Tiny Setback (WhatsApp Web)

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Tiny Setback (WhatsApp Web)

Unread post by hujan86 » 2019-07-02, 08:42

Looks like Whatsapp decided to block Pale Moon (and any other small browsers most likely). Last time I was able to use WhatsApp on Pale Moon was on last morning Saturday 29 June. Not exactly the end of the world. But as a site supervisor, my work include posting photos of everyday site progress on my company's WhatsApp group. I can just go through the inconvenience of transferring the photos from the digital camera to my phone, or just use my phone to snap the photos and delete them later on. Anyhow, this goes to show that this world really hates minority. Despite this tiny setback, I shall not submit - my browser, my choice!

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Re: Tiny Setback (WhatsApp Web)

Unread post by back2themoon » 2019-07-02, 08:51

Contact them and complain then. Even if they don't respond, you should do it.
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Re: Tiny Setback (WhatsApp Web)

Unread post by Moonchild » 2019-07-02, 11:03

This is actually because we have a default override in place general.useragent.override.web.whatsapp.com -- this was required previously because Google would stop us at the door.
If you update that value with a later chrome version number it'll likely work again.
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Re: Tiny Setback (WhatsApp Web)

Unread post by mcvjrj » 2019-07-02, 12:58

Moonchild wrote:
2019-07-02, 11:03
This is actually because we have a default override in place general.useragent.override.web.whatsapp.com -- this was required previously because Google would stop us at the door.
If you update that value with a later chrome version number it'll likely work again.
Worked like a charm, thanks a lot. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Tiny Setback (WhatsApp Web)

Unread post by christian » 2019-07-02, 13:23

Moonchild wrote:
2019-07-02, 11:03
This is actually because we have a default override in place general.useragent.override.web.whatsapp.com -- this was required previously because Google would stop us at the door.
If you update that value with a later chrome version number it'll likely work again.
You didnt say that on the other post, but still it worked, so I changed to chrome 80! so the don't F--K again!.

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Re: Tiny Setback (WhatsApp Web)

Unread post by Serebra » 2019-07-02, 17:34

:thumbup: Yay! I hate Chrome with a passion! Thanks for the quick fix. :clap:

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Re: Tiny Setback (WhatsApp Web)

Unread post by tormental » 2019-07-02, 18:51

mcvjrj wrote:
2019-07-02, 12:58
Moonchild wrote:
2019-07-02, 11:03
This is actually because we have a default override in place general.useragent.override.web.whatsapp.com -- this was required previously because Google would stop us at the door.
If you update that value with a later chrome version number it'll likely work again.
Worked like a charm, thanks a lot. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Where can I set this value?

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Re: Tiny Setback (WhatsApp Web)

Unread post by Goodydino » 2019-07-02, 22:11

That setting is in about:config.

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Re: Tiny Setback (WhatsApp Web)

Unread post by tormental » 2019-07-03, 11:26

Goodydino wrote:
2019-07-02, 22:11
That setting is in about:config.
Thank you :thumbup:

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Re: Tiny Setback (WhatsApp Web)

Unread post by hujan86 » 2019-07-14, 09:44

Just updated to v25.6.0.1. Whatsapp Web is working again. Should have figured Whatsapp was blocking minor browsers from the very beginning. Kudos to PM development team!
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