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i've deleted a msgstore.db.crypt14 file recently and i need to recover it, i've tried many recover tools but they all failed, is there any method? [duplicate]

i tried many recovery software but they only recover some photos and videos or pdf files, is there an powerful recovery software that can recover database files ?, the file is 60MB and i deleted it ...
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Whatsapp Chat History TXT File very long, display name of group participants spelled different in some parts of the chat

This is very strange. I downloaded a 400 page Whatsapp chat history from a group chat. I noticed that one of the group participants their name is spelled different in parts of the chat. The time stamp ...
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whatsapp useless(?) files are safe to delete? dbcrypt and .trash

whatsapp useless(?) files are safe to delete? dbcrypt and .trash. I was never able to restore a dbcrypt file, and whatsapp creates many. This folder just seems to try to fill remaining space with ...
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WhatsApp Call Lowers Media Volume

The volume of the media I'm trying to watch is automatically lowered when I enter a WhatsApp call. The position on the slider does not change so it appears to be the correct volume, but it is ...
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Recover WhatsApp chat history using crypt14 file

I tried to restore WhatsApp chat history using the crypt14 file following the steps on the WhatsApp page (https://faq.whatsapp.com/6181521285295518/?helpref=hc_fnav&cms_platform=android&cms_id=...
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What Google services does WhatsApp depends on?

WhatsApp is the only Google-dependent app on my phone. I was removing various Google services from it with adb and as a result, WhatsApp is the only app that doesn't work - it crashes instantly on any ...
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Whatsapp Business appears in the list as an option to activate Deep Sleep but standard Whatsapp does not appear

One UI 6 Samsung Galaxy S23 As Whatsapp consumes a lot of battery, I'm trying to put it in Deep Sleep to only work when I open it. But only the Whatsapp Business version is appearing in the list of ...
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Create a complete backup of the Whatsapp "Media" folder by deleteing all the .nomedia files in all the subfolders

WhatsApp stores all sent and received images, documents, and videos in the following file structure: Internal memory >> Android >> Media >> com.whatsapp >> Whatsapp >> ...
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Create a complete backup of the Whatsapp "Media" folder by deleteing all the .nomedia files in all the subfolders [duplicate]

WhatsApp stores all sent and received images, documents, and videos in the following file structure: Internal memory >> Android >> Media >> com.whatsapp >> Whatsapp >> ...
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Slow Contact Search and Message Forwarding in WhatsApp

I'm facing noticeable delays when using WhatsApp on my Samsung Galaxy A30s. This issue particularly affects searching for contacts and forwarding messages. The problem manifests in two scenarios: (1) ...
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Restore WhatsApp data to respective chat locations [duplicate]

My phone has been running low on space lately. WhatsApp gave me the low storage error and then crashed. After freeing a couple of gigabyte on my phone, I went back to WhatsApp, only to discover that ...
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WhatsApp media missing, not on either new nor old phone

I really hope someone can help me. I have recently bought a new phone and when I logged into WhatsApp on my new phone, the files weren't restored. What's more upsetting is that I can't find WhatsApp ...
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How to fix Whatsapp always leaves opened conversation to main chats (contacts) view?

I am using redmi note 12 xiaomi MIUI 13 The situation is like this; I open Whatsapp, then open some conversation with anyone. Then if I switch away from Whatsapp, not closing it, only switching to ...
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Will I be exited from WhatsApp groups when I reset my phone and install app again?

Will I be exited from WhatsApp groups when I reset my phone and install app again? I didn't make backups. Please help it's very important.
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How to recover WhatsApp chat history?

My phone has been running low on space lately. WhatsApp gave me the low storage error and then crashed. After freeing a couple of gigabyte on my phone, I went back to WhatsApp, only to discover that ...
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Double backup and migration for Iphone

I am about to migrate from a Xiaomi Mi6 to an Iphone 15. I have a regular whatsapp installed on the Mi6. Its backup is configured to Never backup on Google Drive. However, I do have data in an old ...
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Whatsapp: is there any possibility to turn off internet for a specific contact only?

I know there is an option to turn off internet access for entire whatsapp but i was wondering if there is a way to disable access for a specific chat completely? What i am trying to accomplish by ...
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Whatsapp chats and media from internal storage

A few days ago, my Whatsapp deleted all my messages and media. Luckily those are still in my internal folder. Is there any way to restore my Whatsapp chats and media from my internal storage as there ...
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A contact not showing in my phone but in WhatsApp

I wanted to delete a contact from my phone, but to my surprise, when I searched for their name in my phone's contacts, nothing showed up. No one with that name or number was in my contact list. Their ...
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Remove orphaned media files in WhatsApp

I have many orphaned files in Android/media/com.whatsapp/WhatsApp/Media. Although many images and videos have been removed from chats and are no longer visible within WhatsApp (neither in the chat ...
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Recovering Whatsapp crypt8 file

I would like to re-read some old whatsapp chats that are in a .crypt8 file; I have put the database in my new phone after reinstalling the app and so on (I was already able to use this procedure for ...
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moving whatsapp data from Android 4 to Android 13

As you probably know (https://faq.whatsapp.com/1150261202542208), Whatsapp is not going to support Android 4 phones from 23rd of October this year; the minimum supported Android version will be 5.0 I ...
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Block whatsapp channels

My phone, a galaxy s20 fe, recently updated whatsapp bringing along with it 'whatsapp channels'. Is there a way to block or get rid of the new whatsapp channels update? Thanks for your time
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How to restore WhatsApp chat -- without a backup?

I have switched phones (both Android) and activated WhatsApp on the new phone. Unexpectedly, the WhatsApp chat messages did not become available on the new phone and disappeared on the old one. I also ...
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Recover data from Asus Zenfone 4 in special case

My Asus Zenfone 4 (ZE554KL) started to be slow and sometimes it crashed and restarted, and then it went back to normal. It stayed that way for months. Last week, the bar containing the buttons to ...
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How to restore WhatsApp backup file? [duplicate]

My phone's screen is broken, but I recovered the SIM card (phone number) and WhatsApp backup file: msgstore.db.crypt14 (using USB debug). I don't have a WhatsApp backup on Google Drive. When I open ...
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Sending a WhatsApp message with Google Assisten while phone is locked

Currently, when my phone is locked, I can use the Google Assistant to send a regular text message. This does work. When trying to use a WhatsApp message, though, the Assistant tells me that I need to ...
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How does WhatsApp's Delete For Everyone work for photos?

In WhatsApp, when the sender deletes a photo for everyone from their side, does it permanently deleted from my phone, or are they still there on my phone? If it was there, are they recoverable by the ...
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How does WhatsApp's View Once work? Does it take internal storage for showing the photos, or are they directly showing it from the server?

For WhatsApp's View Once photos, are the photos saved somewhere in the phone's internal storage? Or are they directly shown from WhatsApp's server? As WhatsApp claimed they are not stored in photos or ...
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WhatsApp's chat history restore failed, trying to restore from local backup also failed

On the 14th Aug morning, when I opened WhatsApp, it was saying to restore chat history: Restore chat history Something went wrong with your chat history. Don't worry, you can restore your chat ...
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WhatsApp audio calls fail to connect

I recently bought a second-hand Nexus 6 running Lineage OS 18.1. Everything working great with one exception: WhatsApp reproducibly fails to establish audio calls with the error: Couldn't place a ...
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When crypt14 file of WhatsApp database is deleted automatically after 7 days, is it possible to recover it in Android 12? Are they permanently deleted

I downloaded some data recovery apps from Play Store. They failed to recover my deleted data, but they show some hidden WhatsApp files like .status. Can they recover and steal my database file from ...
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Whatsapp media and Android 11: media folder changed?

After upgrading my OnePlus 6T from Android 9 to 11, all my images disappeared in WhatsApp, with typical error message: "Sorry, this media file doesn't exist on your internal storage" The ...
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Move Whatsapp media folder to SD card without rooting?

Hello Android experts, The internal storage of a Xiaomi Redmi 7A (Android 9) is running low, so I wish to free up space by moving Whatsapp media storage to the SD card. I moved the folder manually, ...
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How to backup WhatsApp chats including voice notes

There are plenty of questions addressing WhatsApp backups but none seem to work for me. Even trying the built in options isn't working at all. Using export chat without media only goes back to ...
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WhatsApp chats are not sorted chronologically

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra. Starting today, my WhatsApp chats are not sorted chronologically. When a new message comes in, it's supposed to display at the top of the chat list, but that's not ...
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SD card internal storage - photos not showing in Photos - how do I format/unmount safely to not lose WhatsApp history?

The storage on my Android 11 phone (Fairphone 3) was running out so I mounted a Lexar micro SD card to increase storage. I now realise this was a mistake but not knowing any better I formatted it as ...
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How do I attach a video larger than 16 MB in Whatsapp

It is not uncommon to see videos larger than 100 MB on whatsapp sent as a video clip. How is that accomplished? I tried to find it on the internet. I know there are some obvious ways like the ...
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How to export everything from WhatsApp?

I have a lot of files, photos and chats on WhatsApp. Today, I learned that although WhatsApp backs these up regularly, it's not actually possible for me to export my own data. The only thing I found ...
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Whatsapp backup recovery [duplicate]

I am trying to get an old backup from one phone to another the problem is the phone from which am trying to get the back up from got stolen I still have access to all my accounts like Google Drive so ...
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Incorrect name on WhatsApp

When someone saves my coordinates using WhatsApp, They see a wrong name which is being reflected as Default ( Probably an old short name of mine), how do I correct this issue. I use an Android Phone ( ...
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Where Are the WhatsApp Backup Database Files? [duplicate]

I'm trying to get a backup of my WhatsApp messages and copy it to my PC, so that I can view my message archive outside WhatsApp on my PC using a 3rd party app - maybe WhatsApp Viewer. However, after ...
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Rename a Whatsapp conversation from a former employee to the new employee

We use WhatsApp a lot at work. We had an employee leave and now her replacement logged in and it comes up as the former employee. How do we change it at both ends to make sure everyone knows who she ...
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Can any other programs affect receiving WhatsApp messages when in use?

Curious as to why one gray tick happens when sending a WhatsApp message, as well as why calls are not being received. Is it possible that another program conflicts with WhatsApp and the ability to ...
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Delete photos from WhatsApp backup

I had recently painstakingly deleted lot of unwanted WhatsApp photos from my gallery to save storage space. But unfortunately WhatsApp has again restored all those photos (probably from backup). How ...
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Clock icon on a single WhatsApp chat message on both side

Today, I was talking with one of my friends on WhatsApp and suddenly a clock icon showed on some messages. First, I assumed that there might be an internet issue, so I sent messages to other contacts ...
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How do I restore my parallel Whatsapp from backup after skipping the restore option?

Am using whatsapp parallel i passed this place. I still have my last back up in my fone. How can I access it back? And restore my last messages
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Contact deleted from phone but still visible in WhatsApp

First i deleted chat from WhatsApp, then i deleted contact from my phone. Then i refreshed WhatsApp 2-3 times but when i type name in search bar, that contact is visible in WhatsApp without any ...
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How to view/filter posts by a user in a WhatsApp group?

I am a participant in a WhatsApp group for a long time. I want to view all posts I have done in the WhatsApp group. How to view/filter them?
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Can't open PDFs (and other files) from WhatsApp

I'm using a Xiaomi MI 9 SE phone (Android v11, MIUI Global v12.5.1). For quite a long time now, I've had the problem of not being able to open PDF files attached to WhatsApp messages I receive. When I ...
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