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Get Back WeChat Attachments after Updating to iOS 12

“In order to enjoy the new feature of iOS 12, I updated my iPhone with iOS 12. But now i couldn’t find some of my WeChat attachment, how to get back WeChat attachment after updating to iOS 12?”

Every time we update our iPhone with new iOS version, we’ll be suggested to do some backup before updating in case we lost some of our iPhone data during. Now whether you have done backup on iTunes or iCloud, we’ll help you restore your lost WeChat attachment from them. And when you need to restore your lost WeChat attachment selectively, we’ll show you how to do it with the help of iRefone.

Restore WeChat Attachment from iTunes Backup

First of all, we’ll see how to restore WeChat attachments from iTunes, but we just couldn’t do it selectively, and our iPhone data may be overwritten.

Step 1. Launch iTunes, connect your iPhone with PC. When It’s recognized, click iPhone image icon at the left top corner.

Step 2. Go to Files--Summary, and you can see all your backup files on the left side bar. Choose the one you need, click “Restore Backup” on the right page, and confirm with “Restore”.



Restore WeChat Attachment from iCloud Backup

When you have done backup on iCloud, now we’ll show you how to restore your WeChat attachments from iCloud, but it will erase all content and setting of our iPhone, and we couldn’t do it selectively.

Step 1. Open your iPhone, connect it with Wifi, then 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. Then Swipe to begin the set up process, choose backup files you need, and tap on “Restore Backup”. Last, confirm with “Restore”.



Restore WeChat Attachment Selectively from iTunes Backup

When you want to get back your WeChat attachment selectively, iRefone can help you with it.

iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software, it can help us recover iOS data with three recovery mode, that is Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup. So it can help us extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively and 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, choose “Recover from iTunes Backup”, and all your backup files on iTunes will show up.



Step 2. Then find the backup files you need, click “Select” at the end of the files you need, and we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover. Find and click “WeChat Attachment” icon, and it will be scanned by iRefone.



Step 3. After scanning, you can preview and choose WeChat photos and video you need, tap on “Recover to PC”, and choose folder path to save them.



Restore WeChat Attachment Selectively from iCloud Backup

Now we’ll see how to restore WeChat attachments from iCloud backup selectively without erasing all content and settings.

Step 1. Run iRefone, choose “Recover from iCloud Backup”, log in it with your Apple ID and password.



Step 2. When log in, all your backup files on iCloud will show up, find the backup files you need, click “Download” at the end of it.



Step 3. After downloading, we’ll enter the new page with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click “WeChat Attachment” icon, and it will be scanned by the software.



Step 4. When finish scanning, you can preview and choose WeChat attachments you need, tap on “Recover to PC”, and choose folder path to save them.



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