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04-22-2011, 01:18 PM #1How to backup/restore WhatsApp Chat-History?
I upgraded today from iOS4.0 to iOS4.3.2 and want to start from scratch without using the iTunes backup.
Before upgrading I manually saved the "WhatsApp" Folder which contains:
After reinstalling Whatsapp with itunes i also restored the above files (I've also tried "documents" and "library only) but whenever I launnch Whatsapp, it crashes after a couple of seconds. Without manual restore of the backuped files, Whatsapp works just fine. For the 3-4 sec before the crash I can see all my conversations with my contacts, only the contact images are missing.
Anyone with an idea what I do wrong?
04-23-2011, 08:12 AM #2
It doesn't always work the way you think, copy a couple of files and put it back, there is more to it.
If you have time , try this , do a restore to 4.3.2, jailbreak it first and only then do a backup restore with itunes. When you install Whatsapp, all the infos will be back on the apps and so are other apps which you have been using.
04-23-2011, 10:20 AM #3
Would like an answer to this as well
09-10-2013, 02:03 AM #4
Don’t worry, it’s pretty simple to get back your chat history on your phone. WhatsApp automatically makes daily backups of your data and stores them on your phone. You can recover the most recent backup by WhatsApp Chat History Recovery.
09-15-2013, 01:06 AM #5
12-09-2013, 06:51 PM #6
I have the same problem , I flow your steps :
1- I install the whatsapp.
2- I copy the two folders "documents + Library".
My problem is I don't know how can I put the permissions to "mobile "
can you help me to restore my chat history please
put any image for your solution .
Read more: How to Recover WhatsApp Chat History on iPhone
Last edited by karlbin; 03-11-2014 at 08:29 PM.
01-21-2014, 09:00 PM #7
iPhone WhatsApp Transfer to load chats from your backup and restore them back to your iphone. It works.
Last edited by Meginos; 04-08-2014 at 01:07 AM.
01-22-2014, 06:27 AM #8
04-20-2015, 02:23 AM #9
Nice answer, but are you aware of the fact, that this thread is almost year and a half old?