WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging application on daily basis. Your touchscreen smartphones are great to use but sometimes it frustrates when You tab on the wrong option and you are important messages get deleted. So here are some tips to get back deleted WhatsApp messages.
Recover Deleted Whatsapp Messages
To recover the deleted WhatsApp messages you need to follow the simple steps. Few of you may also know that WhatsApp takes the backup of your messages on daily basis.
- First of all, Navigate to the Whatsapp database folder, you will require file explorer for this task. the path is > sdcard/WhatsApp/Databases
- In the Database folder, you will see Chat files which are with names similar like msgstore-2014-01-04.1.db.crypt. You may notices the file names have dates as well. but there is a File which is msgstore.db.crypt, we need to rename it. you can add any word before msgstore.db.crypt.
- After renaming that file, From the other Files just select the file which shows appropriate date before you accidentally deleted your WhatsApp messages, and then rename that file to msgstore.db.crypt. This Renaming process can also be done on your PC by Connecting your device.
- Now the Final step, Goto Setting>Applications>manage applications>Whatsapp and Click on Clear Data. Now open Whatsapp, Choose Restore when it prompts. That’s it, the chat file saved as msgstore.db.crypt will be restored and hence your messages too.