How To Recover Deleted Whatsapp Messages

How to recover deleted Whatsapp messages:

how to recover deleted whatsapp messages

Whatsapp is the most popular mobile application. Almost each and every smartphone user using Whatsapp now these days. Whatsapp is a messaging application, we can chat with other Whatsapp users, we can send photos videos, documents etc through Whatsapp.

Mainly people use Whatsapp for chatting or messaging purpose. Everyone loves Whatsapp to chat with their friends and relatives. Sometimes we delete our Whatsapp messages or chat due to slow of Whatsapp application or low storage space. Sometimes we delete Whatsapp messages unexpectedly. We do not have direct option to recover Whatsapp deleted messages in Whatsapp application. We have to use some technical tricks to recover deleted Whatsapp messages or Whatsapp chat.

We have provided below 2 better ways to recover deleted WhatsApp messages. One is the manual process and the other one is using some third-party application.

Ways to recover deleted WhatsApp messages or chat:

1) The manual way to recover deleted WhatsApp messages or chat:

One interesting thing to know is, every day WhatsApp application creates its own backup at a particular time and it will be saved in phone memory or SD card of your mobile phone. We can recover WhatsApp messages by using those backup files. Please follow the below steps to recover WhatsApp messages or chat using the manual process.

Step 1) Open File Explorer ( if you don't have file explorer app by default, you have to install it)

Step 2) Open WhatsApp folder and go to Databases folder

Step 3) You can find some files in the databases folder like msgstore-2018-03-28.1. Those files are nothing but backup files of your WhatsApp and those are having the date in the files names. There will be a file named as msgstore.db.crypt. We need to rename that file to recover WhatsApp messages according to the particular date. you can add any word before msgstore.db.crypt.

Step 4) After renaming that file, select the file from other files which shows appropriate date before you accidentally deleted your WhatsApp messages, and then rename that file to msgstore.db.crypt. We can rename these files by connecting mobile to computer or laptop also.

Step 5) Now the Final step is Go to Settings>Applications>manage applications>Whatsapp and Click on Clear Data.

Step 6) Now open Whatsapp, Choose Restore when it prompts.

Step 7) Now all your deleted WhatsApp messages will be restored as per the date you selected when the time of renaming.

2) Other ways to recover deleted WhatsApp messages:

You can use some other web application also to recover deleted WhatsApp messages. For example,
just visit website and upload the database file from the SD card or phone memory and click on scan. You can only view or read your deleted WhatsApp messages with this website but you can not restore deleted WhatsApp messages.

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