3 Ways to Retrieve Deleted WhatsApp Messages on iPhone 6/5S/4S/4/3GS

By Andre Cooper on July 5, 2015 19:18:05 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? "

Many WhatsApp users have the same question. Since your WhatsApp conversation history is not stored on servers, so you cannot retrieve any deleted messages with WhatsApp on iPhone. But with some third-party software, you can recover deleted WhatsApp messages easily.

In this artile, I will show you 3 ways to get your WhatsApp message back with the most recommended software iOS Data Recovery. Yes, people love this software, because it provides you with 3 modes to recover data for iOS devices. Before getting started, you may download free trial version to your Windows or Mac pc to have a try.

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

1Launch the program and connect your iPhone to Windows PC or Mac

Before doing anything else, launch the program on your Windows Pc or Mac. Then connect your iPhone. If you use the latest iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S or iPhone 4S, the program's window will be shown as follows.

connect your iphone

Note: If you're using iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS, the window will be a little different. It will tell you what you should do in the window.

2Begin scanning your iPhone and looking for deleted WhatsApp messages

For iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S and iPhone 4S, 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.

3Preview 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.

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Solution 2: Extract Whatsapp Messages from iPhone iTunes Backup File

1Choose 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. This program 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. 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.

2Preview 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.

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Solution 3: Extract WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup File for iPhone

1Sign 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.

2Preview 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.

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