How to Find Lost WhatsApp Photos After Update to iOS 10.3?

By | March 9, 2017

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“I’ve installed to the newest iOS 10.3 lately, and I found out all my WhatsApp images disappeared. It makes me so stress and those photos are so precious for me. Can you please help me to get them back, or any advise will do. Thank you so much!”

WhatsApp is a well-known messaging app provide us a convenient method that can exchange multimedia content such as text messages, voice messages, sending image and videos, voice and video calls etc with family, friends or colleague wherever and whenever. It is frustrating when you realized your important WhatsApp contents missing due to iOS upgrade or other reasons. If you facing the similar situation like the user above and seeking a way to get back missing WhatsApp photos after update to iOS 10.3, please check the solution mentioned below. The solution can help to find disappeared WhatsApp images on iOS 10.3 with few mouse clicks.

Read also: How to restore deleted WhatsApp messages if no backup?

If your important WhatsApp photos has just lost because upgrade to the newest iOS 10.3, you can quickly recover WhatsApp attachments by using an iOS data recovery program iFonebox. With this program, you can restore WhatsApp photos either from your iOS device directly or through iPhone backup. iFonebox plays a role of iOS backup extractor tool that enables you to extract and restore WhatsApp photos from iTunes or iCloud backup files selectively. Additionally, you’re able to get back missing WhatsApp messages and WhatsApp audio messages with iFonebox. Besides WhatsApp data, iFonebox enables user to recover up to 16 kinds of iOS data effortlessly. However, this article will mainly guide you how to restore WhatsApp photos after update to iOS 10.3.

How to Recover Lost WhatsApp Photos After Update to iOS 10.3?

Now let’s us begin how to restore Whatsapp attachments after install iOS 10.3. Read the step by step guides below. Firstly, you will need to download iFonebox on your PC. There are 2 versions accessible: Windows version & Mac version.

Method 1: Get Back WhatsApp Attachments From iTunes Backup

Step 1: Launch the software and select your backup files
Launch iFonebox and connect your phone via USB cable.  Select “Recover from iTunes Backup File” on the interface of iFonebox, and you will see your itunes backup files. PS: Please click “select more” if you do not found your backup file on the interface.

Step 2: Scan your selected backup files
After select your backup files, start to scan your iDevice. Then, select “WhatsApp Attachments” under “Media data” column. Kind reminder: If you have large data on your backup files, the scanning process might take a little bit longer.

Step 3: Preview and recover
After finish scan, you are able to preview those found Whatsapp attachments. Select the WhatsApp attachments you want to recover and click “Recover to PC”. Then your WhatsApp attachments will be successfully recover on your PC.

Method 2: Find Missing WhatsApp Attachments From iCloud Backup

Step 1: Install, launch the software and sign in iCloud.
Launch iFonebox. Select “Recover from iCloud Backup” as the recovery mode on the interface of iFonebox. Please log in your apple ID and password before proceed to next step. Tips: Please do not connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch while using this recovery mode, in case your iOS data file maybe updated or modified.

Step 2: Download, extract and scan iCloud Backup
Select the backup you want to recover and then click “Download”. You may only select “WhatsApp” to download during this recovery to shorten the download time. Next, select “WhatsApp Attachments” item from downloaded backup files and click start scan.

Step 3: Preview and Restore WhatsApp Attachments
After scanning, turn on the button “Only display the deleted” to narrow down the results if you only looking for missing WhatsApp attachments. Preview and select the attachments you want to recover and click “Recover to PC”.


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