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Can I know who has my number in their contact list

by samernagui / February 8, 2013 11:14 PM PST

How can i retrieve numbers of people who have my number saved while i don't have their number....??

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Clarification Request
number finder
by kube85 / May 24, 2014 5:50 AM PDT

a person saved my number on her phone but at the time my phone was dowsntairs..
the question is : is there a way to find out her number???

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I see this cross posted.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 24, 2014 5:55 AM PDT
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Please continue at your new post and hope you read below as well.

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You can't.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 8, 2013 11:34 PM PST

The contact list is private.

However, if they installed WhatsApp on their smartphone, the WhatsApp server has a copy of it. Some consider that a privacy intrusion, but WhatsApp doesn't agree with that point of view, because you give them permission to do that in the small print you say "yes" to when installing the application.

But WhatsApp won't tell you. It's strictly for their own use. And it doesn't include non-smart phones and phones without WhatsApp either.

Kees

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by samernagui / February 9, 2013 9:43 PM PST
In reply to: You can't.

Hey thanks for your explanation...
But there is no any possible way to find it out, as for example the true caller, it also have all persons contact available.?
I dont know i know that sounds crazy but it is very important :S

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Nope- sorry (n/t)
by Pepe7 / February 9, 2013 11:04 PM PST
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n/t

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Let's say ...
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 10, 2013 4:06 AM PST
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one of your friends tells me your phone number because I want to contact you. Then I can write it down on a piece of paper and you don't know about it. And I can put it in the address book of my phone and you don't know either. In fact, nobody knows what I do, except I.

I could even store a random number in my phone, and that random number could be yours. Nonbody knows except I.

Kees

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