Wednesday, 1 April 2015

How To Recover Deleted Whatsapp Messages

 Whatsapp is one of the most widely used android & iPhone Smartphone till today. It has various features like real time messaging, media sharing (images, videos etc), group chatting and so on. Apart from this, Whatsapp also offers some hidden features that most of the people don’t know. Have you ever wondered how to recover deleted Whatsapp messages 2015 ?

How Can I Get All My Deleted WhatsApp Messages Back?

 # To Recover Recent Chat Messages

It’s very simple to recover Whatsapp chat history that is less than 7 days old. Every day at 4 am Whatsapp automatically creates a backup file of your chat history at your memory card. To make use of that backup file, just uninstall the Whatsapp messenger and then install it again, after installation, Whatsapp will ask you to Restore, Click on restore and you are done. All the chat history that is less than 7 days old will again start to appear on your Whatsapp messenger.

# To Recover Messages Older than 7 Days

It is quite more complex to recover older messages in this application. But it is still possible to get them back.

  • First you have to Uninstall Whatsapp messenger
  • Go to the ‘Databases’ folder of your memory card – go through Memory Card > WhatsApp Databases. In this folder, you will find different chat files named like “msgstore-YYYY-MM-DD.db.crypt“.
  •  Select any particular date file which you want to restore and rename it tomsgstore.db.crypt
    i.e: Rename msgstore-2013-12-05.1.db.crypt file to msgstore.db.crypt.
  • Install Whatsapp messenger again, and choose restore when prompted. The backup file msgstore.db.crypt is restored and viola, your deleted Whatsapp messages will be restored again.
So above is the simple tips to recover deleted whatsapp messages, I hope you all would have liked the article. In case of any query or suggestion please drop your valuable comments in comment box below.


  1. Great blog.
    I know another way to recover deleted whatsapp messages from iPhone and Android. You can use third party software like iPhone data recovery and Android data recovery software. They can scan your mobile phone and recover your deleted whatsapp messages.
    If you are using iOS, you can read this article to learn how to recover deleted whatsapp messages from iPhone.
    If you are using Android, you need to read this article to find out how to recover whatsapp messages on Android.

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