With WeChat on iPhones, 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 curb such problem is to save your WeChat 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, iTunes backup, iCloud backup to your computer using a professional iPhone data extractor tool.
Tool We'll Use - iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Extractor
iMyfone D-Back is a iOS data extractor and data recovery tool that is compatible with Windows and Mac OS. It can extract existing data and recover deleted or lost data from an iPhone, iPad, and even iPod Touch. It supports many iOS devices and is able to retrieve data from them. It has main features including the ones listed below;
- Save or export files such as WeChat, iMessage, WeChat attachment, text message, call history, voice memos, videos etc from iPhone to your computer.
- Supports extracting data such as photos, messages, notes, WeChat/WhatsApp/Kik messages etc from unreadable Tunes backup and iCloud backup.
- It can retrieve data lost in situations like locked iPhone, an iPhone attacked by a virus, data accidentally deleted from iPhone, and phone upgrade failure.
- It is able to Fix iOS to normal without data loss. It can fix an iOS devices from Apple white logo, recovery mode, and black screen.
- It is compatible with various iOS devices such as iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 4, iPad, iPod touch 4, iPad touch 5 and more.
1 How to Save WeChat Messages from iPhone to Computer
With the guide below you can easily save or import WeChat directly from your iPhone to the computer .
Step 1: Choose Recover from iOS Device
Run iMyfone D-Back on your computer and connect your iPhone to the computer then hit the “Recover from iOS Device” Tab. Thereafter click on “Start” button.
Step 2: Select Files and Scan
After connecting your iPhone to the computer, pick the files that you need to save or import. Tap on the “Scan” button.
Step 3: Preview and Extract WeChat Messages
When scanning is over all the files on your iPhone that can be saved to your computer are displayed. Preview the files to save. Mark on WeChat messages that you want to save then click “Recover’ button to save it on your computer.
2 Save WeChat Messages from iTunes backup To Computer
iMyfone D-Back allows you to extract and save WeChat Messages from iTunes backup and save them on your computer. Below is a guide to do it.
Step 1: Select Recover from iTunes Backup
After the iMyfone D-Back program is running, click “Recover from iTunes backup” then hit on Start button.
Step 2: Select Files then Scan
iMyfone D-Back will detect all the available iTunes backup on your computer. Choose the backup file that you want to retrieve your WeChat messages from then hit on “Scan” button.
Step 3: Check through the WeChat Messages and Save
Next, preview the data to mark the WeChat messages that you want to save. Select WeChat file then click on “Recover” to save the file on your computer.
3 Save WeChat Messages from iCloud backup To Computer
You can also save WeChat Messages from iCloud backup to your computer using iMyfone D-Back software with the following steps;
Step 1: Choose Recover from iCloud Backup
On iMyfone D-Back, tap on “Recover from iCloud backup” tab then use your Apple ID to sign in to your iCloud account.
Step 2: Select Backup Files then Scan
From the backup files displayed by the program, select the file with the WeChat messages that you want to import then Click the “Next” button to download the file.
Step 3: Preview and Save WeChat Messages on Computer
After scanning is over, all files found appear on the program window. Mark on WeChat then click on “Recover” to save it on your computer.