Delete WeChat Chat History from iPhone with Zero Opportunity to Restore

WeChat is among the most popular apps that people use in their iPhone to chat with their friends and family. While WeChat provides you with a simpler way to stay connected with others, it is very important t use the app carefully.

Why We Need to Delete WeChat Chat History on iPhone?

You might use the app to have private or business conversations which you don’t want anyone else to read. Thus, to maintain your privacy, it is very important to delete WeChat Chat History on your iPhone on a regular basis.

Moreover, when you use WeChat to chat with a lot of people, your iPhone gets flooded with the messages, images and videos very quickly. Overtime, all this data can eat up your iPhone storage space and start affecting the performance of your iPhone.

Another important reason to delete WeChat chat history on iPhone is for reselling old iPhone. When you sell your iPhone, you do not want anyone to read your personal conversations, making it very important for you to delete the conversations permanently.

Permanently Delete WeChat Chat History with Zero Opportunity to Restore

While you can delete the conversations right from your iPhone, the deleted data can be recovered easily by a data recovery software. However, iMyFone Umate Pro iPhone Data Eraser or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac makes it easier. The program can permanently erase your iPhone WeChat chats and attachments. The erased WeChat data is 100% unrecoverable, no one can retrieve them, even using the most modern data recovery software.

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Now, let us have a look at the steps for using iMyFone Umate Pro to delete WeChat chat history on iPhone.

Step 1. Once you have downloaded the iMyFone Umate Pro on your computer or laptop, launch it and then connect your iPhone to the computer/laptop.

Step 2. Choose Erase Private Data tab on the left side of the interface and a new window will open.

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Step 3. Click on this Scan button to start scanning your iPhone for private data. When scanning is done, a detailed list of all the private data will be available on the screen.

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Step 4. Now all you need to do is to select the WeChat chat here and then click on Erase Now button to permanently deleting WeChat Chat history on iPhone.

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As a safety measure to avoid deleting some important chat mistakenly, the software will ask you to manually type "delete".

If you are sure that you want to delete the selected choice, type ’’delete’’ in the available box and click on Erase Now.


If you have already deleted some WeChat messages in normal way, then with the "Erase Deleted Files" feature of iMyFone Umate Pro, you can also erase your previously deleted chat history permanently. As if you just simply delete chat history from your iPhone manually, there are many types of tools that you can be used to recover those deleted files.

Simple Delete WeChat Chat History from iPhone (Recoverable)

While it is highly recommended that you should regularly use iMyFone Umate Pro to permanently erase WeChat Chat history on iPhone, you can also simply delete the chats directly from the WeChat application itself. Follow the below mentioned steps to delete WeChat Chat history on iPhone.

  1. Open WeChat on your iPhone. You’ll see all the recent conversations.
  2. Simple select a conversation and swipe it to the left. A Delete button will appear.
  3. Tap on this Delete button and the conversation will be deleted.

But as mentioned above, the conversations that are deleted with the help of this method can be recovered easily with the help of several tools.

Let us have a detailed look at the benefits that you receive when you erase WeChat chat history on iPhone using.

Benefits of Deleting WeChat Chat History on iPhone.

Benefit 1: Save Storage

As mentioned above, overtime the WeChat messages, videos and images can fill the storage of your iPhone and can affect the performance of your phone.

Benefit 2: Privacy Protection

The next benefit of one of deleting WeChat chat history on iPhone is to maintain your privacy. When you use the erasing feature of Umate Pro, the messages are gone forever and your privacy stays protected.

But it is very important to make sure that you don’t have some important files in the chats before erasing them as you’ll not be able to recover them with the help of any tool.

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