How to fix “Decrypt error 2 or Can’t find database error” in Backup Text for Whatsapp and backup your conversations easily?

I wanted to back up my Whatsapp conversations to the hard disk. I downloaded my all-time favourite app “Backup Text for Whatsapp”. It is the best app to back up your Whatsapp conversations. But the application threw “Decrypt error 2”. I realized the app doesn’t work anymore with the new version of Whatsapp. I have the latest Whatsapp 2.11.399 version. There are lots of folks who are facing this issue. I emailed the developers; they replied that I have to manually import the key from the internal memory. It was quiet a hassle. I wanted a simple solution. So I started searching for a better solution.

After lots of trouble and many unsuccessful attempts, I found a simple solution.

Things needed:

  1. Whatsapp Omni-crypt
  2. Backup Text for Whatsapp or Sms Backup +



  • Install Whatsapp Omni-crypt from the Play store. Click on Decrypt Whatsapp Database. It will decrypt your database to a recognizable format for Backup Text for Whatsapp.

Backup whatsapp- Whatsapp Tri-crypt

  • Open Backup Text for Whatsapp. Now it will recognize all the conversations and show you the total number of chats. Just choose the desired format and Hit Ok. Done!

Backup text for whatsapp

Yes, pretty simple. If you are facing any Decrypt error 2, No chat error or Out of memory error, do try this easy solution and don’t forget to comment your experience. It will help others too.

Note: Tri-Crypt application has changed its name into Omni-Crypt.

Sujit Yadav

Sujit Kumar Yadav is a tech savvy who loves to explore about new technology. He is also passionate about animation and game development. He loves to write poems and to draw. He is a learner of life who loves travelling, meeting new people and dancing.

Comments ( 18 )
  1. Nehaal khan
    March 3, 2015 at 8:11 pm

    whan i clicking on Decrypt Whatsapp Database it show crypt 6/7/8 requires root access.
    than i trying to enable crypt 6/7/8. it show unable to obtain root access.
    now what i do?
    please help me.. 🙁

    • Sujit Yadav
      March 3, 2015 at 8:20 pm

      It means you don’t have root access. Did you root your phone??

      • selahattin erdoğdu
        June 20, 2021 at 10:38 pm

        also i ve problem in this case could you pls help me ?

  2. Kora
    April 15, 2015 at 6:31 pm

    I have the same problem. How can I root my phone? What does this mean? and how can I solve the problem? Thanks

    • Sujit Yadav
      April 16, 2015 at 10:07 am

      Can you post what phone model do you have??

      • s.shubham
        August 20, 2015 at 8:20 am

        modal no s5282 esme kaam karega kya ? dwnld kiye h bt smjh me nhi aa rha h. kya kaise kare. 0 mag show kar rha h

        • Sujit Yadav
          August 20, 2015 at 12:07 pm

          Isey pehle root karna padega.

  3. cimocool
    July 1, 2015 at 7:53 pm

    how dow i root my GT-i9500 …..

    • Sujit Yadav
      July 5, 2015 at 11:07 pm

      Please Go to xda developers forum. They can help you.

  4. Chan
    August 11, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    Can I use Omni-crypt without rooting my phone?(samsung S5)
    if not, is there any other method? i don’t want to root my phone.

    • Sujit Yadav
      August 11, 2015 at 4:39 pm

      No. You can’t. You have to root it.

  5. deepi
    August 27, 2015 at 6:31 pm

    When i clicking on decrypt whatsapp database it show crypt 6/7/8 requires root access then i trying to enable crypt 6/7/8 .it show unable to obtain root access
    Now what i do ?
    Please please help me

    • Sujit Yadav
      August 28, 2015 at 9:48 am

      You have to root your phone first.

      • vims
        February 7, 2016 at 8:03 pm

        Omni crypt CLEARLY mentioned in description that android 4 & upper version does not require root. why you are saying to all to root the phone

        • Sujit Yadav
          February 29, 2016 at 10:07 am


          When I wrote this guide, Omnicrypt has different requirements.

  6. Werner
    September 10, 2015 at 2:21 pm

    There is the error crypt 6/7/8 is corrupt or does not exist.
    Phone. Is rooted. What can I do? It was OK before I had to install whatsapp new.

    • Sujit Yadav
      September 11, 2015 at 11:12 pm

      Try reinstalling whatsapp and then try again.

  7. awesome
    September 20, 2015 at 12:33 am

    Omni crypt decrypted database successfulli but stiil getting decrypt error 2 in BTFW…..

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