On the recent days, many of the Whatsapp user are facing a problem that their account is getting blocked temporarily for some hours or days. Such users are suspected that they are using some of the third party Whatsapp app such as Whatsapp Plus or GB Whatsapp but not the official Whatsapp app. Whatsapp does not supports such third party app as they are not provided with proper security. The users of such apps are suggested to switch their account to the official Whatsapp otherwise it may result to the temporary deletion of the Whatsapp account.

How to switch your account to official Whatsapp App ?

  • Firstly you are suggested to take the backup of your chat before switch the account so that it can be restored on your official Whatsapp account.
  • The method of account switch depends on which third party Whatsapp app you are into. Yo find the name of the app go to: More Options -> Settings -> Help -> App info.

If you are GB Whatsapp User:

  1. You need to wait until your temporary account blockage is over which will be shown on the timer.
  2. Create the backup of the chats in GBWhatsapp by going to: More options > Chats > Back up chats.
  3. Tap Phone Settings > tap Storage > Files.
  4. Search the GB WhatsApp folder in it. The long press the folder so that it get selected.
  5. Go to More > Rename on the top right side and rename the folder as just “Whatsapp”.
  6. Go to Play Store and download the official Whatsapp app.
  7. Then you need to verify your phone number in which you account is registered. Make sure that it is your own number.
  8. Now go to Backup option so that your account should load with your complete restored chat.
  9. Your account will be safely switched to the official account.

If you are the user of Whatsapp Plus:

  1. Your just need to download and install the Whatsapp app from the Play Store
  2. Then finally you need to verify your phone number in which you account is registered. Make sure that it is your own number.

In case if you are not getting the things proper while verifying the phone number, Click Here  

To download the official Whatsapp App: Click Here

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