“Got my iPhone 7 Plus stolen somewhere. Do not care about the device but more about data in it, especially for some conversations like WhatsApp messages. Is there any chance to get them back safely
Your iPhone may become inaccessible after stolen. If have no luck to get back, you probably need to focus on how to recover your valuable data right now. Just as the trouble in case, how to retrieve WhatsApp messages when iPhone was stolen? Well, if you don’t have any better idea, you can turn to iRefone
As one of the best tool for iOS data recovery, iRefone is certainly the optimum choice for you to recover WhatsApp messages from iCloud or iTunes backup when iPhone was stolen. All you need is one operational computer, then you can access the backup and extract your desired data conveniently.
Besides WhatsApp messages, this software supports recovering various kinds of data including contacts, notes, messages, messages attachments, whatsapp attachments, reminders, voice memos, safari bookmarks, and photos etc from iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch as well as from iTunes/iCloud backup file. It comes with Windows and Mac 2 versions. Just choose one according to your computer system.
Recover WhatsApp messages after iPhone gets stolen
If you have created iCloud backup file for your iPhone, you can choose to retrieve the whatsapp messages from the iCloud backup. Here in this guide I am going to show you how to retrieve your whatsapp messages from your iTunes backup, provided that you have created a backup with iTunes before your iPhone gets stolen.
Step 1. Launch iRefone
Launch iRefone then choose "Recover from iTunes Backup" on the main interface. All the iTunes backup files of your iOS which has ever synced with iTunes on this computer will be automatically found and listed here. You can choose the one you want and click "Select" to access the data interface.
Step 2. Scan data in iTunes Backup
Enter into the interface to show you all the data categories in your backup. Select the WhatsApp Messages to preview. The scanning time depends on the database in your iTunes Backup.
Step 3. Restore WhatsApp messages from iTunes
Now it’s time to recover WhatsApp messages from backup. Just choose the items you want to restore and click the Recover to PC button in the bottom right corner of the interface.