WeChat is designed with privacy and safety and for this reason, WeChat will not store chat log or messages history and WeChat Contacts on their servers to make sure that third-parties including WeChat itself are unable to view the content of users’. That means you can not use WeChat itself to help you backup your WeChat Messages and Contacts. Then what about if you want to backup WeChat Contacts to your PC or Mac for preview and store?
Actually, in order to backup WeChat Contacts to PC or Mac is not difficult as long as you have the software, iRefone. This software is the professional WeChat data backup and recovery tool. It could help you backup WeChat data like Messages, Contacts and attachments to your computer or Mac. Besides, it is able to recover deleted and lost WeChat data on your device and extract them from iTunes or iCloud backup.
Now let’s download and install iRefone and start the process to backup WeChat Contacts to your PC or Mac.
How to Backup WeChat Contacts to PC or Mac
Step 1. Run iRefone and connect your device with computer. Then the software will detect your device automatically. Click “Start” to start.
Step 2. Then click on the icon of “WeChat Contacts” to start scanning and analyzing the WeChat Contacts on your device.
Step 3. When the scanning is finished, all of the Contacts on your device will be displayed in the software. Preview these WeChat Contacts and pick out these Contacts you need to save on your computer, click on “Recover to PC” to backup them to your computer.
When the backup process is finished, you could find the folder that stored these WeChat Contacts and you could preview these contacts as you like on your computer or Mac.