“I accidentally deleted a WeChat conversion with some photos on iPhone and now I want to find the WeChat attachments back because it is related to my work. Could anyone guide me how to recover them?”
WeChat now is on the top list of must-have mobile messaging app for iPhone users. You can instantly send text messages, photos, videos, and location to families and friends. Sometimes, you may deleted WeChat chat history on iPhone. If you have important attachments included in the deleted WeChat chats, don’t worry, here are several ways to help you recover WeChat attachments from iPhone backup.
Method 1: Restore WeChat Attachments from iCloud Backup
If you have made the backup in iCloud backup, you could choose to recover deleted WeChat Attachments from iCloud.
Step 1: Go to Settings> General> Erase All Content and Settings on your iPhone.
Step 2: All content and settings will be erased from your iPad. Thereafter go Setup Assistant mode with a Hello screen.
Step 3: Swipe on the screen to begin the setup process on your iPhone then connect to a WiFi network.
Step 4: Tap on Restore from iCloud backup and sign in to iCloud using your own Apple ID.
Step 5: Pick on the iCloud backup for your iPhone data that you would want to recover and after some few minutes you will get your data back on your iPhone.
Method 2: Recover WeChat Attachments from iTunes Backup
Whenever you sync your iPhone to computer with iTunes, a backup containing the phone’s WeChat chat history is automatically generated.
Step 1: Open iTunes on your computer. Make sure that you are using the latest iTunes version.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to computer with the USB cable.
Step 3: Click on the Device button and tap on Summary tab. Thereafter hit on Restore Backup option.
Step 4: Pick on the file you want to recover from the list of files that shows up. Lastly, click on Restore.
Method 3: Extract WeChat Attachments from iPhone Backup
Restoring from iTunes and iCloud backup would wipe your current data with those in the backup. What if you have added new data to your iPhone, or worse, your iPhone is damaged or lost. In such case, to get back you deleted WhatsApp messages, we recommend iRefone. It is the professional iPhone data recovery tool to help you extract and retrieve WeChat attachments from iPhone backup. Here are the steps you need to take:
Step 1: Download and install iRefone on your computer
Step 2: Run iRefone and choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” or “Recover from iCloud Backup” as the recovery mode.
Step 3: Select the iPhone backup that containing your deleted WeChat attachments.
Step 4: Select “WeChat Attachments” from the data category
Step 5: Preview and check the scanned WeChat Attachments, then click “Recover to PC” to save them on your computer.