By Stephanie / Last update September 6, 2022

Can I recover WeChat chat history without backup?

In daily life, most of us use WeChat to communicate with friends and family. WeChat has gradually become an indispensable tool for interpersonal communication. There are also many sweet memories in WeChat.

However, in some cases, the WeChat chat history will disappear or be deleted. If you have a good habit of backup, it's easy to find lost iPhone data from backup. But can users recover WeChat chat history without backup? Of course, professional WeChat recovery software could be your best choice. You can choose our AOMEI Data Recovery for iOS to help you recover your chat history in seconds.

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To recover from iOS device directly:

Step 1. Install and launch the AOMEI Data Recovery for iOS on a Windows computer, and connect your iOS device to this computer via the charging cable as well. Unlock the phone screen and trust this computer.

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Step 2. Click “Scan Now" to start scanning WeChat data on the connected iOS device.

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Step 3. The AOMEI Data Recovery for iOS will scan your iOS device quickly to find all WeChat history on your WeChat program. Your scanning result will be saved in a default path.

You could change the default storage location path of scan history on “Setting", which is on the three-line icons in the upper right corner.

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Step 4. After the scan and analysis are finished, all contacts’ chat history would be listed. You can also choose the WeChat account, Contact Type, Chat history’s state, or sorted by Time/Name/Message Number to quickly search the Chat History that you want to save to the computer.  

Step 5. Select one or multiple WeChat Contacts, and click “Recover".

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Generally, it will save all chat history of every contact to a text file. Then, you can check all text chat history from the text file.  Videos, pictures, or audio chat history can’t be saved to a text file. You need to browse and locate every video/picture/audio record individually, then right-click, and select “Copy or Save…” it to your computer.

Tips: If you only want to save single or part text chat history, you need to locate the single record individually, then select “copy or save…” it to your computer.

To recover from scanned results:

After the first scan, all the chat history will be backed up to the computer by default. You could follow the following steps to perform WeChat recovery from the last scanned WeChat history without scanning again.

Step 1. Launch the AOMEI Data Recovery for iOS. And you do not need to connect to your iOS device again to recover WeChat history.

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Step 2. Click "History" and you can view all the scanning results on your computer. After analyzing the data, you can recover any data in this backup. 

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Step 3. All the recoverable data will be shown on the list. Please select the data you need and click "Recover".

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Note:

  1. The free version only allows viewing a part of the chat records. If you need to view and save all the chat data, you may need to purchase the paid version.
  2. AOMEI Data Recovery for iOS supports all models of iPhones, iPad Air,iPad Mini, iPad Pro,iPad Touch, and iPad, including the latest iOS 16/15, the newest iPhone 13 mini/13/Pro (Max).

Conclusion

With AOMEI Data Recovery for iOS, you can easily realise WeChat recovery without backup. Besides, if other iOS data like photos, videos, notes, voice memos, contacts, etc. are lost or deleted, this iPhone data recovery software can meet your need. You can recover permanently deleted photos via the iPhone data recovery program. 

Though iPhone data recovery software could be a good way to restore lost data, making a regular backup is always the best way to avoid data loss. If you encounter any problems or don't have enough iCloud storage, it's recommended to use FoneTool to back up, transfer, and manage iOS data.