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DbCleaner for Whatsapp

Remove Whatsapp database files from external storage
New in version 1.3.2
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Android App to help remove Whatsapp database files from external storage.

The backup files kept by Whatsapp can sometimes end up taking too much storage space on a phone and this app is meant to help with this problem by removing the backup files that are redundant/ not needed. The user can clear the files manually or schedule the app to automatically remove the redundant files daily/weekly.

- Currently the app only scans for backup files in 'WhatsApp' and 'WhatsApp Business' folders.
- The main backup file with the name 'msgstore.db.cryptXX' is not deleted and is always kept so that the user can still recover their data should they uninstall WhatsApp at some point.

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Versions

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 1.3.2 (7) suggested Added on 2022-08-23

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
      (10)
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

    Download APK 2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 1.3 (6) - Added on 2022-08-11

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
      (10)
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

    Download APK 2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 1.2 (5) - Added on 2022-07-31

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
      (10)
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

    Download APK 2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log