Guide to backup Whatsapp message for Android Phones

Guide to backup Whatsapp message for Android Phones

Below mentioned steps would help you to backup whatsapp messages on your phone. This is only for Android phone users. The steps are easy and no technical skills are required. In this blog we would Guide to backup Whatsapp message for Android Phones. Just try and follow the mentioned steps.

Step 1

Open WhatsApp and goto the menu button A > Settings > Chat Settings > Backup conversations.

Step 2

select the file stored as "msgstore.db.crypt7" in your phone's /WhatsApp/Databases folder. Rename this file to "msgstore.db.crypt7.current", without the quotes, to make it easy to find when you want to restore the backup.

Step 3

To restore conversations from a backup, uninstall WhatsApp and find the correct backup file from the WhatsApp folder. Slightly older backups are named "msgstore-YYYY-MM-DD.1.db.crypt7". In order to restore any of these, rename the file to "msgstore.db.crypt7".

Step 4

Reinstall WhatsApp. Once you verify your phone number, WhatsApp will show a prompt saying that it has found backed up messages. Tap Restore, choose the correct backup file and wait for the conversations to appear in the app.

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    Shayaan Ahmad Noori, a highly accomplished and renowned Communication expert. He is currently Founder and C.E.O of Creative Buffs. He has extensive work experience of 14+ years, out of which he carries a wide range of experience of 9 years with Tech Mahindra, Smile Foundation, CanvasM Technology Private Limited, Australian Training and Management College and much more. He has done M.B.A and P.G.D.B.M in Marketing and HR and also has done Masters in Sociology. He has done approx more than 100 training sessions in Communication Skills, Marketing, Management, Society and development and Digital Marketing.

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