Permanently Delete WhatsApp History from iPhone, No Chance to Recovery

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Most times, these WhatsApp messages we send just every time from our iPhone start cluttering up the device and become uncomfortable to users. Besides, it is important to state that having these kinds of messages undeleted gives way to privacy related issues especially when these messages are obtained by data criminals.

In addition to that, these WhatsApp histories gradually start eating up your storage spaces which causes some disadvantages to iPhone. One of the drawbacks is that your device starts performing sluggishly as a result of lack of storage space. However, there is a solution to delete WhatsApp history and that is what this article is all about, continue reading.

Part 1: How to Delete WhatsApp History (Messages or Chats) on iPhone?

Like said earlier, it becomes necessary at some point to delete messages and chats on iPhone if you really want to ensure that your privacy is not breached and also to clear or save some storage space which is important to your iPhone.

The following are the steps to delete WhatsApp history messages:
Step 1: Go to Home page and Launch WhatsApp
Step 2: Tap “Chat” that contains the messages you want to delete
Step 3: Tap/hold message that needs to be deleted
Step 4: Tap on the circle that appears next to the message you want to delete. If you want to delete all messages tap “Delete”
Step 5: Tap on the other messages you wish to delete, then tap on the trash can icon.
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The following are the steps to delete WhatsApp chat history from iPhone.
Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your iPhone device
Step 2: Tap chat> Select “Clear all Chats”
Step 3: Enter your WhatsApp number then confirm by selecting “Delete All Chat” and the job is done.
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Part 2: How to Delete WhatsApp Backups from iPhone?

The reality when is using WhatsApp is that it can store a whole lot of text, videos and images on your device which could eat up large chunk of space on your device in addition to privacy concerns. It is important to delete these backups.

Your WhatsApp Chat History Backup files are saved in the /sdcard/WhatsApp/Databases/ folder. - You cannot open these folders outside of WhatsApp. - Make sure you have a file manager to be able to delete these files.

It is important to note that there are several ways of deleting these messages but not all of them give the same result. For example, the solutions stated above will delete these WhatsApp messages but it is not permanent.

The implication is that these WhatsApp messages can be recovered with recovery tools and this is not good for your data security. However, you have a complete solution that can delete your WhatsApp messages permanently in such a way that it can never be recovered by the best recovery tools.

Part 3: Complete Solution for Permanently Delete WhatsApp History form iPhone

This complete solution is the iMyFone WhatsApp Data Eraser or iMyFone WhatsApp Data Eraser for Mac and it can do the following:

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  • Erase WhatsApp Messages: The iPhone WhatsApp Data Eraser is capable of erasing WhatsApp messages from your iPhone permanently leaving no trace, protecting your privacy in the process.
  • Erase WhatsApp Attachments: Apart from erasing message texts, iMyFone is also capable of erasing the attachments on your messages like video and photo files completely and permanently. This will ensure that your photos and videos cannot be retrieved by anyone when erased.
  • Erase WhatsApp Fragments: All caches, cookies, corrupt files incomplete private fragments that come as a result of the WhatsApp messages on your device can be erased with the iMyFone and this is also permanent erase.

What are the Steps in Using iMyFone WhatsApp Data Eraser?

Fortunately iMyFone is just easy to use. In fact, it can be used by anyone who can hold a mouse. The steps are just few and easy to understand. The following are the steps

Step 1: Run the program on your PC and connect your iPhone to it.

Step 2: Select the Erase mode that best suites the task.

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Step 3: Click on “Erase Now” button to erase WhatsApp messages, videos, photos and fragments permanently.

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Why Should We Make Private iPhone Data Unrecoverable?

The reality of today’s world is that there are so many criminals who would take advantage of your data to commit crimes or harm your interests. This means that when you sell, donate or exchange your iPhone, there will always be a risk of having your data fall into the wrong hands if they are recoverable. However, making your data unrecoverable gives you the assurance that nobody can have access to your data no matter how hard they try to. Therefore when you delete your data, you are rest assured that it can never be recovered again and this is what the Umate Pro tends to achieve.