How to Recover Deleted Whatsapp messages and Media

Is it really possible to Recover Deleted Whatsapp messages and Media? A tough question this may seem to you, and as I asked myself this question, I was amidst some sort of panic and so I had to seek a solution. Being the sage that I am, I got my hands on the solution and it’s only wise that I share it and some you some sort of panic. You might have lost your whatsapp messages and media due to a system error or malfunction, due to factory resetting your phone, switching between phones or you just anxiously/ accidentally deleted the whatsapp messages and media by mistake. If you are reading this and you want to Recover Deleted Whatsapp messages and media back to your phone, sit back, relax and grab a cup of coffee and read on 🙂

Just to recap, I have done a series of articles on WhatsApp tricks, feel free to catch up with the articles to be on the same page.

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Recover Deleted Whatsapp messages

By default, WhatsApp stores all the conversation in SD card assuming you had one. For you to Recover Deleted Whatsapp messages, follow the following steps.

Recover Deleted Whatsapp messages








  1. From the file manager in your phone, navigate to SD Card >> WhatsApp >> Database.
  2. In this directory, you will you will find a file named msgstore.db.crypt. This file contains all the message you have sent/received today.
  3. In the same file directory, you will find files in the same format named msgstore-yyyy..dd..db.crypt which contains all WhatsApp messages sent or received within the last seven days.
  4. To access the messages, Simply open the desired file with any of the android simple text editors with which you can you can read or view all your messages.

That is basically it. Free yourself from the hustle. As a precautionary measure, just to avoid situations such as this one, always remember to back up your WhatsApp messages and media. You can back them up on your google account. Don’t forget to check out the other 20 amazing WhatsApp tricks of all times.

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