By Emily / Last update March 2, 2022

Is it possible to recover deleted WhatsApp messages without backup?

“My WhatsApp has stored a large number of chats, so decided to delete some messages with the purpose of freeing up my iPhone memory. However, I deleted some important messages by accidents. What’s worse, i did not make any backup before. Anyone can tell me how can I recover deleted WhatsApp messages without backup? Thanks!”

WhatsApp has been a popular app for smartphone users to chat with people at home and abroad. It saves chat history including pictures, videos, audios, or text messages. The WhatsApp chat history may involve lots of important information, such as bill payments, business documents, etc. So, many people are wondering whether it is possible to restore them if we unexpectedly lose or delete messages on WhatsApp iPhone.

Try the professional WhatsApp recovery software

Getting back the deleted WhatsApp messages will be easy if you have backed up them before. However, the thing will become very challenging when you did not have any backup for WhatsApp chat history. But no need to worry, in such cases you can turn to some professional WhatsApp data recovery software such as iMyFone D-Back. This software is available for all iPhone models running iOS 7.0 and later and helps you to recover deleted WhatsApp messages effortlessly. Besides, it comes with the following highlights:

Recover text messages, audio messages, photos, and videos in WhatsApp chats.
 Allow users to preview WhatsApp messages before the final recovery.
 Allow users to selectively recover the messages they need, rather than all lost messages.
 Extract WhatsApp from iPhone or backups without overwriting the current data on iPhone.

Steps to retrieve deleted WhatsApp chat messages without backup

Next is the complete guide on how to get back deleted messages on WhatsApp without backup from iPhone.Before start, please download and install iMyFone D-Back on your computer.

Notes:✎...
you should stop using your iPhone after you deleted the WhatsApp messages, otherwise the deleted WhatsApp messages will be overwritten and unrecoverable.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer. When it is detected successfully, click on “Next” to continue.

Step 2. Choose “Recover from iOS device”.

Restore from iOS

Step 3. Select “WhatsApp”.  Then click on “Scan”. The program will start scanning your iPhone device. Once it is done, all WhatsApp messages will be listed.

Choose WhatsApp

Step 4. Here, you can read and preview the WhatsApp data. Then select the messages you want to recover and click on “Recover”.

Final words

If you have the WhatsApp backup, you can uninstall and reinstall this app to recover the lost WhatsApp messages. If not, you can refer to the step-by-step guide on this page to recover deleted WhatsApp messages without backup on iPhone. To prevent similar accidents in the future, it is advised to back up the WhatsApp data via iTunes or iCloud, which can makes data recovery as easy as possible when necessary.