How can I delete my phone's WhatsApp backup data from iCloud without deleting it from my iPhone as well? If I go to the phone's Settings > Apple ID > iCloud > Manage Storage > WhatsApp Messenger > Delete Data, I am warned "this will delete all data for this app stored on this iPhone and in iCloud".
MacBook Pro, OS X El Capitan (10.11.3), iPhone 7 Plus with iOS 11
Posted on Mar 8, 2018 6:16 AM
I have the definitive answer at last: deleting the WhatsApp data in iCloud DOES NOT delete the data in the iPhone. I have no idea why the warning message claims that it does. I successfully purged my WA data from iCloud, which did not affect the messages in the phone.
Posted on Mar 15, 2018 2:26 AM
The problem is that the iPhone message says clearly this will delete all data for this app stored on this iPhone and in iCloud . What you say contradicts this. Who is correct? I wonder why this requestion is so hard to answer?