How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Images/Pictures from Android and iOS Devices

WhatsApp is widely used by a lot of people and organizations in the world. We use WhatsApp to share images, documents, audio files, video clips, and text messages. But these files are may get deleted due to some unexpected situations. WhatsApp images recover after getting deleted is also not very tough. One effective way to avoid losing your files exchanged on WhatsApp is to backup. You must backup your WhatsApp application regularly to secure images from getting deleted. Some steps for WhatsApp images recovery are detailed below.

Part 1: Recover Deleted WhatsApp Images Selectively on iOS Devices(3 Ways)

UltData - iOS Data Recovery is a software developed by Tenorshare for WhatsApp images recover. This is simple to install, use and restore. UltData effectively recovers data and solves all issues on iOS. This method is useful even if you don't backup your WhatsApp at regular intervals.

1.1 Recover Deleted WhatsApp Images Selectively on iOS Devices Directly

From previous introduction, firstly, I will introduce the steps to recover WhatsApp pictures from iOS devices directly using Tenorshare UltData. Below is the details.

Step 1 Install UltData from Tenorshare on your computer. You can choose the version of the software according to your OS. Then launch the software on your computer and then connect your Apple iPhone using a USB cable.

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Step 2 Click on "Recover from iOS" that is displayed on the software. Then select the WhatsApp images that you want to recover in the next interface. Once you finish selection, click the "Start Scan" option.

select WhatsApp and scan

Step 3 After the scanning process is complete, UltData displays the recovered files that will be segregated separately. Here, select "WhatsApp Messages" and "WhatsApp Attachments". You will see a preview of the recovered images. Choose the files and click "Recover" to restore the files.

preview the WhatsApp data

This is a way to retrieve deleted WhatsApp photos using Tenorshare UltData. An amazing tool!

1.2 Recover Deleted WhatsApp Photos Selectively on iOS Devices using iTunes Backup

UltData - iOS Data Recovery also gives the option to recover deleted WhatsApp photos selectively from iTunes backup. Here are the steps:

Step 1 After installing, launching UltData on your computer, click "Recover from iTunes backup".

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Step 2 Select on the required backup containing the deleted WhatsApp pictures on iPhone recover and start scanning them. Then click "WhatsApp Messages" under the "App Data Recovery" option. Then tap on "Show Only Deleted" from the list box. Here select on the WhatsApp images to be recovered.

get a preview

Step 3 Now click on "Recover" to restore the deleted WhatsApp photos on iPhone.

1.3 Recover Deleted WhatsApp Photos Selectively from iCloud Backup

The steps to recover WhatsApp images from iCloud backup using UltData - iOS Data Recovery are as follows:

Step 1 Connect the software and click "Recover from iCloud backup file". You will be navigated to iCloud account page on the interface. Input your login details and select your backup files. Then click "Next".

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Step 2 Choose a specific backup file from your iCloud account.

choose a backup

Step 3 Under the "Memos & Others", click on "WhatsApp & Atatchments". Then proceed with "Next".

select file

Step 4 Now click "WhatsApp Messages" from "App Data Recovery". Then select "Show Only Deleted". After this, you can retrieve images from the "Recover" button. Also select the format and destination of recovered WhatsApp data.

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These are the effective ways for WhatsApp images recovery on iPhone devices using Tenorshare UltData.

Part 2: How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Images Selectively on Android Devices

UltData - Android Data Recovery by Tenorshare is one of the best software for deleted WhatsApp pictures on Android recover. Any Android device can be easily connected to recover all deleted messages, images, call history, SMS and documents and that too selectively. Here are the steps:

Step 1 Install and launch UltData for Android and connect it via USB.

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Step 2 Now choose the files WhatsApp messages & attachments that you want to recover. Then the software scans your device.

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Step 3 After this, all files are displayed, so select "Only display the deleted items". Finally, click "Recover" to save the retrieved files on your computer.

save the recovered files

Part 3: How to Recover WhatsApp Images from Auto-backup

Auto-backup option is used when you delete WhatsApp images accidentally. It is a safe-guard that ensures that all your data is safe and backed up. As for recovering this data, a simple process can recover the deleted files quickly. Here's an example:

  • Step 1: Uninstall WhatsApp application from your device;
  • Step 2: Re-Install the application again;
  • Step 3: You will be prompted Backup Found. Tap "Restore" button after that to recover the data and images;
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However, this method may not retrieve WhatsApp images everytime.

Conclusion

As you can see from the above methods, Tenorshare UltData is a good data recovery software, capable of recovering deleted images on Android or Apple. You can recover all the lost data from any Android or Apple phone models. These are possible ways for deleted WhatsApp photos recovery. It is useful, easy to operate and there is no risk of data loss. Highly recommended!

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