How To Restore Deleted Older WhatsApp Messages - My Tech Lab

13 Jan 2015

How To Restore Deleted Older WhatsApp Messages

Recover Older WatsApp Messages You Lost

In one of my articles I posted on Phone Tips, We learned How To Recover Deleted Whatsupp Messages. However, with that steps you can only Recover Messages of the previous night and it wouldn't work for those of you seeking to Recover older messages.

I thought of YOU so This post is Purposely for those who want to Restore Deleted older messages.
just follow The steps bellow closely and you will be able to do just that.

Steps In Recovering Old Deleted WatsApp Message

Recover Old Chat

Now before you proceed with the steps, Be aware of this; WhatsApp keeps up to 7 days worth backup files and stores them on your device so you can Restore up to a maximum of last 7 days.

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Step 1. First go to your file manager and locate your WatsApp folder, open it and navigate to "Database"
           Now in your database folder the latest backup is names “msgstore.db.crypt7″ or
          “msgstore.db.crypt8″ and the 7-day old backup is named msgstore-YYYY-MM-DD.1.db.crypt7
            or “msgstore-YYYY-MM-DD.1.db.crypt8″.

Step 2. The trick now is, interchange the file names. That is, name the latest backup with that of the 7-day
            old backup and do same for the 7-day old backup. be careful when naming then. Try to be precise.

Step 3. Now Uninstall and Reinstall the WatsApp appplication and your chat will be Restored up to the last
            7 days. if you don't know how to Uninstall and Reinstall your WatsApp application, Read This
            Post; How To Recover Deleted Whatsupp Messages

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