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4 Ways to Restore WhatsApp Chat History on iPhone

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WhatsApp is one of the most common messaging apps used by both iPhone and Android users. As every day passes, WhatsApp is getting more and more popular among iPhone users because of its easy to use texting functions, voice and video calls, file sharing system etc. and so on. So WhatsApp chat history is really important for us. But a lot of people don’t know how to restore WhatsApp messages on iPhone if they have lost it or accidentally deleted it. It’s really easy to restore WhatsApp chat history on iPhone. With the help of this article, you are going to learn the best 4 ways of how to restore WhatsApp on iPhone. So don’t worry if you have accidentally deleted or lost your WhatsApp messages, just follow this article to get step by step guideline on this issue.

Method #1. Selectively Restore iPhone WhatsApp Chat History with iCloud Backup File

Method #2. Selectively Restore iPhone WhatsApp Chat History with iTunes Backup File

Method #3. Restore iPhone WhatsApp Messages with iCloud/iTunes Backup File

Method #4. Restore WhatsApp messages on iPhone without Backup File

Method #1. Selectively Restore iPhone WhatsApp Chat History with iCloud Backup File

If you have backed up your WhatsApp chat history on iCloud, then you can selectively restore the backup of WhatsApp on your iPhone with ease. The most important tool you need to use for this process is iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery. This software can help you to restore WhatsApp chat history on iPhone in a few clicks. Here is how to restore WhatsApp on iPhone selectively with the iCloud backup file.

First, you need to download and install iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery software on your PC and launch it. Then you will get a display like below and you need to go to the "Recover from iCloud" tab. Now provide your iCloud account login information and log into your iCloud account.

sign into icloud to restore whatsapp

On the next screen, the software will display all the iCloud backup files associated with your iCloud account. You need to check the backup file information, date, size etc. to choose a backup file for restoring your WhatsApp messages. Select the backup file and click on the "Scan" button.

choose backup file icloud

Wait for some time till the backup file downloads. After that, the software will scan that backup file and display all the files inside that backup file in categories. Now you need to choose "WhatsApp" under "Contacts/Messages" tab, preview the files and click on the "Recover" button to restore the data.

recover whatsapp chat history from icloud

Method #2. Selectively Restore iPhone WhatsApp Chat History with iTunes Backup File

If you have backed up your WhatsApp chat history on iTunes, then you can easily restore deleted WhatsApp messages on iPhone with the help of iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery. Here is how to do it.

First you need to download and install the software on your computer and launch it. After the programme launches, go to the "Recover from iTunes" tab to proceed.

From the next page you need to choose a backup file from all the iTunes backup files listed by iBeesoft Data Recovery tool. These backup files were available on your computer before. Check the date, file information, choose a backup file and click on the "Scan" button to proceed.

scan itunes backup file

The same way like iCloud, the software will download the iTunes backup file within some time and display all the files that were inside the backup file. You need to choose "WhatsApp" to preview the files and click on the "Recover" button to finish the process.

restore whatsapp messages from itunes

Method #3. Restore iPhone WhatsApp Messages with iCloud/iTunes Backup File

If you want to restore WhatsApp backup on iPhone then you can follow this part. But it obviously needs you to back up all your WhatsApp messages on iCloud/iTunes. Here is how you can do it.

From iCloud Backup:

restore whatsapp messages from icloud on iphone

  • Just install WhatsApp on your iPhone and proceed with setup process.
  • You will see a welcome page where you will be asked to restore chats from iCloud backup.
  • Just tap on "Restore Chat History" and all your WhatsApp data will be restored from your iCloud backup. But this process definitely needs you to back up your WhatsApp chats on your iCloud storage from your iPhone before losing them.

From iTunes Backup:

restore whatsapp from itunes backup

  • Launch iTunes on your PC and connect your iPhone to your PC by using a USB cable.
  • Click on the iPhone icon from iTunes home page and then choose "Restore Backup".
  • Now select the backup file from your computer that contains all the WhatsApp messages and click on the "Restore" button to finish the process.

Method #4. Restore WhatsApp messages on iPhone without Backup File

The best way to restore WhatsApp messages on iPhone without backup file is by using iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery software. It’s the most useful iOS data recovery solution for everyone because this tool can not only recover data from iCloud and iTunes backup, but also from iOS devices. It’s the easiest and simplest way to follow. It doesn’t matter if you don’t have any previous backup available, just follow the guideline below and you will know everything.

First you need to download and install free iphone data recovery software on your computer and launch it. Then connect your iPhone to your PC by using a USB cable.

trust this computer

You will get an interface like below and you need to go to "Recover from iOS Device" tab. Your iPhone will be detected by the software but if it doesn’t, you need to enable the option that says "Trust this computer" from your iPhone and provide the password. Then click on the "Scan" button from the software to start scanning your iOS device.

start scanning your iOS device

Within a few minutes all your deleted or lost files will be scanned by the software and it will display all the files within different categories in front of you. Now you need to choose "WhatsApp" from left side, preview the files and click on the "Recover" button.

recover whatsapp messages from ios device

After a few minutes all your WhatsApp chat history will be recovered on your computer. You can also recover them on your iOS device if you want.

Actually restoring backup of WhatsApp chats on iPhone is not an easy work if you don’t know how to do it. Luckily after reading this article you will have understood all the possibilities of using iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery software. So stop wasting time on any other software or any other methods and follow the step by step guideline from this article.

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