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How To Recover Deleted WhatsApp Chats/Messages?

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Hello, tech enthusiasts! Today, we’re diving into a topic that has baffled many: how to recover deleted WhatsApp chats/messages. Whether it’s a slip of the finger or a phone mishap, losing your WhatsApp messages can be a source of major frustration. But fear not! In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore various methods to recover deleted WhatsApp chats/messages, ensuring you’re well-equipped to handle such situations.

Recover Deleted Whatsapp Chats/Messages

Recover Deleted Whatsapp Chats/MessagesWe are living in the 21st century, and hence, there are numerous possible ways, using which one can have a virtual conversation with another person. One such commonly used method is ‘WhatsApp‘ which is a popular messaging app. It is available for Android, iOS as well and PC users for free. Also, the messages sent on this service are end-to-end encrypted which ensures the privacy of the people’s conversations. To use this messaging service, all you need to do is download the app on your device, register your contact number and have a good internet connection.

Before we delve into the recovery methods, it’s crucial to understand WhatsApp’s backup system. WhatsApp automatically backs up your chats/messages to your phone’s memory daily. Additionally, it offers an option to back up to cloud services like Google Drive or iCloud. This system is the cornerstone of recovering deleted WhatsApp chats/messages.

Also Read: WhatsApp Tricks and Tips

Recover Deleted WhatsApp chats


Method #1: WhatsApp Backup

There is an option in WhatsApp that backs up your data once every 24 hours. If you have enabled that option, then you can recover your data by executing the following steps.

Step 1- Immediately disable the backup option to prevent the new data from overwriting the previous data. You will find this option in Settings >> Chats >> Chat Backup.

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For iPhone:

Step 2- Then you need to uninstall the app from your smartphone in order to restore the messages that have been deleted already.

Step 3- Now, head to your phone’s app market and download and install WhatsApp on your smartphone all over again.

Step 4- Now, launch WhatsApp on your smartphone using the icon created on your home screen.

Step 5- Agree to the terms and conditions displayed on your screen and register your contact number which you use on WhatsApp.restore backup whatsapp

Step 6- You will then be asked whether you wish to restore the backup which was created by default. Click on the ‘Restore‘ option and be patient till the backup gets completely loaded on your smartphone. However, you will not see the messages that were sent or received after the latest backup was saved.

Also Read: How To Send GIF’s Images on WhatsApp

Method #2: Auto Message Recovery Tool

In this method, we are going to recover the deleted WhatsApp messages without using the backup option. This is helpful for those people who keep the auto-backup option disabled. Execute the steps listed below to restore your Whatsapp messages.

Step 1- In this method, you will be requiring a PC/laptop hence, first connect your smartphone to a PC/laptop using a USB cable.

Step 2- Download and install Android Data Recovery (Google it) on your PC/laptop which you have connected to your smartphone.

Step 3- Enable ‘USB Debugging‘ option from the settings on your smartphone.

Step 4- Once you enable USB Debugging, the tool which you have downloaded will detect your smartphone. Then, select the detailed files which are to be searched to cut down on the scanning time. Here, it will be ‘WhatsApp’ and then click ‘Next’ to proceed.

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Step 5- Now, the tool will ask for your permission to scan the WhatsApp messages on your smartphone. Click on ‘Agree‘ to initiate the scanning process.

Step 6- Once the scanning process gets completed successfully, which will take some amount of time, a list of all the recoverable data will be displayed on your screen. You can now choose what you wish to recover on your smartphone. You can also preview the WhatsApp chat history before you restore it on your smartphone.

Step 7- Once you have selected the data that you wish to restore, click on ‘Restore‘ option and all your selected data will be recovered in a couple of minutes.

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Wrap Up: So this is how you guys can Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from Android and iPhone. Hope these two methods will work perfectly fine for you. If you get stuck at any of the steps listed above in either of the methods or if you have any query, then please let us know in the comments section below.

Mukesh Bhardwaj
Mukesh Bhardwajhttps://itechhacks.com
Editor - An aspiring Web Entrepreneur and avid Tech Geek. He loves to cover topics related to iOS, Tech News, and the latest tricks and tips floating over the Internet.

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