Nov 23,2018 • Filed to: iPhone Recovery • Proven solutions

WhatsApp has made a strong impression among social media world and took a special place in our hearts too. It could be plainly seen and we would state beyond the shadow of a doubt that there is no one who’s not using WhatsApp on having a smartphone. And losing an important WhatsApp conversation or message from your iPhone (or any other smartphone) can make you go crazy. If you’ve, by any means lost your chat from your iPhone, we will tell you 3 simple ways to recover WhatsApp from iCloud backup.

Method 1: [Best Way] Preview and Selectively Recover WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup

The top way to recover WhatsApp data from iCloud backup is to use iSkysoft Toolbox – iOS Data Recovery. This software has made iOS data recovery easier than ever before. The team thinks about the users and that’s why made it simpler enough to use. In other words, there is no special technical knowledge requirement to use this software. On a plus, being compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems, this software gained popularity and success in a short time. So, if you have backed up your chats in iCloud, you can surely get help with this software. Before moving to the step-by-step tutorial for recovering deleted WhatsApp messages from iCloud backup, we would like to introduce the main features of this tool.

  • This tool helps you recover WhatsApp messages from iTunes, iCloud and iPhone directly.
  • Apart from WhatsApp attachments, there are 20+ types of data that can be supported with this tool, including photos, contacts, text, music, notes, etc.
  • The users are allowed to preview their data before final recovery.
  • Compared to the Official iCloud recovery, this software allows you to selectively choose the one you want to recover.
  • You can recover your iOS data effortlessly no matter how did you lose them like due to system crash, damage by water.

How to recover WhatsApp data from iCloud backup via iSkysoft Toolbox – iOS Data Recovery

Step 1 – Run the Software

Begin with downloading the software and installing it. Once done with installation procedure, proceed with launching the product. You will receive the main interface now. Look for ‘Data Recovery’ option and click on it. In the next screen, you need to click on ‘Recover from iCloud Backup file’ that is located in the left panel as the last option.

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Step 2 – Download the Backup

Next, you are required to sign in to iCloud account with the correct iCloud details. Also, please be assured that iSkysoft Toolbox will take care of all your privacy and won’t keep your data at all. After signing in, you’ll see your backup files that you made through iCloud. Choose the one that contain your WhatsApp chats and hit on the ‘Download’ button.

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Step 3 - Recover WhatsApp from iCloud Backup

As soon as you click on ‘Download’ option, a pop-up window will appear asking you to select the data types you want to recover. You can choose WhatsApp from there and proceed to click on ‘Next’. It will get scanned and you will be able to now preview your WhatsApp data. Now you can recover your WhatsApp easily.

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As the heading says, this article will provide you 3 ways to recover WhatsApp from iCloud backup. Now followed the next 2 ways. One will be recovering data from general iCloud backup (full iCloud backup of your iPhone) and the other way is via WhatsApp iCloud backup. Let us get aware of both the methods one by one.

Method 2: How to Recover WhatsApp Data from Full iCloud Backup

Though you will be able to recover deleted WhatsApp messages using iCloud backup of your iPhone but in order to perform this method you would have to erase all content and settings stored over your iPhone. There is no other way round to do this method except erasing your device in first place and then restore it via your iPhone’s iCloud backup.

Step 1: First, you’ll need to delete everything from your iPhone. For this, go to ‘Settings’ and tap on ‘General’. Now, tap on ‘Reset’ followed by ‘Erase All Contents and Settings’.

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Step 2: You will now get the set-up screen in your device. Follow the prompts until you come to the ‘Apps & Data’ screen.

Step 3: Now pick out ‘Restore from iCloud Backup’ option and sign in to iCloud. Select the backup in which your important WhatsApp data is and make sure not to turn off Wi-Fi until the restoring gets completed. You will recover deleted WhatsApp messages from iCloud backup in a short while.

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Method 3: How to Recover WhatsApp History from WhatsApp Auto-Backup on iCloud

This is yet another way to recover deleted WhatsApp messages from iCloud backup, but in this one you need not to erase your device. Instead, you have to uninstall the WhatsApp app from your device and then reinstall and configure it. Using this method you will be able to recover your lost WhatsApp messages till the most recent backup time. But, unfortunately, this may also result in losing the newer chats that were not included in the backup.

Note: This method works only if you have a prior WhatsApp backup done on iCloud or if you have WhatsApp auto-backup over iCloud enabled.

Step 1: First, check if you have backup in iCloud. Just go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Chats’ > ‘Chat Backup’ > and then look for the timestamp under the ‘Backup Now’ button. This is the timestamp of the last backup saved over your iCloud.

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Step 2: Once you verify, be ready to delete your WhatsApp app from the device. Post uninstalling and then reinstalling it using the App Store, jump over to the next step to proceed.

Step 3: Start WhatsApp by adding the number and details to restore your chats. You just need to go along with the prompts in order to recover deleted WhatsApp messages from iCloud backup.

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