How to recover deleted Whatsapp chat history on iPhone

“How to recover deleted Whatsapp chat history on iPhone? I accidentally deleted WhatsApp on my iPhone. I reinstalled the app but the chat history has disappeared. Any fixes for this? Thank you.”       —— Answers Yahoo

WhatsApp Messenger is not only widely used for iPhone users, but also for BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia.You can send and receive messages without having to pay for SMS,because WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app.

However,accident do happen when you lost WhatsApp chat Messages on iPhone due to various reason, such as iOS update or jailbreaking,or accidentally deleted WhatsApp on your iPhone and reinstalled.

And WhatsApp’s support center writes, “We believe that your chats are very important, and we work hard to make sure that you never lose them. However, in the case that they are deleted or lost for any reason, we cannot help you recover the messages because we do not store your WhatsApp conversation history in our system.”

Is there any way to recover your deleted Whatsapp chat history on your iPhone? If you have iTunes backup, you can surely restore WhatsApp chat history directly from iTunes,You can restore your WhatsApp chat history via iCloud backup, on condition that you have made a backup of your chats in iCloud backup. If not, then, it is necessary to get a iPhone Data Recovery to recover deleted Whatsapp chat history from iPhone.

Here, you can turn to Wondershare Dr .Fone for iOS which can fast and best recover deleted Whatsapp chat history from iPhone of all models. It can also recover other files such as  photos, videos, contacts, messages, call history, calender, notes, reminder, Safari bookmark, voicemail, App photos, App videos, App documents etc from iPhone.


Tips: If you are a Windows user, you can turn to Dr. Fone for iOS (Windows).

Step by step to recover deleted Whatsapp chat history on iPhone

Step 1:  Connect your iPhone to Mac

Download, install and run Dr. Fone for iOS, and then connect your iPhone to Mac. You will see the following interface if you are using iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S.


Instead, if you are using iPhone 4/3GS, you will see the following interface:


Step 2: Scan your iPhone for deleted Whatsapp chat history

For iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S, There is only a “Start Scan” button on the main window. You only need to click the “Start Scan” button to scan your iPhone.

For iPhone 4/3GS, you need to download the plug-in by clicking the “Download” button, and then, get into the device’s scanning mode before scanning following the instructions below:

1. Hold your iPhone and click on the “Start button.

2. Pressing “Power” and “Home” buttons simultaneously for 15 seconds.

3. After 15 seconds, release the “Power” button, but keep holding “Home” for another 15 seconds.



Step 3: Preview and recover WhatsApp chat history on your iPhone

After scan, all the found files  will be listed one by one, click “WhatsApp” on the left. you can preview all found WhatsApp chat record here, containing chat contents, names, phone numbers and attachments. Choose those you want to recover and click “Recover” to save them on your Mac.


Note: Data found here includes deleted data and those still on your iPhone. If you only want get back your deleted ones, you can refine the scan result by using the slide button at bottom to “Only display deleted items“.

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