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2022 Best Guide: Recovering KakaoTalk Expired Files

Updated by Brian Davis on Sep 26, 2022 10:02 AM • Category: Restore iPhone
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KakaoTalk is a free mobile instant messaging app for smartphones with free text and free call features. It allows you to send files less than 100MB. From time to time, users might delete files intentionally or unintentionally, but what if want our files back? If you are searching for ways of recovering KakaoTalk expired files, you have come to the right place. This article will tell you what kind of files can be recovered and how to retrieve them with ease.

The Official Method of Recovering KakaoTalk Expired Files

Provided that you have turned on the backup feature of KakaoTalk, there is a high possibility that you can recover the expired files from the backup. To recover the expired files, follow the steps below:

1. Verify your phone number and log in with your KakaoTalk Account.
2. If you have already backed up your chat history on KakaoTalk, you can restore your data after entering your profile information. Please check the backup date and OS information of your data and then tap the "Restore."
3. Enter your password you have set to back up your chat history.
4. Wait until the restore process is completed.
5. Once restoring is completed, tap the Get Started button and start using KakaoTalk.

The Best Way of Recovering KakaoTalk Expired Files

If you haven’t backed up the KakaoTalk files expired, the only way you can get the files back is by resorting to third-party software. One of the best options is TunesKit iPhone Data Recovery. This is a professional-level data recovery tool aiming at almost all models of iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It is so powerful that it can recover your expired files from iCloud, iTunes, or the Apple devices themselves to ensure the success rate of recovery.

Despite being so powerful, this software is also highly user-friendly. It allows users to preview the data and choose the categories of data to retrieve. Even if you are going to recover data without iTunes, you will have no trouble doing so.

In the next part, we will explain how to recover KakaoTalk expired photos/files from iTunes, iCloud Respectively. Before conducting the steps below, make sure you download the software from the links below free of charge.

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1. Recovering KakaoTalk Expired Photos/Files from iTunes Backup

Step 1 Choose iTunes backup

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Run TunesKit iPhone Data Recovery on your computer. In the top-middle of the interface, choose the second icon "Recover from iTunes Backup" to recover your expired files on KakaoTalk from iTunes. Then the program will start searching all iTunes backup files on your computer.

Step 2 Scan iTunes backup

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You will see backup files in the window. Select the backup you want and click on the "Scan" button. Tap the cog-shaped icon of the backup column and choose the file type you need if you are certain about where the KakaoTalk files are.

Step 3 Recover expired files from iTunes backup

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Now you can check the files listed to select the specific files you are looking for, then hit the "Recover" button to recover those expired files.

2. Recovering Kakaotalk Expired Files from iCloud

If you have synced all iPhone data including KakaoTalk files to iCloud, the program can also download your files from the iCloud backup.

Step 1 Log in to your iCloud account

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Open TunesKit iPhone Data Recovery, and set the recovery mode as "Recover from iCloud Backup". Log into your iCloud account with Apple ID and passwords.

Step 2 Scan iCloud backup

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Now, you'll see all backups on your iCloud account. Choose the one with the expired files you want and tap the "Download" option. Then select the KakaoTalk file data and click the "Next" button to download those files.

Step 3 Recover Kakaotalk Expired Files from iCloud backup

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When the program finishes scanning, preview the categorized data and choose the files you want to get back, and press the "Recover" button.

3. Recovering Kakaotalk Expired Files from The Apple Devices without Backup

Without iCloud or iTunes, you can still manage to recover files from the Apple devices on which you use KakaoTalk

Step 1 Connect Apple device to the computer

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Connect your iPhone or iPad with an Apple USB cord and choose the recovery mode as the default one "Recover from iOS".

Step 2Scan for lost photos

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When the program detects your device, click the "Scan" button to initiate the scanning process, which takes a while to finish.

Step 3Preview and recoverexpired KakaoTalk files

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All recoverable file types will be displayed on the screen after scanning has been completed. You can preview and choose the category that contains the files you want from KakaoTalk. Tap on the "Recover". Minutes later, the chosen files will be retrieved and saved to your computer.

How to Backup Kakaotalk Photos/Files/Chat Histor

Backup Kakaotalk Files via Kakaotalk Feature

Making a backup regular is a wise choice for users to prevent data loss. The Kakaotalk app has a built-in backup feature that allows users to backup the chat logs with ease. If you don't know the how-to, the following steps will help you.

Step 1. Launch Kakaotalk app, and select the Settings option;
Step 2. Select Chats button;
Step 3. Click on the Chat Backup option to backup the chat files.


In this passage, we have presented 4 methods of recovering KakaoTalk expired files. The first one requires you to have turned on the backup feature in the KakaoTalk app itself, and the rest 3 help you recover the files from iTunes, iCloud, and the Apple device itself. We sincerely hope that these solutions help you find the important files back.

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