How to Restore WhatsApp Messages without iTunes

“Hi, I switched from iPhone X to iPhone XS which is running iOS 13 recently. I did a backup of my iPhone X, but I don't want to restore the backup to my iPhone XS because I only want to restore the WhatsApp messages. Is there any way to restore only WhatsApp to my new device? I guess iTunes won’t help me for this. Can anyone tell me another way to restore WhatsApp messages without iTunes?”

Many users frequently ask about how to restore a partial backup (for example WhatsApp messages) without iTunes because iTunes will only restore a full backup. We are here to introduce an impressive way to restore WhatsApp messages without iTunes. If you are also one of those who are looking for a way to restore only WhatsApp messages to your device without iTunes, please scroll down for the information.

1 Restore WhatsApp Messages Using iTransor for WhatsApp

Here comes the way we mentioned above that can help you restoring WhatsApp messages only. You need to use  iTransor for WhatsApp (compatible with iOS 13 and iPhone 11) in order to restore WhatsApp messages without iTunes. iTransor for WhatsApp is intended to give users no trouble when they need to backup and restore WhatsApp flexibly whenever they want. The most amazing thing about this program is that you can only restore WhatsApp messages seperately from the backup, and it doesn’t impact any of the other data existing in your device.

iMyFone iTransor for WhatsApp Backup & Restore Tool

Key Features:

  • This tool allows you to backup and restore all your WhatsApp data in just one click
    no matter how old the backup is
  • You can use the program to make various backups of your iPhone/Android devices without any charge and the previous backup files will not be overwritten.
  • You can not only backup and restore the WhatsApp data, but also transfer them between Android and iPhone directly.

1.1. Restore Only WhatsApp Messages without iTunes

Here is the tutorial to restore only WhatsApp messages from the backup made iMyFone iTransor for WhatsApp.This tool will pick out the WhatsApp messages from the backup file and then restore only the WhatsApp messages to your iPhone.

Step 1 – Launch iTransor for WhatsApp

The initial step is downloading and installing the program. Subsequently, continue thw process with launching the program. The next step will be connecting your iPhone to the computer.

windows version    Mac version

Step 2 – Start to Back Up

Clicking the 'Back Up WhatsApp on Devices' option and then tap on 'Back Up' after the successful connection.

backing up WhatsApp

After that, the program will start to back up your iPhone WhatsApp messages.

successfully backed up whatsapp

Step 3 – Restore WhatsApp Messages

Now, from the main interface’s left panel, you are required to select “Restore WhatsApp to Devices” and choose the WhatsApp backup you created just now. Hit on “Next” button now.

choose to restore a full backup

Lastly, click on “Restore” and you will get your WhatsApp messages on your iPhone.

start to restore whatsapp

successfully restore whatsApp data

2 Restore WhatsApp Messages through iCloud

Backing up your data periodically on iCloud could be pretty beneficial at times when you experience data loss. You can simply restore the iCloud backup to get back your Whatsapp messages . Unfortunately, there are some limitations with this method. All the other data will be overwritten when restoring an iCloud backup to your iPhone. The process is time consuming and a little complicated. Besides, stable WiFi is required.

Anyway, to restore a backup from iCloud, you need erase all the data on your device first. Please click Settings => General => Rese t=> Erase All Content and Settings.

Erase All Content and Settings.

Then you can choose "Restore from iCloud Backup" when the iPhone restarts.

Restore from iCloud Backup

That was all about restoring WhatsApp messages without iTunes. Hope you got the solution helpful and will surely going to give a try on it. We positively recommend you all to try this program iTransor for WhatsApp (compatible with iOS 13) in order to get the desired results. On a plus, the other data in your device is not going to be affected while using this program.

windows version    Mac version

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