Get back Whatsapp deleted messages- Check the method..

We all are aware of Messaging app called Whatsapp, We use it daily and no doubt we all Love it, but sometimes have you been in a situation when you accidentally deleted an important message on Whatsapp and you don’t know what to do next? Well Touch screen devices are great to use but many a times it frustrates you,when you tap on wrong option and things happens which you don’t wished to do.

Many of you might not know that there are ways to Get back Deleted Whatsapp Messages. Today I will share two tricks to get back deleted Whatsapp Messages on your Android phone.

1) Manually

2) Using Web Application


There are only few people who knows that Whatsapp creates backup of all the data each day at 4 am (system time) which is Stored in the SD card of your Android Smartphone. Follow below steps to get back Deleted Whatsapp Messages.

  • 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 DataNow 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.


In this method you have to use a Web Application Called Recover messages which is Specially Designed to Get back Deleted Whatsapp Messages. This is a Free Online Services which will help people to read the Content of the database file and shows you Sent and Received messages.

Simply Go to Recover messages website and click on Select SQlite file to Upload the Database file, Select the Database file from SD card , Check the box which says i accept the terms of use and click on Scan.

Just wait for few seconds while it takes a bit of time to show you the messages. With this simple method you can view your deleted Whatsapp messags within less than a minute.The only drawback is you can only extract and View/Read your deleted messages but you can not restore them to your whatsapp chat history.