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Restore Social Messages

Whether you encounter the similar situations below?

“I have bought a new iPhone, and I have a WhatsApp backup. How can I restore the backup to my new device?”

“I delete my social message on my iPhone, but I have backed up all the messages before. Can I restore them to my iPhone again?”

If you encounter the similar situations above, don’t worry, “Restore Social Messages” function will help you to restore social message quickly. The following instructions will help you do it.

Compatibility of Computer System

Windows Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista (both 32bit and 64bit)
Mac macOS Sonoma, macOS Ventura, macOS Monterey, macOS Big Sur, macOS Catalina, macOS Mojave, macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, OS X 10.11

Supported Device Models

iOS All iOS Devices with iOS Version 5 and above

1. When using the Windows version of AnyTrans, you're supposed to download the iTunes on your computer to help detect iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. (iTunes 9.0 or above, including the latest iTunes.)

2. If you want to get more info about the tech specs, please refer to this page.

Supported Social App Types

WhatsApp, Line, Viber

Differences between Trial Version & Activated Version

Benefits Trial Version Activated Version
Restore Social Messages

Step 1. Download AnyTrans on Your Computer.

Before you start to restore social messages, please downloaded AnyTrans on your computer. Please make sure the network is stable while downloading and installing AnyTrans on your computer.

Step 2.Connect Your Device to the Computer with the USB Cable.

After downloading and install AnyTrans on your computer successfully, then, launch AnyTrans on your computer and connect your device with USB cable.

Connect Your iOS Device Successfully

Connect Your iOS Device to Computer

Once your iOS device is detected, the main interface will display.

Connect Your iOS Device Successfully

Connect Your iOS Device Successfully

If AnyTrans is unable to recognize your iOS device, you can try to fix this issue by following troubleshooting steps:

① Please download the latest version of AnyTrans.

② Check whether your USB cable is loose. If it is, please reconnect it. If USB cable is broken, please give new one a try.

③ Reinstall iTunes.

④ Please log in your computer as Administrator account (For Windows Computer Only).

⑤ Please close anti virus software temporally.

⑥ If problem persists, please contact our Support Team for further help.

Step 3. Choose Social Messages Manager to Restore Social Messages.

At present, AnyTrans supports to restore WhatsApp, LINE and Viber Messages (including attachments) to device. And it can also help you restore the WhatsApp backup from Google Drive to iOS device. Just take restoring local WhatsApp backup to iOS device for an example. Please choose Social Messages Manager function and select From Local Backup to restore.

Select the Type of Data to Restore

Select the Type of Data to Restore

AnyTrans will display all backups on your computer automatically, and you can choose those backups based on your needs. And hit Next icon.

Choose the backup you need to Restore

Choose the Backup Need to Restore

Step 4. Restore Social Message to iOS Device.

After clicking Next button, AnyTrans will restore WhatsApp Messages to device. The time to restore WhatsApp Messages varies based on the amount of messages. Please keep patient.

Analyze App Data

Analyze App Data

During the process of restoring, your device will restart to refresh data. Please keep device connected and unlock device to Trust your computer as AnyTrans suggests.

Transfer App Data

Transfer App Data

Step 5. Succeed to Restore Social Messages.

Once the restore process completes, you will see Restore Completed interface. To go back to the main interface, please click OK button.

Restore Completed

Restore Completed

If you still have questions after reading this guide, please refer to FAQs page to check more solutions. Or you can contact our Support Team to get further help. We are here to help you!