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How to Recover iPhone WhatsApp Messages on Mac

--Friday, August 23, 2013
As we all know, WhatsApp is an excellent app that you can not only chat with your friends anytime you want, but also send or receive files like music, movies, photos, and so on, to the phone you use. If you accidentally deleted some data that saved on WhatsApp, you can also try to use iPhone Data Recovery to restore your iPhone data.

iPhone Data Recovery is an almighty recovery tool that enables you to recover almost every kind of data stored on your iPhone SE/ 6s/ 6s Plus/ 6/ 6 Plus, iPad Pro/ Air 2/ mini 4, WhatsApp messages included. It provides you with 3 different recovery modes: To directly scan your iPhone for lost data, to recover from iTunes backup, to recover from iCloud backup. You can choose one of them according to your condition. The steps to perform the recovery are quite simple that you can just download the program on your computer and follow the tutorial below.

Click on the download buttons of iOS Data Recovery to install it on your Windows or Mac.

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The passage below will be divided into three parts.

Part 1: Directly Scan your iDevice to Restore WhatsApp Messages

Step 1 Connect your iOS Device to Mac
After downloading and installing iPhone Data Recovery on your Mac, launch it. Then, connect your iPhone to your Mac with the USB cable, you will see the window as below.

Recover Whatsapp on iPhone

Step 2 Scan your iPhone for WhatsApp Messages
You can directly click the "Start Scan" button to scan your iPhone as the window below shows you.

Restore iPhone Whatsapp

Step 3 Preview and Recover WhatsApp Messages
The scan will take you a little long time if the amount of your data is splendid that stored in your iPhone. As the scanning over, you will have all your iPhone data, deleted or existing, listed in the interface in categories. Click the WhatsApp category, you can preview all those messages one by one and just choose those you want to recover. After all data have been chosen, click "Recover". You will have your lost WhatsApp messages back.

iPhone Whatspp Recovery

Part 2: Extract iTunes Backup to Retrieve WhatsApp Messages

Step 1 Select your iTunes Backup File
Note: If you want to choose this recovery mode, you have to make sure that you have synced your iPhone SE/6s/6s Plus and have an iTunes backup before you lost the WhatsApp messages. And please don't do any backup once you deleted some important data by accident. Otherwise, your backup file will be overwritten and the deleted data can't get back to you any more.

Launch iPhone Data Recovery since you have download and install it. Switch to choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" and you'll see the window below. A few seconds latter, all your iTunes backup files will be loaded and listed in the interface. Choose the file from which you want to recover and click "Start Scan" to extract.

Retrieve Whatspp on iPhone

Step 2 Preview and Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages
The scanning won't take you much time. When it's done, you can preview all the data in your iTunes backup file. Choose WhatsApp and you can see all your messages listed in categories. Tick those you want and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.

Recover iPhone Whatsapp on Mac

Part 3: Selectively resume WhatsApp files from iCloud Backup

Step 1 Enter Apple Account
Click on Recover from iCloud Backup Files on the hompage and fill in the boxes with your Apple ID and Password.

Recover iCloud Messages

Step 2 Download iCloud Backup Files
The program will list all the iCloud backups for you. Try to recall which backup contains your lost messages according to the name and backup date given in the form title. Once you make up your mind, tap on "Download" to have it saved in your computer.

Recover WhatsApp Data

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Step 3 Restore WhatsApp Messages on Mac
You can preview all the detail data and determine the ones to be regained. All done, press "Recover".

Undeleted Messages with iCloud Backup

I hope those two recovery method mentioned above can help you solve your problem and hope you like iPhone Data Recovery all the same. You will be welcomed to let us know if you have any question while using your iPhone SE/6s/6s Plus.

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Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.