With WeChat on iPhone, iPhone users can send messages with much ease. However, WeChat data may be at risk in cases where your iPhone get lost, spoiled or stolen, hence WeChat messages may be lost too. The best solution to avoid such problem is to save your WeChat data on your computer. This will ensure the safety of your WeChat in case something bad happens to your iPhone. This article takes you through how to extract and save WeChat messages from iPhone (the latest iOS 11 is included), iTunes backup, iCloud backup to your computer using a professional iPhone data extractor tool.
You can easily save WeChat messages from iPhone or iPhone backup to the computer using iMyFone D-Port iPhone Data Exporter.
Tool We'll Use - iMyFone D-Port iPhone Data Exporter
iMyFone D-Port is an iOS data expoter which is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS. It can export the existing data from an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch and extract data from iTunes/iCloud backups. It has main features including the ones listed below;
iMyFone D-Port iPhone Data Exporter (iOS 11 Supported)
- Export not only textual messages, but also WeChat audio messages.
- supports iPhone 8/X/7/SE/6s(Plus)/6(Plus)/5s/5c/5 running iOS 10/9/8/7 including the iOS 11.
- Unreadable data in iTunes/iCloud backups can be viewed and extracted easily.
- You can also use the program to make a full backup of your device or backup messages, WhatsApp data, WeChat data separately.
- 30-day money back guarantee is offered for both Windows and Mac users.
1 How to Save WeChat Messages from iPhone to Computer
With the guide below you can easily save or export WeChat data directly from your iPhone to computer.
Step 1: Choose Back Up & Export from Device Option
Run iMyFone D-Port on your computer and connect your device to the computer using USB cable. Hit the Back Up & Export from Device tab. Thereafter click on Export Data button.
Step 2: Select WeChat
Pick the file type that you need to save. Here just check WeChat and click Next to continue. The program will start to scan your device.
Step 3: Preview and Export WeChat Messages
When scanning is over, all WeChat messages on iPhone can be displayed on the program. Preview them and mark on messages that you want to save. Then click Export button to save them on your computer.
2 Save WeChat Messages from iTunes backup To Computer
iMyFone D-Port (compatible with iOS 11) allows you to extract and save WeChat Messages from iTunes backup onto your computer. The following is a guide to do it.
Step 1: After the iMyFone D-Port program is running, click Extract Data from Backup. From all the backups choose the iTunes backup that you want to extract data from, and click Next.
Step 2: The program will ask you to choose the data type that you want to extract from the backup. Here we choose WeChat. Then click Next.
After that, the program will start to scan the backup.
Step 3: Next, preview the WeChat data to mark the WeChat messages that you want to save. Then click on Extract to save the files onto your computer.
3 Save WeChat Messages from iCloud backup To Computer
You can also save WeChat Messages from iCloud backup to PC/Mac using iMyFone D-Port software (compatible with iOS 11) with the following steps.
Step 1: Choose Extract Data from Backup Option
On iMyFone D-Port, tap on Extract Data from Backup tab and then click Download iCloud Backup.
Then use your Apple ID to log in to your iCloud account. Please note iMyFone D-Port will not leak out your personal data.
Step 2: Select iCloud Backup to Scan
From the backup files displayed by the program, select the iCloud backup with the WeChat messages that you want to extract then Click the Next button to proceed.
After that, you need choose the data type (WeChat) to be extracted from the backup.
Step 3: Preview and Save WeChat Messages
After scanning is over, all WeChat data found will appear on the program window. Mark on the messages then click on Extract to save them on your computer.