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How To Restore Chat History On Android, iOS (WhatsApp)


The application is designed to regularly backup chats.The user can decide the frequency to record their discussion on for backups.

Currently, WhatsApp is the most widely used instant messaging service worldwide.A lot of people occasionally need to upgrade to newer gadgets.Easy WhatsApp offers chat backups so users can switch.In the event that you misplace your primary device, these backups will come in extremely handy.The application is designed to regularly backup chats.The user can decide the frequency to record their discussion on for backups.

How to restore chat backup on iPhone, iOS

  • First, you need to verify that an iCloud backup exists in WhatsApp > Settings > Chats > Chat Backup.
  • If you can see when the last backup was performed, delete and reinstall WhatsApp.
  • After verifying your phone number, follow the prompts to restore your chat history.
  • Remember to be signed in with the Apple ID you use to access iCloud and iCloud Drive must be turned on.
  • There must be enough free space on both your iCloud and iPhone. You need to have at least 2.05 times the space available in your iCloud -account and on your phone than the actual size of your backup.
  • The phone number used for backing up and restoring must be the same. You can’t restore the chat history from another WhatsApp account.
  • Because backups are tied to individual phone numbers, it is possible to have backups for multiple WhatsApp accounts stored in the same iCloud account.

How to restore chat backup on an Android smartphone

To restore your backup:

  • Ensure that your new Android device is linked to the Google Account where your backup is saved.
  • Install and open WhatsApp, then verify your number.
  • Tap Restore when prompted to restore your chats and media from Google Drive.
  • After the restoration process is complete, tap Next. Your chats will be displayed once initialization is complete.
  • WhatsApp will continue to restore your media files after your chats are restored.
  • If you install WhatsApp without any prior backups from Google Drive, WhatsApp will automatically restore from your local backup file.

How to restore from a local backup:

  • If you want to use a local backup, you’ll need to transfer the files to the phone using a computer, file explorer or SD Card.
  • Download a file manager app.
  • In the file manager app, navigate to your local storage or sdcard > WhatsApp > Databases. If your data isn’t stored on an SD card, you might see “internal storage” or “main storage” instead. Copy the most recent backup file to the local storage’s Databases folder of your new device.
  • Install and open WhatsApp, then verify your number.
  • Tap RESTORE when prompted to restore your chats and media from the local backup.


The local backup files from the previous seven days are stored on your phone for up to that long.

Each day at 2:00 AM, local backups will be produced automatically and saved to a file in your phone.

You might notice “internal storage” or “primary storage” directories if your information isn’t kept in the /sdcard/WhatsApp/ area.

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