How To Extract Only Wechat Contacts From iCloud Backup?

By | December 7, 2016

How To Extract Only Wechat Contacts From iCloud Backup?

Question: My Wechat has added a lot of unknown people enormously past two days, when I deleted them, I accidentally delete some high school friends in my contact lists, but I do backup my data in my phone. I do not hope that because of retrieve Wechat contacts from my iCloud backup and erase my current data. So is that any ways to get them back without replacing my current data? Helps will be appreciated.

Have you ever face the problems above? Accidentally deleted Wechat contacts and want to retrieve them. Thankfully, the user above always backup the iPhone to iCloud regularly, but you will be confusing, how can I extract only deleted Wechat contacts from your iCloud backup but not to erase other data when you just want to retrieve only deleted Wechat contacts. So, to avoid taking this risk, all you need is a third party iOS data recovery tool. And in here I’m introducing iFonebox. iFonebox is known as a professional iOS data recovery tool for you to retrieve just Wechat contacts from iCloud backup. Keep reading.

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Main features of iFonebox:

  1. Safe, secure and user-friendly iOS data recovery software.
  2. Built up with 3 recovery modes: Recover from iOS device; Recover from iTunes Backup File; Recover from iCloud Backup File
  3. Data recovery tool that allows you to recover as much as 16 types of data from iOS device.
  4. Supports extract and retrieve data from iTunes and iCloud backup files selectively.
  5. Restore lost data when iPhone screen broken, stuck on Apple logo, water damaged, factory reset etc.

Preparation to extract only Wechat contacts from iCloud backup:

  1. Your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch
  2. USB cable
  3. Windows Computer/Mac
  4. iFonebox download and installation.

iFonebox is supporting both Windows version and Mac version. What you need to do right now is to select the right version and download. You can download this software absolutely free on here.

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How to extract only wechat contacts from iCloud backup?

In here, I’m taking Windows version as an example.

Run the software and sign in iCloud.

Launch iFonebox and connect your phone via USB cable. Select “Recover from iCloud backup file” as the recovery mode on the interface of iFonebox. Please log in your apple ID and password before proceed to next step.


Download, extract and scan iCloud Backup

Select the backup files you want to recover and then click “Download”. You may only select Wechat contacts to download during this recovery to reduce the download time. Next, select “Wechat” item from downloaded backup files and click start scan.


Preview and Recover Wechat Contacts

After scanning, Preview and select the Wechat contacts you want to recover and tap “Recover to PC” on the bottom right of the interface.


If you are a Mac user, you may have the same procedures as shown above. In summary, it is convenient and easy if you want to extract only Wechat contacts from iCloud backup by using iFonebox.

Want to recover Wechat contacts without backup? Read here: How to retrieve lost WeChat contacts from iPhone 6s?

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