How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Photos on iPhone X/8(Plus) with/without Backup

Wondering how to recover deleted WhatsApp photos on iPhone X/8 (Plus)? Read this tutorial to get an easy way of recovering deleted WhatsApp photos with/without backup.

By Thea Lewis | Posted: Mar. 13, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 09, 2018
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WhatsApp, as a popular communication application, which is engaging in people’s lives more and more. You can use it to chat with others, send messages, share photos or videos, etc. However, when you free up space or delete some unwanted files from WhatsApp, you may mistakenly delete some photos that are still vital to you.

It’s really frustrating when losing some WhatsApp images or photos that you still needed. Anyway, how to lose them is not the point. The first idea comes to your mind must be getting them back as soon as possible. Well, how to recover deleted WhatsApp photos/pictures from iPhone X/8?

You may know that you can restore deleted WhatsApp photos from iTunes or iCloud backup if your backup contains the photos you want to get back. But you may not very clear that this method will wipe the current data on your iPhone, so you may face new data loss. What’s more, if you have no available backup, what can you do to get your lost WhatsApp photos back?

Actually, lots of iOS data recovery tools may help you make it, but you may have no idea of which one is the most effective. Here we recommend you the best – PhoneRescue. Why?

Why PhoneRescue

PhoneRescue is an easy-to-use data recovery software, supports getting back data from both Android and iOS devices. With PhoneRescue for iOS, you can recover 24 + types of iOS data and files, like photos, videos, messages, iMessages, WhatsApp messages, contacts, call history, notes, app data, etc. It compatible with both Mac and Windows computer, and supports all iPhones, iPads, and iPods.

It makes it possible to selectively recover data from iTunes or iCloud backup to device without wiping current data, and also enables you to recover data from your iPhone directly, even without any backup. You’re also be allowed to preview the deleted data before recovering. So, you can find the lost or deleted WhatsApp photos that you really want to get back, and put them back to computer or to your iPhone 8/X directly.

More than anything, you know that it’s indeed hard to get back lost data, especially photos, but PhoneRescue for iOS has the highest data recovery success rate.

It also provides free trial, you can download it to scan your iPhone to see whether it can help you find the lost WhatsApp photos or not. If you find them, you can recover them but this is a paid function and you need to update to Pro Version. If you failed to retrieve what you want within 60 days of purchase, you’ll get the 100% risk-free unconditional full refund.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Photos on iPhone X/8(Plus)

Now, download PhoneRescue for iOS, install it on your computer. Then follow two parts below to recover deleted WhatsApp photos according to your own conditions.

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Part 1. Recover Deleted WhatsApp Photos on iPhone X/8(Plus) without Backup

Step 1 Run PhoneRescue for iOS, connect your iPhone X/8(Plus) to the computer with USB cable > Select Recover from iOS Device.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Photos on iPhone X/8 - Step 1

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Photos on iPhone X/8 – Step 1

Step 2 All categories will be selected by default. Only tick WhatsApp and click on OK.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Photos on iPhone X/8 - Step 2

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Photos on iPhone X/8 – Step 2

Step 3 After the process is finished, click WhatsApp Attachments to preview deleted photos you want to recover. Click the To Computer or To Device button to get them back.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Photos on iPhone X/8 - Step 3

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Photos on iPhone X/8 – Step 3


Part 2. Recover Deleted WhatsApp Photos on iPhone X/8(Plus) with Backup

Step 1 Still open PhoneRescue on your computer and select Recover from iTunes Backup. If you backed up data to iCloud, then you can select recover from iCloud.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Pictures on iPhone X/8 - Step 1

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Pictures on iPhone X/8 – Step 1

If you want to recover deleted WhatsApp photos to your iPhone 8/X directly, you need to connect your iPhone to the computer in advance.

Step 2 Select a backup > Only tick WhatsApp and click on OK to scan backup.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Pictures on iPhone X/8 - Step 2

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Pictures on iPhone X/8 – Step 2

Step 3 Preview and select the deleted photos you want to recover. Click the recover button to put them back to your computer or device.

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Images on iPhone X/8 - Step 3

How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Images on iPhone X/8 – Step 3

The Bottom Line

Actually, you can try all of the recovery modes of PhoneRescue for iOS to scan your deleted WhatsApp photos. And if you have any problems when using PhoneRescue for iOS to recover deleted WhatsApp photos on iPhone X/8(Plus), please email our Support for help. Now, download it to get your lost WhatsApp photos back.

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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