iCloud Doesn’t Work for Restore WhatsApp


If you are using WhatsApp on an iPhone device, you will need to use iCloud for backup your data. However it’s known that iCould doesn’t work at times to restore WhatsApp chats. You can do the following steps to recover your data from iCloud with the following steps. You may need another program software for do this. If you have any questions regarding this, please let us know.

Do you want to access very old data on WhatsApp? See: How Do You Access an Old iCloud WhatsApp Backup?


Try Restore WhatsApp with iTunes First

You need to do the following to restore WhatsApp backup through iTunes:

  • If you don’t have iTunes, please download it.
  • Connect your iPhone device to PC or Mac.
  • Select your device from iTunes.
  • You will see the blue “Restore Backup” button on the application.
  • Click on the button.
  • Select the date which you want to recover data.
  • Click on restore.

It is the first recommended way to restore backup since almost all other services requiring payment. We will also mention about those services below too…

See: How to Backup WhatsApp on iPhone Without iCloud

iTunes & iCloud Doesn’t Work for WhatsApp! What to Do?

If you have done the steps above but if you didn’t succeed to recover data, you can use some iPhone recovery softwares. However most of those softwares requiring payment. We are not going to mention about prices on here but if you think you have enough budget to give a try them, you can use some of those popular softwares below.

Recover Your WhatsApp Data with PhoneRescue

PhoneRescue is free to download, however you will need to pay for this service. You can do the following steps to recover your WhatsApp messages with PhoneRescue

  • Download PhoneRescue for iOS.
  • Connect your iPhone to your computer.
  • PhoneRescue will start to scan all your files.
  • All applications will appear on your screen after scanning done.
  • Find WhatsApp from the list and mark it.
  • Click on Ok.
  • You will see all deleted messages and attachments on the list.
  • Select messages you want to recover and click on recover button.

iCloud Doesnt Work for Restore WhatsApp

How to Recover WhatsApp with Dr.Fone

Dr Fone has also similar steps with PhoneRescue… You will need to do the following for recover WhatsApp with Dr.Fone…

  • Download Dr Fone and install it to your PC.
  • Connect your iPhone to your computer.
  • Wait while Dr.Fone is scanning your iPhone files.
  • Select WhatsApp Messages and Attachments from the options.
  • Select “standard mode”.
  • Click “Start” button.
  • Wait until the Dr.Fone loading.
  • Recover any data which you want to recover.

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