Most of newly iPhone users not aware how to backup and restore WhatsApp chat history on iPhone from an iCloud backup. The iPhone users find difficult to restore WhatsApp backup from Google Drive to iPhone, because Google Drive is used by Android users while Android and iOS are too different systems which data cannot be transferred. Don’t worry this article helps you to understand to easily take backup of WhatsApp chat history and then restore on your iPhone from iCloud backup.
All we know very well that WhatsApp is an online messenger to connect with people. It allows users to send text messages, voice messages, make voice and video calls and share images, documents, locations, and other media. It allows you to make groups and add participants for various purposes. All your WhatsApp chats can be backed up to the iCloud. It will prevent your conversation from being deleted. For a backup, there should be space equal to two times the size of backup on your iCloud as well as your device.
How to restore WhatsApp chat history on iPhone ?
In most cases, there are important data that need to be retrieved. So whether it’s a new phone or your old gadget, you can still retrieve your previously backed data from iCloud.
Remember you will need to verify your phone number and so, ensure you have the correct one in place. Your Apple ID is also very important for signing in purposes. Keep in mind that your WhatsApp messenger and your iCloud ID should work on the same network. If there is some differentiation in the provided phone number or user ID then you will need to do a fresh WhatsApp re-installation on your device.
After the backup is done, then you can restore the chat history from iCloud to your iPhone. See the steps to restore iPhone’s WhatsApp chat history from iCloud
How to restore your chat history on the iPhone from an iCloud backup?
Method 1: How to Restore WhatsApp from iCloud
Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your iPhone. Now, tap on the ‘settings’ icon.
Step 2: Tap on the ‘chats’ and go to ‘Chat backup’ option.
If your last backup date is visible, delete and reinstall the WhatsApp. Now, you have to verified your phone number, follow the prompts to restore your WhatsApp chat history.
You must be signed in with the Apple ID which is used to access iCloud. The iCloud drive must be turned on.
There must be sufficient free space on both your iCloud and iPhone. There should be at least 2.05 times the space available in your iCloud account and on your phone than the actual size of your Whatsapp backup.
The phone number that is used for backing up and restoring must be the same. Chat history from another WhatsApp account cannot be restored.
There might be a possibility of having chat backups of more than one WhatsApp accounts stored in the same iCloud backups
Method 2: How to Restore WhatsApp from iCloud via dr.fone – Recover
Sometime, if your first restore method not successful then you must have to use given second method to restore WhatsApp via iCloud with the help of Dr. fone recovery third party app.
Step 1: Download and install the App in your phone. Now lauch the program. Then go to the “Recover from iCloud Backup” files. Put in your iCloud ID and password to sign in.
Step 2: After complete the scanning via dr.fone you have to select iCloud backup data.
Step 3: Now, check all the WhatsApp files you need to restore and click on the “Recover” button.