Does iCloud Backup Deleted WhatsApp Messages – Here’s the Answer

Not sure whether iCloud backup deleted WhatsApp messages or not? This guide will tell you the answer of question “does iCloud backup (deleted) WhatsApp messages”, as well as show you a smart way to access & restore WhatsApp messages from iCloud.

By Thea Lewis | Posted: Jun. 25, 2018, Last Updated: Jun. 26, 2018
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iCloud is indeed a convenient way to backup important iOS content like contacts, messages, photos, etc. WhatsApp is one of the most popular communication tools, so, besides text messages and iMessages, lots of iPhone users want to backup WhatsApp messages as well. But, you may have a question that “Does iCloud backup WhatsApp messages?”

Does iCloud Backup WhatsApp Messages

Does iCloud Backup WhatsApp Messages

Part 1: Does iCloud Backup WhatsApp Messages

The answer to this question that “does iCloud backup WhatsApp messages?” is YES. iCloud do support backing up WhatsApp messages and its media files. To make a backup of your WhatsApp messages, what you need to do is following steps:

Step 1 On your iPhone or iPad, go to Settings and tap on iCloud.

Step 2 Go to WhatsApp > Settings > Chats > Chat Backup > Back Up Now.

You can choose to make a backup include Videos by turning on the button of “Include Videos”, or you can keep it off.

Part 2: Does iCloud Backup Deleted WhatsApp Messages

As you see, iCloud do support backing WhatsApp message of your iPhone iPad. But, this may not be your most concern, the question you really care about might be “Does iCloud backup deleted WhatsApp messages?”, did you?

Actually, this is a simple question. The answer depends on your behavior. Simply to say, if you deleted WhatsApp messages after making a backup with iCoud or after an auto backup, fortunately, the answer is YES. If since the last backup, you didn’t do it again and removed WhatsApp messages produced after that backup, then it’s pity that iCloud didn’t back up your lost WhatsApp messages.

Although this is a simple question, many users still have no definite answer because they can not remember whether they have made a backup before deleting it. You know restoring from iCloud backup is a full restoring, you have no chance to view data details. Once you chose a wrong backup didn’t contain your WhatsApp messages, you’ll lose everything since all the current data will be replaced by the backup files.

Part 3: How to View and Restore Accurate WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup

Therefore, you need a tool that enables you to check backup data details before recovering, and it will be better if it won’t replace any current data on the device. An iOS data recovery PhoneRescue is what you’re looking for. With it, you can get 3 great benefits:

Now, let’s see how to view and restore WhatsApp messages from your iCloud backup with PhoneRescue for iOS.

Step 1 Download PhoneRescue for iOS and install it on your computer (both Mac & PC is OK). Open it and select Recover from iCloud.

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How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup - Step 1

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup – Step 1

1. If you prefer to retrieve deleted WhatsApp messages to your iPhone directly, you need to connect your phone to the computer in advance.

2. If you iCloud backup indeed didn’t contain the messages you’re looking for, you can also try to recover lost WhatsApp messages from iTunes or from iPhone directly.

Step 2 Sign in with your Apple ID.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup - Step 2

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup – Step 2

Step 3 Choose iCloud Backup.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup - Step 4

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup – Step 3

Step 4 Select an iCloud backup that may contain the WhatsApp messages you want to recover > Click Download > It will pop up a window, only tick WhatsApp > Click OK.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup - Step 5

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup – Step 4

Step 5 After the process is finished, click WhatsApp and WhatsApp Attachments to view deleted messages in the backup. Select the WhatsApp messages you want to recover and click the recover button.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup - Step 5

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup – Step 5

The Bottom Line

Actually, you can try all the recovery modes of PhoneRescue for iOS to scan your deleted WhatsApp messages: from iClou backup, from iTunes backup, from iOS Device. These 3 models increase the possibility of retrieving your deleted WhatsApp messages, you can download PhoneRescue for iOS to have a try >

Thea Lewis

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as a movie lover, take pleasure in sharing workarounds of iOS & Android related problems.

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