How to Backup and Restore WeChat Messages on Android

backup-and-restore-wechat-messages-on-androidMost of us know the importance of backup WeChat data as you may accidentally deleted or lost them, or you are just hope to free up your phone. And in past posts, we have introduce the method of how to backup and restore wechat messages on iPhone. In today’s post, we would share you the methods to backup WeChat messages on Android.

Part 1: How to Backup WeChat Messages on Android

As we known that Android phone do not have iCloud which allows you to do the cloud backup, but you could do it directly by connecting your phone with computer. Below we will show you two methods to do the backup.

Method 1.

Step 1: Connect your phone with computer and make sure that your phone and computer are connected to the same WiFi.

Step 2: Log into your WeChat account on your computer

Step 3: Select the Setting option and click on Chat Backup

Step 4: Click on the Back Up option and then confirm it on your phone.


Tip: Make sure your WeChat is 6.0 or newer.

Method 2.

Step 1: Run WeChat on your phone as well as the WeChat app on your computer.

Step 2: On the bottom left corner of WeChat, you will find the gear icon which will bring you to the Settings section.

Step 3: Click on “Backup and Restore” and it will provide you two option “Back up on PC” and “Restore on phone”, just click on “Back up on PC” to start the backup process.


Part 2: How to Restore WeChat Messages on Android

If you want to restore your WeChat messages on Android, it is also easy to do it. Just follow below steps to do it.

Step 1: Tap on the icon of WeChat to run it on your Android phone, then tap on Me on the table.

Step 2: Go to Settings > Chat > Chat History.

Step 3: Choose “Backup/Restore Chat History” to select the backup files you need to restore and click on the “Restore” to start the restore process.

Tip: Remember to do the backup first before you do the restore on your Android phone as this operation would erase all of the data on your WeChat.

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