How to Retrieve WeChat History from iPhone or iPhone Backup

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Are you in possession of any iDevice? Have you lost any of your data and wondering how you can get it back? Losing important data on computers, smartphones and more especially iOS devices nowadays is easy; with the presence of malware and normal human accidents, data can be lost. The good news is that you can recover this data easily if you have an iOs device using iMyfone D-Back software. In this article we focus on how to retrieve WeChat History on your iPhone or from iTunes Backup/iCloud Backup.

Tool You'll Need to Retrieve WeChat History on iPhone

iMyfone D-Back or iMyfone D-Back for Mac is an iOS data recovery software that retrieves all your iPhones. This software is fast and accurate. It allows you to extract data from your phone and save them on your computer. The key features of iMyfone D-Back are as follows:

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iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery (iOS 10 Supported)

  • 4 recovery modes: Recover from iOS, Recover from iTunes Backup, Smart Recovery and Recover from iCloud Backup.
  • It does a thorough analysis of the lost data you want to recover and allow to preview data to make sure it is the right information.
  • It supports the new iOS 10 and various devices like iPhone 4, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6s, iPhone 7, iPad 2, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, etc.
  • It recovers over 22 data types which are, Photos, Videos, Memos, Bookmarks, Call logs, WhatsApp, Skype History etc.

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1 How to Retrieve WeChat History on iPhone without Backup

So, how do you retrieve WeChat history without backup on your iPhone 7/6s/6/5s/5c/4s/4? After installing iMyfone D-Back to your device it will be easy to recover your WeChat history.

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

Launch iMyfone D-Back and click on “Recover from iOS” option.

Choose Recovery Mode

A window showing all the possible applications that you might want to recover data from will show up on the screen. You can then go ahead, choose the WeChat history, and then click on “Next” icon. Consecutively, you can go ahead and choose a time frame of when you probably lost your data since you will have to use the smart recovery method. After that, connect your iPhone to the computer

choose the WeChat history

Step 2. Scan your Device

After choosing he approximate time, you can scan the lost WeChat messages in the history by clicking on “Scan” button

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Step 3. Read WeChat Messages and Recover

When the scanning is over, you will have the chance to preview your lost WeChat messages to make sure it is the right content you are planning to recover. If it happens to be the right content, go ahead and select the messages then tap the “Recover” button to retrieve your chats.

read wechat messages and recover

Lastly choose a storage location for your recovered chats and name a file for it. You can then save the recovered data to the appointed file.

2 How to extract WeChat History from iTunes backup

When you have a backup for your WeChat history it is always easy to recover them. All you need to do is visit iTunes.

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

On the program window select Recover from iTunes Backup option and then click on “Start” button This will then allow you to choose the data types that you want to extract from iTunes backup file. Mark on Wechat and any other fild desired.

select recover from itunes backup option

Step 2. Scan Files

To begin scanning files, you should have first selected an iTunes Backup file that contains the wechat messages you want. Thereafter click on “Scan” icon.

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Step 3. Preview Wechat Messages and Recover

On the new window, move the cursor to Wechat or Wechat Attachment category. Here you will find all the retrieved messages. You can then view them and mark the preferred messages to be retrieved.  From there click on “Recover” button.

 preview wechat Messages

3 How to retrieve WeChat history from iCloud backup

Step 1. Select a Recovery Method

Once you open the program, you can retrieve WeChat History from iTunes or iCloud by selecting “Recover from iTunes” and “Recover from iCloud” respectively.  For iCloud you will have to log in to your iCloud account.

 Select a Recovery Method

Step 2. Extract and Scan iCloud Backup file

On your iCloud account select the iCloud backup file that has your WeChat History files. After that click on “Next” button and you will be able to download the backup file ready for scanning.

Extract and Scan iCloud Backup file

Step 3. Read and Restore WeChat History

After scanning, the files available on the downloaded backup file will be displayed on the program window. Under Third Party IM App category you will find WeChat History. Go through it and mark all the files that you want to recover. After that, click on “Recover” button. All your files will be restored to your computer.

Read and Restore WeChat History

In conclusion, it is justified to say that iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iPhone data recovery for Mac is the best tool in the market to recover lost data in iOS devices. You can get a legitimate version of this amazing tool online.

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