Tuesday, September 6, 2016

How to Recover Lost WhatsApp Messages on Samsung

Nowadays social applications have become much more popular and many Samsung users would like to use WhatsApp for free messaging and calling. It allows you to send and receive messages, calls, photos, videos, documents, and voice messages. However, sometimes unexpected data loss due to accidental deletion, factory reset, ROM flashing, software update, virus attack, etc.

How to retrieve deleted Samsung WhatsApp messages from backup
In case of unnecessary data loss, many smart phone users prefer to backup their WhatsApp data like messages ans photos in advance. Backup WhatsApp messages is also easy by following: Go to Settings -> Chats -> Chat Backup.

Get back deleted WhatsApp chat history from local backup (older than 7 days)
1. Download a file manager. 
2. Navigate to sdcard/WhatsApp/Databases. If your data is not stored on the SD card, you may see internal storage or main storage instead of sdcard.
3. Rename the backup file you wish to restore from msgstore-YYYY-MM-DD.1.db.crypt12 to msgstore.db.crypt12. It is possible that your earlier backup may have been on an earlier protocol, such as crypt9 or crypt10. Do not change the number of the crypt extension.
4. Uninstall WhatsApp, reinstall WhasApp and click Restore.

Restore WhatsApp messages from Google Drive backup (the most recent 7 days)
1. Reinstall WhatsApp and verify phone number on your Samsung device.
2. Click Restore when the backup is found.  
3. Check your WhatsApp chats after the restoration is done.

How to retrieve deleted Samsung WhatsApp messages without backup
If you are unlucky to forget to backup your WhatsApp data, there is also no need for you to worry about WhatsApp messages recovery.

Yolisoft Samsung Data Recovery is a professional Android data recovery software you can try. It can help you restore deleted WhatsApp files like messages and photos, as well as your Samsung pictures, contacts, call logs, videos, audios, Viber messages and etc. You can preview the data before recovery and select only what you need to undelete.


Easy steps to find missing WhatsApp chat history
  • Run Samsung Data Recovery software on your Samsung.
  • Choose WhatsApp messages & attachments.
  • Connect your Samsung to PC via USB cable and enable the USB debugging.
  • Start to scan your lost WhatsApp messages and preview the recoverable WhatsApp conversations.
  • Selectively recover what you need.


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