I installed whatsapp on virtual device :

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Where can I find the media downloaded from whatsapp ?

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I searched the android directories but couldn't find the media I downloaded.


It will not be on the Windows filesystem.

The emulator makes a .img file that it then mounts as the virtual SD Card.

So, to answer your question, the file is stored in the sdcard .img file in the avd folder.

(You may be able to extract it using winRAR or another unzip utility. Check the C:\Users\<your username>\.android\avd\<avd name>\sdcard.img)

EDIT: This program claims to mount .img files. I am using Ubuntu though, so cannot test sorry.

  • Though I found the image file on the same path, winrar is unable to open it – Suhail Gupta Jan 19 '13 at 18:27
  • @SuhailGupta You will have to use a program that mounts and/or converts .img files then. I will edit my answer very soon. – Liam W Jan 19 '13 at 18:29
  • @SuhailGupta No worries! – Liam W Jan 19 '13 at 18:35

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