How to Delete WhatsApp Data on iPhone?

There is no doubt that WhatsApp is one of the best instant messaging apps that is used by so many people all over the world. However, at some point, there is a possibility that you could no longer need it for various reasons. One of these reasons could be trying to free up space or even privacy concerns. Whatever the reason, this article will highlight how to delete WhatsApp data from your iPhone.

Part 1: How to Delete WhatsApp Messages or Chat from iPhone

Step 1: Launch WhatsApp and enter the chat window containing the message you want to delete.
Step 2: Then tap and hold message.
Step 3: To delete more messages, tap on Select More to select multiple messages.
Step 4: The tap Delete.
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Part 2: How to Delete WhatsApp Data on iPhone Permanently

Usually, the data is still recoverable if you simply delete WhatsApp messages or chat from iPhone. To make those data disappear with zero chance for recovery, you'd better delete WhatsApp data on iPhone permanently using iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac.

Steps to delete WhatsApp data on iPhone permanently
Step 1: First of all, run the program and connect your device to it.

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Step 2: Then select the erase mode of “Erase Private Data” to erase WhatsApp messages, attachments (For erasing WhatsApp fragments, go to the “Erase Private Fragments” tab).
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Step 3: Erase your WhatsApp data permanently to protect your privacy and save space on your device.

When it comes to WhatsApp issues, the following is what the Umate Pro can do for you.

  • Permanently Erase WhatsApp Messages:
  • Capable of erasing your WhatsApp messages on a permanent basis in such a way that they cannot be retrieved again by data criminals.

  • Permanently Erase WhatsApp Attachments:
  • Capable of erasing attachments (it could be a photo or video) permanently in such a way that it can never be retrieved by anyone.

  • Permanently Erase WhatsApp Fragments:
  • These fragments include incomplete private fragments, app caches, cookies, corrupted files etc.

Part 3: How to Delete WhatsApp Account from iPhone

Step 1: First launch the WhatsApp app on your device.
Step 2: Go to Settings. It can be found on the bottom right corner.
Step 3: Tap Account.
Step 4: Then tap “Delete My Account”.
Step 5: Enter your phone number and then tap “Delete My Account” again.
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Part 4: How to Reactivate WhatsApp Account on iPhone

it is important to note that deleting a WhatsApp account will certainly delete all messages, cancels all the information regarding payments etc. If you have deleted WhatsApp account on your device and want to reactivate it, check out the followings:
Step 1: Download the latest version of the application.
Step 2: Launch the application.
Step 3: Enter the phone number and verification code that you received via SMS. Also the name and picture that represent your profile.
Step 4: You can restore backup if you are using iCloud backup active on iPhone.

reactive WhatsApp account on iPhone