Top 4 WhatsApp Recovery Software for iPhone

As much as we love WhatsApp, the world’s most used messaging app does have its problems. One of the main issues that users face with the app is data loss. While some of the data loss may not be as a result of a problem with the app but of the device itself, it is still necessary to learn how to recover lost WhatsApp messages and attachments.

Having a backup of the data lost makes recovery very easy but sometimes you can lose data that you had yet to backup. In this case, you need a reliable WhatsApp Recovery program to help you get your messages back. This article takes a closer look at the top 4 WhatsApp Recovery Programs.

Here's how all the 4 data recovery programs we have highlighted compare to one another.



Supported File Types

Scanning Speed

Trial Version Availability

iMyFone D-Back $49.95 22 different types Very Fast Allows to preview the recoverable data
Wondershare Dr. Fone for iOS $69.95 16 Different Types Fast Allows to preview the recoverable data
Tipard iOS Recovery $59.95 19 Different Types A little Slow Some features are unavailable
Tenorshare Data Recovery $69.95 16 Different Types Fast Some features are unavailable

1 iMyFone D-Back

iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Win or iPhone data recovery for Mac is by far the best iPhone WhatsApp Recovery program for a number of reasons. First, it is efficient and very easy to use. You can simply choose the type of data you want to recovery and finish the whole recovery process in just a few minutes. It’s user interface is well designed, pleasant to navigate and very easy even if you are not familiar with the data recovery process. It is also useful in the recovery of 22 other types of data including contacts, calendar, messages, call history and many more.


  • It is very easy to use with an intuitive user interface.
  • Scanning and the consequent recovery of data is very fast.
  • Can recover data from an iTunes or iCloud backup.
  • Supports all iOS device models and also iPads and iPods.


  • It's a paid software

Here’s how to use iMyFone D-Back to get back the deleted WhatsApp messages from iPhone.

Step 1: Download and install the program to your computer and then open it.

Windows version Mac version

Step 2: From the main window, select “Recover from iOS Device” and then click “Start” to begin. Select “WhatsApp” and then click “Next.”

choose modes to recover data

Step 3: Connect the iPhone to the computer using USB cables and when the program displays information about the device, click “Scan.”

connect iPhone to computer to scan data

Step 4: When the scanning process is complete, select the missing WhatsApp messages from the results and then click “Recover” to save them to your computer.

select the missing WhatsApp messages

2 Wondershare Dr. Fone for iOS

Another highly popular data recovery program that you can use to get back your missing WhatsApp data. It is also quite reliable in data recovery and easy to use even for the beginner. All you have to do is connect the iPhone to your computer and the program will scan it for the missing data.


  • It has an easy to use, intuitive user interface.
  • Data recovery is fast.
  • Supports all iOS devices.


  • Some files cannot be previewed before recovery

Wondershare Dr. Fone for iOS

3 Tipard iOS Data Recovery

Tipard iOS Data Recovery is another tool you can use to recover your missing WhatsApp data. It works with all iOS devices and works just as easily as the other two we have seen. It also comes with a preview function that allows you to view the files you are recovering before recovery.


  • It can recover most files from your iPhone.
  • It has a user-friendly interface.


  • Recovers considerably fewer files as compared to other data recovery tools
  • Most features are unavailable on the free-trial version

 Tipard iOS Data Recovery

4 Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery

Tenorshare gives you the option of recovering your lost WhatsApp messages directly from the iPhone, an iTunes backup or an iCloud backup. It can also recover an additional 16 different types of files including videos, photos. Messages and call history and many others.


  • The free trial version is fully functional.
  • It supports all iOS devices.


  • The iCloud data recovery option doesn’t quite work
  • You can only use the program for a single iPhone model. If you have an iPhone 7 and iPhone 6, you have to purchase the program twice.

 Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery

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