How to Restore WhatsApp Backup? WhatsApp Backup and Restore

WhatsApp chat histories are not stored on our servers, so we cannot retrieve any deleted messages under normal conditions. That you have to keep a backup of all your messages and other data to keep your data safety.

In fact, making a backup of your WhatsApp chat messages and photos was a very much hectic process, we had to copy manually the app installation files and folders to some safe place on their PC or iCloud in the past. But now, we can easily backup and restore our WhatsApp data via different ways to made it more simple and fundamental.


Part 1. How to Backup WhatsApp Data via Email (Not Restore)

Part 2. How to Restore WhatsApp Backup via iCloud

Part 3. How to Backup WhatsApp Messages in iPhone and Restore Data in One Click



Part 1. How to Backup WhatsApp Data via Email (Not Restore)

Step 1. Open WhatsApp and go to the conversation or group you wish to email in the chat list.

Step 2. Swiping right on the conversations, tap “more”, then choose Email conversation, choose whether to attach media or not (i.e. attached photos or videos).

Step 3. An email will be sent containing the chat history saved into an attached TXT document. If you chose to include media, all the most recent photos/videos from the conversation(s) will also be included as individual attachments.



Notes: This method just allows you to send WhatsApp chats via email but not restore them back to the iPhone.


Part 2. How to Restore WhatsApp Backup via iCloud

a. Backup WhatsApp Data

Step 1. Go to WhatsApp Settings > Chat Settings > Chat Backup and tapping Back Up Now.

Step 2. It will show you the backup details including Messages quantities, Photos quantities.



Step 3. Now you can tap Auto Backup and then choose your backup frequency.



b. How to Restore WhatsApp Backup

Step 1. Enter your phone number and tap "Done" after installing WhatsApp anew.

Step 2. Tap "Restore chat history".

Step 3. Stand-by until the WhatsApp messages are restored back to the iPhone.



Backup and restore WhatsApp data by using iCloud is the most direct method, but the backup process may take a while to complete, depending on your Internet connection and backup file size. So, if you are looking for a more simple and rapid method, here you may get the solution from Part 3.

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Part 3. How to Backup WhatsApp in iPhone and Restore Data in One Click

iOS Data Recovery Toolkit - iOS WhatsApp Transfer, Backup & Restore a powerful program to handle your WhatsApp chat, easily & flexible, which can help you simplify your backup and restore process. What's more, it also allows you to transfer data from iOS devices to iPhone/iPad/iPod touch/Android devices in just few click.



Supported iOS devices: iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4
All models of iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad
iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4
Supported WhatsApp Files: Chat history, Video, Images, Any file attachments

Step 1. Launch the program and connect your iOS device to your PC computer with a USB cable. Then click on "More Tools" and select "iOS WhatsApp Transfer, Backup & Restore" feature.



Step 2. Select "Backup WhatsApp messages" from the below window.



Step 3. Once your iOS device is recognized by the program, you can just click "Backup" to begin the WhatsApp backup process.



Step 4. When the backing up process finished, please select the backup file that you want to view if there are more than one backup file listed.



Step 5. Then you can see all the details in the below window. Select what you'd like to backup and export them to your iOS device or PC computer. By the way, you can just click "Restore to Device" to restore your WhatsApp data like chat history, video, images, any file attachments to your devices directly.



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By this way, you can easily read your WhatsApp messages and backup them. Besides, you can preview and check any item you want and export it to your computer as an HTML file for reading or printing.