"Last night WhatsApp prompted me to update it and after that I found the chat history were gone. Did it run into error? How can I recover them with my Google Pixel?"-Alisa
The software vulnerability is unavoidable. That's why we need to upgrade our apps on smartphones timely so as to fix the internal error. As a free messaging app available for Android and other smartphones, WhatsApp uses your phone's Internet connection (4G/3G/2G/EDGE or Wi-Fi, as available) to let you message and call friends and family. When the WhatsApp chats turn to be erased it absolutely bothers you for the reason you've got a lot precious photos and chatting records on it. To help people find back the lost messages of WhatsApp, we suggest you try what we are about to show you later in this article, Android Data Recovery.
Recover Lost WhatsApp Messages from Google Pixel
Most of the smartphone users may not know that the data we've deleted incautiously or lost due to some known error still exist on the hard disk probably. Android Data Recovery is specially deigned for recovery jobs on Android smartphones. By using it you can easily recover lost WhatsApp messages from Google Pixel. BTW, except WhatsApp chats, it works for text messages, contacts, call history, photos, vedios and audios as well. Mobiles like Samsung, Xiaomi, MOTO, HTC, Huawei and other popular brands of Android phones are also supported. While you're in trouble with data loss, do not hesitate to try Android Data Recovery.
How to Recover Lost WhatsApp Messages from Google Pixel
Step 1. Run Android Data Recovery on PC
Download and install Android Data Recovery. After that, launch it and click "Data recovery". Connect your device to the PC with a USB cable when the below screen show up.
Step 2. Enable USB Debugging
Follow the instrustions below to allow USB debugging on your device. Especially if your phone is Android OS version 4.2.2 or above, you will get a pop-up message. Tap "OK" to allow USB debugging on it.
Step 3. Select Target Item to Recover
Check "WhatsApp messages & attachments" and click "Next" to continue. Of course, you can also check the others if you need.
Step 4. Select Scan Mode for Scanning
Select the scan mode for scanning data on your Google Pixel. Android Data Recovery provides two modes: Standard Mode and Advanced Mode. Standard Mode is faster and we recommend you to select it. However, if Standard Mode doesn't locate your deleted file go for Advanced Mode.
Note: If you get a Superuser authorization window appearing on your device, just click "Allow".
Step 5. Preview and Restore Deleted WhatsApp messages from Google Pixel
After scanning data on your device, you are allowed to preview and recover deleted WhatsApp chats. Click "Recover" button to begin the recovery process and save the selected data on the PC.