Recover Deleted Or Lost WeChat Contacts From iPhone With iOS 9

By | September 24, 2015


I am asking for help. My daughter deleted some contacts in my WeChat app and those contacts are important to me. They are my co-workers from other company. Is there any software to find my deleted WeChat contacts? It seems that I have no backup for them. Help, help please. iPhone 5s, iOS 9. 

When you delete some WeChat contacts from your iPhone, what you should do at once is to turn on Airplane mode which will be helpful to avoid data from your iPhone being erased or overwritten. Then, you can do a backup for your iPhone just in case. In order to recover deleted or lost WeChat contacts from your iPhone with iOS 9, at present, you need to rely on some iOS data recovery software to do it.

In our test, we find that at present, only Auntec iFonebox supports to recover deleted or lost WeChat contacts, WeChat messages as well as WeChat attachments. As is known that iFonebox is a professional iPhone Data Recovery software which is able to recover deleted data like contacts, iMessages, WhatsApp messages, calendars and more from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Also, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your lost data, iFonebox can help you  extract and restore lost data from backup selectively. There are three working modes of iFonebox: Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup. Here, I will take Recover from iOS Device as example to recover lost WeChat contacts.

How to recover deleted or lost WeChat contacts from iPhone with iOS 9?

The first thing is to download and install iFonebox to your computer: Windows version. Now, iFonebox for Mac is not supportive to recover WeChat data. This version in under test and will be coming soon.

  1. Run iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Please connect your iPhone to the computer in order to scan WeChat data.
  2. Scan WeChat contacts from iPhone. Click on WeChat Contact to begin the scanning.
  3. Preview and choose deleted WeChat contacts. After scanning, pick out your deleted WeChat contacts and then, click Recover to PC to end the process.


With iFonebox, you can get back deleted or lost WeChat contacts with just a few mouse clicks. If you have any problems or good suggestions, comment here and share with us. A video about how to restore lost data after update to iOS 9 is attached.

One thought on “Recover Deleted Or Lost WeChat Contacts From iPhone With iOS 9

  1. Zizipho Solombela

    I lost my contacts on wechat but I’m using sumsung is the a possibility that I might get them back?

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