How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages by Restoring from a Backup

You could be curious to find out how to get back deleted messages if you use WhatsApp. The programme does offer a mechanism to accomplish it, but it requires recover deleted WhatsApp messages by restoring from a backup. 

The procedure will vary depending on the type of phone you're using and the location of the data backup. On an android or Iphone, follow these instructions.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages on Android

Again, for this to work, you must have a backup of your WhatsApp conversations. Furthermore, WhatsApp will immediately work to rebuild it from your backup data file if you reinstall the programme without having made any prior backups via Google Drive.

From a Backup on Google Drive

Step 1: Reinstall WhatsApp after uninstalling it first.

Step 2: Launch the app and check your phone number.

Step 3: Click Restore.

Step 4: Choose Next.

Step 5: Once the startup procedure is finished, your chats will then appear. After that, WhatsApp will start restoring your media files.

The Way of a Local Backup

Here's how to recover your lost texts if you have an Android and also have backed up your WhatsApp account to a phone's local backup.

Step 1: Activate your File Manager.

Quick tip: You might need to install the Google Files app if you can't even find the file manager.

Step 2: Select Database after entering the WhatsApp folder.

Step 3: Select the msgstore.db.crypt12 file.

Step 4: Change the file's name to msgstore BACKUP.db.crypt12.

Step 5: Rename the most recent backup to msgstore.db.crypt12 by choosing it.

Step 6: Tap the three-line symbol in the Google Drive app, then select Backups.

Step 7: Extract WhatsApp's backup file out of the backups folder.

Step 8: Restart WhatsApp after uninstalling it first.

Step 9: To verify it, open the app then input your phone number.

Step 10: Click Restore.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from your iPhone

Step 1: To retrieve your messages from an iPhone, just like from an Android device, you'll need one backup that was created via iCloud.

A quick tip: If you're unsure whether you have a chat backup, you can check by launching WhatsApp, heading to a settings tab, choosing Chats, and afterward choosing Chat Backup.

Step 2: On your phone, disable WhatsApp and then reinstall it.

Step 3: To verify it, open the app then input your phone number.

Step 4: To begin the process of retrieving your data from a backup including the deleted communications, select Restore.

  •  Mick Jone
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