Modified versions of Meta’s fast messaging platform are becoming more common, but did you know that your whatsapp account could have consequences if used WhatsApp Plus or other unofficial apps? In AmericanPost.News we bring you all the details.
Recall that the altered versions (MODS) are not available in official stores such as Play Store or App Store, so to download it you have to resort to the APK file which is published on unreliable pages, which indicates that it is not entirely safe to use these applications.
Nowadays, many cybercriminals use malware to steal personal information, and not only passwords for emails or social networks, but also for other financial applications installed on the mobile device.
WhatsApp sanction for using WhatsApp Plus
In case of detecting the improper use of this application, the company applies sanctions on the user’s account. Through its official page, it states that use MODS it is a violation of its rules that is punishable, depending on the severity.
In case of using Plus, GB WhatsApp or another unofficial version, the suspension is temporarily for up to 24 hours, that is, during this time you will not be able to have communication with other users. In case of continuing to use the MOD after the sanction, the suspension could be permanent and the account would be deleted.
“If you received a message within the application notifying that your account is temporarily suspended, it means that you are probably using an unauthorized version of WhatsApp instead of the official application … Unsupported applications or those that claim to be able to move your chats from one phone to another are altered versions, “the company explained on its official website.
How to recover WhatsApp again?
Did you know that you can recover your chats if you open the session on another device? All you have to do is enter your phone number. After configuring the application, an option will appear to “restore” all your WhatsApp chats. Click on Restore option and all your old / deleted messages will be restored on your new device. Remember yes account was closed for using WhatsApp Plus or other MODs, the information cannot be retrieved.
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