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How to Backup and Restore Whatsapp Messages on iPhone

With more and more iPhone users select Whatsapp to contact and chat with friends and families, how to backup and restore Whatspap messages on iPhone becomes one of the most talked topics recently. People don’t want to lose any important Whatsapp messages on iPhone, so they backup them. If they need, they can restore Whatsapp messages backup file to get back old messages they want.

In this article, I will show you how to backup Whatsapp messages on iPhone and the way to restore Whatsapp messages back to iPhone or PC easily. If you want to know this, read my article carefully. There are two parts in my article and they are:

If you don’t have backup files, you can use iPhone Data Recovery software to recover deleted Whatsapp messages on iPhone directly and retrieve deleted whatsapp photos and videos from iPhone.

How to Backup and Restore Whatsapp Messages with iPhone Data Recovery

iPhone Data Recovery can backup all the data of your Whatsapp app on iPhone to computer. When you need, you can preview the Whatsapp messages in the backup file and restore Whatsapp messages to iPhone or PC easily.

How to Backup Whatsapp Messages on iPhone

Step 1. Connect iPhone

Run this recovery software for iPhone on your computer. Select “More Tools” > “iOS Whatsapp Backup & Restore & Transfer” section on the interface.

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Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable. The software will detect your iPhone and connect it easily.

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Step 2. Backup Whatsapp Messages on iPhone

Click “Backup” button on the interface, the software will begin to backup everything of your Whatsapp app on iPhone. The backup process will finish in minutes. You will get a backup file for your Whatsapp messages.

How to Restore Whatsapp Backup on iPhone

Step 1. Connect iPhone

Run this recovery software and connect your iPhone to computer. Select “More tools” > “iOS Whatsapp Backup & Restore & Tranfer” section. The software will connect your iPhone easily and click “To view previous backup files” button. You will see all the Whatsapp backup files on this computer.

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Step 2. Restore Whatsapp Backup File

Double click the backup file you want to restore and you will see all the Whatsapp messages, photos, videos and other files in the backup file. Select the Whatsapp messages you would like to restore and click “Restore to Device” or “Export to PC” according to your need.

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That’s all for restoring whatsapp backup file on iPhone. You can easily backup and restore Whatsapp messages from iPhone with this iPhone Data Recovery software.

How to Backup and Restore Whatsapp Messages with iCloud

Whatsapp won’t backup your Whatsapp messages automatically on iPhone. You need to backup Whatsapp messages manually with iCloud or set up auto backup for your Whatsapp account.

How to Backup Whatsapp Messages with iCloud

1. Go to “WhatsApp Settings” > “Chats” > “Chat Backup” and tap “Back Up Now”. iCloud will backup your Whatsapp messages on iPhone and save to iCloud. Please make sure that you have enough space on iCloud. Also you can select to backup the media files or not.

2. If you would like to set up auto backup for your Whatsapp messages, switch on the “Auto Backup” option and select if you want to backup the videos.

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How to Restore Whatsapp Messages on iPhone

If you have Whatsapp backup on iCloud and you want to restore the backup to iPhone. Delete and reinstall your Whatsapp app on iPhone. After verifying your phone number, follow the prompts to restore Whatsapp backup on iPhone easily. You’d better check out if you have Whatsapp backup file on iCloud.

You can use both of the methods above to backup and restore Whatsapp messages on iPhone. To avoid losing data on Whatsapp, you’d better backup whatsapp messages on iPhone regularly.