“I have numerous WeChat messages missing after my iPhone 6s upgrade to iOS 10.3. Do you know how to get it back. I need these wechat chat history back urgently. I would appreciate your help. Thanks.”
One of our reader reflected this issue after updating iPhone to iOS 10.3. After updating to iOS 10.3, you might face the same problem of WeChat messages lost just like the user above. If you are the one who is having the similar problem, how to recover lost WeChat messages after updating to iOS 10.3?
Actually, the disappeared text messages will be still remained in your iDevice, just make sure you turn on Airplane mode or reduce the usage of your device in case the previous data will get overwritten by the new incoming data. Next we will provide you solution on restoring missing WeChat text messages after iPhone update to iOS 10.3 by using a professional iOS data recovery tool even if there is no available backup.
iRefone is such the powerful iOS data recovery tool to help you get back lost data after iOS 10.3 upgrade. This software supports to recover data including messages, notes, contacts, call history, photos, whatsapp, wechat and more. It enable three recovery mode for data recovery: “Recover from iOS Device”, “Recover from iTunes Backup” and “Recover from iCloud Backup”. Keep on reading the below steps to find the lost WeChat messages.
Method 1: Recover WeChat Messages after Updating to iOS 10.3 without Backup
Step 1 Run iRefone and connect iPhone with computer using the USB. If it is the first time that you connect iPhone to computer, just click on “Trust the computer” to go on. Then the software will detect your device automatically.
Step 2 Then it will ask you to choose the data you need to scan in iPhone. Click on the icon of WeChat Messages to start the scanning.
Step 3 When the scanning is finished, all of the WeChat messages will be displayed. You could preview these messages in the software and select these you need. Then click on “Recover to PC” to save these data.
Method 2: Recover WeChat Messages after Updating to iOS 10.3 from iTunes Back
If you have backup in iTunes, you could use iRefone to help you extract WeChat data from iTunes backup.
Step 1: Launch iRefone and choose “Recover from iTunes Backup File” on the top of the option tab. Then you will see all of your iTunes backup files that synced with the computer will be displayed in the interface. Click on “Select” button to choose the backup data you need to access.
Step 2: Choose the WeChat Messages you need to scan and click the icon of it to start the scanning.
Step 3: When the scanning is finished, preview the messages in your iTunes backup and pick out these data you need to save on your computer. Click “Recover to PC” to choose the store folder.
Method 3: Recover WeChat Messages after Updating to iOS 10.3 from iCloud Back
If you have iCloud backup, you could choose to recover WeChat data from iCloud backup by iRefone.
Step 1: Choose “Recover from iClould Backup File” after running iRefone. Sign in iCloud account with Apple ID and passcode.
Step 2: After log into iCloud account, the program can find all iCloud backup backup files in your iCloud account. Choose one iCloud backup you need to recover data and click “Download” to start the download of your iCloud backup.
Step 3: Choose the WeChat messages you want to recover in your WeChat. This process will reduce the time of downloading. The less data you choose, the less time wait for the downloading.
Step 4: You could preview all of your WeChat Messages in iCloud backup. Select these messages you need to backup them on your computer.