How to Extract WhatsApp Messages from iPhone or iPhone Backup

WhatsApp has become a valuable tool as a mobile messaging app for iPhone users. With the help of the application, users can send text, photos, video files, audio files, and location information to family and friends. It also gives the possibility to store the conversation and create a backup of the same. However, there are the times at which an individual may accidentally delete the chat history on iPhone. If you have recently lost the data and are clueless about retrieving the same, continue to read ahead as we provide the process to extract deleted or exsiting WhatsApp history from iPhone 7/SE/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s/5s/5/4s/4 or iPhone backup.

Retrieving with the help of iMyfone D-Back

iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iPhone data recovery for Mac specializes as a recovery tool for iOS devices. With the support of the program, one can easily recover all the lost or deleted content from iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. What makes the application an outstanding utility is its features. It includes:

  1. Support recovery for over 22 file types, such as photos, text messages, contacts, notes, voice memos, call history, messages from WhatsApp/Kik/WeChat, etc;
  2. 4 recovery modes: Smart Recovery, Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup;
  3. Preview functionality which allows you to extract the data you want;
  4. Support iOS 10/9/8/7 running on iPhone 7 Plus/7/SE/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s/5s/5/4s/4.

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Extract WhatsApp Messages from iPhone Backup (iOS 10 Included)

The recovery process is useful for those who hold a backup file in iTunes or iCloud. Let us consider iCloud backup file and the procedure to retrieve WhatsApp history from it.

1 Install iMyfone D-Back after downloading the trial version from the official website. You can download the trial version for Mac and Windows PC. Start the program after completing the installation procedure. From the main window, select “Recover from iCloud Backup” option. Click the “Start” button to proceed to the next stage way you will choose “WhatsApp” as the recovery data.

Recover from iCloud Backup

2 Login to your iCloud account by filling the details. The software package will then check for iCloud backup files within the account. Upon displaying, choose the recent file from which you would like to extract WhatsApp data. Press the “Next” button. It will allow the program to download the selected iCloud backup file.

Login to your iCloud account

3 After downloading and scanning is complete, iMyfone D-Back will display the recovered WhatsApp history on the interface. You can preview the conversations and select the needed files accordingly. Press the “Recover” button to continue retrieving process.

 preview the conversations

4 In the last step, you will pick the destination folder to save the recovered data. Please wait until the program completes the process before browsing for the retrieved data.

Extract WhatsApp Messages from iPhone (iPhone 7 Supported)

The process explained below will be helpful in recovering WhatsApp messages directly from an iPhone.

1 From the main window, click “Recover from iOS device” option. Continue by pressing the “Start” button.

Recover from iOS device

2 Click WhatsApp under third-party IM app in the next screen. After that, connect your iPhone to the computer.

Click WhatsApp under third-party IM app

3 Press the “Scan” button after iMyfone D-Back successfully detects the iPhone.

scanning the device

4 After the program finishes scanning the device, it will display all the recoverable data on the preview interface of the program. You can click on an individual file to preview it and select the same to retrieve. You can make selections of the files that you wish to recover and continue the retrieval process by pressing the “Recover” button.

extract whatsapp messages from iphone

5 A small window opens up asking you to pick up a destination on your computer to save the files. You can navigate to an existing folder or create one and allow the program to complete the recovery process. After successful completion, you can browse the folder to see the retrieved WhatsApp messages from your iPhone.

iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iPhone data recovery for Mac gives an excellent opportunity to retrieve old or deleted WhatsApp messages from iOS device or iPhone backup with ease. You can select an appropriate method to retrieve the data and enjoy holding onto your conversations with family and friends.

If you are also looking for a method to recover skype messages on iPhone, please check: How to recover Skype messages on iPhone.

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