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Details of extension .msgstore

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Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .msgstore file?
  • Which program can create the .msgstore file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .msgstore format?
  • What can convert .msgstore files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .msgstore extension?
WhatsApp Saved Chat History .msgstore file icon

WhatsApp Saved Chat History

The MSGSTORE file is a WhatsApp Saved Chat History. WhatsApp is a proprietary, cross-platform instant messaging subscription service for smartphones. In addition to text messaging, users can send each other images, video, and audio media messages.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: WhatsApp
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
WhatsApp Stored Messages
WhatsApp Messenger Recorded Voicemail
WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Database
WhatsApp Encrypted Database
WhatsApp Messenger Database

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Can't open a .msgstore file?

If you want to open a .msgstore file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .msgstore association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.msgstore

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android