Download, view and decrypt WhatsApp histories from Android and iOS phones. The tool automatically acquires WhatsApp databases from a range of local and cloud sources, processes information and displays contacts, messages, call history and pictures.
Version: 2.42.28304Elcomsoft Explorer for WhatsApp is a tool to download, display and decrypt WhatsApp communication histories from iPhones and Android devices.
License: Free To Try $79.00
Operating System: Windows
The tool automatically acquires a WhatsApp database from physical devices, local and cloud backups, decrypts information and displays contacts, messages, call history and pictures sent and received.
Elcomsoft Explorer for WhatsApp comes with a host of acquisition options. The product can use all available sources for extracting WhatsApp history. WhatsApp conversations can be extracted from various sources:
- Android smartphones with and without root access
- Plain and encrypted iTunes backups (providing that you know the password)
- iOS cloud backups from Apple iCloud (if you have the original Apple ID and password of that account)
- WhatsApp proprietary cloud backups stored in iCloud Drive
When acquiring iOS cloud backups, Elcomsoft Explorer for WhatsApp can automatically extract WhatsApp databases from multiple devices registered to the same Apple ID.
Elcomsoft Explorer for WhatsApp comes with the ability to download proprietary WhatsApp backups maintained in iCloud Drive.
These backups are not device-specific; however, multiple WhatsApp backups may be available if several WhatsApp accounts (with different phone numbers) are registered within a certain Apple account. The ability to extract standalone WhatsApp backups from iCloud Drive is unique to Elcomsoft Explorer for WhatsApp.
Should you encounter an encrypted backup, Elcomsoft Explorer for WhatsApp can automatically decrypt WhatsApp information. In order for the decryption to work, the correct password is required.
Viewing, searching and filtering of extracted WhatsApp databases is available.
The built-in WhatsApp viewer enables viewing the content of multiple WhatsApp databases.
Advanced searching and filtering allow locating contacts or messages by entering a key word, and locating conversations that occurred within a certain date range.
Version 2.42.28304: support for iOS 11 backups improved
Version 2.40.27609: Added support for new crypt12 encryption.
Version 2.40.27468: iCloud access problems have been fixed
Version 2.40: Added support for WhatsApp Business (Android) Fixed the problem downloading WhatsApp backups from Google Drive Other bug fixes, performance and usability improvements
Version 2.32: Fixed iCloud SSL certificate issue
Version 2.30: downloading and decrypting WhatsApp backups from Google Drive (made from Android devices) added support for latest versions of WhatsApp (iOS and Android) bug fixes and performance improvements
Version 2.25: This release improves two-factor authentication support when downloading WhatsApp backups from Apple iCloud, adding the ability to detect the presence of two-factor authentication before the users are delivered a push notification prompt, improves the speed and reliability of iCloud downloads.
Version 2.10.20661: compatibility problem with Windows 10 x86 Home has been fixed
Version 2.10: Elcomsoft Explorer for WhatsApp 2.10 adds the ability to extract and decrypt WhatsApp stand-alone backups created in iCloud Drive.
Version 2.0.17824: EXWA 2.0 can now extract and decrypt WhatsApp conversations from a wide range of Android devices: both rooted (Android 4.0 through 7.1.1) and most unrooted (Android 4.0 through 6.0.1). It also includes a number of bug fixes and improvements, adds support for last versions of iTunes and iOS