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WeChat Recovery on iPhone/iPad [2020]

-- Friday, September 25, 2020
Now, it's the age of big data. We have our photos, documents, videos, chats and anything else stored in our phones. It would be better if you have backed up your WeChat for unexpected needs. Losing any of these can be detrimental as it can pose huge trouble. Time and again, the Internet is filled with questions on how to recover files from their own phones. You see, my friend Jack has just asked me how to recover WeChat from iPhone because he deleted some files mistakenly. I offered him some useful solutions as follow. If you encounter the similar problem, just take a reference. Before we start, let’s get to learn iPhone Data Recovery!

What is iPhone Data Recovery?

Just as its name implies, iPhone Data Recovery is used to help restore the files in iPhone/ iPad/ iPod touch. Up to 31 data types can be recovered from the iOS devices, iTunes and iCloud backups. Right, there are three modes provided to get data back. More importantly, you can select the files you need to restore your files, which is seldom realized by using other ways. Now, download the newest version of iPhone Data Recovery and try the following solutions.

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Ways on Recovering WeChat on iPhone/iPad

Method 1: Recover from iOS Device

Step 1: Launch the software on your computer and select iPhone Data Recovery.

iPhone Data Recovery
Step 2: Go to Recover from iOS Device and connect your device to the computer with the USB cable. Then, click Start Scan button to scan files when your iPhone/iPad connects successfully.

Recover from iOS Device
Step 3:Check the files you want to recover. When the scanning comes to the end, all types of data will be listed on the left panel. As you can see, WeChat Contacts, WeChat History and WeChat Attachments are on show.

WeChat Contact Recovery
1. In WeChat Contacts, you can choose to Show Deleted Only or Existed Contacts Only. Deleted contacts will be shown with red signs and existed ones are gray.

2. WeChat account also can be selected on the top bar. Besides, you can change the types of contacts including Group Chats, Contacts and Official Accounts.

Select Type in WeChat Contacts
3. As for WeChat History, you can look through the contents. Deleted contents and existed ones also can be displayed respectively.

WeChat History
4. Pictures, videos, audio and other files like documents will be demonstrated in WeChat Attachments. You can check in line with the classification by clicking the Type pull-down list. What’s more, you can preview pictures except for other types of files.

Check in Line with the Classification
Step 4: Tap Recover to get your WeChat data back.

Method 2: Recover from iTunes Backup Files This way is applicable if you have synced your iOS device with iTunes.

Step 1: Click Recover from iTunes Backup File on the interface.

Step 2: Select the backup file listed on the bar according to your demand or tap Select button to find the right folder of iTunes backup. Then, hit Start button to scan documents.

Select Recovery Backup
Step 3: After scanning, choose WeChat Contacts, WeChat History and WeChat Attachments to confirm the files you need.

Recover WeChat from iTunes
Step 4: Click Recover and your WeChat data will be saved in PC.

Method 3: Recover from iCloud Backup Files

Attention please: Disconnect your device during the recovery in order to avoid the iCloud backup file being updated or modified.

Step 1: Sign in iCloud by inputting the Apple ID and Password.

Recover from iCloud
If your Apple has two-factor authentication enabled, the interface will become as below. Your phone or other trusted Mac device like Macbook, iPad, etc. will receive a verification message with a six-digit verification code.

iCloud Two-Factor Authorization
Step 2: Select to recover from iCloud Backup. Or, you can choose Photos, Contacts, Note & Attachments, Calendar, and Reminders that have been synced in your iCloud if you need.

Select-iCloud Backup
Step 3: Check and Recover WeChat data you want.

iCloud WeChat Recovery
Here are the three solutions to make WeChat recovery on your iOS device. With several steps, you won’t worry about losing files anymore every time you delete the chat history. What’s more, it’s allowable to restore other text and media files including messages, contacts, call history, WhatsApp, Photos, Kik and so on. Just download iPhone Data Recovery!
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Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.