“There are some WhatsApp videos and media files on my iPhone 8 were deleted by accident. I want to search the effective way to get back these deleted WhatsApp files on iPhone 8. Can anyone help me?”
Just like other instant messaging apps, WhatsApp enable users to share not only text messages, but also media files with their family and friends. However, also like other messaging app, it is easy to deleted some files on WhatsApp. Take above user as an example, if you deleted some files of WhatsApp on iPhone 8, how can you get back these deleted data?
Actually, if you deleted some text messages on your iPhone, it is still possible to recover these data directly from iPhone. For media files, you may need to help of iPhone backup to help you. In totally, the key to recover deleted data on iPhone 8 is the professional iPhone data recovery tool, iRefone
Restoring WhatsApp files from backups to iPhone may overwrite the current data on the device. While iRefone provides a much safer way to extract WhatsApp files from iTunes and iCloud backup without erasing data. Other data like messages, notes, contacts, call history, photos, wechat and so on are also supported.
Part 1: Recover iPhone Deleted WhatsApp Files from iTunes Backup
Step 1. Run iRefone and choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode. There will be some backup files listed on the interface. Click on “Select” to choose the backup of iPhone you need.
Step 2. The the software will ask you choose the data you want to display and preview in the iTunes backup. Click on the icon of the WhatsApp Attachments to start the scanning.
Step 3. When the scanning is finished, all of the WhatsApp files you choose in the iTunes backup will be displayed in the interface. Preview them one by one and pick out these files you need. Click on “Recover to PC” to extract them from iTunes backup and save them on PC.
Part 2: Recover iPhone Deleted WhatsApp Files from iCloud Backup
Step 1. Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” as recovery mode. Then you will see the interface below. Log in to iCloud account with Apple ID and password.
Step 2. After log into iCloud account, the program can find all iCloud backup backup files in your iCloud account. Choose one iCloud backup you need to recover data and click “Download” to start the download of your iCloud backup.
Step 3. When the downloading is finished, it will ask you choose the data you want to preview, just choose WhatsApp Attachments to start the scanning process.
Step 4. Preview these WhatApp files in the software and choose these audio messages you need to recover to PC.