Best 4 Solutions for WhatsApp Video Recovery on iPhone and Android

Whatsapp messenger is a free software application that functions to exchange information or data. It allows the users to send messages, make internet calls and video calls. There is no doubt that it is one of the widely used messengers with simple and user-centric features. It possesses a convenient and fast way to exchange any data over the Internet.

But, sometimes there can be a risk of losing that precious data which you get over Whatsapp due to any miscellaneous reasons like data got accidentally deleted or phone not backed up etc. If you have ever suffered from this kind of problem, then stop worrying! This article will help you with the quick and straightforward steps for WhatsApp Video Recovery.

Part 1: WhatsApp Delete Video Recovery on iOS Device Directly(for iOS Devices)

To recover any data like video or any type of media like audio, messages and images, you would need a reliable and quick software. Here, we would recommend using Tenorshare UltData - iPhone Data Recovery software as it is highly compatible with both Mac and Windows and has an excellent recovery rate when it comes to Whatsapp video recovery.

Many iOS users think that using iCloud and iTunes are the only best ways to recover lost data. But, what they are unaware that they can conveniently recover any lost data using Tenorshare UltData – iPhone Data Recovery software from any iOS device, directly.

Step 1 Connect iOS device to the computer

At first, be sure to connect your iOS device, i.e. your iPhone or iPad to the computer. Then launch Tenorshare UltData – iPhone Data Recovery software and select the default mode "Recover from iOS device". The iOS device will get detected automatically by the software if it is trusted.

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Step 2 Scan your iOS device

After your device is detected by software, select WhatsApp & Attachments and Videos you want to recover, you can also choose to select all the items for a deep scan and then click on "Start Scan" to start with scanning.

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Step 3 Data Preview

In this step, will you be able to see all the scanned files. You can select any of the one options "Show All" or "Only display the deleted items". We suggest recovering those files which are needed by you so as to save time.

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You can view the full-size image if you double click on it. Additionally, you can also print messages, pictures and contacts etc. by pressing the "Print" button at the top right of the page. This will give you another option "Preview" to preview the content for printing.

Step 4 Recover data

In this step, choose the Whatsapp videos you want to recover along with anything else that you wish to recover. The recovered files can either be stored in your computer or directly into your iOS device.

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Output Setting: click on "Output Setting" icon before starting recovery and choose a folder where you want to keep the recovered videos and other data, and finally, select the formats you want for your recovered files.

Part 2: WhatsApp Video Recovery from iTunes Backup(for iOS Devices)

It becomes very essential for the users to create a backup of data as and when required, if backup is not maintained from time to time, it may result in data loss. The lost data can be easily recovered from iTunes using Tenorshare UltData – iPhone Data Recovery software. Yes, UltData – iPhone Data Recovery can recover data from iTunes backup easily. Here are the steps to Whatsapp delete video recovery:

Step 1 Select iTunes Backup File Recovery

Select the option "Recover from iTunes Backup Files" on the main page; this will display all the iTunes backup located on your computer. Click to choose the file that you want to recover and then click on "Start Scan".

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Step 2 Preview lost files

Once scanning is done, you will be able to see all the scanned files along with their details and categories. You can select either options "Show All" or "Only display the deleted items" according to your requirement.

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Step 3 Select the files to be recovered.

Choose the file(s) that you wish to recover and click on "Recover" button. Before you start with the recovery process, click on the "Output Settings" icon to select the file format.

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Note: Videos, Photos and Memos will get stored in their original format.

Part 3: WhatsApp Delete Video Recovery from iCloud Backup(for iOS Devices)

Just like iTunes, iCloud application works to create backup of data for iDevice users. With this application one can effortlessly restore backup data that was lost after iOS update or any other reason. UltData – iPhone Data Recovery also provides a medium where you can recover data from the iCloud backup files. The steps are as follows:

Step 1 Select recovery mode

Select "Recover from iCloud Backup File" option and log in to the iCloud with your Apple ID.

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Step 2 Choose iCloud backup

You will be able to see all the backups associated with your Apple ID after you sign in to your iCloud account. Select the file(s) that you want to recover and click on "Next" button.

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Step 3 Choose File Type and Scan

Now, choose the file type that you want to recover for downloading and scanning purpose. In this case, WhatsApp & Attachments and click on "Next" to start downloading items from the iCloud.

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Step 4 Download from iCloud

The downloading process will continue depending on internet speed and backup capacity. Once downloading is done, "UltData" software will automatically start scanning for data from these file types, and you will be able to preview the items.

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Step 5 Preview data

You can preview the data by expanding the category list located at the left side of the page.

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Step 6 Select files for Recovery

Select the items that you want to retrieve and click on the "Recover" button. Besides, you may click on the "Output Setting" button to select the file format.

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Part 4: WhatsApp Video Recovery from on Android Devices Directly(for Android Devices)

If you are an Android user and you have lost your WhatsApp videos or any other data due to any reason, then just follow the below steps and recover all your data using Tenorshare UltData – Android Data Recovery software. UltData also has an Android counterpart which covers any type of Android data recovery. Follow below steps for Whatsapp video recovery on an Android phone:

Step 1 Connect the device

Launch "Tenorshare UltData - Android" recovery software and connect your device (Android) using OEM USB cable.

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Step 2 Scan the Android device

Press "OK" once your device is detected by the software to allow USB debugging. Select the file types you want to scan and then click on "Next". This will enable scanning of your android device.

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Step 3 Scan Files

Now, select the files you want recover from the lost. Choose WhatsApp messages & Attachments and Videos here and tap Next. This will start the scanning process.

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Step 4 Preview files

Once scanning is completed, you will be able to see all the files (existing and lost) by category. Select the files which you want to restore by clicking on the option "Only display deleted items", then choose the file type to be previewed before recovery.

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Step 5 Recover and Save

Check the files to be recovered and click on "Recovery" option to start the process, once the files are recovered, save them in your computer or any other device.

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Data loss is a widespread issue that can happen to anyone due to any of the reasons like a mistake, backup not maintained or phone not updated. There are scores of tools and software in the market that can help you recover any data. Data like images, messages, audios an even Whatsapp video recovery can be done using these software applications.

But, it's always better to use something safe and reliable; therefore, we would suggest you to use "Tenorshare UltData" recovery tool that works wonderfully for both iOS and Android. The software is fast, easy to use and offers brilliant results. Moreover, it also gives an option to preview data before recovering.

So, all you need to do is, follow the above listed simple steps for Whatsapp deleted video recovery using "Tenorshare UltData" recovery tool for direct recovery without backup files.

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