Open CRYPT5 file

WhatsApp Messenger encrypted message database backup

How to open crypt5 files?

crypt5 file icon Have you had trouble opening the crypt5 file on your computer? What are crypt5 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is crypt5 file?

A crypt5 file extension is related to the WhatsApp instant messenger and used for its encrypted message database backup files.

WhatsApp Messenger encrypted message database backup description

The crypt5 file extension is associated with the WhatsApp an instant messaging service and the same named client for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and other systems.

The crypt5 file stores encrypted database with saved conversations.

WhatsApp Messenger also uses crypt, crypt6, crypt7, crypt8, crypt9, crypt10, crypt11, crypt12 file extension for its encrypted databases.

WhatsApp Messenger uses the first account added on Android phone generally Google Account to encrypt chats stored in crypt5 database.

To view content of crypt5 file for example in WhatsApp Viewer you need to know, which the first account is related to Android phone, where the crypt5 file was stored.

By default, the file is called: msgstore.db.crypt5 and it is stored in phone SDcard/WhatsApp/Databases folder.

Suggested software to open crypt5 file

WhatsApp for iPhone

Messaging app for Apple iPhone

WhatsApp Viewer

A utility for viewing WhatsApp chat history

WhatsApp for Android

Popular instant messaging client for Google Android

WhatsApp for Blackberry

Cross-platform smartphone messenger also available for BlackBerry

WhatsApp for Windows Phone

Instant messaging client for Windows Phone OS

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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