If you use the Messenger WhatsApp on your Samsung Galaxy S7, you might also want to know where the app's data is stored. This is useful, for example, when you want to back up your WhatsApp data.
In this article we will now explain how you can find the location of your WhatsApp data on the Samsung Galaxy S7. To do this, first navigate from the Samsung Galaxy S7 Home screen to:
- App Menu --> My Files
This file explorer can access the file structure of the internal memory of the Samsung Galaxy S7. Here you will find the WhatsApp folder under the following path:
- Device memory --> WhatsApp
In this folder two folders are now integrated:
The WhatsApp chats are stored under the folder Databases. In these "db.crypt12" files, all chats are encoded encrypted and can only be decrypted by you. In the media folder, your received WhatsApp images and videos are saved that you received from other WhatsApp users.
So, if you want to back up your WhatsApp data, you must back up the WhatsApp folder and the folders it contains. You now know where to find the location of the WhatsApp data on the Samsung Galaxy S7.