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Extract WhatsApp Messages from Backup to Mac (Yosemite Included)

Nov. 26, 2014 10:52 am / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone Tips
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WhatsApp is no doubt the must-have app which makes it easy to keep in touch with friends and family. It allows notifications to be pushed instantly, which assures timely communication. A the messages in WhatsApp are so important, many people wonder if there's a way to extract WhatsApp messages from backup to Mac so that you can have a copy of the chat history on your computer?

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In fact, you have 2 methods to choose from, which will be explained in the following paragraphs.

Before you start the process, download and install WhatsApp Message Extractor for Mac (also named Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery) to your Mac. It's the tool you need in order to extract WhatsApp messages to Mac. The software is available for iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and other iPhone models. It is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion and earlier versions. For Windows version, go to WhatsApp Message Extractor.

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Option I. Extract WhatsApp Messages to Mac from iTunes Backup to Mac

For those who have backed up or synced iPhone with iTunes or backed up to iCloud, it's possible to extract WhatsApp without iPhone at hand. WhatsApp Chats Extractor for Mac could extract the backup for WhatsApp messages you need.

Note: The iPhone backup file is a kind of SQlitedb file that is not readable and if you want to extract iPhone data from the backup, you will need a tool like WhatsApp Message Extractor for Mac. You can check the backup file on your Mac. The iTunes backup location is ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/ (~stands for user name).

Option II. Extract WhatsApp Messages from iPhone to Mac

WhatsApp Message Extractor for Mac also lets you extract WhatsApp chat messages directly from your iPhone to Mac with just a few clicks of your mouse.

What's more, in this way you can also get the lost or deleted WhatsApp chats back to your Mac.

As you can see, it's so easy to extract WhatsApp chats from iPhone backup to Mac with WhatsApp Message Extractor for Mac. And you'll never be bothered by losing important messages from iPhone. If you use Viber instead of WhatsApp, check how to recover Viber messages from iPhone.

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