How to Restore WhatsApp Messages on New iPhone

Getting a new phone and having your WhatsApp messages transferred is a grueling task, when you don't know how to do it effectively. But, having a clear cut solution to restore WhatsApp on new phone would help you up to a great extent. In case you have switched to a new mobile phone and are wondering about how to move your WhatsApp from the old phone to the new iPhone, then you are at the right place. In this article, we are going to help you understand how to restore WhatsApp messages on new iPhone. Stay tuned for more on this!

Part 1: How to Restore WhatsApp Messages on New New iPhone XR/XS/X

As an iOS user, it has many solutions to restore WhatsApp messages to new iPhone XR/XS/X. In this part, we will provide 3 ways to restore deleted WahtsApp wiyth or without backup in some clicks, details as blelow:

Way 1. Restore WhatsApp Messages from iTunes Backup on new iPhone XR/XS/X

For situations when you already have an iTunes backup of your iPhone, Tenorshare UltData for iOS - WhatsApp Restore Tool seems a viable solution. This iPhone data recovery tool not only recovers WhatsApp messages, but also allows you to preview the lost WhatsApp messages before recovering it. You get the choice to whether recover it selectively or completely from the backup, depending on your needs. More than 20 types of iPhone data including WhatsApp messages is supported by UltData - iPhone Data Recovery tool. It repairs an unstable iOS while fixing most iOS issues. Data can be recovered from your iPhone, iTunes backup or iCloud backup. There is no data loss during restoring WhatsApp Messages.

Step 1 Install Tenorshare UltData - iPhone Data Recovery and launch it on your computer. Tap on 'Recover from iTunes Backup File' and get your iPhone connected to the PC or Mac.

ultdata interface

Step 2 Now, you got to choose iTunes backup from the list of available iTunes backups followed by the 'Start Scan' button.

choose backup

Step 3 The scanned data gets categorically arranged here. Hit the 'Show All' or 'Show Only Deleted' option on the drop down list, after clicking on 'WhatsApp Messages' on the left-panel under the 'App Data Recovery' section.

preview data

Step 4 Tap on 'Recover' button for selecting the file format. Press 'Save' and then 'Recover to Device' for restoring WhatsApp messages on your iPhone or click 'Recover to Computer' to save on your computer.

recover data

Way 2. Restore WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backup on new iPhone XR/XS/X

Here also, Tenorshare UltData can help you as it has the capability to recover data from iCloud and directly iOS devices too. Follow the detailed steps below and get your WhatsApp restored from iCloud backup.

Step 1 Connect your iPhone and tap on the 'Recover from iCloud Backup File' option over the Tenorshare UltData interface. Upon reaching the iCloud login page on UltData, key in the Apple ID and password.

login icloud

Step 2 Now, select the iCloud backup file and tap 'Next'.

choose backup

Step 3 Hit again the 'Next' button, after choosing 'WhatsApp Messages' options from the left panel. Your backup file needs a while to download the backup file.

select file type

Step 4 Tap 'Show All' or 'Show Only Deleted' option after that to preview the selected file types and press the 'Recover' button. Mention the file type and target location, then choose the 'Save' button. Hit 'Recover to Device' or 'Recover to Computer' option thereafter.

preview files recover data

Way 3. How to Restore WhatsApp Messages without Backup on new iPhone XR/XS/X

Now, we will see how to restore WhatsApp chats on new phone when you failed to take backup through iTunes or iCloud. You can go for Tenorshare iCareFone for backing up and restoring WhatsApp messages on iPhone. It functions as an effective alternative to iTunes and helps you transfer iTunes media to your iPhone. There are 6 different tools for fixing iOS issues and enhances device performance. Fixing regular iOS issues with iCareFone is a cakewalk. You have to follow the steps for backup and restore both. Here are those:

Backup First:

Step 1 Install iCareFone on your computer and launch it. Connect the iPhone through a USB cable and trust the computer. Press the 'Backup & Restore' tab on iCareFone main screen.

toose backup and restore

Step 2 On the 'App Data' section, select 'WhatsApp & Attachments' and tap 'Backup' button.

choose files to backup

Step 3 Wait until the data gets backed up and 'Backup Completed' message appears on screen. Hitting the 'View Backup List' or 'View Backup Data' option helps you see the backup.

backup completed

The guide on how to restore WhatsApp on new iPhone:

Step 1 Connect your new iPhone to the same computer and run iCareFone. Press the 'Backup & Restore' and hit 'To view or restore previous backup files' found below the same window.

Step 2 Find the recent backup you have taken using iCareFone and tap 'View'.

choose backup

Step 3 Choose 'WhatsApp' and 'WhatsApp Attachments' and preview them. Later, click 'Restore to Device' or 'Export to computer'.

restore backup

Extra Tips: How to Restore WhatsApp on New Android Phones

Restore WhtasApp Messages from Google Drive if Backed up before

If you have WhatsApp backup on Google Drive, then restore it on a new Android phone (with the same number and email ID).

Install WhatsApp > launch app > verify the phone number and email > 'Restore' > 'Next' > chat and media files get restored.

whatsapp restore google drive


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