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How to Upload WeChat Chat History to a New iPhone?

When you buy a new iPhone, you may want to upload WeChat chat history to your new iPhone, but do you know how to upload WeChat chat history to a new iPhone?

“My mum give me a new iPhone as a present when i go to colleague, but i want to keep the WeChat chat history on my old iPhone. So I’m wondering if i can upload my WeChat chat history to my new iPhone. Anyone can show me the steps about upload WeChat messages to a new iPhone?”

Yes, no worries. In this article, we’ll learn how to do it.

Upload WeChat history to a new iPhone with chat log migration

WeChat has the feature that allows us to migrate chat history through its migration feature, now we’ll see how to do it.

Firstly, we’ll need to sync the chat log to WeChat server, it can help us keep those data for 7 days.

Then open your WeChat on new iPhone with same ID and password, go to Me--Setting--General--Chat Log Migration--Select Chat Transcript--select the files you need or select all to choose all those chat history, tap on “Done”, then it’ll be ok.

Upload WeChat chat history to a new iPhone with iTunes

We can also backup WeChat chat history on iTunes, then restore them to new iPhone.

Launching your iTunes, connect old iPhone with PC, click iPhone image icon. Go to Files--Summary, then click “Backup Now” on the right page and confirm with “Backup”.

When finish backup, connect your new iPhone with PC. Go to Files--Summary again, then you can see all your backup files list on the left side bar, click “Restore Backup” on the right page, and confirm with “Restore”.

Upload WeChat chat history to a new iPhone with iCloud

We can also use iCloud to transfer WeChat chat history from old iPhone to new iPhone, see below steps.

Connect your old iPhone with Wifi, go to Setting--iCloud, log in it with your Apple ID and password, then you can turn on iCloud server, tap on “Backup”, and confirm with “Backup Now”.

When finish backup, log in iCloud with same Apple ID and password on your new iPhone, 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”.

Remark:when you lost or deleted some of your iPhone data, like WeChat messages, photos, videos ect, or you want to extract them from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively, you can come to iRefone for help.

iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software, which can recover as well as backup more than 16 kinds of files, like WeChat data, reminders, photos, calendars, notes ect. It can also help us download data from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively, and it allows us to preview them before restoring.

When need, you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.

For more detailed steps, you can refer to below link:

Transfer WeChat Messages from Old iPhone to iPhone 7

Transfer Text Messages from Old iPhone to New iPhone 7

Selectively Restore WhatsApp Messages on iPhone

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Ann 07/03/2017 09:01

Really nice job and hope you can keep on.