WhatsApp is a global app that provides people with various options to send, receive, and forward texts. The communication app is popular because it is easy to use and is a fast option for sending and receiving messages. The messaging app is also safe to use as it guarantees users' privacy by its end-to-end encryption feature. Do you know you can restore your deleted WhatsApp messages with or without a backup option?
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No one wants to lose important texts from their phone. Thus, learning how to recover your deleted messages on your iPhone or Android device may come in handy at times.
Yes, if you have accidentally deleted messages from your WhatsApp account, there is still a chance to recover them. Also, the app automatically creates a local backup every night, provided you are connected to Wi-Fi and have sufficient storage and battery life.
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You can perform a data backup any time because it only takes a few minutes to do so. If you have a slow connection the backup will take 5–10 minutes. To start the restoration process you should ensure that your chat history is backed up, and if not, the following steps should come in handy.
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Selecting a daily option means that you will be able to recover your lost messages once you accidentally delete them. If you select the off option, you will never be able to access old chats if switched to a new phone.
You can recover your messages on android devices from a Google Drive or local backup. If you want to save your messaging app data to the local storage using the local backup option in your android phone, follow the steps highlighted below.
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After creating a local backup in your device, you will follow the steps below if you accidentally deleted your WhatsApp messages and wish to restore them.
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Note: The method above can only enable you to recover messages lost within 7 days, and you will lose all chat history since the backup was created.
How do you back up WhatsApp chats to Google Drive? To use Google Drive backup, you need the following:
To manually back up your messages to Google Drive, follow the steps below.
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After the backup process is successful, retrieving your chats from Google Drive is simple. You need to use the same phone number and Google account you used to create the backup to make it successful. The steps below highlight how to retrieve old WhatsApp messages on a new phone.
Deleting your WhatsApp messages from your iPhone is painful because you will need the right data recovery tool to serve the purpose. However, it is possible to recover your WhatsApp chat history by using various techniques. The simplest method is to restore them from iCloud the same way android users restore the chats from Google Drive.
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Follow the steps below to back up your WhatsApp messages to keep them safe if you accidentally deleted them, lost your iPhone or switched to a new one.
Can you retrieve deleted WhatsApp messages if not backed up? Yes, you can recover your lost WhatsApp messages by using recovery programs such as DroidKit. To do so, follow the steps highlighted below.
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Have you been in a situation where someone sends you a WhatsApp message and by the time you open it, it is already deleted from their end? If this leaves you curious and you want to find out what they deleted, you can use a third-party app such as the WhatsRemoved+ app to read them.
Here is how you can read the deleted messages:
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Retrieving deleted WhatsApp messages is possible and can be done using various methods. The official way in iPhone is by restoring backed up messages from iCloud, while for Android users, it is done from Google Drive. Importantly, always use the same mobile number used to register the WhatsApp account.
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