An sqlite file extension is related to WhatsApp Messenger for iPhone. An sqlite file contains chat history (message database).

There is one other file type using
the SQLITE file extension!

empty icon.sqlite - SQLite database [common]

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SQLITE file extension - WhatsApp Messenger for iPhone message database

What is sqlite file? How to open sqlite files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The sqlite file extension is associated with the WhatsApp Messenger for iPhone an instant messaging client used as a substitute for SMS and MMS messages.

The sqlite file stores database with incoming and outgoing messages. It is similar format to SQLITE database, but uses some kind of encryption.

The message database file is called:


and stored in:

net.WhatsApp.WhatsApp folder in iPhone, or iPhone backup.

The default software associated to open sqlite file:

EaseUS MobiSaver icon

EaseUS logoEaseUS MobiSaver  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

MobiSaver is recovery tool that enables users to recover data from iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, or recover data from iOS backups created by iTunes.

MobiSaver is able to recover text messages, call history, calendar as well as photos and videos.

WhatsApp for iPhone icon

WhatsApp Inc. logoWhatsApp for iPhone  Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices) software

Company or developer:
WhatsApp Inc.

WhatsApp is a cross-platform smartphone messenger currently available for iPhone and all other smartphones. The application utilizes push notifications to instantly get messages from friends, colleagues and family.

Related articles:

Transfer WhatsApp chats from iPhone to Android

How to backup and restore WhatsApp chat messages

Transfer WhatsApp chats from phone to phone

Help how to open:

Use WhatsApp Xtract to view content of the ChatStorage.sqlite files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .sqlite file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .sqlite file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open sqlite file, edit sqlite file, convert sqlite file, view sqlite file, play sqlite file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting sqlite files.

Software that open sqlite file - WhatsApp Messenger for iPhone message database

Programs supporting the exension sqlite on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about WhatsApp for iPhone for open sqlite file action.

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

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