How to Recover Missing WhatsApp Messages After Updating to iOS 11

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Summary: It might be difficult task for some people to recover WhatsApp missing messages, especially when there is no backup to use. Don’t worry, in this post, we’ll show you how to easily recover missing WhatsApp messages on iPhone with or without backup.

Compared with the stock Messages app, many iPhone users prefer to third-party messaging apps to send messages and make calls without charges from carriers. And WhatsApp is one of the most popular chat tools that downloaded by millions of iOS users. If you are also one of them who use WhatsApp everyday, you must have extremely a long list chats with your friends and family.

To keep your WhatsApp messages safe, it is suggested to backup your chat history and media to iCloud regularly. You can go to WhatsApp Settings > Chats > Chat Backup to manually backup your WhatsApp chats or turn on Auto Backup to automatically backup feature. By doing so, you are able to recover missing WhatsApp messages when you switch your device or mistakenly delete important chats.

Backup WhatsApp on iPhone

Backup WhatsApp on iPhone

However, sometimes your WhatsApp messages may disappear before you back them up. For instance, many iPhone users experienced WhatsApp chats missing from iPhone after updating to iOS 11. If you face the same problem and unfortunately don’t have backup to use, you’ll need to use iOS Data Recovery to recover missing WhatsApp messages on iPhone.

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How to Recover Missing WhatsApp Messages Without Backup

Now, install iOS Data Recovery software on your Mac or PC. And then, follow the steps below to recover disappeared WhatsApp messages in iOS 11, iOS 11.1, or later iOS version.

Step 1: Open iOS Data Recovery and plug in your iPhone.

Step 2: Click Recover from iOS Device and click the right arrow to proceed.

Recover Missing WhatsApp Messages in iOS 11

Recover iOS 11 WhatsApp Missing Messages on iPhone X/8/7/6S/6/5S/5/SE

Step 3: Select the data type you want to recover. Here we can only select WhatsApp to let iOS Data Recovery scan missing WhatsApp messages on iPhone.

Recover Missing WhatsApp Messages Without Backup

Recover iOS 11 WhatsApp Missing Messages on iPhone

Step 4: After scan finished, click WhatsApp and WhatsApp attachment to preview lost chat history on iPhone. Then select the items you wish to retrieve and click “To Device” or “To computer” to retrieve disappeared WhatsApp chats.

How to Retrieve WhatsApp Messages After iOS 11 Update

How to Retrieve Missing WhatsApp Messages After iOS 11 Update

You can use iOS Data Recovery to retrieve WhatsApp chats and other lost files on your iPhone before they are overwritten. With iOS Data Recovery, you are also able to extract data from iTunes or iCloud backup without restoring your device. WhatsApp messages disappeared from iPhone after iOS 11.1 update? Download iOS Data Recovery to get them back now >

This entry was posted in on Dec 26, 2017 by Judy.

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