A friend needs to recover messages and photos from a few years of WeChat conversations, and no longer can access the iPhone they used for those conversations. Can they retrieve the many messages and photos online somehow, from WeChat cloud storage or something?
The above content was extracted from an iPhone forum and obviously, this user needs to recover his iPhone lost WeChat attachments. Actually, his situation is much more difficult than imagine, for he was unable to access his iPhone which made it hard to recover those lost WeChat attachments unless he got an iTunes or iCloud backup for those WeChat attachments.
In order to restore WeChat attachments from iTunes or iCloud backup, the only third party software which supports this function is iFonebox. As is known that iFonebox is a professional iOS data recovery software which can not only extract and restore WeChat attachments from iTunes or iCloud backup, but recover deleted data like WeChat messages, WeChat contacts, notes, calendars and more from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. There are three working modes for iFonebox: recover from iOS device, restore from iTunes backup and retrieve from iCloud backup.
Free download and install iFonebox. It is suitable for both Windows and Mac users. Just choose one according to your computer model. Here, I will mainly show you how to recover WeChat lost attachments from iTunes backup for iPhone.
How to recover lost WeChat attachments from iPhone 6s?
After installation of iFonebox, you can refer to the 3 simple steps listed as follows. Take iFonebox for Windows as example.
Step 1. Run iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode. All iTunes backup files in your computer will be listed. Just choose one containing your WeChat attachments to scan. Click Start button to go.
Step 2. Scan WeChat attachments from iTunes backup. Just click WeChat Attachments to start scanning and analysis.
Step 3. Preview and select lost WeChat attachments to recover. After automatic scanning, you can pick out those iPhone lost WeChat attachments and then, click Recover to PC button to transfer attachments to computer.
- If you have an iCloud backup for your iPhone WeChat attachments, just choose Recover from iCloud Backup mode and then, sign in with your Apple ID and password to extract WeChat attachments.
- The audio messages in WeChat are stored in Thumbnails. You can export them to your computer and play them on your computer.
In a word, it is quite convenient and functional to recover lost WeChat attachments from iPhone 6s or other iDevice with iFonebox.