How to backup WhatsApp messages in Windows manually?

By | January 5, 2017

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“I used WhatsApp very frequently, WhatsApp is like playing an important role as my social networking site. I’m so afraid if I lost my iPhone and all of the messages gone, I will be totally frustrated. That is why I wish to know is that any way to backup and save my WhatsApp messages? I’m currently using Windows PC and iPhone 6 with iOS 10.2. Advice from you will be absolutely appreciated. Thanks!”

Do you have important WhatsApp messages on your iPhone that you want to backup or save on your Windows PC? Above is one of our readers sent us an email regarding how to backup WhatsApp messages in Windows lately. I believe everyone will worry about the problem happen like our reader above. Therefore, this article will mainly focus about how to export WhatsApp messages to Windows PC.

If you want to backup Whatsapp messages in Windows manually, you need a third party software to help you to solve this problem. In here I would like to recommend iFonebox, a trustworthy and amazing software which allows iPhone data recovery, transfer and backup data in PC or Mac, extract and retrieve data selectively from iCloud and iTunes backup.

In order to save Whatsapp conversation to Windows PC, you are required:

  1. Download and install iFonebox
  2. Your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch
  3. Windows PC
  4. Cable for connect iDevice and PC

How to backup WhatsApp messages in Windows manually?

Download and install iFonebox. Download iFonebox by clicking the correct version of your PC. Download iFonebox is absolutely free of charge.

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Select “Recover from iOS device” after you launch the software plus your phone connected via USB cable. If this is the first time you connect your iPhone to this PC, don’t forget to tap “Trust the computer” on your iPhone screen before we proceed to next step. Next is click “Start” to begin.


Select the “WhatsApp” under “Text Data” and start to scan. PS: the scanning process will take a little bit longer if you having lots of data in your WhatsApp. Just need to be patient.


After scanning done, you are able to preview the messages, you can select those important one or all to back them up in your PC or Mac. Just click “Recover to PC” then the messages will be transfer to the selected folder you’ve chosen.


Therefore, back up and transfer WhatsApp messages to Windows PC can be done by using iFonebox. If you want to transfer other contents like text messages, Wechat audio messages, voice memos etc, just follow the steps above and you will be able to export and save them on your PC.

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