What do you do when you accidentally delete an important WhatsApp message, or your iPhone gets reset, damaged, or lost? The following are 4 tried and tested ways to ensure the recovery of any of your lost WhatsApp conversations.
Step 1: Launch the Program
Download the iMyFone iPhone WhatsApp Recovery, and start the software. Go to the “Smart Recovery” tab and select “Start”.
Step 2: Select How You Lost the WhatsApp Messages
Choose the reason which led to the data loss in this instance, and proceed to the second tab:
Step 3: Scan and Recover missing iPhone WhatsApp Messages
Follow the on-screen instructions to get your lost iPhone data back. iMyFone iPhone WhatsApp Recovery can analyze and recover your WhatsApp messages from an iOS device, iTunes backup or iCloud backup. To do this, all scans will be performed by the iPhone recovery software itself.
Recover WhatsApp Chat from iOS Device
Step 1: Scan iDevice for the Lost WhatsApp Messages
Open iMyFone iPhone WhatsApp Recovery and choose "Recover from iOS Device" tab, then click on "Start".
Connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to the computer. When the device is recognized by the software, press “Start.”
Your scan will automatically begin now, and it will take a few minutes, depending on how many WhatsApp files your storage contains.
Step 2: Recover WhatsApp Chat from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
Now select the WhatsApp chat or attachments that you wish to recover. To avoid any confusion, overlapping, of deleted files, there is an option called “Show only the deleted files” which, when selected, will do as its name suggests.
Once you have selected all the required files, you must then press “Recover.” A pop-up window will now allow you to choose the location of the recovered WhatsApp messages, after the selection of which, the recovery process will begin.
Recover WhatsApp Chat from iTunes Backup
Step 1: Scan iTunes Backup for Lost WhatsApp Chat
For this option, you need to go to the appropriate tab from the left side of the screen: "Recover from iTunes Backup".
Once you have selected the most relevant backup, press “Scan”. The scanning will take a couple of minutes, again, depending on the amount of WhatsApp files in it.
Step 2: Preview and Recover WhatsApp Chat from iTunes Backup
You then get to preview all the available WhatsApp messages in the backup, so that you can select the desired one(s). You have the option to preview only the deleted files here as well. After selecting all the required WhatsApp messages or attachments(s), press “Recover”. Before the recovery process starts, you are asked to create a new folder, or select a pre-existing folder for the selected WhatsApp files to be saved in.
This software will then go about the recovery process, and you will be able to view and use your restored WhatsApp files after its completion.
Recover WhatsApp Chat from iCloud Backup
Step 1: Scan Your iCloud Backup for the WhatsApp Data
Select the appropriate tab for this option from the left-hand side of the screen: "Recover from iCloud Backup".
Sign in with your iCloud account, keeping in mind that this software does not store your sign-in information or any of your backup content.
Once your sign-in is complete, iMyFone will find and list all the backup files available in your account. You will then have to select the backup that you wish to recover WhatsApp messages from, and then press "Next ". Depending on the amount of the WhatsApp files in your selected backup, the software will take a few minutes to load all the WhatsApp messages and attachments.
Step 2: Recover WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup
Once this scan is complete, you can select any and all the WhatsApp files that you wish to restore, and then press “Recover.”
Next, you select a location for where you would like these files to be restored. You can either select a pre-existing folder or create a new one, according to your requirements and preference.
Once all of this is done, the process of restoring of your WhatsApp messages will begin, and shouldn’t take more than just a couple of minutes.