How Can I Retrieve Old Wechat messages From iPhone Backup?

how to retrieve old wechat messages from iphone backup

“Looking ways to retrieve deleted Wechat messages from iCloud backup, I just need only Wechat data, other than data I wish to remain the current data on my device, can anyone introduce any recovery software which can help me on this, thank you.”

Apparently, the question of our readers raise up was about how to retrieve deleted Wechat messages from iPhone backup, and this backup is referring iTunes and iCloud backup. Fortunately, the reader above is having iCloud backup and allows him to recover old Wechat messages from iCloud immediately. There is another question is how to not overwrite the current data on his device? Keep reading.

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By solving our reader questions, all we need is a third party data extractor tool to restore Wechat messages from backup, and this is referred to a professional data extractor tool – iFonebox. iFonebox allows you to restore up to 16 lost data in only few simple clicks. Morever, iFonebox can also extract and retrieve lost data from iTunes and iCloud selectively, without erase your iDevide current data. Retrieving old Wechat messages no longer a mission impossible, because iFonebox can do it for you.

In order to retrieve old Wechat messages from iPhone backup, you are required:

  1. Download and install iFonebox
  2. Your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch
  3. Computer/Mac
  4. Cable for connect iDevice and PC

Download iFonebox by clicking the correct version of your PC, your download is absolutely free.

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How to Retrieve Old Wechat Messages from iPhone Backup?

In here, I will be taking Windows version as an example. If you are using Mac version of iFonebox just follow the same instructions will do.

Recover old Wechat Messages from iCloud

Run the software and sign in iCloud.

Launch iFonebox and connect your phone via USB cable. Select “Recover from iCloud backup file” as the recovery mode on the interface of iFonebox. Please log in your apple ID and password before proceed to next step.


Download, extract and scan iCloud Backup

Select the backup files you want to recover and then click “Download”. You may only select “Wechat” to download during this recovery to reduce the download time. Next, select “Wechat Messages” item under “Text Data” from downloaded backup files and click start scan.


Preview and Retrieve old Wechat Messages

After scanning, Preview and select the Wechat messages you want to recover and tap “Recover to PC” on the bottom right of the interface.

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Click here to learn about how to retrieve old Wechat messages from iTunes backup.

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2 thoughts on “How Can I Retrieve Old Wechat messages From iPhone Backup?

  1. Maria says:

    I got a new iphone, and backed up my previous iphone on my mac. When I restore it in my new device, all my chat history in wechat went missing and I have already deleted the app after backing up my old device on my mac. Please help me get it back, I have important photos and informations in my chat history.

    1. wechatrecovery says:

      Hi, sorry for the late reply. Do you still have any backup for your Wechat messages?

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