The File Extensions Database


  • Developer by: WhatsApp Inc.
  • Category: Backup Files

What is an .MSGSTOREDBCRYPT7 file?

.MSGSTOREDBCRYPT7 is WhatsApp crypted database backup

The msgstoredbcrypt7 is actual whole file name without dots, not just extension for which some users mistake it.

You can find more information about this in our crypt7 file extension entry.

This msgstoredbcrypt7 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

How to open:

These files can be accessed by specialized WhatsApp encryptor.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

How to solve problems with MSGSTOREDBCRYPT7 files

  • Associate the MSGSTOREDBCRYPT7 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any MSGSTOREDBCRYPT7 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.MSGSTOREDBCRYPT7 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the MSGSTOREDBCRYPT7 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .MSGSTOREDBCRYPT7 is WhatsApp crypted database backup. Because only the current version supports the latest MSGSTOREDBCRYPT7 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the WhatsApp Inc. manufacturer website after an available .MSGSTOREDBCRYPT7 is WhatsApp crypted database backup update.
  • To make sure that your MSGSTOREDBCRYPT7 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.