“My WeChat account is blocked, and i couldn’t log in it any more, but i need to check some of my WeChat contacts, so i can contact them when i get my new WeChat ID. How could i view WeChat contacts from locked WeChat account?”
To recover WeChat contacts from locked WeChat account, we can restore them from our backups, or we’ll need to rely on third party software for help. Here, we’ll detailed all those methods for you and you can choose the suitable one to recover your WeChat contacts from locked WeChat account.
Recover WeChat Contacts from iTunes Backup
When you have done backups on iTunes, now we can help you restore your WeChat contacts from iTunes backup, but it doesn’t support us to do it selectively.
Step 1. Launch iTunes, connect your iPhone with PC. When it’s recognized, click iPhone image icon.
Step 2. Then go to Files–Summary, and you can see your backup files on the left side bar. Choose the backup files you need, tap on “Restore Backup” on the right page, and confirm with “Restore”.
Recover WeChat Contacts from iCloud Backup
Now we’ll see how to restore WeChat contacts from iCloud backup, when you have done backup on iCloud, and it will need us to erase all content and settings.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone with Wifi, log in iCloud with your Apple ID and password.
Step 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.
Step 3. Swipe to begin set up process, and choose backup files you need, tap on “Restore Backup”, and tap on “Restore”.
Recover WeChat Contacts Selectively with iRefone
When you have no backups, or you want to recover your WeChat contacts selectively, or you don’t want to erase all your content and settings, now iRefone can help you with it.
iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software, it has two version, Windows version and Mac version. It can not only help us backup more than 16 kinds of files, but also can help us recover them even we have no backups. When you need, it can also help us extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively, and it doesn’t need us to erase all content and settings.
Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.
Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”, and click “Start”.
Step 2. When we enter the new interface, find and click “WeChat Contact” icon, and iRefone will scan it.
Step 3. After scanning, you can preview and choose WeChat contacts you need, tap on “Recover to PC”, and choose folder path to save them.
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