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WhatsApp temporarily Banning ‘GBWhatsApp and YoWhatsApp’ users

Shivam Devgan




In a surprising turn of events, Whatsapp is banning users who use modded Whatsapp apps like GBWhatsapp. Whatsapp is the most used messaging app across platforms. The app comes with loads of features, but there are always some users who want more from the app. For such users, apps like GBWhatsapp, OGWhatsapp or Whatsapp Plus comes into play which offers a lot more features especially when it comes to customization and privacy.

These modded apps have been there for years and boast millions of daily users among them. But now it looks like things are coming to a bitter end as Whatsapp has started taking action against users who are using these apps. From the last few days, some users of GBWhatsapp have been reporting on Twitter that they are getting temporarily banned from using Whatsapp.

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The reason for this temporary ban according to Whatsapp is the violation of its terms of service. Some users were banned for 9 hours while some were just banned for an hour. It’s not a surprise that these modded apps like GBWhatsapp, Whatsapp Plus violates the Whatsapp’s terms of service. They offer some features which are complete against Whatsapp’s policies.

There has been no statement given by Whatsapp regarding this, so we don’t know as of yet that whether these bans will continue or go away. These mod apps have millions of users, so its highly likely that they won’t go away with a fight and will surely figure out a way to avoid these bans.

What are your thoughts regarding these modded Whatsapp apps? Do you think it’s fair to ban users of these apps? Let us know in the comment section down below.

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    May 18, 2019 at 3:52 pm

    Its not fair. Because i am using GB whstsapp for my job related purpose. So i need to stop the ban against it
    Please help me by giving solution for it

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    Rory Breaker

    May 18, 2019 at 6:06 am

    Facebook once again proving they are the evil empire!

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    May 18, 2019 at 4:41 am

    Plzz stop banning system from GBwhatsaap.. it has significant features nd privacy policy..i like this app..plzz stop it..

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    Gautam Bafna

    May 18, 2019 at 3:52 am

    I use gb Whatsapp because it is easy to run group.. i can check who is contributing & who is not.. if official whatsapp give such service.. then i will surly not bother gbwhatsapp

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    May 15, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    I am also not able to use gbwhatsapp. Plz give me a solution on this?

    • Garv Sharma

      Garv Sharma

      May 15, 2019 at 9:39 pm

      Have you tried the latest version?

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    May 15, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    I banned from whatsapp by mistake

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    May 15, 2019 at 8:19 am

    They started their agenda on me today! I’m getting “temp bans” all ay today. To the point, I had just I had to do a force stop and give a rest till an update comes up.
    Hopefully, an update comes through soon.
    Thanks, GB Dev team


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    May 14, 2019 at 12:35 am

    It’s either that whatsapp is jealous of the mods and they are losing customers so they are trying to get us back by banning the mods so that we run back to original whatsapp

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      May 17, 2019 at 11:55 pm

      plz back gb whatapp…

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    May 13, 2019 at 3:19 pm

    I really hate what’s going on because I do business on my phone and get complete privacy with GBWhatsApp,now this banning situation is really killing me.

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    Mehboob Thekya

    May 11, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    What’s app should stop banning and if what’s app wants that nobody should use third party app. He should develop some technology that what’s should not get tegistered on third party version instead of banning the users.

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    May 10, 2019 at 8:39 pm

    It is not fair sir

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    May 9, 2019 at 9:47 am

    Please stop banning sir this gb WhatsApp is very useful and good please stop banning

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    May 9, 2019 at 12:45 am

    What’s app has no privacy. I hate it. B people always know what’s going on with you and it’s not safe not is it fair. I need my what’s app plus because sometimes I don’t want to be bothered and I need my privacy.

    I hope this banning shit stops soon.

    Coming straight from the Bahamas.

    Maybe someone should do a petition so that what’s app itself can be banned completely. And we only use what’s app plus, GB & OG.
    I am outraged.

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    May 8, 2019 at 2:43 pm

    It’s not fare at all gbwhatsapp is the best so plz stop banning it

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    May 8, 2019 at 12:38 am

    Sad. Whatsapp isn’t offering enough customized features. They should either modify and offer similar features to improve privacy and usability or they should stop banning such mod apks. It should be left to consumer’s choice and preference.

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    May 7, 2019 at 5:38 pm

    Yeah.that’s true.. Any solution bro??

    • Garv Sharma

      Garv Sharma

      May 7, 2019 at 10:26 pm

      Wait for an update.

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    May 7, 2019 at 3:51 pm

    How whatsapp is detecting that we are using GBwhatsapp or other modded apps. I guess whatsapp itself is violating Android norms by looking into other apps data.

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    May 7, 2019 at 4:22 am

    its not fair to ban gbwhatsapp

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    Iso power

    May 7, 2019 at 12:26 am

    The modded version is actually better then the original WhatsApp Messenger… I’ve tried my ways with both and the modded version allows better utilisation and customisation of the original and a bit boring WhatsApp…

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    May 4, 2019 at 10:37 am

    I don’t know what a the reason I was being banned when my timer is up i cant evens send a picture then I get banned again please help

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    May 3, 2019 at 2:33 am

    They banned me also and yet am not using the official WhatsApp cause it’s boring… And the tick on it so lame

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      May 19, 2019 at 7:18 am

      I too getting same problem…….
      Plz I want my yowhatsapp back….
      Plz do something…..
      I loved yowhatsapp its amazing….. Superb…. It was so convenient to me..
      Plz do anything
      ……….. Jai hind

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