Accidentally delete or lose WhatsApp messages from iPhone (including iPhone 7/plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/6 plus, iPhone 5s/5c/5, iPhone 4s/4)? Don’t worry, you can use a iPhone WhatsApp recovery software to recover WhatsApp messages/chat history from iPhone even though you deleted them by accident and even jailbreak, system upgrade, restore factory settings, get damaged, mistaken deletion, and so on.
- See also: Top 5 Free Ways to Backup WhatsApp Messages on iPhone
Now more and more iPhone users begin to use WhatsApp to send messages, photos, videos or other received attachments for eachother. However, it’s very easy for users to delete WhatsApp messages or chat history accidently. By Googling, we found iPhone fans are asking these questions in quora.com and reddit.com, for example:
“Question 1: How do I recover deleted whatsapp messages in iPhone 7 if i didn’t backup the messages?”‘
“Question 2: How can I restore deleted messages from WhatsApp on iPhone 6s plus? Any advice how to resolve this issues?”
“Question 3: Is it possible to recover the WhatsApp messages from my iPhone 7 plus? If the messages weren’t stored in the cloud, could they still be recovered?
“Question 4: I’m trying hard to recover WhatsApp chat history in iPhone 7 from my iTunes and it’s not working. I deleted the app and reinstalled it. Trying to recover the chat history but the process seems to be stuck and not completed. The chat history is very important to me. Please help me!”
And so on … countless similar problems. So if you have encountered a similar problem, don’t despair, let’s check below good news is that there are 3 ways for you to recover deleted whatsapp messages from iPhone 7/plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/6 plus, iPhone 5s/5c/5/4s/4, iPhone 3GP.
- Solution 1: Directly scan your iPhone to recover deleted WhatsApp messages
- Solution 2: Extract Whatsapp Messages from iPhone iTunes Backup File
- Solution 3: Extract Whatsapp Messages from iCloud Backup File for iPhone
What You Need:
- A Windows PC or a Mac
- Your iPhone and its USB cable
- Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS for Windows or Mac
Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS is the world’s 1st iPhone Data Recovery software to restore WhatsApp messages on iPhone all models: iPhone 7/plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/6s plus, iPhone 6/6 plus, iPhone 5s/5c/5, iPhone 4s/4, iPhone 3gp. By using it, you can not only retrieve deleted WhatsApp messages and chat history, but also WhatsApp message attachments. It enables you to retrieve WhatsApp messages directly from iPhone, extract WhatsApp messages from iTunes and iCloud backup files. In addition, the software offers a convenient means of previewing your lost WhatsApp messages before you decide to recover it.
By the way, Dr.Fone for iOS also is the world’s #1 data recovery tool for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to retrieve different kinds of deleted or missing data including contact, videos, photos, text messages, call history, documents, Safari bookmark, notes, camera roll, reminder, photo Stream, voice memos and many other iOS contents.. This software can also recover popular app data from Facebook messenger, WhatsApp, iMovie, Flirc, iPhoto, Kindle, etc. It is also compatible with iOS 10.
With the iOS data recovery software, you won’t have to worry about losing all of your important data. This simple data recovery software for your Apple devices allows you to reclaim any lost data, avoiding the hours and frustration it would take to rebuild your smartphone’s setup.
All in all, the iPhone data recovery software is simple to use. Downloading the application is easy, and it took only a few minutes to install it on our Windows machine. Currently, this application is available for Windows and Mac.
Once you have installed the software you just have to connect the iPhone to the computer and start the scan. It’s really just that simple. We were able to recover all of our previously deleted files without any issues. The fact that we were able to view the files before restoring them was a big help, since there were some files we no longer needed.
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Solution 1: Directly scan your iPhone to recover deleted WhatsApp messages
Step 1. Launch the program and connect your iPhone to the computer
Before doing anything else, launch the best iPhone WhatsApp messages recovery software on your computer. Then connect your iPhone. If you use the latest iPhone 7/plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s/5c/5 or iPhone 4s/4, the program’s window will be shown as follows.
Step 2. Begin scanning your iPhone and looking for deleted WhatsApp messages
For iPhone 7/plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S and iPhone 4S, just as the program’s window showing, you can directly click the Start Scan button to scan your iPhone. While for iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS users, you need to follow the description on the window to get into the device’s scanning mode first, and then scan your iPhone. It only takes you a few seconds to finish the scan process.
Step 3. Preview and recover WhatsApp messages
In the result window, all found data on your iPhone will be displayed in categories. There is a little button on the top of the program, named as Only display deleted items. Enable it to display only deleted files. Click the WhatsApp category, you can read the whole messages including attachments and emoji before recovery. Tick off those you want and click Recover. You can save them all on your computer with one click.
Solution 2: Extract Whatsapp Messages from iPhone iTunes Backup File
Step 1. Choose your iTunes backup and extract it
To use this way, you should make sure you had synced your iPhone with iTunes before you lost the WhatsApp messages. Wondershare dr.fone for ios lets you preview your iTunes backup content and selectively export the data in it.
Switch to Recover from iTunes Backup File after running the program, and you’ll see the window below. There all iTunes backup on your computer will be automatically loaded and displayed. Choose the one for your iPhone and click Start Scan to extract all contents in it.
Step 2. Preview and recover deleted WhatsApp messages
The scan only takes you a few seconds. When it’s over, you can preview all data in the iTunes backup file. Choose WhatsApp, and you can read all your WhatsApp messages in the backup in detail. Tick off the one you want back and click Recover to preserve it on your computer. You can also tick them all off and get them back with one click.
Solution 3: Extract WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup File for iPhone
Step 1. Sign in iCloud and choose backup file to download
To use this way, please ensure you had backed up your iPhone to iCloud before you deleted the WhatsApp messages.
Switch to Recover from iCloud Backup File after launching the program. Log in with your iCloud account. All recently iCloud backup files will be displayed in the window.
Choose the one that contains your WhatsApp messages and click “Download”. After it, you can begin to extract the backup file. In the pop-up, check Messages and Message Attachments to download. By doing this, it will save you time for the downloading iCloud backup file process. You know, the whole iCloud backup file is very large.
Step 2. Preview and recover deleted WhatsApp messages
Click Scan to scan the downloaded files to retrieve deleted WhatsApp messages. When the process is finished, click WhatsApp in the left sidebar to preview your chat history. Check the one you need and click Recover to recover WhatsApp messages to your computer.
- If you have reset your iPhone or repaired it, previous data is overwritten. You need to turn to a backup.
- If you have had your WhatsApp uninstalled or reinstalled, chat messages can only be regained from a backup.
- For your smooth recovery, always prepare a backup of your WhatsApp messages.
Not all methods of recovery are entirely safe for your iPhone, and not all cannot verify that you’ll be able to recover all the WhatsApp data you need. However we can! We can say confidently that our iPhone WhatsApp messages/chat history recovery method is 100% safe to use.