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.CRYPT6 File Extension

File TypeWhatsApp Encrypted Database File

DeveloperWhatsApp
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CategoryDatabase Files
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What is a CRYPT6 file?

A CRYPT6 file is an encoded database file created by WhatsApp Messenger, a smartphone messenger application. It contains a database of past chat messages located only on the SD card of Android devices.

More Information

The ".crypt6" extension is appended to .DB files used by WhatsApp to secure users' message databases on Android devices. The unencrypted database appears as msgstore.db, but the database encrypted in the CRYPT6 format appears as msgstore.db.crypt6. The application uses different algorithms to encrypt DB files. The extension appended to the DB file, such as ".crypt5" or ".crypt7", signifies the algorithm.

Common CRYPT6 Filenames

msgstore.db.crypt6 - The name of the file that contains the database of chat messages.

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Programs that open CRYPT6 files
Updated 12/7/2017

About CRYPT6 Files

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