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How to Retrieve Deleted WhatsApp Messages from Android

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It is really convenient for Android users to contact with their friends, workmates and family members to know exactly their situation if chat with them on WhatsApp. However, sometimes losing WhatsApp messages by wrongly deleting it drive Android users mad. They might search all around for the methods to retrieve deleted WhatsApp messages. No worry, here we will show you how to recover deleted Whatsapp messages easily and safely.

You can using Whatsapp message recovery tool-Android Data Recovery, this is a useful tool which makes it more convenient for Android users to recover deleted files from android. Like WhatsApp messages. No matter which brand of Android device you will use, including Samsung, HTC, Motorola, and more, you use this recovery tool on PC and recover WhatsApp messages back to your phone. 

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You can click the free trial version below and download Android Data Recovery on your PC.

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Then, I will move on to show you how Android Data Recovery works to extract your deleted Android WhatsApp messages.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from Android

Step 1 Stop Data Update of Android
Step 2 Connect your Android to PC via USB cable
Step 3 Set up Android to enable USB debugging
Step 4 Have your data analyzed and scanned Deleted Whatsapp Messages
Step 5 Preview and recover WhatsApp Messages from Android device
Step 6 Frequently Back up Your Android Device to Protect the Files

Step 1 Stop Data Update of Android 

Before start the Recovery of Whatsapp Messages, remember that not to add any operation to your Android device. Or your phone’s backup files will be overwritten and you can’t get them back any more.

Step 2 Connect your Android to PC via USB cable

You will be required to launch Android Data Recovery after downloading and installing it on your computer. Then, you will be asked to connect your Android to the computer via USB cable.

connect android to PC

Step 3 Set up Android to enable USB debugging
As your Android was searched by the computer, you can move on to step 2 to enable USB debugging. Three different modes are provided to different Android users using different operating system. You can choose the mode accordingly to your operating system as bellow.

1) Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" > Click "About Phone" > Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" > Back to "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"
2) Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"
3) Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" > Click "Applications" > Click "Development" > Check "USB debugging"
enable USB debugging

Step 4 Data Analyzed and Scanned Deleted Whatsapp Messages

After enabling USB debugging, your device will be detected by the recovery tool. Save your time by choosing the detailed files that you want to be scanned, for example, "WhatsApp". After that, you can click “Next” to have the program begin scanning your Android for deleted data. 

analyse android device

Step 5 Preview and retrieve WhatsApp Messages

It will take you some time to scan the data. After that, you can preview all recoverable data found in the scan result one by one. If you want to recover WhatsApp chat history, click “WhatsApp” and you can preview all your WhatsApp chat history to choose which to restore on your computer. Click “Recover” button, and within few minutes you can retrieve your WhatsApp deleted messages from your Android.

recover whatapp history

Step 6 Frequently Back up Your Android Device to Protect the Files

To avoid your Android phone data lose, you’d better try to back up your Android data  frequently, so that you need to worry about losing your phone data.

Hope the solution above has helped you solve the question about how to retrieve deleted Whatsapp messages. If you want to know more about data recovery, please no hesitate to contact us, we will give you the most useful solutions.

Tips: You can also use recovery tool to recover WhatsApp Photos and Videos on Android, or other files like contacts, videos, call logs, call history, photos, bookmarks, calendars, memo, and so on from your Android. No matter you use Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony or Motorola, you can download the free trail version of Android Data Recovery and have a try first. With a few steps, you can restore your Android deleted data back easily.

Retrieve Recent WhatsApp Messages with Backup

To get back recent WhatsApp messages from backup, you can see the guide as below:

1. First, uninstall the WhatsApp on your Android.

2. Reinstall it, and sign in with your account and password.

3. You will get a message to restore your backup after you launch the reinstalled WhatsApp. Tick "Restore". Then you can see the Whatsapp messages back!
 recover deleted whatsapp message with backup

Something need to know about restore from backup

1. The backup copy of WhatsApp Messages is only valid for 7 days. It is important to import your messages before the deadline.

2. If you haven’t done back up before, you are not able to restore the data when accidentally delete.

3. It doesn’t allow you to select recover the data selectively and you need to restore the whole files on the backup copy, even some of them are useless.

If you fail to recover the WhatsApp messages manually, please continue to read and you are recommended to recover data with Android Data Recovery software.

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