According to official Apple website, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus devices are IP67 IP67 certified. This certification means that the device is dust and water resistant. An iPhone 8 can be submerged in water for up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes without succumbing to water damage. However, it doesn’t mean that you would not encounter water damaged. Then your import data like WeChat Messages would lost. This troubleshooting article answers how to restore Wechat messages from water damaged iPhone 8, so hopefully you’ll find our solutions effective.
To recover Wechat messages from iPhone 8 that dropped into the water, you can totally turn to iRefone for help. As a professional and trustworthy iOS data recovery software, iRefone is able to recover as many 17 kinds of data like messages, photos, contacts, notes, WeChat attachments, WhatsApp attachments and more.
It is really important to note that you always need to back up your data always so that in any event that you find yourself deleting the data accidentally or through any malfunction you can be able to recover your data more easily. As we all know, Apple doesn’t provide backup downloading service for iPhone users, which means you have to restore the whole backup to your device. With iRefone for Windows or Mac, you’re allowed to rescue Wechat messages selectively when iPhone 8 is water damaged. Besides, you can even preview the detailed data before extracting them to your computer.
Step 1. Launch Program > Click Recover from iTunes Backup File, you’ll see all backups you have listed in the interface, choose the most relevant with your lost WeChat messages, then click “Select” button to begin.
Step 2. Analyze the data > It is start to scan and analyze the data after you click the WeChat Messages icon in this screenshot, and it will show you a rotating circle, please wait in this step patiently.
Step 3. Preview and Retrieve > After the scan completes, you’ll see all WeChat messages on your iPhone 8, if there are too much information listed, turn on the switch Only display the deleted items, then choose recover them to PC directly.
P.S. To learn more methods to get back Wechat messages from iPhone 8 that dropped into water, please check the tutorial How to Restore WeChat Messages from Water Damaged iPhone.