How to Recover WhatsApp Messages from Android Phone

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-02-26 / Update for  Android Recovery

Many Android users are suffering from WhatsApp data loss for this reason or that. I know this could happen to anyone of us. Just take a look of this post and you will find the Android data recovery software to recover WhatsApp messages, photos and videos from your Android phone.

Tips: The solutions below apply to all brands of Android devices that runs various Android OS such Android 6.0 M, Andorid 5.1/5.0 Lollipop, Android 4.4 KitKat, etc.). Just name a few in the following chart.
Samsung Galaxy Note5 HTC One X9 Sony Xperia Z5
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge HTC One M9 Sony Xperia Z4
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge HTC One A9 Sony Xperia Z3
Samsung Galaxy S6 HTC One M8s Sony Xperia M4 Aqua
Samsung Galaxy S5 HTC One E9 Sony Xperia C4
Samsung Galaxy A9 HTC One M8 EYE Sony Xperia TL
Samsung Galaxy On7 HTC Desire 828 LG V10
Moto X HTC One max LG G4
Moto X Style Google Nexus 9 LG G3
Moto G LTE Google Nexus 6 LG AKA
Moto X Pro Google Nexus 5X LG Optimus F7

Top 2 Solutions to WhatsApp Message Recovery for Android

Tenorshare UltData for Android enables all Android users to recover deleted WhatsApp messages from Android phone, including those using AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, and other carriers. You can download it to your PC use either of the 2 solutions below to recover WhatsApp messages from Android phone.

If you own a Mac, please check How to Recover Lost Android Photos, Videos, PDFs on Mac OS X.

Solution 1: Retrieve WhatsApp Messages from Android via Wi-Fi

When you can't find your USB cable or the USB port can't be connected, you can retrieve WhatsApp messages from Android via Wi-Fi, meaning that no need to connect Android phone to computer. All you need is a good Wi-Fi connection.

  • 1. Download Android Data Recovery Pro APK from Goole Play or the link here to your Android phone and computer.
  • 2. After downloading and installation, tap "Scan QR Code to Connect" on the interface of Tenorshare Android Data Recovery Pro from your Android phone and scan the QR Code on the app to get your device connected.
  • 3. On your computer, also run Tenorshare UltData for Android. After the program detects your Android phone, you will get 2 recovery modes to recover your files: Quick Recovery and Deep Recovery. Select one of them to retrieve deleted WhatsApp messages from Android phone.

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Solution 2: Restore WhatsApp Messages from Android via USB Cable

You will also be able to connect your Android phone to computer and let the program scan your phone for WhatsApp messages to restore. Here's how to restore WhatsApp messages from Android:

  • 1. After you download and install Tenorshare UltData for Android to your computer, connect your Android phone with your computer through a USB cable.

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  • 2. Follow the on-screen guide to install Android USB driver and enable USB debugging for your Android devices.

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  • 3. Turn on USB storage, choose a mode for recovery and you can then scan and recover WhatsApp messages from Android phone.

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  • 4. Now you can see deleted WhatsApp Messages from Android are recovered.

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Video Guide: How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from Android

What Could Cause WhatsApp Data Loss from Android: Be Careful!

  • You mistakenly deleted WhatsApp messages in Android because you pushed the wrong button.
  • The USB is disabled or disconnected accidently when you are transferring or backing up WhatsApp, and WhatsApp crashed.
  • PC is infected by virus, WhatsApp conversations on your Android phone are lost when connecting to this PC.
  • Your Android phone is suddenly powered off when you are using it and after restarting, you can't find all your WhatsApp chat history.
  • Other situations like factory settings restore, flashing ROM, rooting, dropping to the ground, crashes, etc. can also cause WhatsApp data loss on your Android phone.

  Updated on 2020-02-26 / Update for  Android Recovery

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