How to Extract WhatsApp Messages from iPhone Backup Easily
Want to extract WhatsApp chats from iTunes backup? This tutorial will show you how to extract or restore WhatsApp messages from iTunes backup to computer/iPhone easily.
WhatsApp gives users a convenient way to communicate with friends and family. You can instantly send text messages, photos, videos, audios, locations, and contacts to others. But there is a chance that we may delete some important conversations mistakenly. If you have created backup via iTunes in advance, you can recover the deleted WhatsApp messages from iPhone backup by restoring your iPhone via iTunes.
How to Extract WhatsApp Messages from iPhone Backup
However, if you have added new data to iPhone, restoring from iTunes backup would replace your current data on iPhone with those in the backup. Therefore, you’ll need a solution to restore deleted WhatsApp messages from backup without erasing the previous data, no matter you are using latest iPhone 7/7 Plus or earlier iPhone 6s/SE/6/5s/5.
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The Tool We Will Use
Compatible with iOS 10.2/10.1/10, PhoneRescue is a comprehensive data recovery tool for iOS and Android users. And the PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery is Compatible with iOS 10.2/10.1/10, it allows you to retrieve deleted iOS data from iDevice, from iTunes or iCloud backup. It supports selectively extracting WhatsApp messages as well as attachments from iTunes backup. More than anything, it allows you to recover WhatsApp messages from iPhone directly if you have no backup available. Besides WhatsApp messages, you can extract other data like Photos, Contacts, Notes, Call History, Reminder, Safari Bookmark and so on from iCloud or iTunes backup.
Recover WhatsApp Messages and Attachment from iTunes Backup
Step 1. Go to download page of PhoneRescue (choose download for iOS) to get PhoneRescue – iOS data recovery, launch it on your computer. Connect your iPhone if you want to compare the data in iPhone and iTunes backup, select Recover from iTunes Backup, then click Right Arrow button to continue.
How to Extract WhatsApp Messages from iTunes Backup – Step 1
Step 2. Select an iTunes backup, click the Arrow button. Click Only Scan Backup if you just want to view iTunes data. Tap Compare if you want to compare the data between iPhone and iTunes backup.
How to Extract WhatsApp Messages from iTunes Backup – Step 2
Step 3. Select WhatsApp and uncheck other boxes, click OK.
How to Extract WhatsApp Messages from iTunes Backup – Step 3
Before the scanning process, if your iTunes backup is encrypted, you need to enter the password to unlock your iPhone backup so that PhoneRescue can scan backup data.
Step 4. Now, WhatsApp messages in iTunes backup would be displayed. Select messages you want to recover, click To Computer button to save selected WhatsApp messages in printable formats.
How to Extract WhatsApp Messages from iTunes Backup – Step 4
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The Bottom Line
PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery enables you to access your WhatsApp messages in iTunes backup file and allows you to easily extract them to your computer or iPhone. If you don’t have any backup, you could still get back the lost files from device directly by PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery. If you still have any question about this guide or PhoneRescue, If you still have any question about this guide or PhoneRescue, please contact our support team via Email, we will reply to you within 24 hours. If this guide is very useful, don’t forget to share it with your friends. Now have a try on PhoneRescue.