Restoring WhatsApp Messages On iPhone and Android with/without Backup

There is no doubt that social media apps have become a vital part of our lives, especially WhatsApp that let you connect with your loved ones and colleagues anytime. However, it can make you disturb if some important WhatsApp messages get deleted by mistake. If this situation ever happens to you, then you probably know how it is frustrating to lose your important messages. Thankfully, there are some methods that can help you to restore deleted WhatsApp messages. In this post, we are going to mention various ways to recover old/deleted messages on both iPhone and Android.

Part 1: How to Restore Deleted WhatsApp Messages On iPhone

In this section, you will get to learn how to restore deleted WhatsApp chats on iPhone. So, give a try to below-mentioned methods.

Method 1: Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages on iPhone Without Backup

If you are looking for a way to recover deleted WhatsApp messages on iPhone without backup, then UltFone iOS Data Recovery is an ultimate solution. It is the software mainly designed to recover deleted files from iOS device quickly and easily. It does not matter how you lost your WhatsApp messages, the software can help you to get back your important messages without much effort.

Here are its key features:

  • Recover a wide range of files types, such as WhatsApp data, photos, videos, messages, documents, reminders, books, etc.
  • Works under various scenarios, which include accidental dereliction, virus attack, broker/damaged iPhone, lost iPhone, etc.
  • Provides three effective ways to recover deleted iOS data, which include from iCloud backup, iTunes backup and iOS device itself.
  • Repair your iPhone/iPad with its iOS system recovery feature to fix various iOS related issues, such as white screen, iPhone disabled, etc.

Here is the simple step-by-step guide on how to restore deleted WhatsApp messages without backup.

Step 1: Download, and install the software on your computer. Next, run it and connect your iPhone to the computer using a digital cable. And choose "Recover Data from iOS Device" tab.

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Step 2: Once the software detects your iPhone, select the file type you want to recover and click on "Start Scan" button to begin. You can select WhatsApp messages for quick scan.

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Step 3: When the scan completed, you can preview lost WhatsApp messages. And then, check your WhatsApp messages and click Recover to restore them to computer.

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Method 2: Restore WhatsApp messages from iCloud (Require Reinstall WhatsApp)

Another way to restore WhatsApp messages on iPhone is from iCloud. The iCloud service let you get back the messages from a recent backup, but it requires uninstalling and reinstalling the app in order to restore the backup. In iOS devices, the WhatsApp data, which include messages, is automatically backed up on iCloud. So, you can use iCloud anytime to get back your deleted WhatsApp messages. Here are the simple steps on how you can do this:

Step 1: To begin with, make sure that you have backup up your WhatsApp messages in iCloud. Otherwise, turn on the auto backup feature now.

Step 2: Next, uninstall the WhatsApp from your iPhone, and reinstall the app from App Store. Once the app is downloaded, run it.

Step 3: Now, follow the instructions, and you will get a notification saying that restore your chat history from iCloud. So, choose "Restore Chat History" option to restore the messages.

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Restoring WhatsApp messages from iCloud come with one big drawback i.e. it is susceptible to erase your WhatsApp data after reinstalling the app. Thus, if you don't want to reinstall the app, then you can use Recover from the iCloud backup feature of UltFone iOS Data Recovery.

Part 2: How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages on Android

Now, how to restore deleted WhatsApp messages on Android phone? In this section, we have listed two methods you can try:

Method 1: Restore Old WhatsApp Messages on Android without Backup

Try UltFone Android Data Recovery to get back deleted/old WhatsApp messages on Android. It is the most trustworthy and powerful Android data recovery solution that can help you to recover various media types within a few minutes.The best thing about the software is that it supports recovering WhatsApp messages as well, which is exactly what you need. Beside, it allows you to preview and select the deleted WhatsApp messages before recovering.Plus, it works with all Android brands and versions.

To learn how to restore old WhatsApp messages, you have to download the software then install it on computer. Follow the steps given below:

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  • Step 1To start with, run the software on the computer, you should see the two main modes of recovery available on the interface. Before selecting "Recover WhatsApp Data" feature, connect your device to the computer using USB cables.

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  • Step 2Turn on the USB debugging option when you are connecting your Android phone to the computer by following the on-screen instruction.

    enable USB debugging
  • Step 3Now, the prgram will detect your device you can see the following screen. Click "Start" and you can proceed with the next steps.

    android device is connected
  • Note

    Please confirm that you have logged into the WhatsApp account on your android device, otherwise you will not be able to access the deleted data.

  • Step 4Now, the software will scan all Whatsapp messages from your Android phone and display them on the next screen,please do not disconnect the device to avoid data lost.

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  • Step 5Then the scanning process ends, you will be able to preview the Whatsapp data on Android then choose the data you want to recover and click on Recover button.

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Method 2: Recover WhatsApp Chat History from Google Drive

Recovering WhatsApp chat history from Google Drive requires you to uninstall and then, reinstall the app from Google Play Store.

Step 1: To start with, uninstall and reinstall the app, and run it on your phone after its successful installation.

Step 2: Next, follow the instructions to set up WhatsApp, and click on "Continue" to let WhatsApp access to your Google Drive Backup.

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Step 3: After that, click on "Give Permissions" to let WhatsApp check Google Drive if there is any backup available.

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Step 4: Next, choose the account, which has your backup, and then, click on "Restore" to recover your messages.

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The Bottom Line

Now, you know how to restore deleted WhatsApp messages whenever you want to get back your important messages. However, the most recommended way to recover deleted WhatsApp on iPhone is UltFone iOS Data Recovery, and on Android is UltFone Android Data Recovery.

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