I'm trying to find out the way WhatsApp saves its files in the database. I know that I can get the file name from thumb_image column from messages table using some sql queries, but that only works when I actually downloaded the file.

The format that I get (and care about) are:


Does anyone know what the format for the files that are sent but not yet downloaded? I can clearly see them in the database just can't retrieve their name

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