WeChat is one of the most popular chat apps for iOS devices all over the world. Fortunately WeChat is even more feature rich much more than so many other IM apps. For example, it has a Sight feature which can record and share videos in chats as well as moments. It is fun and makes work easier.
However, unfortunately it eats up a huge chunk of our storage and slow down iPhone. In fact, at some point, the accumulated cache data on the app becomes even much more than the WeChat app itself, may be as more as several GBs, it is important we clear WeChat Cache iPhone regularly to free up and seed up iPhone.
3 Ways to Clear WeChat Cache on iPhone
1. The Fast Way to Clear WeChat Cache on iPhone
To clear up WeChat Cache on your iPhone, the quickest way will be to uninstall the app and re-installing it on your device. However, it is important to note that this will not only delete the app cache but will also remove all the app data on your iPhone. If you still want to retain some messages, videos, photos as well as other data received or sent through the app, then it is not advisable to uninstall the app.
2. Partly Clear WeChat Cache iPhone
You can use the Manage Storage feature on WeChat to clear cache. To do this, you should open WeChat, go to Settings > General > Cleanup WeChat Storage.
WeChat will automatically clear cache but note that it does not necessarily clear up all WeChat Chat and because of that only little storage space is released which makes it not the best option to clear up WeChat cache.
3. The Best Solution: Clear up All iPhone WeChat Cache without Data Loss
Like said earlier, the quickest way to delete WeChat cache is to uninstall and reinstall the app. However, it will delete all other important WeChat data on your iPhone rendering the whole process unsuitable.
iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac is an all in one solution for iOS space saving and privacy protection which is capable of cleaning all iOS files. It has the capability to delete all WeChat cache iPhone without actually deleting other important WeChat data. Umate Pro is easy to use, fast and at the end leaves you with enough storage recovered from your device which ensures that your device performs at an optimal speed. To clear your WeChat cache, the Umate Pro 1-Click mode can be used.
1-Click Cleanup: This mode will clear your WeChat Cache by removing junk and temporary files on your iPhone. Other additional options include removing large files, compressing and deleting photos, mass delete videos/apps, and this will happen in just one click.
How to Clear WeChat Cache on iPhone with iMyFone Umate Pro
Step 1: Connect your iPhone.
Step 2: Select the 1-Click mode, and scan you iPhone.
Step 3: After the scan finished, firstly choose the “Junk files” option, click on “Clean” to delete some of your WeChat cache.
Step 4: Then choose the “Temp files” option, click on “Clean” to make sure all your WeChat cache on iPhone will be deleted.
Permanently Erase Personal WeChat Data for Privacy Protection
One important thing to note is that the 1-Click solution would delete some junk and temporary files but these files can be recovered. However, in order to permanently erase your sensitive WeChat data which include chats, messages, history, contacts etc, it is important to use the erase modes which have the capability of a permanent erase, to make the erased data unrecoverable even with the most modern recovery software.
iMyFone Umate Pro is equipped with Erase modes that can erase WeChat data permanently and these include already deleted data and your current private files. It is also important to note that any WeChat data erased by Umate pro cannot be recovered by any data recovery software. The Erase modes that can erase your WeChat data permanently include:
- Erase Deleted Files: This erase mode simple ensures that the already deleted WeChat data which can be recovered is permanently deleted. Note that iMyFone Umate pro is equipped with features which can show all these already deleted WeChat files and this erase mode erase these identified deleted WeChat files permanently giving it no chance to be recovered again.
- Erase Private Files: It is possible that your WeChat data contains private information which will not be good for private viewing. In this case, the Erase Private Data mode destroys this private WeChat data making it 100% unrecoverable and ensures your private data is kept secured.