Fixed default preferences not loading


Fixed preferences reset issue on sideloaded apps


Fixed iPad full screen mode for sideloaded users on iOS 11


More iPhone X compatibility

Fixed app tint color on chats message input bar


Fixed group members messages count on latest WhatsApp


Fixed input bar not detecting taps on mic/camera hidden buttons place


Re-wrote archive lock feature, let me know if the chats are still getting unarchived


Attempt to fix crash when messaging a blacklisted contact from blacklisted chats

Fixed groups button crash on latest WhatsApp 2.17.80


Fixed chats protection in different places

Fixed killing WhatsApp when using flipswitches

Fixed chats protection during chat list search


Added option to move viewed statuses to bottom of the page without sending viewed receipts


Re-wrote internal Read Receipts code in a more efficient way

Added option to bypass WhatsApp's 7 minutes messages revoke limit

More Support for latest WhatsApp update 2.17.70


Fixed saving image statuses


Fixed delete all media button


Added option to use keywords in Private Notifications feature

Support latest WhatsApp update 2.17.70


Fixed force read receipts crash


Fixed sending images from share sheet


Removed Watusi 'Contacts About Date' feature on latest WhatsApp since they re-added the time of about messages


After so many users requests, I added the option to enable WhatsApp's new messages revoking feature


Added the option to avoid your contacts from revoking the messages you received and show an icon next to revoked messages

More support for latest WhatsApp update 2.17.60


Fixed contacts about date


Fixed new chat options crash


Fixed blacklisted chats crash


Fixed opening chats from groups list

Support latest WhatsApp update 2.17.60


Fixed favorites list not opening chats


Fixed empty groups list


Fixed blacklisted chats messages not display chats

Support downloading of text statuses


Fixed delete all media button crash

Added option to disable auto check for updates on every WhatsApp launch (available under Contact & More section)


Fixed 'My Contacts Privacy' feature


Fixed Watusi preferences relaunch alert


Fixed share sheet when keyboard is showing

Fixed music sharing (Note that you can not share DRM protected music aka Apple Music content)


Fixed long press on send button to schedule message


More bug fixes for latest WhatsApp update 2.17.51

Attempt to fix lag and crashes that happens when location is enabled, let me know if its fixed.


Fixed replace return key with send button


Please report all the issues you find by email


Support latest WhatsApp update 2.17.51

Fixed changing message input text color


Fixed archive lock crashes


Fixed hide camera and mic buttons


Support latest WhatsApp update 2.17.50

Fixed tap to open profile photo


Fixed tap to record


Fixed share sheet not showing


Support latest WhatsApp update 2.17.50

Support latest WhatsApp update 2.17.42

Fixed Auto Reply crash on latest WhatsApp update

Fixed Starred Messages crash

Fixed archive lock


Fixed force sending read receipts on message sent


Fixed New Chat Options


Fixed Swipe for Contact info on group chats


Fixed Message Scheduler dismiss button


Fixed about date on contact info


Fixed about text on top of chat


Fixed Share Sheet location sharing button


Fixed share sheet items not showing


Fixed long right swipe on chats


More support for latest WhatsApp update 2.17.40

More support for latest WhatsApp update 2.17.40

Support WhatsApp update 2.17.40


Removed pinned chats feature since its now included in latest WhatsApp


Fixed replace camera tab crash


Fixed right swipe buttons on chats list for locking/unlocking chats


Fixed left swipe for contact info


Fixed many internal WhatsApp changes


Attempt to fix missing share sheet items, let me know if it works now


Let me know if you find any other issues on latest WhatsApp update

Added a new button in the share sheet (disabled by default) that use WhatsApp built-in web search in order to directly search and send images from the chats


Fixed issue with not being able to select an auto reply message on non jailbroken devices


Images' caption & timestamp colors will now change according theme settings


Added option to change message checks colors for each status (sent/delivered/read)


Added option to change color of the starred message indicator


Grouped some theme options into sub tables


Removed empty cells for selected bundles that are not installed anymore from Watusi preferences in device settings


You can update the translation of the new features on https://github.com/FouadRaheb/Localization

Fixed some issues introduced in version 1.0.7 after the preferences changes.

Watusi Preferences are now saved inside WhatsApp's library directory and not in device Preferences directory.


Many internal changes. Let me know if anything is broken.

Fixed searching favorites table


Fixed sending images from Picker Sheet and sharing last photo

Added option to force send read receipts for voice messages


Fixed contacts picker crash


Fixed tapping on the accessory button in favorites


Fixed new chat picker crash when contacts blacklist is enabled


You should now be able to add duplicated WhatsApp versions to Watusi from iPhone settings and you'll not have to do this after every Watusi update.


Fixed startup crash on duplicated/sideloaded WhatsApp 2.17.30


Added option to redeem promo codes

Make sure you update to latest WhatsApp version because there was lots of internal changes and I'm not sure if everything is backward compatible


WhatsApp does not support displaying contact info for a contact that does not have WhatsApp, that's why I had to remove replace camera tab with contact. You can still replace it with favorites tab.


Fixed New Chat Options feature


More bug fixes for latest WhatsApp update

Make sure you update to latest WhatsApp version because there was lots of internal changes and I'm not sure if everything is backward compatible


Fixed Favorites crash and added option to Delete All / Add All while editing table


Fixed Call Confirm


Fixed Swipe for Contact Info


Let me know if you found any other issues on latest WhatsApp update

BigBoss Release

Fixed Message Scheduling on iOS 9

Added option to disable automatically saving outgoing media captured inside WhatsApp.


Fixed fullscreen mode still showing status bar


Disabling VOIP will now hide voice/video call buttons from the chat.


Internal changes and improvements.

Attempt to fix hide muted chats badges that were still showing sometimes


Disabled showing share sheet if voice recording is active by tap to record.

Added the option to view group members messages count


Added a switch for chat font style


Fixed receipts control not showing on groups info page


Fixed pinned chats badges showing when the app is active


Fixed tapping on group members picture showing group picture first


Fixed a crash that happened randomly on iOS 8/9


Fixed preferences crash in iPhone settings app

Oops, was using the same color for both bubbles timestmap color which was causing a crash.

Added option to change the color of bubbles timestamp


Fixed crash when taping new contact button and Contacts Blacklist enabled.


Fixed message broadcast indicator on latest WhatsApp


Fixed lagging when typing due to force send read receipts on typing which was sending receipts on every key click and changed it so it only sends when WhatsApp sends typing indicator.


Added German translation, thanks to opa334.

Fixed freeze/crash issue caused by Pinned Chats


Fixed call confirm when picking a contact from calls tab.


Fixed right swipe on chats for contact info.


Fixed OnlineNotify crash in Watusi favorites.


Enable Open Picture on Tap and OnlineNotify indicators on Favorites page search results.


Added Arabic translation, thanks to Khaled Itzy.


Added Italian translation, thanks to Emanuele Rossi.


Added Portuguese/Brazil translation, thanks to Gustavo EspĂ­ndola

Fixed some issues introduced in version 0.13.


Added a switch for bubbles opacity.


Added French translation, thanks to Lionel Beaud.


To check version 0.13 change log visit the tweak page on Cydia.

Support latest WhatsApp update 2.17.20


You can now create multiple Auto Reply messages and select one.


Re-wrote theme section and made a separate switch for each color.


New color picker for selecting colors in theme section.


Added the option to delete contacts from the favorites list.


Enabled open picture on tap in favorites list.


Chat protection now works on favorites list.


Chat protection will now ask for password when tapping 'Send Message' in contact info.


Blacklisted contacts are now hidden from 'Frequently Contacted' section when WhatsApp contacts picker.


Re-added the option to increase about length from 139 to 256 characters.


Fixed Pinned Chats scrolling back to their original location in chat list.


Fixed crash that occured when hiding mic or camera buttons from chat.


All Localization files has been reset. If you are interested in translating Watusi to your language please visit https://github.com/FouadRaheb/Localization

Minor bug fixes and compatibility with OnlineNotify.

Re-created WhatsApp favorites/contacts controller in order to replace the camera tab.


Removed code for enabling About feature since its now enabled by WhatsApp on jailbroken devices.

Minor bug fixes.

Added WhatsApp about feature on jailbroken devices. You need to have the latest WhatsApp update.

Added back the option to view your contacts about message using 'About on Chat' feature from the 'Chats Addons Section'.

Fixed force send read receipts on latest WhatsApp update.

Fixed Pinned Chats crash when tapping on a new chat in search results.


Fixed a crash that happens when you delete all your chats and have some pinned chats.


Added option to stick Pinned Chats section on top of chat list, you can enable it from settings.


More bug fixes and UI improvements for Pinned Chats

Lots of internal changes that should hopefully fix all these random crashes in background.


Changed the way login is handled, please go into settings and login with your account again.


Re-added My Contacts Privacy blacklist only. Make sure to read its description before using it.


Fixed pinned chats not displaying the correct status of last message.


More internal changes and bug fixes.

Re-added Lastseen Privacy Autoswitch because it seems like many people have been using it.


Added the option to replace Camera tab with either Contacts or Favorites page.


Attempt to fix SpringBoard crash for some users.

Added the option to create contact groups for WhatsApp status privacy.


Disable jailbreak detection when using WhatsApp contact us button.


Added the option to disable the new camera tab.


Removed the option to replace contacts tab with the old status tab since WhatsApp no more support text statuses.

New Status add-ons section for the new WhatsApp status feature.


Added option to add a download button on top of statuses in order to download/share status content


Added option to disable auto mark statuses as seen and manually mark them using a Watusi button on top of statuses.


Added option to disable auto advance of statuses to next available status.

New Status add-ons section for the new WhatsApp status feature.


Added option to add a download button on top of statuses in order to download/share status content


Added option to disable auto mark statuses as seen and manually mark them using a Watusi button on top of statuses.


Added option to disable auto advance of statuses to next available status.

Fixed hide profile picture in chats


Fixed apps not showing in Watusi settings


New WhatsApp update will be available in the next few days which will include the new Status features, make sure you don't have auto

Fixed message scheduling on send long press


Added option to lock Contacts Blacklist settings


Different way to detect badges for muted chats

Re-wrote Messages Scheduler in a much better way that should work on iOS 8/9/10, let me know if you have any issues with it especially on iOS 8/9


Fixed Archive Lock on latest WhatsApp

Removed a logging alert from accounts section

Removed custom album feature since WhatsApp now automatically save media into an album called WhatsApp.


More bug fixes for latest WhatsApp update.

Fixed crash when receiving an image and custom album name feature is enabled.


More bug fixes for latest WhatsApp update.

Fixed force read receipts crash on latest WhatsApp update


Fixed sending images crash on latest WhatsApp

Support latest WhatsApp update

Twitter login has been removed. If you previously purchased a license using Twitter account send me an email including your paypal email and the email of your new Watusi account in order to transfer your license.


Changed the way license purchase is done, if you are having issues with your purchase try to logout and login with your account again.


Re-wrote Auto Reply features in a much better way.


As per users request, re-added the option for no delay between auto replies.


Changed the way private notification is done, it doesn't require springboard hook anymore.


Fixed status list icon and text not showing on latest WhatsApp.


Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Twitter login has been removed. If you previously purchased a license using Twitter account send me an email including your paypal email and the email of your new Watusi account in order to transfer your license.


Changed the way license purchase is done, if you are having issues with your purchase try to logout and login with your account again.


Re-wrote Auto Reply features in a much better way.


As per users request, re-added the option for no delay between auto replies.


Changed the way private notification is done, it doesn't require springboard hook anymore.


Fixed status list icon and text not showing on latest WhatsApp.


Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Added option to change chat bubbles contact name font size.


Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Fixed hiding call button and added option to hide video call button


Attempt to fix group members picture, let me know if its fixed.

Fixed font size not changing


Fixed single media forward button


More fixes for latest WhatsApp 2.17.1

More fixes for latest WhatsApp 2.17.1

Support latest WhatsApp 2.17.1

Added more configuration to auto reply


Added option to add an icon on your contacts messages in order know if its a broadcast message


Split add-ons preferences category into Chats Add-ons and Other Add-ons


Fixed overlap of image message share icon with group members messages


Fixed groups list icon randomly not showing on navigation bar when WhatsApp is relaunched


Added different confirm alerts for video call button


As per users request, groups in contacts picker are now sorted alphabetically

Fixed chats not showing up in chats list if they are pinned and chat pinning interface is off


More bug fixes to chat pinning interface


Other minor bug fixes & improvements

Fixed hiding camera button on latest WhatsApp


Added option to hide microphone button as well


Another attempt to hide pinned chats from all chats


Fixed WhatsApp share extension crash

Fixed dark keyboard color


Fixed group members picture on right to left languages


You can now add/remove/re-order your share sheet buttons

Fixed picker sheet crash on latest WhatsApp


Added option to enable WhatsApp new GIF search feature when sending a photo/video


Hiding pinned chats from chats list had many consequences, therefore I stopped hiding them for now.

Pinned Chats are now hidden from the chat list


You can now change pinned chats order from its settings inside Addons section


Fixed swipe actions on pinned chats


Fixed pinned chats last message not updating


You can now add/remove/reorder the buttons in your share sheet


Updated PayPal SDK to latest version


Fixed crash when trying to purchase using credit card


Fixed In-App browser for iOS 8 users


Improved sending large number of images using the picker sheet


Hide empty chats from blacklisted chats history

Watusi 2 public beta release

Watusi 2 private beta release

Watusi 1 BigBoss release