Last Updated on January 13, 2023 by Ian McEwan
WhatsApp allows its users to connect and communicate with their friends, family, and colleagues wherever they may be. However, you may have had the dilemma of unfortunately deleting some of your WhatsApp messages on your iPhone or Android phone. Fortunately, the messages can be recovered as they will be stored in your phone’s memory. You may also use WhatsApp Recovery , your WhatsApp backup in Google Drive , or your iCloud/iTunes backup if you’re an iOS user. Please note that WhatsApp uses Google Drive to backup data on Android Phone and uses iCloud to backup data on iPhone. The following are steps in recovering your messages:
Google Drive is an excellent method of backing up WhatsApp Messages on Android Phone. Regardless of how many times you switch between different Android phones, your data will always follow suit with Google Drive. For WhatsApp, backing your data with Google Drive acts as a second insurance for your messages’ security.
Now, after signing in once more, you can access WhatsApp with all its data intact.
If you’re an iPhone user who has backed up WhatsApp data in either iTunes/iCloud, then you may use iOS Data Recovery to do so. iOS Data Recovery is a third-party iPhone back up software. Here’s how to use it to restore your WhatsApp data:
If you haven’t backed up your data in either iTunes or iCloud, you may recover your WhatsApp messages do so from your iPhone directly. Here’s how:
If you’re an Android user who wants to restore WhatsApp, you may use Android Data Recovery. Here are the steps to do so:
After installing and running Android Data Recovery on your pc, connect your Android device to it using a lighting cable. If you’ve already enabled USB debugging on your phone, Android Data Recovery will detect it quickly.
After your pc recognizes your device, Android Data Recovery will make you select the files that you want to recover. For this, only select “WhatsApp Attachment” and “WhatsApp” to filter the files that are going to be scanned lessening the total scanning time needed.
Android Data Recovery will scan your WhatsApp message on your Android device, however, it will need your authorization. To do so, click “Allow/Grant/Authorize” on your device.
You may recover your data in WhatsApp by either clicking “WhatsApp” or “WhatsApp Attachments” at the left portion of the recovery skin. “WhatsApp” will recover your chat history while “WhatsApp Attachments” will recover your videos and photos. Choose the files you want to recover, then click “Recover”.
The data that we hold most precious—photos, messages, recordings, videos, notes etc., are often difficult to get back once we lose them. That’s why, despite the apparent commodity of these data, they should still be backed up by using third party or built-in options. This will allow you to restore them, if ever they are lost, so much more easily and quickly. In addition, backing up can also be very useful in transferring files from one device to another, making the switch between two different devices almost imperceptible. I hope this has helped you in fixing your concern.