What is a .CRYPT7 File And How To Open It – WhatsApp (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .crypt7 extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .crypt7 file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .CRYPT7 file?

The file extension .CRYPT7 is from WhatsApp Encrypted Database File.This file extension was developed by WhatsApp. The file is a database related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .crypt7 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .CRYPT7 file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .CRYPT7 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CRYPT7 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .crypt7 file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the WhatsApp Viewer software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is WhatsApp Viewer.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CRYPT7 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the WhatsApp Viewer software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .CRYPT7 file on Android

To open the .crypt7 file on Android, please follow these easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .CRYPT7 file in the download folder

The first step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the deraills Crypt-DBConverter for Whatsapp software and install it. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

Still cannot open the .CRYPT7 file?

If you are still unable to open the .CRYPT7 file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CRYPT7 file.crypt8 – WhatsApp, .crypt9 – WhatsApp, .crypted – Ashampoo, .crypto – MacPaw, .cryptra – BMB Software. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .CRYPT7 file with the WhatsApp Viewer program on Windows and deraills Crypt-DBConverter for Whatsapp software on Android.