Prima di enter the live tutorial, walking to spiegare how to see WhatsApp archived chats, there is some preliminary information that it is my duty to provide you to allow you to have perfectly clear ideas on what to do.
First of all, keep in mind that while disappearing from the main WhatsApp screen, the conversations that are stored on the famous messaging app are not deleted, although apparently it may seem the opposite. With the'Archivingin fact, the chats are only moved to another hidden section of the app from which, if necessary, they can be consulted or restored.
Instead, going to make theelimination of the conversations, a practice I mentioned in detail in my specific guide on the subject, the “real” cancellation of the same is carried out. In this specific case, therefore, the chats can no longer be recovered, unless you restore a previous backup, as I indicated in my specific tutorial.
The only thing that joins archived conversations with deleted ones is that in both cases they are no longer backed up.
How to see archived chats WhatsApp: Android
Stai using one smartphone Android and would you like to understand how to see the chats stored on WhatsApp in this case? I'll explain immediately how to proceed. First, take your device, unlock it (if necessary), access the home screen and / or drawer and select theicon of the WhatsApp app.
Now that you see the main application screen, go to the tab Chat selecting the appropriate item located at the top; scroll the screen at the top, until you see the first conversation, perform a further scroll from top to bottom and touch the item Archived which appears at the top, in order to access the WhatsApp screen containing the archived chats.
Depending on the active settings on your device, you may have to press the voice, alternatively Archived (N) (instead of N you will find the total number of chats that have been archived) in the lower part of the screen.
After completing the above steps, locate the conversazione filed of your interest and select it, in order to view its content.
If you deem it necessary, you can also decide to restore an archived chat, by tapping on it, continuing to hold down for a few seconds until it is highlighted and pressing the icon with the box and the arrow pointing up that you find at the top of the screen.
If you want to restore all WhatsApp conversations stored simultaneously, you can do this by selecting the first of them, by tapping on all the others in the list (or by pressing the button with the three dots vertically located at the top right and choosing the option Select all from the menu that opens, if you want to select them all) and then touching the icon with the box and the arrow pointing up that you always find at the top of the screen.
If you think about it, you can re-archive one or more WhatsApp chats by going to the tab Chat of the app, by tapping for a few moments on the conversation of your interest and selecting the symbol with the box with the arrow pointing down you see appear at the top of the screen.
To archive all chats, instead, press the button with i three dots vertically in alto a destra, select the voice Settings from the menu that opens, then that Chat and touches the wording Chat history, then select the option Archive all chats e fai tap sul pulsating OK.
How to see archived chats WhatsApp: iPhone
Now let's move on to the side iPhone and let's find out how to see the chats stored on WhatsApp in this case. To begin with, take your "iPhone by" unlock it (if necessary), access the home screen and / or the App Library and select theicon WhatsApp app ..
Now that you see the main screen of the messaging app, go to the section Chat by selecting the relevant item at the bottom, scroll the screen at the top, until you see the first chat and perform a further scroll from top to bottom; then touch the item Archived that appears at the top, so you can access the WhatsApp screen containing the archived chats.
Next, locate the conversazione archived of your interest and select the one of your interest to be able to view its content.
If, on the other hand, you want to restore an archived chat, swipe it from right to left and press the button Extract you see appear on the right. Alternatively, tap on the item Modification at the top right, choose the option Select chat from the menu that opens, select the chat to restore and then tap on the wording Extract from the archive lower left.
Have you archived all the conversations you had active on WhatsApp and now you don't know what to do to restore them? No fear! Go to the section Settings> Chat of the app and tap on the wording Extract all chats from the archive.
Have you thought about it and want to archive one or more WhatsApp conversations again? To do this, go to the section Chat of the app, swipe from right to left on the chat of your interest and tap the button Archive that appears. To archive all the chats, instead, go to the section Settings> Chat app and tap the option Archive all chats.
How to see WhatsApp archived chats: computer
If you use WhatsApp from computer and you want to find out how to see the chars stored in this case, first start the service, through the application for Windows and macOS or by connecting to the Web version. If you are not logged in yet, scan the QR code displayed on your computer using the WhatsApp app on your smartphone, proceeding as I explained to you in detail in my tutorial on WhatsApp for PC.
Now that you see the WhatsApp window on your computer screen, click on the entry Archived which is located at the top left to access the screen that contains the chats that have been archived, precisely. Alternatively, click the three dots vertically (your Windows and your WhatsApp Web) oppure sulla down arrow (on macOS) at the top left and select the item Archived give the menu to compare.
Next, locate the conversazione file that you want to open and click on it to be able to consult it. It was easy, wasn't it?
If, on the other hand, what you are interested in doing is to restore an archived chat, right click on it and choose the option Estrai chat dall'archivio give the menu to compare.
Have you had second thoughts and, therefore, want to archive one or more WhatsApp conversations again? To do this, right-click on the conversation of your interest on the main WhatsApp screen and select the option Archive chat give the menu to compare.