How To Retrieve lost WhatsApp Messages From iPhone 6 On My Laptop?

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“My 4 years old son has deleted all my WhatsApp messages unconsciously when he is playing my iPhone. Any ways to get back all the iPhone WhatsApp messages? I’m not sure I’ve backup or not, but I need them back urgently. Your advise will be much appreciated. Thank you. I’m using iPhone 6 with iOS 10.2.1.” –Nick

As one of the most convenient and popular social network apps, WhatsApp is now playing such an important role in people’s daily life which allow us keeping in touch with our family, friends, colleagues easily. However, it’s easy for us to tap on wrong option and delete all or some iPhone WhatsApp messages mistakenly. Many iPhone WhatsApp users may ask question about iPhone WhatsApp messages recovery. In this post you are currently reading will introduce you several ways to retrieve lost WhatsApp messages. Keep reading to learn how to recover deleted iPhone whatsApp messages even if you have backup or not.

If you have or don’t have backup on your iPhone WhatsApp messages, you still can get back iPhone WhatsApp messages from laptop by using third-party iPhone data recovery software. In here, iFonebox is strongly recommended for you to retrieve lost WhatsApp data. iFonebox is a professional and yet user-friendly iOS data recovery software which allows u to recover deleted WhatsApp messages, as well as WhatsApp attachments. It enables you to retrieve lost WhatsApp messages directly from iOS device such as iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or extract from iTunes/iCloud backup files. iFonebox not only supports on iPhone WhatsApp data recovery, but also allows to recover up to 16 data such as Wechat data, notes, reminders etc. However, this post will mainly guide you on how to get back iPhone WhatsApp messages from laptop by using iFonebox.

It is necessarily for you to download iFonebox on your PC, laptop or Mac before we begin. There are 2 versions available, just tap on the supported version of your PC and begin the download.
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Part 1: Retrieve Lost WhatsApp Messages Without backup
Run the software. You are required to select “Recover from iOS device” after you launch the software with your phone connected via USB cable. If this is the first time you connect your iPhone to this PC, don’t forget to tap “Trust the computer” on your iPhone screen before we proceed to next step. Next is click “Start” to begin.

Scan your iPhone. Select the “WhatsApp” under “Text Data” column and start to scan. PS: the scanning process will take a little bit longer if you having lots of data in your WhatsApp. Just need to be patient.
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Preview and recover. After scanning done, you are able to preview the messages, you can select those WhatsApp messages you want to retrieve and tap on “Recover to PC” button. Then those WhatsApp messages will be successfully recover to your laptop.

Part 2: Recover Deleted iPhone WhatsApp Messages From iPhone backup files
iTunes backup
Run the software and scan your backup files. Launch iFonebox and connect your phone via USB cable.  Select “Recover from iTunes backup File” on the interface of iFonebox, and you will see your itunes backup files. Click start scan. PS: Please click “select more” if you do not found your backup file on the interface.

Scan, preview and recover messages. Scan done > Select “WhatsApp” under “Text Data” column > Preview and select the messages you want to recover and tap “Recover to PC”.

iCloud backup
Launch the software and sign in iCloud. Launch iFonebox and connect your phone via USB cable. Select “Recover from iCloud backup” as the recovery mode on the interface of iFonebox. Please log in your apple ID and password before proceed to next step.

Download, extract and scan the selected iCloud Backup. Select the backup you want to recover and then click “Download”. You may only select WhatsApp to download during this recovery to reduce the download time. Next, select “WhatsApp” item from downloaded backup files and click start scan.

Preview and Restore messages. After scanning, Preview and select the messages you want to recover and tap “Recover to PC”.

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How to Delete iCloud Backup on iDevice/Mac/Pc/

iCloud automatically backs up all of the data on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. So, if you lost data on your ios device, you can easily get back the lost data from iCloud backup. Unfortunately, iCloud backup is so automatically that it can quickly use up the 5GB Apple gives you for free. You can free up iCloud storage space by deleting the iCloud backup for an iOS device. If you’re restoring a device from an iCloud backup, you must wait until the restore operation is finished before you can delete the backup.

WARNING:  If you delete the iCloud backup for your iOS device, iCloud stops automatically backing up the device.

Read The best solution to Backup iOS Devices Data

Delete iCloud backup by using iOS device

1.Go to Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup > Manage Storage.
2.Tap the name of an iOS device whose backup you don’t need, then tap Delete Backup.

Delete iCloud backup on Mac

1.On Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences > iCloud > Manage.
2.Click Backups on the left, select an iOS device on the right whose backup you don’t need, then click Delete.

Delete iCloud backup on Windows computer

1. Open the iCloud Control Panel, then click Manage.

  • In Windows 8.1: Go to the Start screen, click the down arrow in the lower-left corner, then click the iCloud app.
  • In Windows 8: Go to the Start screen, then click the iCloud tile.
  • In Windows 7: Choose Start menu > All Programs >  iCloud 

2. Click Backups on the left, select an iOS device on the right whose backup you don’t need, then click Delete.
Notes: If you don’t see Backups on the left, your iOS devices don’t have iCloud backups.

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