new number. Against these hypotheses, there two scenarios that will be presented below:

This is how you can keep a WhatsApp account active

If you want to keep the WhatsApp account of a relative or friend who has left this world, the solution is simple: someone will have to log in at least every four months to prevent it from being automatically deleted.


While not necessarily always available, it is worth mentioning that it is also important to ensure that the SIM card is always active.

This is how you can delete a WhatsApp account early

There is the possibility of canceling the account of a deceased person before the four-month period of inactivity expires. For it, There are two options:

– Enter the Settings of the application, go to the section Bill and select the option Delete account. It should be remembered that this mode is irreversible.


– If you can not access the account, then you have to contact WhatsApp technical support to do the management for you. It can be done by writing to [email protected].

So you can put italics, bold, strikethrough and more in WhatsApp chats

Perhaps many do not know it, but it can be change the typography or font in WhatsApp chat messages, to give them a touch of personality or drama.

Although some keyboards allow you to change the font, these are not reflected in a chat with another person, so you can use the default method that has the messaging app of Meta.

Without installing anything, the messaging application incorporates a series of shortcuts to make a small change to the sent texts, which will allow you to write texts or snippets of bold, italic, strikethrough, or monospaced message:

– Italics: To write text on italicsplace an underscore before and after the text: _text_

– Bold font: To write text on bold fontplace an asterisk before and after the text: *text*

– Strikethrough: To write text with such a style, place a tilde before and after the text: ~text~

– Monospaced: To type monospaced text, place three backticks before and after the text: “`text“`

Finally, if any user has problems with WhatsApp and needs to report it, then they can write to their contact email: [email protected] or [email protected]. The same request can also be made from a iPhone through the exclusive service for iOS.

Now, if you need to do a general query, there is the option to fill out a form using this link. There you simply have to enter the personal telephone number, in addition to the code of the region where you live, and then write the message after identifying yourself.

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