Dropped your iPhone on water occasionally? How do you view your WeChat messages from a water dropped iPhone? In this article, we’ll show you some methods about it.
“I was on a river bank, and chatting with my friends via WeChat. Suddenly some fish jumped, and shocked me, so my iPhone dropped. And i grab it immediately, but my hands still hit the water along with my iPhone. My friends told me not to open my iPhone, but i need to view some old WeChat messages, what should i do? how could i view my WeChat messages from a water dropped iPhone?”
Don’t worry, when you have done some backups in iTunes and iCloud, we can show you some ways about restoring them from your backups selectively, and don’t need to use your iPhone. But we’ll need the help of third-party iOS data recovery software iRefone.
is a professional iOS data recovery software, which can recover as well as backup more than 16 kinds of files, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, WeChat messages, calendars ect. Also it can extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively, and it allows us to preview them before restoring.
Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.
View WeChat Messages from iTunes Backup
Step 1. Run iRefone, launching your iTunes on PC. Choose “Recover from iTunes Backup”, then all your backup files on iTunes will show up.
Step 2. Now click “Select” at the end of the files you need, then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, click “WeChat Message” icon.
Step 3. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can preview and choose WeChat messages you need, tap on “Recover to PC”.
View WeChat Messages from iCloud Backup
iRefone can also help us extract WeChat messages from iCloud backup selectively. See below steps.
Step 1. Run iRefone, choose “Recover from iCloud Backup”, log in it with your Apple ID and password.
Step 2. When log in, all your backup files on iCloud will show up. Click “Download” at the end of the files you need.
Step 3. When finish downloading, we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, click “WeChat Message” icon.
Step 4. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can preview and choose WeChat messages you need. Tap on “Recover to PC”.
For more similar issue, you can refer to below article:
Recover iPad WeChat Messages from iTunes Backup