How to Restore iPhone Data from iCloud Backup

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Deleted WhatsApp Messages from iPhone

I deleted all chat history in Whatsapp. I've checked that there are data backup in iCloud. But how can I restore them from iCloud. Can anybody tell me how to restore messages from iCloud backup step by step?

How to Restore iPhone Messages and Other Data from iCloud Backup?

Your iPhone data can be restored from iCloud when setting up a new device, or after erasing all data from a device using Settings -> General -> Reset -> Erase All Content and Settings. You will be prompted by Setup Assistant by a new iPhone to set up as a new phone or restore from backup.

And as we know, we can save our iPhone data to iCloud for storage. It is favored by many users because of its convenience and wirelessly. And subsequently, you can also restore the data wirelessly from iCloud backup. Let’s go to the specific steps to learn how to.

Note: Before proceeding, make sure your iPhone is connected to Wi-Fi and plugged into the charger (power enough).

Step 1: Login to iCloud with your account and password.
Step 2: Select the option Restore From iCloud Backup.
Step 3: Choose the recent backup you wish to restore to your iPhone.

You will see a progress bar with time remaining as iCloud restores your data. And be patient since sometimes the restore would take hours to complete. When this is complete, iCloud will begin to download apps. To check if the restore is finished, navigate to Settings -> iCloud -> Storage & Backup.

This is the free method mentioned above. But I also hearn that someone failed to restore data this way. Then is there another way to restore iPhone data from iCloud backup?

Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup Using iPhone Data Recovery Software

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Absolutely, there is. Tenorshare iPhone data recovery is updated to support you restore iPhone from iCloud backup using software. It provides you with 3 methods: Recover iPhone data from iOS Device & Recover data from iTunes backup & Recover from iCloud backup.

Now I will take “Restoring from iCloud backup” as the example to tell you how to recover iPhone data.

Step 1: After you download Tenorshare iPhone data recovery, install it on your PC. Run it.

Step 2: Choose the third recovery mode – Recover Data from iCloud Backup File. Then you need to enter your iCloud account and password.

Step 3: Then iPhone data recovery will scan your backup files. Sometimes it might take a few while to scan, be patient.

Step 4: After scan is done, you can preview the files. Choose your needed ones to click “Recover”. Then recovery will begin.

Important Note: If you can’t restore your data from iCloud backup, you can use iPhone data recovery to recover the lost data from iPhone directly without backup or from iTunes backup files.


  1. Anonymous4/24/2014

    please help, i want to restore my iPhone data from my iCloud backup but i forgot the password to login iCloud.

    1. This sorry. We cannot recover iCloud password. However, you can recover lost data from iPhone directly without backup. Read this if needed: http://iphone-data-recovery-software.blogspot.com/2013/09/recover-iphone-without-backup.html