How to Recover Deleted WeChat Messages from iPhone X without Backup

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Technology has made communication simpler with the invention of some very helpful messenger apps. WeChat is one of those apps which let us connect with the people across the world. But what if we unfortunately deleted some important data due to accidental deletion, iOS 11.4 update, or WeChat messages just disappeard for no reason. Being a loyal WeChat user, there must be some very important messages that you cannt afford to lose. These unintentional deletion or lose of data can be disheartening and the situation gets worse when we realize that we have no backup of the deleted chats.

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1. Can You Recover Deleted WeChat Messages from iPhone X without Backup?

Now, you might be asking to yourself that is it possible to recover deleted WeChat messages from iPhone X without backup. Well! The answer is yes. In this post, we will let you know how you can recover your WeChat messages even if you don't have backup. But before proceeding, we would tell you what makes it possible to get the deleted messages back from your iPhone X directly.

Here is the logic for better understanding. The iPhone makes use of SQLite database to record the data on your iPhone X. When you delete WeChat messages from iPhone X, it doesn't get deleted. The actual data is still on your device, but is changed from "Allocated" to "Unallocated". In another word, it will frees up space for the new data to get stored in the device, and hides the deleted data within the device. Therefore, there are chances to recover your WeChat messages from iPhone X without backup only if the deleted data is not overwritten by new data. We recommend you to recover your data quickly once you find it deleted. If it gets replaced with the new data, there will be little to no chance of recovering your data.

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2. A Tool to Recover Deleted WeChat Messages from iPhone X without Backup

How can you recover your deleted WeChat messages from your iPhone X without backup? You need to use iMyFone D-Back which is a wonderful third-party data recovery tool that has been recommended by many famous media sites such as Cult of Mac, Payetteforward, Makeuseof and so on. You should not worry about the reliability since it has been successful in getting many positive responses from the users.

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Key Features:

  • It is completely easy to use and can work with the latest iPhone (iPhone 8 and iPhone X) and iOS version iOS 11.4.
  • More than 20 types of data including WhatsApp, Messages, Contacts, Photos, Notes, etc., are recoverable with this software. It is more effective than other recovery tools in WeChat data recovery.
  • It can also recover data from iCloud or iTunes backup.
  • It has a feature of Fix iOS System. You can use it to fix your iPhone when it is working normally. Check more details about this feature here.

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How to Recover Deleted WeChat Messages from iPhone X without Backup via D-Back

Step 1 – Visit the official website of the software and download it on your computer. Open the software now and choose 'Recover from iOS Device' from the left panel.

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Step 2 – Hit on the 'Start' button now. You will then be redirected to the next screen where you need to get your device connected.

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From the list of data types on the next screen, select 'WeChat' and move to the 'Next' button.

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Step 3 – After you click Next, the scanning process will begin and when it gets completed, you will be able to preview your WeChat data. Click on 'Recover' button when you've chosen the messages that you want to recover from your iPhone X. Choose a location on your computer to store the recovered data.

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3. Tip: Backup iPhone X Regularly and Selectively

Why always look for a way to recover the deleted WeChat messages when you can prevent this situation from happening? The best way to avoid data loss is to backup your device on regular basis. When you have a backup already, you can easily restore the backup to your iPhone X.

We know you are well aware with iCloud and iTunes for backup process. There are some disadvantages of using both the services, for example, you have limited space on iCloud; you can only back up your entire iPhone instead of one type of data; you previous backup might be overwritten. So, if you aren't willing to use iCloud and iTunes, we have an option for you.

You can try iMyFon D-Port, which is another creation by iMyFone team to backup your iOS device flexibly. It is a free backup tool. You can use this tool to backup your data either fully or selectively unlike iCloud and iTunes. The tool is completely secure and easy to use. The silver lining is, it will never overwrite your previous backup and will allow you to view your backup anytime you want. That's to say, you could see what's there in your backup while using this tool.

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