How to backup and recover WeChat history for android, iPhone iOS, Windows Phone

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WeChat is the Chinese voice and messaging chat app and known as Weixin in china. WeChat is growing months by months as social messaging apps and WeChat download available in all mobile versions. Latest WeChat download available in App Store (iPhone/iTunes), Google Play (Android), Windows Phone, Nokia Store, OS 5.0, OS 6.0 and above, BlackBerry 10, Symbian Touch, Symbian Keyboard (Nokia).
How to backup and recover WeChat history for android, iPhone iOS, Windows Phone

How to backup and recover WeChat history for android, iPhone iOS, Windows Phone

WeChat history backup and recovery or restore require if you have changing your handset of upgrade WeChat version. Unfortunately till now WeChat backup not possible on a desktop PC. WeChat provide a cloud storage solution for WeChat history backup and restore. By default WeChat chat history is only stored for 7 days. It means after seven days your backup will no more exist on server. While WeChat history backup you can set a password for secure your conversation and backup selected friend’s conversation. After configure WeChat on new handset or device you can restore WeChat backup on your smart phone.

Let’s start the WeChat history backup and restore procedure step by step and it remain same for all ranges of mobile version (Android, iPhone iOS, Windows Phone, Symbian)

How to backup WeChat history

Step 1. On your WeChat application screen Go to > Settings >General > Chat History Backup refer the images below.

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how to backup wechat history

Step 2. Click on “Back Up” and select the conversations that all you would like to backup on the server.

how to backup wechat history

Step 3. Click on backup and sit back till WeChat backup uploading to server.

how to backup wechat history

How to recover or restore WeChat history

Now, after you ready with your new device or updated new WeChat version just login to your WeChat application.

Step 4. Go to > Settings >General > Chat History Backup then select “Restore” enter password which you have set at the time of uploading WeChat history backup.

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Step 5. At last it will ask for confirmation and show the backup file detail about the handset and backup date. Say OK and you have your last backup messages on your new smart phone.

how to restore wechat history

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