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

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

WeChat is a Chinese voice and messaging chat app. It is popularly known as Weixin in china. WeChat is a very fast growing social messaging app . WeChat is now available for downloading 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).

Backup and recover of  WeChat history is required if you change your handset or upgrade your WeChat version on your smart phone . But Unfortunately till now WeChat backup is not possible on a desktop PC.

WeChat provides you a cloud storage solution for storing  history backup of WeChat . The WeChat history will only be stored for 7 days at the cloud server of WeChat . It means after seven days you will lost your backup history at server. WeChat history backup provides you with an additional feature with which you can set a password to secure your conversation and backup.


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

Here we bring for you a step by step procedure to create history backup and restore for  WeChat and it is same for different mobile version (Android, iPhone iOS, Windows Phone, Symbian)

How to backup WeChat history

1)     Open your WeChat application on your smart phones.

2)     Tap on “Settings” option.

3)     Tap on “General” and then click on “Chat History backup” option.

4)     Now click on “Back Up” and select all conversations that you want to backup on the server.

5)     You also have an option to set a password on the chat history backup.

6)     Click on backup and relax til the  WeChat backup uploading to server.


How to restore or recover WeChat history

1)      Again open WeChat on your smart phone.

2)      Tap on “settings”.

3)      Tap on “General” and then click on “Chat history backup”.

4)      Then tap on “Restore” , enter the password which you have set at the time of uploading WeChat history backup.

5)      At last it will ask for confirmation .Tap OK and you get your last backup messages on your smart phone.

By following the above stated simple steps you can easily create backup of your WeChat and can restore the backed up history easily. But be aware, the history will be backed up only for seven days at WeChat servers. After seven days the chat history stored at the WeChat server will be deleted.