How to Convert WhatsApp Messages to Crypt File

Oct 24,2015 Posted by Allen Lee to Guides

The following tutorial shows you how to convert WhatsApp messages from Backuptrans local database into a crypt file. After saving messages into a crypt file, you can restore messages from the crrypt file into your Android phone easily.


Step 1: Save WhatsApp Messages into Backuptrans local database. (Skip if done)
You can simply from your old iPhone/android phone to the software via USB. And then click "Backup" button to save all whatsapp chat messages into Backuptrans local database. Or loading messages from iTunes backup is also supported.

Step 2: Right-click the database name on Backuptrans software and then choose "Export Messages to Crypt File" menu.

Step 3: Choose a folder to save you exported files.

Step 4: Check the exported files.
After exported, you will get a folder like CryptConverter-[datetime]-[*****]. Open the folder then you will see another folder named WhatsApp.

Step 5: Copy the WhatsApp folder to Android.
Connect your Android Phone to computer via USB cable in MTP method. Then copy the WhatsApp folder you got in step 4 to sdcard/ or /storage/emulated/0/ on your Android Phone.

Note: If you already have a WhatsApp folder on Android Phone Phone Storage, please remove or rename it first before coping files from computer.

Step 6: Disconnect WhatsApp from Google Drive Backup.
1) Go to drive.google.com on your computer.
2) Click "My Drive"->"Settings"-> "Manage Apps".

3) Choose "WhatsApp Messenger", click "Options"->"Disconnect from Drive".
Note:If you have a large backup on drive, it may take a few minutes to display WhatsApp Messenger in Apps list.

Step 7: Install and Verify WhatsApp Messenger on Android Phone.
Re-install WhatsApp Messenger on your Android and then verify with your phone number. Then you can choose to restore messages from the crypt file on Phone Storage.
Note:If you can't uninstall WhatsApp Messenger from your Android Phone, please try these:
1) Go "Settings" -> "Apps" -> "WhatsApp" on your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.
2) Click "Force Stop" button.
3) Click "Clear Data" button or you may need to click "Storage"->"Clear Data" & "Clear Cache" buttons.
4) Start WhatsApp Messenger again on Android Phone.

Done! Now you have the WhatsApp messages moved onto your Android Phone.

If you have any further question, please contact us at support@backuptrans.com.

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