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How to recover deleted WhatsApp messages on android

WhatsApp is recently most used messaging app compare to other social media apps on android, iOS, Windows and other smartphones. You can easily send text messages, photos, videos calls etc with friends, families and others. WhatsApp automatically back up chats every day on specific time. Here is the best guide to recover deleted WhatsApp messages on android phone and tablet.

If you have accidently deleted WhatsApp messages on your android device, its’ quite easy to restore deleted WhatsApp messages (Within 7 days) using WhatsApp settings. This retrieve deleted WhatsApp messages on android tips is perfect work on Samsung Galaxy, Sony, HTC, Nexus and other android phone and tablet. Below you can see different 2 methods to recover deleted WhatsApp messages on android lollipop, upcoming Android 6.0 marshmallow and KitKat devices without android data recovery software.


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How to recover deleted WhatsApp messages on android lollipop & KitKat

WhatsApp automatically back up of your WhatsApp chat history at set time on your android device. You can manually backup your recently WhatsApp chat history using “Back up chats” option before uninstalled WhatsApp. Below you can see simple steps to recover deleted WhatsApp messages on android devices.

Method 1: How to restore deleted WhatsApp messages or chat history within 7 days

Step 1: “Uninstalled WhatsApp” from your android phone or tablet

Step 2: “Reinstall WhatsApp”

How to recover deleted WhatsApp messages on android

Step 3: After reinstall you can see above screen on your device. Tap on “Restore” to back up your WhatsApp messages history or restore your messages and media from your phone’s internal storage

That’s all.

Method 2: How to restore old WhatsApp messages on android (More than 7 days)

Step 1: “Uninstalled WhatsApp”

Step 2: Open your android device SD cards or Device storage > WhatsApp > Database

Step 3: Rename “msgstore-201…5.1.db.crypt8” to “newmsgstore-201…5.1.db.crypt8”

Step 4: Select the backup file that you want to restore lost WhatsApp messages

Step 5: Rename “msgstore-201…5.1.db.crypt8” to “msgstore.db.crypt”

Step 6: “Reinstall WhatsApp” on your android device and when asks to restore then tap on it.

recover deleted WhatsApp messages on android

When tap on restore then you can see above screen on your android phone and tablet. Now restore all your deleted data on your device.

Above you can see different two methods to recover deleted WhatsApp messages on android lollipop and KitKat devices without data recovery software. If you have any trouble then posts comment on below box.

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