How to Recover Deleted Photos and Videos from WhatsApp on iPhone and iPad

Many iPhone users have this problem that they deleted or lost their important photos and videos from their WhatsApp. They don’t know how to recover them. In this article, I am going to share you how to recover that photos and videos.
Restore Photos using iTunes:
If you are taken a backup before, you can restore the data from iTunes. Launch “WhatsApp” ->tap “Settings” -> tap “Chats” -> tap “Chat Backup” -> tap “Back Up Now”.

  1. Connect your iPhone to Mac using the USB cable.
  2. Next, open “iTunes” app on Mac.
  3. Under “settings”, click “Summary” tab. Then you can see “Restore Backup”.
  4. Tap on “Restore Backup” and after few seconds, you can retrieve the photo.

Restore Photos using iCloud:
If you turn on “Auto Backup” option in WhatsApp, it will automatically restore the data.

  1. To do so, open “WhatsApp”.
  2. Tap “settings” -> tap “Chats” -> tap “Chat Backup”.
  3. Then you have to select “Auto Backup”.

Now, see how to recover data from iCloud.

  1. First, you have to sign in “Apple ID” on iCloud.
  2. Download “WhatsApp” on App store.
  3. Enter your “Mobile Number” with your country code.
  4. After that, if you have already taken a backup, it asks you to restore chat history.

Restore the Photos from WhatsApp Web:
It is an easy way to get the pictures on your iOS device. If you are syncing the sent pictures with WhatsApp web, you can easily recover it from that particular conversation. Then you can save it to your iOS devices.
Recover the Photos Using Third-Party Apps:
1.EaseUS Mobisaver

  • Connect your iPhone to Mac via USB cable.
  • Open “EaseUS Mobisaver” on your Mac.
  • Tap on “Recover From iOS Device” at the top left. Then tap on “Scan”.recover-img
  • It will scan and find you deleted and lost Photos and Videos from your WhatsApp. It will automatically scan all lost photos and videos on your iPhone, iPad or iPod.
  • Next, you have to select lost photos and videos to restore and click “Recover”.recover2-img

2.PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery
PhoneRescue is another data recovery app for you. And it has four modes to recover the data that recover the data from an iOS device, recover the data from iCloud, recover the data from DFU mode and recover the data from iTunes Backup.

  • Connect your iPhone to Mac via USB cable.
  • Then open “PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery” on your Mac.
  • Next, you have to tap “Recover from iOS Device” and then tap “Arrow”
  • It will scan the data. After that, under “App Data” click “WhatsApp” or “WhatsApp attachments”. Then you can see all deleted or lost photos and videos. Now, you can select them and “Arrow” symbol at the bottom.


  • Download and install the dr.fone on your PC.
  • Connect your iPhone to Mac via USB cable. Then choose “Recover iPhone Data”.
  • Next, you have to tap on “WhatsApp & Attachments”. Then tap on “Start Scan”.dr-fone
  • It will scan the deleted photos or videos. After that, you select the photos or videos which you want to recover.
  • Finally, tap on “Recover to Computer”.
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