“I lost my iPhone and what I care is the data in the WeChat app on iPhone. How can I retrieve lost WeChat data after I lost the iPhone?
iPhone lost would list the top one disaster that may users do not hope to come up with. Once you suffer from this trouble, what you care about most? The lost iPhone or the lost data in it? Like the above user, retrieve lost data like WeChat data would be the first thing you want to figure out. In below tutorial, we will walk you through the methods to recover lost WeChat data after lost iPhone.
To retrieve lost WeChat data after iphone lost, the only way to get data is with the help of iTunes or iCloud if you have synced your iPhone with it before lost. Then when it comes to extract WeChat data in backup, what you need is the help of iPhone data recovery tool, iRefone. The tool can not only help you recover lost or deleted WeChat data directly from iPhone, but also extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup. So if you have iTunes or iCloud backup, it would be easy to retrieve WeChat data of lost iPhone in iPhone backup with iRefone.
Before start the process, you need to download and install the software first.
Retrieve Lost iPhone WeChat Data from iTunes Backup
Launch iRefone. Choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode. All of the iTunes backup files which you have ever synced with iTunes on this computer will be automatically found and listed in the software. Click “Select” or double click the backup you need to access the data interface.
Choose the WeChat Data to Scan. iRefone divided WeChat data into “WeChat Messages”, “WeChat Contacts” and “WeChat Message Attachments” iClick on the icon of one data when it ask you choose the data you need to start the scanning.
Preview and Retrieve WeChat Data When the scanning is finished, preview the WeChat data you choose in your iTunes backup and pick out these you need to save on your computer. Click “Recover to PC” to choose the store folder.
Retrieve Lost iPhone WeChat Data from iCloud Backup
Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” as recovery mode. Sign in your iCloud account with Apple ID and passcode.
Choose data to download. This process will reduce the time of downloading. The less data you choose, the less time wait for the downloading.
Choose WeChat data to scan When the downloading process is stopped, you can click the icon of WeChat data you need in your iCloud backup file.
Preview and retrieve WeChat data You could preview all of your WeChat data in iCloud backup. Select these data you need to backup them on your computer.