Dr.Fone User Guide for Data Recovery

Learn how to use Dr.Fone to recover deleted or lost data from iOS and Android devices. Download the latest version of Dr.Fone and get started now.

How To Recover WhatsApp Data From Android Device?

WhatsApp has become a major platform of communication for people worldwide. With its wide utility, the need to manage the platform also arises. While you change your devices, you are unable to properly manage the data against your WhatsApp account. If so, there is always an option to recover WhatsApp data from Android. This can be done with the help of Dr.Fone - Data Recovery (Android).

Note: Dr.Fone provides support to more than 6000+ Android devices, where the particular process of recovering WhatsApp data from Android retrieves conversations, starred messages, photos, videos, audio, and other files.

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Recover WhatsApp Data from Android Devices

Step 1Open Data Recovery Tool

You need to start the process by launching Wondershare Dr.Fone on your computer. Continue from Toolbox > Data Recovery to launch the specific tool.

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* Dr.Fone Mac version still has the old interface, but it does not affect the use of Dr.Fone function. We will update it as soon as possible.

Step 2Select Device Type as Android

On the window that opens, select Android as the specific device type that will be dealt with for this process.

Wondershare Dr.Fone

Step 3Proceed to Recover WhatsApp Data from the Android

Continue to select Recover WhatsApp Data on the next screen to recover the present and deleted WhatsApp content.

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Step 4Connect Android to Computer

As the screen prompts to connect the device, it shows the successful connection of the Android. You are advised to click Next to initiate the recovery process.

connect android and continue

Step 5Start Recovering WhatsApp Data

While you proceed to the next screen, the progress of the entire backup is displayed there. You can click Cancel to close down the process if needed.

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Step 6Backup WhatsApp Data to the Device

Before you successfully conclude the entire process, you will have to follow the on-screen instructions to back up your WhatsApp data. Open WhatsApp on your Android, select the three-dotted icon and proceed to Settings. Navigate through Chats > Chat backup and turn off auto backup on Google Drive. Once done, click the Backup button to back up your WhatsApp data on the device.

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Step 7Set Up WhatsApp on Android Device Again

Once done, WhatsApp will automatically uninstall from the Android and will be reinstalled again. Once it does and launches on the device, provide all necessary permissions and click Next on your computer’s screen.

reinstall whatsapp on android

Step 8Restore Backup on WhatsApp Device

You will be prompted to activate your WhatsApp with your registered phone number. Add the number, verify the account, and continue to automatically search for a backup file to restore. Click the Restore button as the backup file is found, and proceed to tap Next on your Android. Once WhatsApp has been successfully set on your Android, click Next on the computer screen.

restore whatsapp backup to device

Step 9Successfully Preview All WhatsApp Data

The computer will successfully recover and scan all the WhatsApp data from the Android device. It will display it in categories across the preview window.

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Step 10Recover WhatsApp Data to Computer

Select the data that you want to recover and continue to tap the Recover button. As a pop-up window appears on the screen, define the location and click Export.

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