There are a whole lot of different apps on your iPhone that allows for the interaction with friends and family through instant messaging and one of the most popular ones is the WeChat. This app allows iPhone users to utilize free instant messaging and calling app to communicate with loved ones from anywhere.
However, the unfortunate thing is that these apps tend to slow down your iPhone device especially when they start consuming too much storage space on your device. For this reason, you may want to deactivate or delete your WeChat account from your device.
Part 1: How to Deactivate or Delete WeChat Account from iPhone iOS 11
The following step by step guide describes how this can be done.
Step 2: Tap Me and select the Settings.
Step 3: Tap on Account.
Step 4: Scroll down and Select Delete Account.
Step 5: It will then display the consequences of deleting your account. Read it thoroughly and accept the terms and conditions. Then tap Next.
Step 6: The screen prompt will ask for your password to delete account. Put password and delete.
Part 2: Any Privacy Risk after Wechat Deactivate?
Part 3: Erase WeChat Data from iPhone Permanently - iOS 11 Supported
Like said earlier, deleting your WeChat data normally is not enough because it is not deleted permanently. However, the best way to permanently erase WeChat data from your iPhone is by using the iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac. It is one of the best apps designed to protect your privacy from intruders and also clear your device of those things that makes it sluggish in performance.
Step 1: Connect Your device to iMyFone Umate Pro.
Step 2: Select any of the erase modes that is most suitable for the task.
- To erase Wechat data and attachments, go to "Erase Private Data" mode.
- To erase Wechat fragments, go to "Erase Private Fragments" mode.
Step 3: Erase your WeChat data permanently.