If you are like me, you would be deleting your WhatsApp messages every once in a while. We personally do this for removing the clutter, but some people do it for clearing space too. Anyway, deleting messages from WhatsApp is common among users.
It does not cause a problem either — unless and until you want to read a message that you sent/received a few months back. This is where you’d start thinking about a solution to recover deleted WhatsApp messages from Android. Now, here is another problem: most of these recovery tools requires a rooted Android device.
Today, however, we’ve come up with detailed tutorial on how to recover deleted WhatsApp messages from Android, without rooting your device. Of course, since there is no official way, we are using a third-party app for this purpose. Of course, we have chosen the best tool you can have right now — Wondershare dr.fone.
About Wondershare dr.fone for Android Data Recovery
Wondershare dr.fone is actually a multi-purpose toolkit for Android devices. There is also a version for iOS, but we are today focusing on the Android version. So, this toolkit consists of many utilities, including recovery of data, data eraser, phone switcher and backup options.
In this scenario, however, we are going to use the Recovery section, which is quite capable. In effect, dr.fone – Android Data Recovery can help you recover a lot of things, not just WhatsApp messages. It means that you can use the same tutorial for recovering almost everything you have deleted from the device.
We hope you have a clear idea how dr.fone Android Data Recovery works and why we recommend this for the purpose. As we said, dr.fone does not require a rooted device. Even if you have a normal device, you’ve a viable option to get the messages back. Awesome, isn’t it? Shall we move onto the steps, then?
How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages without Root?
Make sure you follow the steps in the correct order. Of course, Wondershare dr.fone provides the necessary instructions on screen. Just in case, you can follow this detailed tutorial.
As the first step, go ahead to the website of Wondershare dr.foneand download the tool. When you install and open the program, you will see the fully-fledged interface of dr.fone.
Just so you know, Wondershare has used a modular structure for this program. it means that you can include more features or utilities by downloading them. For now, however, click on the Recover button.
In this step, you have to connect your phone, and Wondershare dr.fone will ask you to enable USB Debugging in the device. To do that, go to Settings à Developer Options and tick the USB Debugging option.
In case Developer Options isn’t enabled, you can go to Settings à About Phone and tap on the Build Number for 7 times. After that, just follow the process mentioned above. This will allow dr.fone to interact.
If you are successful with the previous step, you will see a window like shown in the screenshot. As you can guess, it asks you the type of data you want to recover. In this photo, multiple options have been selected.
In our case, however, you can simply check the option named WhatsApp messages and attachments. Click on the Next button to continue the recovery process.
In this step, you have to select the desired type of scanning. It basically depends on how effective the scan is to be. If you want to search for deleted files, you can click on the mode.
On the other hand, if you need an overview-level recovery, you can go for the other option. In this case, we have chosen the first option, which is easy and less time-consuming.
Click Next to continue with the scanning process.
Make sure you keep the Android phone connected to the computer while the recovery process is going on. Depending on the amount of data you have deleted, the process may take some time.
Once the scanning is done, you can see a fully-fledged window that lists every type of data that can be saved from the device.
In this step, you can preview the files you want and select them. Once you have decided the files you want to recover, press the Recover button to proceed.
This is how you recover all the deleted WhatsApp messages without root. It should be noted that dr.fone is even capable of letting you select which files you want back.
The Bottom Line
What do you think about the steps we have followed for recovering deleted Android messages? Aren’t they simple enough to follow? We really found those steps intuitive and effective. It means that you do not have to worry about data damage or device damage while following these steps.