WeChat is an instant social communicate tool which enables you to communicate with your friends via sharing interesting photos, videos, etc. Also, it becomes much more convenient to use wechat app to link to your clients or customers. But when some wechat contacts are just disappeared from iPhone, what to do to retrieve them? How to get back lost wechat contacts on iPhone? Don’t be panic and this article will show methods to recover disappeared wechat contacts from iPhone with or without backup.
What do you need to retrieve lost wechat contacts?
- Your iPhone and USB cable
- A computer (Windows or Mac)
- iFonebox-powerful iPhone WeChat data recovery
As is known that iFonebox is a professional wechat data recovery tool which enables you to retrieve deleted or lost wechat messages, wechat contacts, wechat history from iPhone or iPad directly. Also, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your lost wechat data, it is possible to extract and restore only wechat data like photos, videos from backup, not wiping any data on your iOS device, so cool.
It is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer. Just click on the below icons to install iFonebox.
Part 1. Retrieve disappeared WeChat contacts from iPhone 7 directly
Run iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Please connect your iPhone to the computer so as to scan and analyze WeChat contacts from it. Click Start button to begin.
Scan WeChat contacts from iPhone. Just click on WeChat contacts item and start the automatic scanning process. It may take some time to analyze your iPhone WeChat data, just be patient.
Preview and select your WeChat contacts to retrieve. After automatic scanning, you have the chance to preview and choose your iPhone lost WeChat contacts, and then click Recover to PC button to finish the whole running process.
Part 2. Recover lost WeChat contacts from iPhone backup
If you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your lost wechat contacts on iPhone, it would be easier to find them by following method below. Here, I will take Recover from iTunes Backup mode as example.
Start iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode. Now all iTunes backup files will be listed here and you can choose one containing your lost wechat contacts to scan.
Scan wechat contacts from iTunes backup. Click on WeChat Contacts icon on the interface and then start automatic scanning process. It takes longer time if you have a large data for wechat contacts.
Preview and choose lost wechat contacts to recover. After scanning, now you can access and preview those found wechat contacts and then, just select those lost ones you need to recover via Recover to PC button.