Uninstall and Reinstall without backup

SdCooper
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HelpiOS
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- Oct 5, 2021 at 08:36 AM
So...... i have been an idiot.......

I uninstalled the Whatsapp App from my phone (IPhone 11) yesterday when it was having connection problems, this was before i knew about the systems being down. I honestly honestly thought it was backed up to ICloud but for some reason unknown to me the backup option was turned off.

When I reinstalled the App back onto the same phone it didn't find anything to back up and only gave me the option to skip restore.

I pressed skip restore and now only have new chat messages received since I reinstalled the App.

Is there anyway that I can recover the historical chats and associated photos etc or is it lost forever?

Advice most welcome as lots of important data appears to have lost.

Cheers

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HelpiOS
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Oct 5, 2021 at 08:36 AM
Sorry,

If iCloud has not backed up your WhatsApp chats, it will not be possible to recover them after reinstalling the app.
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