“I bought a new iPhone 7, after using one or two month, i couldn’t find some of my WeChat contacts. I suppose they have been lost or deleted by mistake, but could we retrieve lost WeChat contacts on iPhone 7? It really need those WeChat contacts on my iPhone 7.”
WeChat contacts are just as important as our iPhone contacts right now, you can have no phone number of your friends, but you have to have their WeChat contacts. Most people are using WeChat, and you can get reach with them through WeChat. But on our daily life, we may lost or deleted some WeChat contacts with no reason, when we need it, we couldn’t find it any more. When reading this page, you’ll be free from this kind of issues. We’re going to show you how to retrieve lost WeChat contacts on iPhone 7.
Retrieve Lost WeChat Contacts on iPhone 7 from iTunes Backup
Now we’ll see how to retrieve lost WeChat contacts on iPhone 7 from iTunes if you have done the backup in iTunes. It’s an very easy way, but it just won’t allow us to restore iPhone data selectively.
Launching your iTunes, connect your iPhone with PC, click iPhone image icon. Go to Files--Summary, then you can see all your backup files list on the left side bar. Now tap on “Restore Backup” on the right page, and confirm with “Restore”.
Retrieve Lost WeChat Contacts on iPhone 7 from iCloud Backup
If you have done backup in iCloud, we can also retrieve your lost WeChat contacts on iPhone 7 from iCloud. But it will need us to erase all content and settings, and we couldn’t restore them selectively.
1.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.
2.Swipe to begin the set up progress, choose the files you need, tap on “Restore Backup” and confirm with “Restore”.
Retrieve Lost WeChat contacts on iPhone 7 with iRefone
If you have done no backup, or you want to restore them selectively, or you don’t want to erase all your content and settings, iRefone is your best chpice.
is a professional iOS data backup and recovery software. It can recover and backup not only WeChat contacts, but also notes, messages, photos, reminders, calendars, WhatsApp messages 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. When finish scanning and analyzing, you can preview and choose WeChat contacts you need, and the lost or deleted ones will be with orange color. Tap on “Recover to PC”.
For more articles, you can refer to below link:
Different Ways to Backup WeChat Contacts on iPhone
Access WeChat Contacts from iCloud Backup
How to Block WeChat Contacts