Q:"Can I recover my deleted WhatsApp messages from iPhone 8? I quarreled with my friend the other day. In a fit of pique, I deleted all our WhatsApp chats. But now I regret it and realize that I'm not rational enough. These WhatsApp messages include many interesting memories between us. Please show me detailed way to recover them; thanks for your kind help in advance." – Iris
There's no doubt that many other users, like Iris, are impulsive sometimes, resulting in a terrible data loss. Indeed, WhatsApp is not only a tool for us to chat with our friends, but also a witness to see the development of friendship relations. The words we have said may fade over time, but WhatsApp will help us remember that forever. So, to get Iris and more users who experience similar thing out of this remorse, we'll go into more detail on how to selectively recover deleted WhatsApp messages on iPhone 8. Let's move our paces to learn together.
- Part 1. Undelete WhatsApp Messages from iPhone 8 Directly
- Part 2. Extract iPhone 8 Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iTunes Backup
- Part 3. Recover iPhone 8 Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup
Trusted iPhone 8 WhatsApp Data Recovery – Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery
Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery for Windows (or Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery for Mac) is a dependable tool aiming at retrieving 20+ kinds of data files, like WhatsApp/Viber/Kik messages, calendars, voicemails, photos, notes, call history, reminders, Safari bookmark, etc. from any iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), iTunes and iCloud backup.
When applied to recover WhatsApp messages on iPhone 8, it can give you utmost liberty to preview and selectively choose whatever that is matter to you in the way you like before recovery. Distinctively, it will not export all temporary files at a time but decrypt and show files in real time without taking up much temporary space. Any data loss scenarios you suffer from, such as system crash, upgrade failure, accidental deletion, factory reset, virus attack, device stuck, etc. can be solved with only few easy clicks.
Key Features of Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery:
Recover deleted WhatsApp messages on iPhone 8 securely
Fully compatible with the latest iOS version
With ability to convert HEIC to JPG
Find 20+ data types with 3 smart recovery modes
Support a series of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models
Part 1. How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iPhone 8 without Backup
In addition to iPhone 8, Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery is available as well to restore lost/deleted data files from iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, 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 and iPhone 4. Anyone who needs WhatsApp data recovery help can refer to following quick guide now.
Step 1 Connect iPhone 8 to PC
Once open Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery, you will be required to connect your device (iPhone 8) under "Recover from iDevice" recovery mode. To do that, just make use of an original USB and "Trust" the computer on your iPhone 8 pop-up reminder window.
Step 2 Scan iPhone 8 selected data types
As long as Joyoshare has successfully finished connection and detection, the key device info will be brought and shown on the left side while the deleted and existing data will be all checked by default on the right side. Mark the box you want, for example, "WhatsApp & Attachments", and next click "Scan" button on the bottom right.
Step 3 Preview and retrieve deleted iPhone 8 WhatsApp messages
It will cost some time to end scanning process. Afterwards, all found results will be classified into different categories for you to choose. Flexibly, you can decide to "Only show the deleted" or just check "WhatsApp" and "WhatsApp Messages" as per actual needs. Then simply tap on the "Recover" button to save them on computer locally.
Part 2. How to Restore Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iPhone 8 via iTunes Backup
Think about whether you have backed up your WhatsApp messages and more data files with iTunes before loss. You can fetch needed data from previous iTunes backup if you can confirm you have.
Step 1 Run Joyoshare and change mode
Get Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery launched and select "Recover from iTunes" from the top menu bar.
Step 2 Scan iPhone 8 data from iTunes backup
All synced iTunes backup files will be shown in a list. Go to choose the most relevant one according to the device name, model, backup date and more info. Hereafter, press the gear icon behind it to make selection for desired data. Ensure "WhatsApp & Attachments" is selected before click "Scan" to initiate scanning assignment.
Step 3 Recover iPhone 8 deleted WhatsApp messages
Wait patiently if you have chosen large files to be scanned. Once it comes to end, continue to preview all iPhone 8 recoverable data and figure out what data is necessary for you by ticking the items' box. Lastly, hit on "Recover" button to get them output.
Part 3. How to Retrieve Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iPhone 8 via iCloud Backup
Some users may have made precautions to back up iPhone 8 data files, WhatsApp messages included, to iCloud. Thus, if you deleted these important data one day, go to ask help from iCloud backup.
Step 1 Log into iCloud in Joyoshare
Get started to run Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery and go ahead to the top menu bar to switch recovery mode as "Recover from iCloud". Enter your Apple ID and password to sign in iCloud account, during which no records will be made.
Step 2 Download and scan iCloud backup data
Similarly, all available iCloud backup will be displayed orderly with details. Hit "Download" icon to get data from the one that likely contains your deleted WhatsApp messages. Make sure you have taken "WhatsApp & Attachments" into your selection and click "Scan" button.
Step 3 Restore iPhone 8 WhatsApp messages
It will take you a while to complete iCloud backup files scan. Go for "WhatsApp" as well as "WhatsApp Attachments" to confirm the items you need and go forward to tap on "Recover" button to keep them saved on your computer's local folder.