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How to Restore Deleted WhatsApp Messages on Your Smartphone?

mobiletrans By Holly McQuillan, Product Manager | Updated on March 3rd, 2022.

Want to retrieve WhatsApp messages on your Android smartphone but don’t know how? MobileTrans can help you easily get back deleted messages with a few clicks. Follow the below steps to retrieve your messages now.

Important: Restore deleted WhatsApp messages is now only available on Android devices.

Step 1. Connect your phone to the computer

First of all, connect your phone to the computer. Launch MobileTrans, and then go to Backup & Restore > Deleted WhatsApp Data Restore.

connect pc to phone

Step 2. Backup WhatsApp on your phone

Before restoring deleted WhatsApp messages, log in to WhatsApp on your Android device and go to Settings > Chats > Chats Backup. Then turn off auto-backup to Google Drive and click on the backup button.

backup whatsapp

Step 3. Install WhatsApp on your phone

Allow installing WhatsApp via USB on your phone.

install whatsapp

Step 4. Access storage space on your phone

Allow the installed WhatsApp to access your photos, media, and files.

allow whatsapp access storage space

Step 5. Login and Restore WhatsApp

Log in to your WhatsApp account and restore the backup files on your phone. And then click the Next button.

login whatsapp

Step 6. Retrieve deleted messages

Deleted messages found. Select the deleted messages you want to retrieve and restore them to your phone.

retrieve whatsapp message

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