WhatsApp, one of the world’s most popular instant messaging app, has been widely used for texting and calling friends, family and work partners. And WhatsApp now allows you to send text, images, voice, animated gifs, and voice/video calling to your friends. However, sometimes we may delete some important conversations by mistake, which could be terrible. If it unfortunately happens to you, you may wonder if there is any ways to bring the lost WhatsApp messages back to your phone? No worry, this is what this tutorial’s going to talk about. That is, introduce you up to 3 methods to recover deleted WhatsApp messages on your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. Simply read on this article.
Before we started, of course, we need a data recovery tool to help us with that. Syncios iOS Data Recovery, a comprehensive data recovery tool designed for iOS devices. You can retrieve messages, contacts, videos, photos and WhatsApp conversations to your iOS devices with 3 different modes of data recovery. To effortlessly bring the lost WhatsApp data, simply download and install the WhatsApp chats recovery program to your computer to have a try. And you should be noted that iTunes needs to be installed on your computer even if you don’t have to launch it while recovering data. And in this article I would take my iPhone 7 Plus and Mac as examples to show you the steps.
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- Solution 1: Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages to iPhone from iCloud Backup
- Solution 2: Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages to iPhone from iTunes Backup
- Solution 3: Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages Directly from iPhone 7/7 Plus
Solution 1: Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages to iPhone from iCloud Backup
Actually, to prevent you from deleting messages accidently, WhatsApp allows you to backup your conversations to iCloud easily. Tap Settings > Chats > Chats Backup > Back Up Now to backup your conversations to iCloud. You can also turn “Auto Backup” on to backup your chats automatically. Next time when you reinstall WhatsApp you are allowed to restore the chats to your device.
Solution 2: Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages to iPhone from iTunes Backup
If you didn’t backup your WhatsApp data to iCloud, but you have backed up your iPhone with iTunes. With Syncios Data Recovery, you can also recover WhatsApp chats to your device from iTunes backup. Follow the steps below:
Step 1. Scan iTunes backup file.
Download and install Syncios Data Recovery on your computer, then launch the program. Connect your iPhone to computer with USB cable, select Recover from iTunes Backup File module on the homepage, choose a certain iTunes backup and click Start Scan button.
Step 2. Preview and recover data from iTunes backup file.
When the scanning and analyzing process are completed, all those found data would be displayed on the interface. Click WhatsApp to locate all WhatsApp conversations. Simply select those messages you want to recover and then press Recover button.
You would receive a prompt Recover to Computer or Recover to Device, just select Recover to Device to retrieve the chats to your iPhone. And your iPhone would reboot automatically after the process done.
Solution 3: Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages Directly from iPhone 7/7 Plus
What to do if you mistakenly deleted WhatsApp data while you haven’t backed it up with neither iCloud nor iTunes? No worry, the third mode of Syncios Data Recovery is directly recover data from your iOS devices. Follow the steps below.
Step 1. Scan your iPhone with Syncios Data Recovery.
Similarly, after you connected your iPhone to Syncios successfully, click Start Scan button, then the program will begin scanning all the data on your iPhone, this process would take some time that up to the size of your data.
Step 2. Preview and recover the lost data.
Once the scanning progress is finished, you can preview all found data. Please tick off WhatsApp checkbox on the panel, then all conversations will show up. You are allowed to view deleted chats only by clicking on Only display deleted items. After that, simply choose those chats you need, click Recover button.
Step 3. Recover found data to device directly.
Also, you would receive a prompt Recover to Computer or Recover to Device, just select your desired path and get your WhatsApp chats recovered. And your iPhone would reboot automatically after the process done.