It’s rare to find smartphone user without an instant messaging app like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, and many others. However, one thing is common to all these apps; they have a propensity to eat up lots of space on your device if their activities aren’t checked regularly.
For this article however, the focus will solely be on WhatsApp. Asides the need to watch the space that WhatsApp is eating up, there are other reasons to delete WhatsApp data on iPhone. One is to protect personal data such as photos and precious conversations. Another reason is to permanently remove an experience forever.
How to Delete WhatsApp Data on iPhone
Having established the reasons users delete WhatsApp data on their iPhones, it begs the “how to” question. You can manually delete WhatsApp data by:
- Clear individual chats: to clear individual chats, swipe on the conversation you’ll like to delete from right to left to bring up some options. From the options, select “More” to bring up a menu. Select “Delete Chat” to delete all the messages associated to the person.
- Clear all Chats at once: To delete all the chats on your WhatsApp at once, go to the in-app settings of the app. Select “Chats” > Select “Clear All Chats”. Select “Clear All Chats” again in the next screen and all your chats will be gone.
Permanently Delete WhatsApp Data to Make It Unrecoverable
iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac is an iPhone data eraser that makes data removal easy, as well as deleting them permanently. The tool comes with many features as well as 3 erasing modes users can choose from depending on the need of the moment. These are some of the capabilities of the iMyFone Umate Pro:
1 Permanently Erase Current WhatsApp Messages & Attachments
Having the power to delete files permanently is presently not yet main stream. iPhone doesn’t have it, and any file or data you delete on the iPhone would be recovered by powerful recovery tools. And the same would be applicable when you delete your WhatsApp data. However, when you erase with iMyFone Umate Pro, your WhatsApp messages and attachments are removed from the iPhone permanently, no tool can recover them.
2 Erase Previously Deleted WhatsApp Data
The power of iMyFone Umate goes beyond deleting the present files on the device. Rather, it comes with the “Erase Deleted Files” option that scans your iPhone for previously deleted files. It allows you to preview these files, and to select the files and data you’ll like to remove permanently.
With this option, your peace of mind is guaranteed and never will you fret about things you’ve really wanted to go forever. That means sensitive WhatsApp messages and attachments such as pictures and videos that you felt deleted by clearing the chats but still remained on your device would actually be gone for real this time.
3 Erase All iOS Data Types
The spectrum of data handled by iMyFone Umate is complete. This gives users a wholesome package. The utility tool will delete app cache, temporary files, junk files, Safari cache, voicemail, photos, pictures, videos, chat history, attachments, and much more. iMyFone has got you covered.
How to Permanently Delete WhatsApp Data with iMyFone Umate Pro
These are the steps to take to unleash the power of iMyFone Umate Pro:
Step 1: Download the iMyFone Umate Pro setup file to your computer. Run the program and connect your iPhone.
Step 2: Choose the erase mode that fits your present need.
Step 3: Click “Scan” to see the various files on your device based on the option selected in step 2.
Step 4: Click “Erase Now” to start the removal process.