WhatsApp, as one of the most popular networking apps around the world, plays an important role bringing family,friends and business partners closer together. It becomes increasingly important in people's daily lives for communicating with business partners and clients, sharing happy and precious moments with family, etc. Some chats, photos, videos and more stored in WhatsApp, undoubtedly speaking, matter a lot for your work and life. When you lose the previous WhatsApp messages, it could be very frustrating and even lead to big financial losses, especially when there are some significant business contacts and conversations in WhatsApp.
However, it doesn't mean you can't retrieve deleted whatsapp messages on iphone even you did not back up your WhatsApp messages. Actually, there are still some solutions available that could help you get back deleted WhatsApp chats, photos, videos and attachments from your iPhone or iPad. In this article, we will show you some offical solutions as well as the third party WhatsApp recovery softwars on how to restore the deleted WhatsApp data.
The first and recommended solution on how to recover deleted WhatsApp messages on iPhone we introduce is dr.fone - Data Recovery (iOS) which allows you to recover accidentally deleted WhatsApp,chats, photos, videos, music, documents and more quickly and successfully. The product is compatible with the latest version of iPhone such as iPhone XS,iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4,etc. In addition, this WhatsApp recovery software supports both windows and MAC computers. After you find the deleted WhatsApp data, you can also choose to restore WhatsApp to PC or to your iPhone/Android phone.
Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages and Transfer them to PC or iPhone/Android
Step 1 . Connect the iPhone to your computer. Then launch dr.fone and select "Recovery" option from the main window of the toolbox shown below.
Step 2 . When your iPhone is recognized by the program, please select "Recover iOS Device" option on the left side within the interface. To get back the deleted Whatsapp, please choose the " Whatsapp messages & attachments" option as shown below. After that, click on "Start scan" button to begin scanning process.
Step 3 . Now the software will start to scan the deleted WhatsApp conversation and attachments on your iPhone.
Step 4 . After the scan process, all of your deleted WhatsApp messages and attachments will be found and displayed in categories. In this step, just choose the wanted WhatsApp messages and restore them to computer or transfer them to your another iPhone and Android phone.
If you ever made a backup of your data including WhatsApp messages via iTunes, then you can use this option to read and get back the deleted WhatsApp messages. Now let's follow these two ways below
Note: As is often the case, you can use our software dr.fone - Data Recovery (iOS)for helping you recover deleted WhatsApp contacts from your iTunes backup. The how-to guide is similar to the steps above.
Step 1 . Connect iphone to the windowns or MAC computer and run the dr.fone on your computer.
Step 2 . On the next page, please choose "Recover from iTunes backup file" on the left side and then move forward to select "Whatsapp & attachments" option to retrieve deleted whatsapp chats on iphone. Next, please tap on "Start scan" button.
Step 3. Now after the software finishes scanning your deleted WhatsApp data, you will be able to view the deleted WhatsApp messages on iPhone as shown below. You can preview these WhatsApp messages and only choose the desired WhatsApp to computer or anohter iPhone/Android.
The next method you can use to recover deleted WhatsApp messages is available by using the official way to restore iTunes Backup. Please note that this method will wipe off your existing data on your iPhone, and replace with the backup files. If you want to keep the current data on your iPhone, please follow the method above with dr.fone.
Step 1 . Ensure that you have the latest version of iTunes software installed on your computer. Now, launch iTunes on your PC and then connect your iPhone to it using a genuine lightening cable.
Step 2 . Tap on the ‘iPhone’ icon available on the top left corner and then get into the Summary tab from the left menu panel. Now, hit on the ‘Restore Backup’ button and then select your desired iTunes backup from the pop up window. Just click on ‘Restore’ button to confirm your actions.
Note: This method using iTunes will now wipe off complete data over your device and then transfers the data from the iTunes backup file to your device.
iCloud is the offical way provided to backup all of data on your iOS devices including WhatsApp messages. Therefore, it is possibe to get your deleted WhatsApp messages back from iCloud backup files. Now let's take a look at a total of three solutions on how to retrieve deleted WhatsApp chats from iCloud
Apart from finding the deleted WhatsApp data from iPhone device and iTunes backup, the dr.fone also offers you another option to get back the accitentally deleted WhatsApp data from iCloud backup.
Step 1 . Download and run the dr.fone after you connecting the iPhone into computer. Then tap on the "Recover" option in the main window of toolbox.
Step 2 . Move on to click on "Recover from iCloud backup file" when the program moves to the next page and then choose the "WhatsApp & attachments" option in the interface.After that, tap on "Start scan" to continue the operation.
Step 3 . The program will initiate the process of scan the deleted WhatsApp messages and show you the following screen page after scanning finishes. Now just choose the type of WhatsApp you want to recover and transfer WhatsApp to your computer or anohter iPhone/Android.
Note: Please bear in mind that with this method you have to completely wipe off your data on your device.Now let's check how to recover deleted files from whatsapp through the iCloud restore solution .
Step 1 . if you already have made a backup of your device over your iCloud including your Whatsapp data, then you can try this method to restore deleted WhatsApp files but it will put you at the risk of erasing all the data from your iPhone. To start with, please go to Settings>General>Reset>Erase All Content and Settings process on your iPhone to completely reboot your device.
Step 2 . When your device boots up again you need to set it up from scratch. After that, tap on ‘Restore from iCloud Backup’ option and sign in to your account. Next, just choose the corresponding iCloud backup that includes the WhatsApp data you need and move forward to restore them successfully . During the operation process,please make sure Wi-Fi network connection is stable.
Restoring the deleted WhatsApp conversation from WhatsApp backup is another solution that's available for us.
Step 1 . You need to make sure that you sign in to your iCloud account and your iCloud backup file is accessible by going to WhatsApp>Setting>chats>chats backup.
Step 2 . After ensuring you ever made a backup of WhatsApp on your iCloud, now please remove the WhatsApp from your device and then reinstall the WhatsApp application from the App Store.
Step 3 . After reinstalling the WhatsApp, you need to sign in by verying your phone number and tap on "Restore Chat history" when a pop-up screen appears.
To prevent the data loss of WhatsApp messages,it’s important to learn about the tips that can effectively help you in protecting your data on iPhone. Now let’s now take a look at the following tips to manage and protect your WhatsApp data
1 . To ensure you can get back your WhatsApp messages easily and quickly, it is significant to perform a regular backup of your WhatsApp data. To back up your WhatsApp, you can download the dr.fone - WhatsApp Transfer to backup WhatsApp on iPhone to PC selectively. In addition, this software also enables you to restore WhatsApp data efficiently from one phone to anohter phone.
2 . Keep the WhatsApp’s automatic backup frequency to ‘Daily’. Go to your WhatsApp settings and check what the backup frequency is for your oPhone.
3 . Keep your WhatsApp application updated regularly. This is important as an outdated or unstable version of WhatsApp application may lead to crash issues and eventually results in data loss. Therefore, keeping your app updated is another wise advice that is recommended to avoid data loss situations.
No matter how you deleted your WhatsApp messages, you always find a proper solution mentioned in this article to help you reduce the loss of precious and valuable data. To avoid the loss of WhatsApp data, you can backup WhatsApp regularly via iCloud, iTunes or the the professional WhatsApp management tool like dr.fone - WhatsApp Transfer.