How to Recover Deleted WeChat Messages on iPhone

September 28 2017 00:37 am/ Post By Jeffrey to iOS Recovery

WeChat is a popular messaging & calling application at home and abroad nowadays. It is much easier to communicate with your family or friends even across countries with this app. But you might lose Wechat messages and its attachments on your iPhone due to a number of factors like wrong deletion, factory restore, jailbreak failure, iOS upgrade, device broken, etc. So we often see people complain like this:


I have Wechat version 6.5.8, and I mistakenly deleted a whole conversation with my teacher. I need to get it back as it is really important to me. 


If your WhatsApp messages gone, and you don't know how to retrieve deleted or lost Wechat messages on iPhone, here you can find the answer. This page will show you 2 easy ways. 


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Part 1: Recover Deleted WeChat Messages on iPhone without Backup

Yolisoft iPhone WeChat Data Recovery is a specialized software you can use to get back deleted Wechat messages on iPhone 8, X, 8 Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, 6, 6 Plus, SE, 5S. It allows you to undelete Wechat history by four means. 


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Step 1: Launch the Tool on Computer

Download & install the tool on your PC or Mac. Tick to run it at the last step of the installation.


Step 2: Select Recovery Mode and Connect your iPhone

There are 4 recovery modes for you to choose - "Smart Recovery", "Recover from iOS Device", "Recover from iTunes Backup", and "Recover from iCloud Backup". Here we will focus on recovering from iOS device with no backup. After pressing "Start" button, connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable and tap "Trust" on your phone screen.


Tips: If you use the tool for the first time and are confused about which mode to choose, simply choose the "Smart Recovery" option. Then answer the question how did you lose the data, and you can follow the upcoming steps to finish the recovery. 


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Step 3: Scan and Retrieve WeChat Messages, Pictures, Contacts, Video Call

Tap "Scan" and all the recoverable WeChat data will be automatically scanned out. Once the scanning process finishes, you are allowed to preview them in list. Choose what you need and click "Recover" button.


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Note: Stop using your iPhone right away to avoid overwriting the missing data and rendering them unrecoverable.


Part 2: Restore Wechat Chat History on iPhone from Backup

The only prerequisite of this method is you have already backed up the WeChat conversations on your phone to computer via WeChat for Windows/Mac. 


  1. Install WeChat on your computer from https://wechat.com/ .

  2. Open the program on computer. Tap the icon in the lower left corner -> select "Backup and Restore".

  3. Connect your iPhone and computer to the same WIFI network and operate as instructed.