Maybe we all have same situation that there are many WeChat contacts, but we don’t contact each other so much, but we still need to know their lives through their WeChat moments. So what to do when WeChat contacts missing after factory reset?
Now in this page, we’ll show you some tips about how to get back your WeChat contacts when you lost them.
Search It with Phone Number
As most WeChat ID are registered with their phone number, and most WeChat contacts are from our contacts and we’re familar with them. Now you can search them from your phone number.
1.Open your WeChat, go to Chats, tap on “Contact” icon on the top right corner.
2.input the phone number and search it, then you can see his WeChat ID, tap on it and add it.
3.and you can repeat those steps and add more your missing WeChat contacts, but it won’t help us find all of them, because some people may changed their phone number, and also some WeChat contacts, we don’t have their phone number.
Recover WeChat Contacts from Backups
If you’re using an iPhone, and have done backup on iTunes and iCloud before doing factory reset, then we can help you get back your WeChat contacts from your backup.
1.Launching your iTunes, connect your iPhone with PC.
2.When it’s recognized, click iPhone image icon on the left top page, and go to Files--Summary, then you can see all your backup files on the left side bar.
3.choose the files you need, tap on “Restore Backup” on the right page, and confirm with “Restore”.
1.Connect your iPhone with Wifi, and log in iCloud with your Apple ID and password.
2.Then 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.
3.Swipe to begin the set up progress, choose the files you need, tap on “Restore Backup”, and confirm with “Restore”.
Recover WeChat Contacts with iRefone Selectively
When you want to recover your WeChat contacts selectively, or you have no backups, you can come to iRefone for help.
is a professional iOS data recovery software, it can recover as well as backup more than 16 kinds of files, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, calendars, WeChat messages ect. Also it can help us recover them with three recovery mode when you have backups, that is Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup.
Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.
. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”, click “Start”.
. Then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, click “WeChat Contact” icon, and it will be scanned by the software.
. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can preview and choose WeChat contacts you need, tap on “Recover to PC”, and choose folder path to save them.