Methods to Backup & Restore WeChat History on Android

December 12 2017 02:41 am/ Post By Yoli Software to Android Recovery

Yesterday I reset my LG V20, but I forgot to make a backup. Then I can not find my WeChat chat conversations. Though this is to be expected, anyone can help me to get them back? I need the chat history with my lawyer urgently. Any ideas will be appreciated. 

These days, with the popularity of WeChat application, an increasing number of WeChat users have asked the similar question like above. Most users choose this app due to its convenience to get contact with family or friends via messages, photos, videos, etc. So WeChat data loss must be an annoying thing for both iPhone and Android users. Briefly speaking, you can recover deleted WeChat messages on iPhone from your iTunes or iCloud backup. For Android users, you can't miss this article telling you how to backup & restore WeChat chat history on Android


Part 1: How to Backup WeChat Chat History on Android 

Considering the users' privacy and safety, WeChat itself will not store your chat log or message history on its servers, which makes sure that third-parties including WeChat itself are unable to view the content of your messages. For users of WeChat 6.2.5 and later versions, Cloud service is not available anymore. Luckily, your chat history will be kept permanently within the WeChat app on your device as long as this app is not removed and there is enough storage space on your device. This makes it possible to transfer your chat conversations to PC or another device.

WeChat Backup to PC

  1. Connect your Android to PC and make both of them connected to the same WiFi.

  2. Log in to WeChat on PC.

  3. Go to "Settings" and click "Chat Backup".

  4. Select "Back Up" and confirm on your Android to start.



  • This feature is only available to users using WeChat 6.0 or newer.

  • WeChat also allows you to transfer your chats to another device: Open WeChat on your Android phone or tablet -> Enter "Me" -> Choose "Chat" -> Click "Chat Log Migration" -> Tap "Select Chat History" or "Select All" -> Press "Done" on your original device. Then follow the on-screen instructions on your new device. 

Part 2: WeChat Data Recovery for Android

It is easy to retrieve deleted WeChat messages on Android with backup. But how to recover WeChat history with no backup files? Do not worry. Yolisoft Android Data Recovery is regarded as a great helper, which can restore various file types on Android without backup, including WeChat messages & attachments, photos, videos, contacts, call logs, text messages, WhatsApp and etc. 

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Steps to restore WeChat chat history on Android without backup are as follows:

  1. Run this Android WeChat recovery tool after downloading & installation.

  2. Connect your Android to computer via USB cable and turn on the USB debugging.

  3. Select "Messaging" file type containing your lost WeChat messages information to start scanning.

  4. Preview the listed WeChat conversations and choose the needed ones to recover.



  • It is compatible with most Android brands like Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, OnePlus, Motorola, HUAWEI, ZTE, etc.

  • It works well in many circumstances, such as factory resetting, virus attack, regretful deletion, system crash, unknown error, etc.