After Whatsapp call its UI can't be started again until phone is restarted

REPRODUCIBILITY (% or how often): 100%
BUILD ID = OS VERSION (Settings > About product): 3.4.0.22
HARDWARE (Jolla1, Tablet, XA2,…): xperia x
UI LANGUAGE: finnish
REGRESSION: (compared to previous public release: Yes, No, ?): no

DESCRIPTION:

when I have WA running and I get a WA call (the phone does not wake up other than the sound) after I manange to answer, I can’t make the WA ui to run anymore. It stays in active on the desktop but to make it interactive/active is not possible until phone is restarted.

PRECONDITIONS:

Whatsapp is running normally on the desktop, a whatsapp call is answered.

STEPS TO REPRODUCE:

  1. Start whatsapp
  2. ask a friend to call you to it
  3. answer to the whatsapp call

EXPECTED RESULT:

Whatsapp returns to the state it was before replying to the call

ACTUAL RESULT:

Whatsapp can’t be started anymore

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

(Please ALWAYS attach relevant data such as logs, screenshots, etc…) This has been a problem since atleast v. 2.x of Sailfish

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Works correctly on Xperia 10. But it has Android 8.1 App Support in contrast to 4.4 of Xperia X. That may make the difference.

I have the same issue.
To restart WA you can go into Settings->Apps->WhatsApp and then click on Force stop and Clear cache. Restarting WA should then work.

Thomas