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How to Retrieve WhatsApp Messages from Samsung Galaxy

author Emily Watson
date Tuesday, March 15, 2016

WhatsApp Messenger, a communication platform that supports real-time messaging, group chatting, media sharing, face-to-face chatting, and so on, is popular among Samsung Galaxy users. They store considerable chat history in their phones, for example, Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge/S6/S6 Edge, and even the newly released Galaxy S9/S8/S8 Plus. However, a casual tab can lead to severe data loss. So, those who rely on WhatsApp for daily communication can concerns about how to retrieve WhatsApp Messages from Samsung Galaxy.

Here comes the great helper - FonePaw Android Data Recovery (opens new window), a highly recommended recovery tool for you get back a great variety of data deleted from your Android smartphone. It enables you to restore lost contacts, messages, photos, videos, audios and call logs. The latest version of the software also allows you to retrieve WhatsApp messages and attacthments. If you are encountering the "WhatsApp messages loss disaster", you can follow the step-by-step guide below to get through it.

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# Retrieve Lost WhatsApp Messages from Galaxy S7/S6/S5

Step 1. Plug Samsung Galaxy in the Computer

Click the buttons above to download the right version of FonePaw Android Data Recovery on your computer. After installation, run it and connect Samsung Galaxy to computer via USB cable.

Note: Don't forget to enable USB debugging on the phone (opens new window).

Connect Samsung Phone to Windows PC

Step 2. Select WhatsApp to Scan

When your phone is successfully recognized and connected, you can select the file types to scan. Tick the box besides WhatsApp and WhatsApp Attachments and hit the Next button.

Select Deleted WhatsApp to Scan and Preview

Step 3. Allow the Software to Analyze Samsung Galaxy

The software needs your authorization to analyze and access to the files stored in your phone. Turn back to your device and tap "Allow/Grant/Authorize" in the pop-up window on your phone.

If it doesn't show up, click the Retry button in the software interface.

Grant FonePaw program to Scan Samsung Android Device

Step 4. Preview and Recover Samsung WhatsApp Messages

Now the software will start scanning for the lost data in your phone. In the left column, select WhatsApp, all the WhatsApp messages will be displayed in the main interface. And those deleted will be marked in red. Tick those you want and hit the Recover button in the lower-right corner. In a while, all missing WhatsApp messages will be restored and saved in the computer.

Retrieve Deleted WhatsApp Messages from Samsung Galaxy

Easy to recover WhatsApp data, isn’t it? In addition to messages, you can also restore WhatsApp images from Android (opens new window) with the similar steps. Just follow the steps to get back your stuffs.

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