How to Recover Deleted WeChat Messages on iPhone without Backup

Sometimes you may accidentally delete your WeChat messages only to discover that you did not have a backup. However, do you know that you can easily recover you deleted WeChat messages from iPhone even if you did not have a backup copy? Some software have been established to make sure that you can still recover your lost/deleted data from your iOS devices even when you had not backed it up. For example, you just upgraded your iOS to the latest 10.3.2 but lost some of your WeChat messages, you can use such software to recover these messages. One of the best software is the iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery and this article will explain its excellent features and the steps that you should follow to recover your deleted WeChat messages using iMyFone D-Back.

But before we show you how to recover your missing WeChat Messages, we advise that you take note of the following.


  • Stop using the device right away to avoid overwriting the missing WeChat messages and rendering them unrecoverable.
  • It’s possible to recover the data but no iPhone data recovery tool can promise 100% data recovery.

Tool You'll Need - iMyFone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery

This tool, iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Win, or its Mac version, is a software that offers an easy way to recover your lost data or extract data from iTunes or iCloud backup. BTW, a lot of iPhone users don't know that iTunes and iCloud can back up the deleted data on iPhone but you just cannot see it unless you use tools, such as iMyFone D-Back. The iMyFone data recovery tool has a simple and straightforward interface that can easily be used even by new users without any challenge. It has a variety of features that supports its operation.

iOS data loss is a sticky situation where simplicity and reliability would be welcome, and those are two key elements that iMyfone D-Back data-recovery software provides. D-Back is a dead-simple tool for retrieving lost iOS data, with three recovery modes for a wide range of data types.  ——By Cult of Mac

iMyFone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery (iOS 10.3.2 supported)

  • Supports the recovery of not only WeChat messages, but pics and videos in WeChat conversation and other 22 types of files, such as WhatsApp, Viber, Line data.
  • Supports recovering data lost when: your iPhone is lost or damaged, a virus attacked your device, accidental deletion, iPhone is locked by unknown passcode and more.
  • Applies four types of recovery modes to locate your deleted or lost data easily - Smart recovery, recover from iOS devices/from iTunes/from iCloud.
  • Preview function to recover your data exactly and selectively.

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Recover Deleted WeChat Messages from iPhone without Backup

The following are steps that you can follow to recover WeChat Messages from your iPhone without a backup.

Step 1: Choose a Recovery Method

If you do not have the software, just download it from iMyFone D-Back's official page and launch it on your computer. Next click on "Recover from iOS Device" then begin the process by tapping "Start". Select "WeChat" as the type of data to recover and click "Next" to continue. And you can also check other data types which you are interested in.

choose data types you need

Step 2: Connect Your iPhone to Computer

Then connect your iPhone to the computer. iMyFone D-Back will detect your iPhone. Once detected, click "Scan" and D-Back will take a little while to scan your iPhone. Generally, the scanning times depends on how much data on your iPhone.

Connect Your iPhone to Computer

Step 3: Preview and Recover WeChat Messages

Once the scan is completed, results will be shown by catagories. Preview and select the specific content that you wish to recover from WeChat history. Select what you need and hit "Recover".

Preview and Recover

A small dialogue box will open asking to choose a location on your computer to save the recovered data. You can choose a folder from your computer and the recovery process will begin. After a few seconds the recovery process will be done.

Now download and install iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery Win or iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Mac to check if the deleted WeChat messages can be found using the scan and preview function of Free Trial version.

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How to Backup WeChat Messages to Avoid Data Loss

There is a way to back up your WeChat messages to your PC to avoid losing them. This WeChat Desktop option is only available for Windows and allows you to easily back up your WeChat history. Follow these simple steps to do it.

Step 1: Download and install WeChat for Windows. You can do so at

Step 2: Run the program on computer and then click on the "Settings". It is the gear icon located at the lower-left corner and then select "Chat Backup".

Step 3: Choose "Backup on PC" and then tap "Backup".

Step 4: Ensure both the iPhone and the computer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network and follow the instructions to back up your WeChat History.

You can also restore the backup. Just choose "Restore on iPhone" and tap "Restore".

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