Nov 23,2018 • Filed to: WhatsApp Tips • Proven solutions

You can recover deleted WhatsApp messages on iPhone without backup, in case important WhatsApp messages accidentally got delete. Though, retrieving them is a bit tricky, but obviously you need to recover them, to prevent further problems that you can’t manage without the lost data from WhatsApp. The deleted messages may contain vital documents, pictures, videos, or regular conversations on WhatsApp. Restoring deleted WhatsApp messages and data without and with backup can be done in the following ways mentioned in this article. So, to know more keep reading!

Part 1: How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages on iPhone without Backup

When you wonder how to get deleted WhatsApp messages back without backup, you can always rely on effective solutions such as iSkysoft Toolbox for iOS. Its iOS Data Recovery feature can recover lost data from a device that has been stolen or lost, password forgotten and locked, water damaged or factory restored, whose iOS crashed, or a device whose WhatsApp data you have accidentally erased. WhatsApp contacts, messages, pictures, and video can also be recovered using this tool together with other app data.

  • Preview and scanning of data is possible prior to recovering it.
  • It can recover lost data to your iOS device in 3 modes, such as from iOS directly, from the iCloud backup files, and from the backup files on iTunes.
  • It is compatible with both Mac and Windows system.
  • More than 20 types of data can be recovered with this tool, including photos, videos, music, messages, contacts, notes, etc.
  • Latest iOS versions are fully compatible with iSkysoft Toolbox – iOS Data Recovery.

How to restore deleted WhatsApp messages without backup using iSkysoft Toolbox - iOS Data Recovery

To restore deleted WhatsApp messages without backup from iPhone, you need to follow the step-by-step guide of iSkysoft Toolbox – iOS Data Recovery.

Step 1. Install iSkysoft Toolbox and connect your device

Install or update to the latest version of iTunes on your computer.

After that get iSkysoft Toolbox for iOS installed and launched on your PC. Now, connect your iOS device through a lightning cable and tap ‘Trust this Computer’ option on your iPhone screen. After that, click the ‘Data Recovery’ option.

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Step 2: Scan the lost data

Now, you need to pick one option between ‘Existing Data on the Device’ and ‘Deleted Data from the Device’. To restore deleted WhatsApp messages without backup, tap ‘WhatsApp & Attachments’ under the ‘Deleted Data from the Device’ section. After that press the ‘Start Scan’ button on the page.

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Step 3: Previewing the scanned data

iSkysoft Toolbox for iOS allows you to preview the backup data after scanning it. On the left panel of the screen, click on the desired file you want to preview, and it will be displayed on the right side. Choose the ‘Only show the deleted’ filter to view the data, if you have scanned the deleted and as well as the existing data.

Select your desired data if you want to recover selected chats from the list by ticking the check box (or select all), and hit ‘Restore’. After that click ‘Restore to Device’ and then ‘OK’ to confirm your data recovery action.

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A Tutorial Video to Recover WhatsApp Messages without Backup using iSkysoft Toolbox

(If it's not clear, please see it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/BgJOHwCPQEU)

Part 2: How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages on iPhone with Backup

However, if you have backed up your WhatsApp messages before, it would be much easier, since there are 3 methods to help you recover deleted WhatsApp messages on iPhone with Backup. Now let's see!

Method 1: Recover WhatsApp Deleted Messages from iCloud Backup

Step 1: Launch iSkysoft Toolbox for iOS on your computer. After selecting ‘Data Recovery’ from the main menu of iSkysoft Toolbox, click ‘Recover from iCloud backup file’ seen on the left panel. It is applicable only when an iCloud backup has been taken before the important data has been deleted. Now log in to your iCloud account and let the program detect the iCloud backup files. Pick the desired backup file of your iPhone and then tap download.

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Step 2: Here, you need to select the file types by tapping ‘WhatsApp’ and ‘WhatsApp Attachments’ as you want to restore deleted WhatsApp message. Hit ‘Next’, after selecting the file types.

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Step 3: Once the data gets scanned, you can view it on the screen. Now, select the preferred data and switch between ‘WhatsApp’ messages and ‘WhatsApp Attachments’ from the left panel. Then, click ‘Export to Mac’ and ‘Export all the selected file types’ afterwards. Now that the backup data is exported to your Mac, you can restore it to your iPhone easily.

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Method 2: Recover WhatsApp Deleted Messages from iTunes Backup

Step 1: After launching the program tap ‘Data Recovery’ and then ‘Recover from iTunes Backup file’. You will find a list of backup files on screen, choose the desired backup file and press ‘Start Scan’. It will extract the iTunes backup file.

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Step 2: You can see the iTunes backup file data now on the results page. Tap the check boxes against ‘WhatsApp’ and ‘WhatsApp Attachments’ on the left panel and click ‘Export to Mac’.

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Method 3: Recover WhatsApp Deleted Messages from WhatsApp Local Backup

Apart from recovering deleted WhatsApp messages on iPhone through iSkysoft Toolbox for iOS, you can also retrieve them from the local backup on your device. Though, it is important to sign out from iCloud, before starting the backup process. Here are the steps.

Step 1: Uninstall WhatsApp from your iPhone and reinstall it. After reinstalling, you need to set up your account with the same WhatsApp credentials.

Step 2: Here, select the desired backup, when prompted whether to restore your WhatsApp messages from the backup and confirm. You have restored your deleted WhatsApp messages this way.

Part 3: How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages on Android without Backup

To recover deleted WhatsApp messages on Android without backup, you can make use of Antidelete App. It enables you to save and read WhatsApp messages even if the sender has deleted them after sending. It has a user-friendly UI design with simple functionalities and notifies you when the sender deletes messages. The steps for Antidelete are:

Step 1: Install it on your Android device and launch it. Tap on ‘Toggle Switch’ and observe that the status turns to ‘Running Service’. It ensures that the service is activated.

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Step 2: Now it’s ready to recover the messages, without your interference. As soon as someone deletes a message, you will be notified about that. You simply need to launch the app in order to check those deleted messages.

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Note: The Antidelete app only secures the messages deleted post its installation and can’t recover deleted WhatsApp messages on Android without backup prior to installation of this app. It can’t retrieve deleted videos or photos right now. You need to allow Autostart for devices that come with an Autostart manager, else this app won’t work.

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