Q1: WhatsApp was not working properly so I reinstalled it, suddenly realized that all my contacts have been deleted. Is there any way to restore my contacts?
Q2: I lost my WhatsApp contacts when i upgraded to IOS 7. How do I get them back?
Q3: My WhatsApp was not working properly so I decided to restart my phone and when it turned on, I discovered that my entire contact list has been erased! I wasn't updating anything, my iCloud is switched off and I haven't backed up my phone since quite some time. Is there a way I can still recover my contact list?
There are a few problems that you may encounter when using WhatsApp on your iPhone, just like the above examples. Now you just need to follow the guide below to recover your WhatsApp contacts.
What You Will Need
A PC or Mac with iTunes installed
USB cable to connect your iPhone
If you don't already have WhatApp Pocket installed, click here for more information, or download it using the link below. Here let's perform the WhatsApp backup recovery in Mac with detailed steps.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your Mac computer.
Step 2: Run WhatsApp Pocket on your Mac. If you have an iPhone backup on your computer, just click on “Extract from iTunes Backup Files” and the program will scan your backup immediately. If you don’t have, click “Extract from iOS Device” and the scan will take longer time when it's selected.
Step 3: After the scan is completed, click the Contacts Tab from the top, then select the contacts you want recover and save them onto your Mac.
Step 4: Open up Address Book which will sync your contacts automatically, then sync with iTunes to restore the contacts to your iPhone.