“There are some important WeChat data on my iPhone that I need to backup. But I am not sure if iCloud could do it for me. I need someone to recommend me some tool to backup my WeChat data easily.”
With the popular of WeChat app, more and more people use the app to communicate with others. Once you use the app, there are some data stored in the app on iPhone that you may have the demand to backup them. In this post, we will list 3 tools to help you backup WeChat data.
No. 1: iRefone
As is known that iRefone (Win and Mac) is the best WeChat data recovery software which can not only help you recover deleted or lost WeChat contacts, WeChat conversations as well as WeChat photos, but extract missing WeChat data from iTunes or iCloud backup. However, iRefone itself can also be used to back up your WeChat data. With iRefone, you can back up all WeChat data to your computer as readable files.
Pros of iRefone:
Back up WeChat data from iPhone to computer as readable files
Recover deleted WeChat data from your iPhone
Extract WeChat data from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively
Do recovery and backup with easy steps
Cons of iRefone:
It cannot restore the whole WeChat data back to your iPhone directly, just keep them on your computer as readable files.
NO. 2: iTunes
When it comes to backup for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, most people will turn to iTunes for help. iTunes is also a professional backup tool which can be used to back up WeChat data on your iPhone. However, when use it to back up iPhone data, most people reflect that iTunes is difficult to use. Data loss problem always happen when use it to back up.
Pros of iTunes:
Restore the whole backup data to your iPhone directly
Cons of iTunes:
Backup file is not accessible and readable. (iRefone could)
It is easy to erase data from iDevice
NO. 3: iCloud
iCloud as Apple backup tool for iPhone or iPad, I think most people are familiar with it. iCloud is able to back up data from Apps. It is also an alternative when it refers to back up WeChat data from iPhone and iPad. When you need to restore from iCloud backup, you have to erase all contents on your iPhone and then, restore iCloud backup. Not so convenient.
Pros of iCloud:
Restore the whole WeChat backup data to your iPhone directly
Back up your iPhone WeChat data timely on your iPhone
Cons of iCloud:
Backup file is not accessible and readable.
Be free for 5 GB space
Be easy to wipe data from iPhone
Not stable especially when update to iOS 10