“Should i backup my WeChat contacts before updating my iPhone with iOS 12? Then how could i do it?”
Every time we update our iPhone, we’ll be told to backup our iPhone data firstly, as we may lost some iPhone data during updating process due to some uncompatible issue. Now before updating your iPhone with iOS 12, you’d better do some backup as well. Here, we’ll show you some methods about how to backup your WeChat contacts before updating iPhone.
Backup WeChat Contacts on iTunes
Firstly, we’ll see how to backup WeChat contacts on iTunes.
Step 1. Launch iTunes, connect your iPhone with PC. When it’s recognized, click iPhone image icon.
Step 2. Then go to Files–Summary, and you can see option “Backup Now” on the right page, click it and confirm with “backup”.
When finish backup, you can check iTunes backup files from below folder address:
For Windows: C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
For Mac ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/
Backup WeChat Contacts on iCloud
Next, we’ll see how to backup WeChat contacts on iCloud. Before doing it, please make sure the storage of your iCloud is enough.
Step 1. Open your iPhone, connect your iPhone with Wifi.
Step 2. Then go to Setting–iCloud, log in iCloud with your Apple ID and password.
Step 3. Now turn on iCloud driver and WeChat button, then scroll down to find option “Backup”, click it and confirm with “Backup Now”.
Backup WeChat Contacts Selectively
When you don’t want to backup your WeChat contacts on iTunes and iCloud, or you have some problems with doing backup on iTunes and iCloud, or you need to backup your WeChat contacts or other iPhone data selectively, you can come to iRefone for help.
iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software, it has two version, that is Windows version and Mac version. It can not only help us backup more than 16 kinds of files, but also can help us recover them selectively.
Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.
Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”, and tap on “Next”.
Step 2. Then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click “WeChat Contact” icon, now iRefone will scan it.
Step 3. After scanning, you can preview and choose WeChat contacts you need to backup, tap on “Recover to PC”.