How to backup Wechat messages from iPhone to PC?

backup Wechat messages from iPhone to PC

“Wechat messages take too much space on my iPhone. Any idea how to transfer Wechat messages from iPhone to PC. I don’t want to delete them because I still want to keep them. Can anyone guide me how to export Wechat messages from iPhone to PC, thanks in advance!”

The question here is how to export Wechat messages from iPhone to PC. It will be more convenient if you transfer the Wechat messages especially the important one and backup them on your PC. Do you ever had the same problem like the user above regarding backup and save Wechat messages on PC? If yes, you are on the right passage. This article will be focus on showing how to backup Wechat messages from iPhone to PC.

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Part 1: Back up using Wechat Application itself

Actually you can backup Wechat messages in the following way:

  1. Download Wechat desktop version on your PC/Mac
  2. Log in to your account, approve the log in on your iPhone
  3. Go to your Wechat desktop version, go to Settings > Chat Backup > “Back up on PC”

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PS: If you have want to back up again next time, the previous Wechat data will get overwritten. You only can back up your Wechat chat on version 6.5.1 on your iPhone.

Part 2: Export and backup Wechat messages using third party software

This is the 2nd method I have offered to you. In order to transfer Wechat messages from iPhone to PC. You need help from third party software – iFonebox. iFonebox is known as a professional iPhone data recovery tool. With the help of iFonebox, you can transfer all Wechat data like Wechat photos, Wechat audio messages, Wechat messages and so on. Additionally, iFonebox can also help to recover deleted/lost Wechat conversations, Wechat contacts, Wechat attachments etc. Another amazing feature from iFonebox is extract and retrieve lost data from iTunes/iCloud backup selectively. Now. I will guide you how to export and backup Wechat messages by using iFonebox.

Step 1: Download and install iFonebox

iFonebox is supporting Windows and Mac version, what you need to do right now is to download the version accordance to your PC. Install it after download.

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Step 2: Run iFonebox and Recovery Mode selection

Select “Recover from iOS device” mode on the interface. Connect your iPhone with USB cable, bear in mind that you will require to tap “Trust the computer” on iPhone screen if this is the first time you connect your iPhone to the Mac. Next, click “Start” to begin.

Step 3: Scan “Wechat messages” from iPhone.

Click on “ Wechat Messages” under “Text Data” column and start scanning and analysis. The scanning time will be longer if you have large data in your iPhone.

Step 4: Preview and Select the Wechat messages

After scanning done, you will be able to preview the scanned Wechat messages. Just select those Wechat messages you want to transfer and backup, click “Recover to PC” to export them from iPhone to your PC.


Back up important Wechat messages are convenient for the future review. Let’s start to use iFonebox and begin to transfer and export your Wechat messages from iPhone to PC. Follow us on Pinterest too ! iFonebox

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