How to get back deleted messages in Whatsapp?

Everyone now a days is addicted to use Whatsapp as their favorite smart phone messenger. But as you know using a smart phone touch sometimes creates many frustrations, mistakenly your finger touch can delete some of your important message in Whatsapp. So what to do then? Here today i am going to share a great tip to get back your deleted Whatsapp message back.

There are two ways you can get back your deleted message in Whatsapp in your android phone.

Method 1 (Manually getting back your Whatsapp deleted message):

Very few of Whatsapp users know that Whatsapp takes backup of all of your messages on daily basis at 4am in SD card of your android phone.


Go to Whatsapp database folder in your SD card at sdcard/WhatsApp/Databases.


You will see many chat files in that folder which will look like msgstore-2014-01-04.1.db.crypt. (Note: Each file name includes date stamp as well). There will be a file named msgstore.db.crypt, you need to rename this file.


After renaming the file, from chat files locate the file with date stamp of your chat/message which you want to recover. Rename that file to msgstore.db.crypt.


Finally go to Setting>Applications>manage applications>Whatsapp and Clear Data. Now when you will open Whatsapp, it will prompt you for restore. Click on Restore and that’s it, It will restore your chat from msgstore.db.crypt file which contains  your mistakenly deleted message.


Method 2 (Using web app recovermessages):

This web app is specially designed to recover deleted messages. Visit it and you will see all the instructions there to recover your deleted messages or chat from Whatsapp.



Sana Beginner Programmer Asked on January 16, 2014 in General Question.
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