How To Restore Only WeChat History From iCloud Backup?


I have some wechat messages in iCloud backup. Can I restore only wechat history from iCloud backup? I don’t want to erase my iPhone to restore the whole iCloud backup. Help me please. Thanks, iPhone 6, iOS 9

Apparently, the question here is how to restore only wechat history from iCloud backup? Just as this user mentioned, when restoring from iCloud backup directly, what you need is to erase all contents on iPhone firstly and then, you have the choice to restore from iCloud backup. Some people are unwilling to do it, just being afraid of data loss. So is there any way to restore only WeChat messages from iCloud backup? Definitely yes. We’ve got a method to help you make it. Here it is.

When it comes to restoring only wechat messages from iCloud backup, we found that a third party software called iFonebox can help you to extract and restore all WeChat backed data from iCloud backup. As is known that iFonebox is a powerful iPhone WeChat data recovery tool which supports to  extract and restore WeChat messages, WeChat attachments selectively from iCloud or iTunes backup. Besides, iFonebox is able to recover deleted WeChat contacts, WeChat history, notes, messages and more from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Pretty amazing. Its three main features are: recover from iOS device directly, restore WeChat data from iTunes backup selectively as well as viewing and retrieving data from iCloud backup. Here, we will mainly concentrate on steps to restore WeChat messages selectively from iCloud backup. Keep reading.

How to restore only WeChat messages from iCloud backup? 

Before that, it is important and necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version. Just pick out one to install on your computer.

Step 1. Run iFonebox. Choose Recover from iCloud Backup mode. Bear in mind to sign in with your Apple ID and password, then select one iCloud backup containing your WeChat history to download. Once you click Download button, there will be a popup to remind you select data you need to download. You can just select WeChat to download. This process may take a few minutes if you have a large iCloud backup.


Step 2. Scan WeChat messages from downloaded iCloud backup. Just click on WeChat Messages item to start scanning and analysis.


Step 3. Preview and select WeChat history to recover. Now, you can access and view all those WeChat data from your iCloud backup. Then, select them and restore selected WeChat messages to your computer via clicking Recover to PC button.


That’s all. Now you have successfully restored WeChat history from iCloud backup selectively with iFonebox.

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