Accidentally Deleted WhatsApp Chat History? How To Get It Back?

By Andre Cooper on Dec 10, 2015 22:30:00 PM.

Can I Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages on iPhone?

"How to retrieve deleted Whatsapp messages on an iphone? I have deleted many messages in whatsapp on my iphone, I want to recover some of them, how do i do that? "

WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Android and Nokia. We believe that your chats are very important, and we work hard to make sure that you never lose them. However, in the case that they are deleted or lost for any reason, WhatsApp cannot help you recover the messages because WhatsApp do not store your WhatsApp chat history in the system.

The good news is that there are several options for recovering lost messages. Learn how to recover deleted chats on iPhone. You can simply have a try the Whatsapp Messages Recovery tool.

Solution 1: Directly scan your iPhone to recover deleted WhatsApp messages

1Run the program and connect your iPhone

If you choose this way, there will be a little different for iPhone 6S/6/5S/5/4S and iPhone 4/3GS. Now let's go ahead.

Run the Whatsapp Restore tool on your compute and connect your iPhone. Then you'll see the window below if you use iPhone 6S/6/5S/5/4S:

connect iphone 6S/6/5S/4S to recover whatsapp message

If you're using iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS, the window will be a little different.

connect iphone 6S/6/5S/4S to recover whatsapp message

Just as the window above shows, iPhone 6/5S/5/4S users only need to click the Start Scan button to begin scanning your iPhone for data on it. While iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS users need to follow the way below to enter the iPhone's scanning mode to scan it:

1. Hold your iPhone and click the "Start" button.
2. Hold "Home" and "Power" buttons at the same time when you click "Start", then hold them for exactly 10 seconds.
3. After 10 seconds, you can release the "Power" button and keep pressing the "Home" button for another 15 seconds.

2Begin scanning your iPhone and looking for deleted WhatsApp messages

For 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.

The scanning time depends on the number of the data stored on your iPhone, because it not only scans WhatsApp conversations, but also other data like contacts, SMS, notes, photos, and so forth. When the scan ends, you can preview all found data in the scan result. For WhatsApp chat history, click WhatsApp in the left side of the window and you can read the details on the right. Check them one by one and tick off those you want to print. Then click Recover to save them all on your computer as a HTML file with one click.

print whatsapp conversation on iphone

Solution 2: Extract Whatsapp Messages from iCloud Backup File

To make a manual backup of your chats at any time, go to WhatsApp Settings > Chats > Chat Backup and tap Back Up Now. You can also enable automatic, scheduled backups by tapping Auto Backup and then choosing your backup frequency. This will back up your chats and media to your iCloud account; you can choose to include or exclude videos from the backup. The iCloud backup process can take a while to complete, depending on your Internet connection and backup size.

whatsapp message icloud backup

To recover your chat history from an iCloud backup:

1. Go to WhatsApp Settings > Chats > Chat Backup to verify that there is an iCloud backup for your WhatsApp chat history.
2. Delete and reinstall your WhatsApp from the App Store.
3. Verify your phone number, then follow the on-screen prompts to restore WhatsApp chat history.

recover whatsapp message from icloud backup

After verifying your phone number, follow the on-screen prompts to restore your chat history. The same iCloud backup requirements apply for iCloud restore. In addition, the phone number used for backing up and restoring must be the same.

Please Note: You cannot restore the chat history from another WhatsApp account. If you share an iCloud account, this will allow you to keep your backups separate.

You can also simply use the Whatsapp Message Tool to recover whatsapp messages from iCloud backup or iTunes backup.

recover whatsapp message from itunes backup with whatsapp message recovery tool

recover whatsapp message from icloud with whatsapp message recovery tool

Simply download to have a try.

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