WhatsApp ceased to work with Basilisk :-(

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WhatsApp ceased to work with Basilisk :-(

Unread post by fipsy » 2019-02-11, 13:56

Unfortunately Whatsapp web (https://web.whatsapp.com) doesn't work with Basilisk anymore (you get the message "WhatsApp works with Mozilla Firefox 30+. Update Firefox"). Is there a way to continue using WhatsApp Web with Basilisk?

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Re: WhatsApp ceased to work with Basilisk :-(

Unread post by roytam1 » 2019-02-11, 14:10

fipsy wrote:Unfortunately Whatsapp web (https://web.whatsapp.com) doesn't work with Basilisk anymore (you get the message "WhatsApp works with Mozilla Firefox 30+. Update Firefox"). Is there a way to continue using WhatsApp Web with Basilisk?
what about enabling compatmode in about:config?

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Re: WhatsApp ceased to work with Basilisk :-(

Unread post by RJARRRPCGP » 2019-02-11, 21:25

Looks like user-agent sniffing that thinks you have Firefox 28.x.x.

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Re: WhatsApp ceased to work with Basilisk :-(

Unread post by fipsy » 2019-02-11, 22:54

So playing around with any compatmode settings will not work?! It's not so nice if WhatsApp Web doesn't work with Basilisk anymore. Sniff.

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Re: WhatsApp ceased to work with Basilisk :-(

Unread post by abelenki » 2019-02-12, 01:42

fipsy, open about:config

and add this line:

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general.useragent.override.whatsapp.com             Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:61.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/61.0

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Re: WhatsApp ceased to work with Basilisk :-(

Unread post by fipsy » 2019-03-09, 00:21

@abelenki: Thank you VERY much! That was the hint I needed. Now WhatsApp is working again. :D Thank you very, very much again!

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Re: WhatsApp ceased to work with Basilisk :-(

Unread post by Moonchild » 2019-03-09, 07:22

Added this as a default override for the next release:
https://github.com/MoonchildProductions ... b15f536b9d
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Re: WhatsApp ceased to work with Basilisk :-(

Unread post by abelenki » 2019-03-09, 10:31

Moonchild, thanks!

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