How To Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account | 3 Different Ways

How To Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account

Deleted your WhatsApp account and now regretting it? Well, no need to regret anything, you can still recover your deleted WhatsApp account and get all your chats back. Is it really possible? Indeed it is. And that is the reason we are here with the article on “How To Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account”.

WhatsApp was started as an address book that was supposed to show only the status against the person’s name. However, today it is one of the most popular social media sites. If you ever wondered, will you be able to get your account back after deleting it permanently? Then here we are with the answer. Unlike other social media sites, WhatsApp provides its users the ability to recover deleted WhatsApp accounts.

How To Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account?

To Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account Go To Google Play Store >>> Install WhatsApp >>> Login With the Same Phone Number >>> Enter OTP and you are done.

Worry not, we have explained all the points mentioned above in our Step-by-Step guide below. We have also mentioned the secret trick to recover deleted WhatsApp chats in the article below.

Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account

How To Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account
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There may be several reasons that led you to uninstall your WhatsApp account from your phone. Some of these reasons are 

  • Your apps might have to get corrupted and you have to uninstall all the corrupted apps from your device, including WhatsApp.
  • You must have updated your mobile software.
  • You must have noticed any malware or virus on the application that has forced you to Uninstall the application from your device.
  • You might have factory data reset your device for better performance.

Whatever may be the reason, if you have deliberately or by mistake uninstalled the WhatsApp account from your mobile device. You can always reinstall and recover deleted WhatsApp accounts, provided you have the Sim Card of the number you registered on WhatsApp active.

Also Read, How To Hide WhatsApp Chat | 100 Percent Working Tips And Tricks

All you have to do is install WhatsApp back on your device and log in with the same number again. Let’s have a look at the steps involved in the process.

How To Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account On Android

Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account
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If you are an Android user and you have somehow uninstalled WhatsApp from your device, then it is possible to recover the deleted WhatsApp account on your device. All you have to do is install WhatsApp again from the google play store. 

The Step-by-Step procedure is given below.

  1. Open the Google Play Store on your device and in the search box type “WhatsApp”.
  2. Now, hit the search button, and from the list that appears select the WhatsApp application.
  3. Now, click on the “Install” button.
  4. This will download and install the WhatsApp application on your device.
  5. After the application is installed, open the application and agree to terms and conditions.
  6. Next, WhatsApp will ask you for the Phone Number.
  7. Be careful at this step, enter the same phone number that you have registered on your deleted WhatsApp.
  8. WhatsApp will now ask for the OTP that it has sent to the number you have entered in the previous step.
  9. Enter the OTP and click “OK”.
  10. Your deleted WhatsApp account has been recovered. 

How To Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages On Android

If you have reinstalled the WhatsApp account then obviously all the chats will be deleted. But, worry not! There is a way to get the deleted messages back on WhatsApp. Provided you have a backup of the chats on google drive. Follow the steps given below to recover deleted WhatsApp chats from Google drive.

  1. After you have installed WhatsApp on your device and logged in with the OTP, it will ask you if you want to access the chats from Google drive.
  2. Click on “Continue”. WhatsApp will check for the backup in google drive.
  3. If the backup is found, tap on the option “Restore”.
  4. Once the message is restored on the Application. Click on “Next”.

How To Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account On iPhone

Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account

Well, if you have uninstalled the WhatsApp application on your iOS device or you are shifting from the Android device to iPhone. Then, let me tell you you can recover a deleted WhatsApp account on your iPhone as well. All you have to do is install the WhatsApp application from the Apple App Store. Terms and conditions of recovering the same account remain the same as they were in the Android phone. You need to have the Sim Card of the number you registered on WhatsApp active.

Follow the steps given below to recover the deleted WhatsApp account on your iPhone.

  1. Go to the Apple App Store on your iPhone and in the search box type “WhatsApp”.
  2. Click on the first option and install the WhatsApp application on your device.
  3. Open WhatsApp and tap on “Agree And Continue”.
  4. WhatsApp will ask you to verify your Country and Phone Number.
  5. Log in with the phone number that you wish to recover.
  6. An OTP will be sent to your number.
  7. Enter OTP and click “OK”.
  8. You have recovered your Uninstalled WhatsApp account. 

Also Read, How To Transfer WhatsApp Chats From iPhone To Android

How To Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages On iPhone

Yes, it is possible to recover the deleted WhatsApp messages on iPhone, provided you have a backup of the WhatsApp chats on your iCloud account. The idea behind recovering the WhatsApp messages is simple. All you have to do is download the backup again.

Follow the steps given below to recover deleted WhatsApp Messages on iPhone.

  1. After you have installed WhatsApp on your device and logged in with the OTP, it will ask you if you want to access the chats from iCloud.
  2. Click on “Continue”. WhatsApp will check for the backup in google drive.
  3. If the backup is found, tap on the option “Restore”.
  4. Once the message is restored on the Application. Click on “Next”.

Note: To back up your WhatsApp Chat on iPhone, you have to log in to your iCloud account in your Phone’s settings first.

How To Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account Using FoneDog

Recover Deleted WhatsApp Account

FoneDog is an application that allows Android users to recover deleted WhatsApp messages. This application not only allows the user to recover the deleted messages but also allows them to recover deleted media. Follow the steps given below to know how to use the FoneDog application.

  1. Install the FoneDog Android Data Recovery on your desktop. The application is available for windows as well as Mac OS.
  2. Now connect your Android device to the computer with the help of a USB cable.
  3. Inside the program select the option “WhatsApp Attachments”.
  4. Now, you may be asked to access some permissions on your Android device. Allow them.
  5. Now, you can scan and preview the WhatsApp messages on your Android device.
  6. You can select the Deleted WhatsApp messages now.

Also Read, A Quick Guide On How to Transfer WhatsApp Data from Android to iPhone

Conclusion

Uninstalling and deleting the WhatsApp account are two different things. If you have uninstalled the WhatsApp account then you can get the chats and old WhatsApp group back by following the steps mentioned above.

However, if you have deleted the account, you can still get it back but there are a few drawbacks.

  • Your chat history and media will be deleted.
  • All your WhatsApp groups will be removed.
  • Your drive backup will be deleted.
  • Your account will be deleted from the servers and when you log back in with the same number, a new account will be created.

So, think twice before you actually delete your account.

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