Can you tell me how to back up my WeChat data on iPhone? I don’t know whether iCloud can back up those WeChat data. And I need other convenient software to back up my WeChat data so that I can view them timely. Can you help me? iPhone.
As WeChat has become more and more popular, most people prefer to back up WeChat data from their iPhone just in case of data loss problem happen. So how to back up iPhone WeChat data? Is there any better software to back up WeChat data like WeChat messages, WeChat contacts, WeChat photos, etc, from iPhone? Absolutely there are. Here, I will list 4 tools to help you back up WeChat data from iPhone.
NO 1. iFonebox
As is known that iFonebox (Win and Mac) is the best WeChat data recovery software which can not only help you recover deleted or lost WeChat contacts, WeChat conversations as well as WeChat photos, but extract missing WeChat data from iTunes or iCloud backup. However, iFonebox itself can also be used to back up your WeChat data. With iFonebox, you can back up all WeChat data to your computer as readable files.
Pros of iFonebox
- Back up WeChat data from iPhone to computer as readable files
- Recover deleted WeChat data from your iPhone
- Extract WeChat data from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively
- Be convenient to operate
Cons of iFonebox
It cannot restore the whole WeChat data back to your iPhone directly, just keep them on your computer as readable files.
NO 2. iFoneBackup
It is known that iFoneBackup (Win) is also a useful backup tool for WeChat. It is quite convenient to use it to back up WeChat data from iPhone. With just three mouse clicks, all WeChat data will be backed up on your computer. You will be able to find those file locations on your computer or you are able to set the file location yourself. If you need to restore the backup created by iFoneBackup, just put the backup file to iTunes backup file location and then, use iTunes to restore the WeChat backup to your iPhone again. Also, if you need to read those backup files, you need to use iFonebox.
Pros of iFoneBackup
- Back up iPhone WeChat data in three clicks
- Encrypt the backup
- Choose backup file location in your computer
Cons of iFoneBackup
You cannot restore the backup to your iPhone directly created by iFoneBackup, need iTunes for help. Also, those backup files are not readable.
NO 3. iTunes
When it comes to backup for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, most people will turn to iTunes for help. iTunes is also a professional backup tool which can be used to back up WeChat data on your iPhone. However, when use it to back up iPhone data, most people reflect that iTunes is difficult to use. Data loss problem always happen when use it to back up.
Pros of iTunes
- Restore the whole backup data to your iPhone directly
Cons of iTunes
- Backup file is not accessible and readable. (iFonebox could)
- It is easy to erase data from iDevice
NO 4. iCloud
iCloud as Apple backup tool for iPhone or iPad, I think most people are familiar with it. iCloud is able to back up data from Apps. It is also an alternative when it refers to back up WeChat data from iPhone and iPad. When you need to restore from iCloud backup, you have to erase all contents on your iPhone and then, restore iCloud backup. Not so convenient.
Pros of iCloud
- Restore the whole WeChat backup data to your iPhone directly
- Back up your iPhone WeChat data timely on your iPhone
Cons of iCloud
- Backup file is not accessible and readable.
- Be free for 5 GB space
- Be easy to wipe data from iPhone
- Not stable especially when update to iOS 9
The above are four tools to help you back up WeChat data from your iPhone. Which one is the best?