Recover WeChat Contacts after Updating to iOS 10.2

recover-wechat-contacts-after-updating-to-ios-10-2“After I update my iPhone to iOS 10.2, I couldn’t find any Contacts in WeChat app. Luckily, I have the backup in iCloud. How to recover only WeChat Contacts from iCloud backup?”

iOS 10.2 has released and the most important thing for iPhone users is keep the data safe during the update to iOS 10.2. It is quite common to lose some data from iPhone like wechat messages, contacts, notes, etc, from iPhone when it refers to iOS update. So is there any way to recover lost wechat Contacts from iPhone after updating to iOS 10.2?

In short, the easiest way to recover lost WeChat Contacts from iPhone due to iOS 10.2 update is to restore from iTunes or iCloud backup. Thus it is quite significant to back up your iPhone before update to iOS 10.2. But what if there is no backup data for those WeChat Contacts? Is there any hope to get back iPhone lost WeChat Contacts after updating to iOS 10.2? Of course yes. Next, I will show you how to retrieve lost WeChat Contacts from iPhone after iOS 10.2 upgrade. (Tips to Recover Deleted WeChat Messages)

In order to recover lost WeChat Contacts from iPhone due to iOS 10.2 update, I would say, what you need is the professional iPhone WeChat data recovery tool iRefone)

It is known that iRefone is a powerful WeChat data recovery tool which can not only recover deleted wechat messages, wechat contacts, etc, from iPhone or iPad directly, but also extract and restore WeChat data from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively, like wechat photos, wechat videos, wechat audio messages,etc, without wiping any data on your iOS device. So cool. Next, I will show you how to get back lost wechat contacts from iPhone after iOS 10.2 upgrade.

Download the free version of the software you need first.

How to Recover Lost WeChat Contacts from iPhone directly after Updating to iOS 10.2

Run iRefone. Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Please plug in your iPhone to the compute with USB cable so as to scan and recover deleted wechat messages. Click Start button to go.

Scan WeChat Contacts from iPhone. Just click on WeChat Contacts item to start automatic scanning and analysis process. If you have a large data for WeChat, it will take a longer time to scan.

Preview and choose Lost WeChat Contacts to recover. Now you can select those lost WeChat Contacts you need and then, click Recover to PC button to get back all lost wechat contacts from iPhone directly.

How to Recover Lost WeChat Contacts from iTunes Backup after Updating to iOS 10.2

Also, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your lost wechat data before update to iOS 10, you can also choose Recover from iTunes backup mode to extract lost WeChat data selectively within the help from iRefone. Here, I will take iTunes backup as example.

Launch iRefone. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode. All iTunes backup files will be listed and detected by iRefone. So just select one to scan and restore WeChat contacts. Click Select button to go.

Scan WeChat Contacts from selected iTunes backup. Click on WeChat Contacts from iTunes backup to start automatic scanning and analysis process.

Preview and choose Lost WeChat Contacts to restore. Now you can select those lost WeChat Contacts and then click Recover to PC button. All will be in your computer.

The process of recovering lost WeChat Contacts from iCloud backup after updating to iOS 10.2 is quite similar, just log in your iCloud account to download the iCloud backup to extract data.