Open CRYPT7 file

WhatsApp Messenger encrypted message database backup

How to open crypt7 files?

crypt7 file icon Have you had trouble opening the crypt7 file on your computer? What are crypt7 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is crypt7 file?

Files with crypt7 file extension are typically found as older database backup files from some previous version of WhatsApp install messenger.

WhatsApp Messenger encrypted message database backup description

The crypt7 file extension was used in several previous versions of the popular WhatsApp Messenger in 2015. This file type replaced the previously used crypt, crypt5, crypt6 file types.

Much like the original files, crypt7 file also store encrypted and protected database of the chat history.

The crypt7 file is encrypted by personal key stored in:

/data/data/com.whatsapp/files/key file

By default, the file is called: msgstore.db.crypt7 and it is stored in phone SDcard/WhatsApp/Databases folder.

Suggested software to open crypt7 file

WhatsApp for iPhone

Messaging app for Apple iPhone

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

WhatsApp Viewer

A utility for viewing WhatsApp chat history

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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