WhatsApp Database Reader: How to Read WhatsApp Backup Messages on PC

Q: Yesterday I deleted WhatsApp Chat Messages on my iPhone, and I have them in my iTunes backup, how to open WhatsApp backup file and view WhatsApp chat history on PC? What should I do to restore it?

A: As we know, all your WhatsApp chats messages are saved in an encrypted (*.db.crypt) file on your Android device.If you have backed up your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud previously, you can use WhatsApp Database Reader to read WhatsApp backup messages on PC. And you can recover them to a computer or your iPhone if you want. If you don't have a backup, you also can recover the messages if you act quick!

Here is an awesome software (iOS Data Recovery) that can help you read WhatsApp messages on PC not matter you have a backup or not. You can also use this software to extract and export your iOS WhatsApp messages to your computer!


Whatsapp Database Reader 1. Backuptrans Android WhatsApp Transfer

Whatsapp Database Reader 2. Wondershare iOS Data Recovery


Whatsapp Database Reader 1. Backuptrans Android WhatsApp Transfer

Backuptrans Android WhatsApp Transfer is a good tool which can help you solve the problem about how to decrypt and read chat messages from WhatsApp backup file, you can easily extract and import WhatsApp Messages from Whatsapp backup file into Backuptrans local database.



Key Features:
Backup WhatsApp chat history from Android to computer
Restore WhatsApp Messages to Android on PC
Transfer WhatsApp chat history between Android Phones directly
Transfer WhatsApp Messages from WhatsApp Backup file to Android
Extract photos, videos, audios and the like attachments to PC
Export Android WhatsApp Messages into Document File
Supports all Android Phones

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Tutorial: How to read WhatsApp backup messages on PC?

Step 1. Backup WhatsApp Conversations on Android Phone.

Go to Settings on your WhatsApp menu > Chat Settings, then tap Backup conversations.



Step 2. Find the WhatsApp backup folder and copy it on your computer

Connect your Android phone to computer via USB and then copy the WhatsApp folder

from Android SD card to the computer. You can find your WhatsApp backup folder on:
/storage/emulated/0/WhatsApp or /sdcard/WhatsApp



Step 3. Run Backuptrans Android WhatsApp Transfer

Now run Backuptrans Android WhatsApp Transfer software, right click database icon and then choose "Import Android WhatsApp Backup Data".



Step 4. Select WhatsApp encrypted backup file

Select the WhatsApp backup database file(*.db.crypt*) on computer, then click "OK" to continue.



Step 5. Decrypt *.db.crypt file

a. Decrypt *.db.crypt5 file

Enter your Android account, then click "OK" to continue. Just click "Settings" -> "Google" ->"Accounts" on your Android Phone to find your Android account.



b. Decrypt *.db.crypt6/*.db.crypt7/*.db.crypt8 file

You need to select your Key file. Then click "OK" to continue. Please follow this tutorial to extract key file from your Android Phone.

Step 6. Decrypt and Extract WhatsApp message

Now you can read all WhatsApp messages you have backed up on Backuptrans Android WhatsApp Transfer software. Besides, you can also simply click "Export", "Print" or "Restore" button on the toolbar if you want to export WhatsApp Messages to file, print WhatsApp Messages or transfer messages from database to device.



Whatsapp Database Reader 2. Wondershare iOS Data Recovery


iOS Data Recovery is one of the bestWhatsApp Database Reader which allows you toopen WhatsApp backup file on PC and also extract them from your iPhone directly. Besides, this software also provides another recovery mode then you can retrieve your deleted data from your iPhone or iTunes/iCloud backup with ease.




Part 1. How to Read WhatsApp Backup Messages on PC from iTunes Backup

Part 2. How to Read WhatsApp Backup Messages on PC from iCloud Backup

Part 3. How to Read and Recover WhatsApp WhatsApp Chat History from iOS Devices without Backup


Part 1. How to Read WhatsApp Backup Messages on PC from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose “Recover from iTunes Backup Files” mode

Run iPhone Data Recovery (WhatsApp Database Reader)on your computer after downloading and installing. After that, you will see three modes to choose. Select “Recover from iTunes Backup Files”.



Step 2. Start Scan

Choose the iTunes backup file that contains your messages. Click on "Start Scan" to scan its contents.



Step 3. Recover to your PC

Once the scan is complete. All the files on that particular backup will be displayed in the next window. Select the WhatsApp messages you want to extract and click on "Recover" to save then to PC.



Notes: When using this method, please do not open iTunes on your computer.

Part 2. How to Read WhatsApp Backup Messages on PC from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File" mode

Run iPhone Data Recovery (WhatsApp backup reader), Sign into your iCloud account. Choose the iCloud backup file that contains your WhatsApp messages, and download it.



Step 2. Download WhatsApp files

In the popup window that appears check "Messages" and "Message Attachments" This will save time by only downloading these files instead of everything on the iCloud backup file.



Step 3. Recover to your PC

Click "Next" to scan the iCloud file. Once the scan is complete, select the WhatsApp messages you want to extract and click on "Recover" to save them to your Computer.



Part 3. How to Read and Recover WhatsApp WhatsApp Chat History from iOS devices without Backup

Step 1. Install iPhone Data Recovery (WhatsApp Database Reader)


Launch this ios recovery tool and connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable.


Step 2. Start Scan

Click on "Start" to begin scanning your device.



Step 3. Recover WhatsApp messages to your computer

Once the scan is complete, all the data found on your device will be displayed in the next window. Choose the WhatsApp messages you would like to recover and click "Recover" You can then save them to your computer.




iPhone Data Recovery is a reliable WhatsApp Database Reader. What's more, it also allows you to extract more data including text messages, contacts, photos, videos on iPhone, you can use this program as well. (See also: Recover Lost or Deleted Call History)

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By the way, if you are searching for a tool to backup, restore, manage WhatsApp messages and images, you can try iOS Data Recovery Toolkit - iOS WhatsApp Transfer, Backup & Restore. It can simplify your backup and restore process. What's more, it also allows you to transfer data from iOS devices to iPhone/iPad/iPod touch/Android devices in just a few clicks.

User Guide: iOS WhatsApp Transfer, Backup & Restore

Supported iOS devices: iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4
All models of iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad
iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4
Supported WhatsApp Files: Chat history, Video, Images, Any file attachments

Step 1. Download and run iOS Data Recovery program, and connect your iOS device to your PC computer using USB cable. Then click on "More Tools" and select "iOS WhatsApp Transfer, Backup & Restore".



Step 2. Select "Backup WhatsApp Messages" from the below window.



Read more function detail in: User Guide: iOS WhatsApp Transfer, Backup & Restore