I want to know how to get back my WeChat contacts after updating to iOS 10, anyone knows how to get backup WeChat contacts after updating to iOS 10?
When updating to iOS 10, we’ll interface some issues, like lost some of our iPhone data. Just several minutes ago, one iPhone user come to us said that he couldn’t find his WeChat contacts after updating to iOS 10. So in order to save your iPhone data, we prepare this page to teach you how to get back WeChat contacts after updating to iOS 10.
Now follow below steps and choose the suitable one to have a try.
Get Back WeChat Contacts from iTunes Backup
Before updating to iOS 10, we may have done some backup in iTunes or iCloud. Now we’ll see how to get back WeChat contacts from iTunes backup, follow below steps.
Launching your iTunes on PC, connect your iPhone with PC, click iPhone image icon. Go to Files--Summary, then you can see all your backup files on the left side bar, click “Restore Backup”, and confirm with “Restore”.
Please note, when restore WeChat contacts from iTunes backup, we’ll need to restore the whole folder, because it won’t support us to restore them selectively.
Get Back WeChat Contacts from iCloud Backup
Now we’ll see how to get back WeChat contacts from iCloud backup, but it’ll need us to erase all content and settings before restoring. So if you don’t want to lose other iPhone data, you can do another backup.
Connect your iPhone with Wifi, go to Setting--General--Erase All Content and Settings, when all content and settings are erased, go to set up assistant with a hello screen.
Swipe to begin the set up progress, choose the files you need, tap on “Restore Backup”, and confirm with “Restore”.
Get Back WeChat Contacts with iRefone
If you don’t do any backup, or you want to restore them selectively and don’t want to erase all content and settings, you can come to iRefone for help.
is a professional iOS data recovery software, which can recover as well as backup more than 16 kinds of files, like contacts, notes, messages, photos, WeChat messages, WhatsApp messages, reminders ect. Also it can extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively, and it allows you to preview them before restoring.
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”, click “Start”.
Step 2. Then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, click “WeChat Contact” icon, and it’ll be scanned by the software.
Step 3. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can preview and choose WeChat contacts you need, tap on “Recover to PC”.
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