Fix for Whatsapp temporary ban — Why Your WhatsApp Was Banned

Last Updated on August 6, 2020 by

Whatsapp has started to ban accounts massively on Android Devices and even gets more strict as it seems a lot of users are experiencing ban on there whatsapp account.
The first ban usually ends in about 20 minutes time while the second might take weeks and if you are not lucky your account will be permanently banned; When you are “temporarily banned” you will be presented with a warning message that reads:

You’re temporarily banned from WhatsApp because you may have violated our terms of service

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However massive Whatsapp ban in Android is as a result of rampant use of “modded Whatsapp” for example GB WhatsApp, WhatsApp Plus, FM WhatsApp, YO WhatsApp, OG WhatsApp and lots of them which breaches WhatsApp Terms of Service and as a matter of fact WhatsApp don’t support this third-party Apps because there security practices can’t be validated.

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Fix for Temporary Banned Whatsapp Account

When the timers stops,  your WhatsApp will be restored back to its normal status but you have to act fast else you will risk your  being permanently banned from WhatsApp. — What to do?


  1. “Back up” your WhatsApp chat
  2. Go to Settings > Apps > WhatsApp click on Clear Data and Cache
  3. Uninstall the mod WhatsApp
  4. Go to Google Play Store, download and register Official Version of Whatsapp
Note: Before uninstalling WhatsApp make sure you have backed up your chats. 

How to Manually Back up WhatsApp Chat

  • Click on the three (3) dots In the right Tab of your WhatsApp App
  • Navigate to Settings > Chats
  • Click on Chat Back Up > Back Up
Go to WhatsApp, inside the folder you will see Databases,  inside databases you will see a file named something like msgstore.db.crypt; copy the file and save it somewhere else,  it could be in an empty folder.
Now that you have finished backing up your chats and downloaded the official version of WhatsApp,  it’s time to restore your chats back.
Creat new folder in your file manager where App data are stored and name it WhatsApp (not Whatsapp but WhatsApp, the App should begin with capital letter).

Inside the WhatsApp folder,  creat another folder and name it Databases, now go to where you saved the previous file that looks like msgstore.db.crypt, copy/cut it and paste inside Databases then go back to registering with your number you will be prompted to restore chats,  simply click on restore and you are good to go.

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IMPORTANT TIP:— If You still want your chats intact, You must follow the above steps before registering again.