How to recover deleted Whatsapp chat history from Android

“How to recover deleted Whatsapp chat history from Android? I have recently bought a new number since I moved to a new place, so in my Android phone I took the backup of all my chat history and then deleted my account to create a new one with the new number!

After creating the account im trying to recover my backup data from astro file manager, but on clicking the backup or database option, it says ‘activity not found’! Then i uninstalled whatsapp and downloaded it again! But it recovered only that data which was last used by my new account.Is there any other way through which I can retrieve my chat history from my Android device?”       —— Answers Yahoo

Touchscreen devices are great, but can also be frustrating. A simple tap on the wrong option, for example, and your WhatsApp chat history is gone. You meant to hit Add a conversation shortcut, but instead you tapped Delete chat. Then you clicked “Yes” without thinking! Your chats are gone now. leaving you without a record. Can you still get them back?

It’s easy to recover anything less than seven days old: just uninstall the app, then reinstall it. However, it is a bit difficult to recover Whatsapp chat history deleted more than sever days ago. The simplest way is to recover your deleted Whatsapp chat history on Android is to get a Android Data Recovery.

Dr .Fone for Android is one of the most powerful and widely used Android Data Recovery to help you easily recover deleted files from Android devices, besides, it can also recover other files such as videos, photos, contacts, messages, audio and documents etc from Android like Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola, ZTE, Huawei, Xiaomi etc.

Tips: If you are a Mac user, you can turn to Dr. Fone for Android (Mac) to help you recover deleted Whatsapp chat history on Android devices on Mac.

Step by step to recover deleted Whatsapp chat history from Android

Step 1: Connect your Android device to the computer

Download, install and run Dr.Fone for Android to see the following main interface.Then, connect your Android device to computer with a USB cable.

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Step 2: Enable USB debugging before scanning your Android device

If you didn’t enable USB debugging on your device, you’ll see the window below. Check what Android OS is your Android device and then follow the instructions below to set it now

Note: If you have enabled USB debugging on your device before, you can skip this step.

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter “Settings” < Click “Applications” < Click“Development”< Check “USB debugging”
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter “Settings” < Click “Developer options” < Check“USB debugging”
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter “Settings” < Click “About Phone” < Tap“Build number”for several times until getting a note “You are under developer mode” < Back to “Settings” < Click “Developer options” < Check “USB debugging”

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Note: If you still get this window and the USB debugging has been enabled, please try to disable it and reset it again.

Step 3. Scan your Android device for deleted Whatsapp chat history

After your Android device is connected and detected by the program, click “Start” to start analyzing your device.

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Note: Before doing this, make sure that your phone battery is more than 20% charged, so that you can get a smooth scan

If your device is not rooted before, the program will directly scan it after the analysis.

Note: For the device that Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android doesn’t support currently, it may lead you to set USB Mass Storage on your device to scan photos, videos, music and documents, or to root your device by yourself (if there is no USB Mass Storage option). All rooted Android devices are supported well. You can choose to do it or not by yourself.

If you rooted your device before, you need to allow the program Superuser authorization on the screen of your device. Just click “Allow” when the message pops out on your device’s home screen. Then back to your computer, and click “Start” on the program’s screen to scan your device.

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Note: For some devices, they may ask you to click “Allow” more than one time on your device’s homescreen. It’s normal. Just do it if it askes. It doesn’t matter. Just click it until it doesn’t appear again or the program has begun its real scan.

Do not disconnect your device during the scan, or the scan will fail.

Step 4. Preview and recover WhatsApp chat history from Android device

The scan will take you a while. After that, you can preview all recoverable data found in the scan result one by one. If you want to recover WhatsApp chat history, just click the “WhatsApp”,then you can preview all lost or deleted chat history. Then click “Recover”,to restore WhatsApp chat history and save them on you computer.

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Tips: If you need to transfer files from iPhone to Android, you can turn to MobileTrans for Windows or MobileTrans for Mac.

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