How to Recover Deleted WeChat Messages for iPhone and Android

Delete WeChat messages by accident? This tutorial shows how to recover deleted WeChat data with several methods for iPhone and Android. Without backup, you can still restore WeChat history quickly and easily by WeChat Recovery software.


By Lora / Updated on June 8, 2023

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Is it possible to recover deleted WeChat messages?

“Is it possible to recover deleted WeChat messages? I deleted some messages that I really need back a few weeks ago. Is it possible to get them back and if so how?”

WeChat becomes one of the most popular instant message software due to its powerful functions. The type of data loss users describe above is very common, and it’s unavoidable to delete WeChat messages by accident or time expired. If you are an iOS user, it’s simple to get data back by loading backups.

Without WeChat backup, you can also easily find your lost WeChat history via WeChat recovery software. For Android users, you can use the methods listed in the post to restore deleted WeChat messages.

How to recover deleted WeChat messages for iPhone

For iOS device users, it’s easy to recover deleted WeChat messages if you regularly do backup on PC, iCloud, or iTunes. If not, it is quite possible to recover them by operating a trusty and easy-to-use third-party recovery tool for WeChat history recovery, like MyRecover for iOS.

You will get practicable and useful methods on WeChat message recovery step by step in the following words.

Recover deleted WeChat history without backup

As a third-party recovery tool, MyRecover for iOS is created for recovering lost or deleted iOS data to keep data secure. It possesses excellent features in restoring WeChat messages.  It can recover ten types of iPhone data, including photos, videos, contacts, notes, voice memos, etc. 

★ Key Features:
Preview all lost WeChat data before restoring process.
Support all iOS mobile devices with IOS 10 and later.
Recover deleted or lost chat conversations, photos, voice messages, videos, contacts, etc.
Quick and deep scan and restore kinds of iOS data.
Download Software iOS 10 and later
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Steps for deleted WeChat messages recovery via MyRecover for iOS

Step 1. Download and install MyRecover for iOS on your computer, and connect your iOS device with the computer via charging cable.


Step 2. Authorize your iOS device to the computer and click “Scan Now” to get into the scanning process for deleted WeChat messages.


Step 3. You can choose whatever you want to recover sorting by friend, status, and time. After you find the deleted chat history, select them and click “Recover" to export to your computer.


►Turn your mobile phone to airplane mode once you delete important WeChat messages to avoid covering by new data.
►You need always keep the connection between phone and computer, otherwise, the scanning will be paused and start again due to disconnection.
► The scanning and analyzing time depends on the size of your WeChat history. The larger your WeChat files, the more time you cost varies from minutes to a few hours.

Recover deleted WeChat message via iCloud/iTunes backup

Make sure you have made a backup of iCloud or iTunes before using this method, and you can easily restore WeChat history. Mention that you need to erase all contents and settings on your phone as a new device to restore all iPhone data from iCloud. Follow the steps to finish the process.

Step 1: First of all, check whether you have the latest backup. Tap “Settings” >You Name > “iCloud” > “Storage” > “Manage Storage”. Then you can see the date and size of the latest backup.

Step 2: Tap “Settings” > “General” > “Reset” > “Erase All Contents and Settings” to erase all contents and settings on your phone.


Step 3: Set up your iPhone for the first time you use it. When setting “Apps & Data”, tap “Restore from iCloud Backup”.


Note that iTunes requires you to restore all backups on your iPhone and all existing data will be overwritten. Follow the steps for recovery from iTunes backup.

Step 1: Launch iTunes and connect your phone to the computer

Step 2: On the left side, click “Summary” > “Restore backup

restore from itunes backup

Step 3: Wait for the process completed, and the latest backup will be restored to your iPhone

How to recover deleted WeChat messages for Android

For Android users, if you usually log in to your WeChat account and make a backup on windows, it’s easy to find what you want. Or you use the Google Drive app to make a backup of your phone data, you can also achieve WeChat history recovery.

WeChat history backup on PC

Restoring Deleted WeChat messages via WeChat for Windows is also suitable for iOS users. You can simply restore the data with these steps.

Step 1: Log in to your WeChat account on your PC.

Step 2: In the bottom left corner, click the three horizontal lines menu, select "Backup and Restore”.

Step 3: Click "Restore on the phone”.

Step 4: Select chat histories to transfer. Here is "More Options" to select data sorted by date, or you can only recover text messages.

Step 5: Click "OK" to start the recovery process.

backup wechat on pc

WeChat messages backup on Google Drive

If you often use Google Drive to store your daily files, you must know how to make a backup via Google Drive. It’s very easy to restore deleted WeChat messages by the backup on Google Drive.

Step 1: Open your Google Drive app and log in to your Google account

Step 2: Tap “Settings” > “Account and Backup” > “Backup and restore” > “Restore data

google drive backup


In a word, you could find a suitable way for recovering WeChat deleted messages in this post. It’s recommended to do backup regularly to keep your data from lost. Of course, if you want to recover WeChat messages without backup, you need to use trusty third-party recovery software to restore WeChat data. AOMEI WeChat recovery tool is the right one for iOS device users. 

Lora · Editor
Lora is an editor of AOMEI Technology. She is also a tester and editor of AOMEI Data Recovery Tools. -- "Keep testing, write the most useful tutorials for helping people recover the lost data for Windows and phones" is the most meaningful thing for her. Dedicated to creating helpful tutorials, she hopes her tutorial can assist users to effortlessly solve data loss problems on their personal computers and mobile phones.