Are you looking for a way to backup WeChat history, photos, videos and other files received through WeChat on your iPhone or Android? WeChat will not store your chat log, conversations or other files. You should create WeChat backups manually and regularly. Fortunately, you can backup WeChat with the Web WeChat or WeChat desktop app for Windows or Mac. Refer to this guide to backup WeChat messages and files to computer using WeChat for Web. In this quick tutorial, we will use its desktop version to backup WeChat chat history from iPhone or Android phone to a Mac.
How to backup WeChat messages from iPhone & Android to Mac?
Find and install WeChat for Mac app from App Store. Launch it on your Mac computer, the QR code displays on its home screen. Use the WeChat app on your mobile phone to scan this code. See how you can scan QR code using WeChat on Android or following steps to scan QR code using WeChat for iPhone.
In the WeChat for Mac desktop app, click the Menu at the bottom-left corner, select Backup and Restore >> Back up on Mac.
You will see the ‘Back up chat history to computer‘ screen on Android or iPhone. You have the options to backup all conversations or select chat history on iPhone or Android phone to back up to computer.
Once the backup starts, do not interrupt the process, wait for some time until it completes. Do not lock phone screen and keep WeChat running for better Wi-fi connection and faster speed. New incoming messages won’t be backed up to computer.
Restore WeChat chat history from Mac to mobile
In WeChat desktop app on Mac, go to the Menu >> Backup and Restore >> Restore on phone, choose a chat or all chats and restore from Mac to your mobile phone.
Delete WeChat backups from Mac
In WeChat desktop app on Mac, go to the Menu >> Backup and Restore >> Manage Backup Files >> Delete.
Backup WeChat messages to Windows PC
With WeChat desktop app, you will be able to chat with WeChat friends or mobile phone contacts using a PC or Mac computer, and you can back up important chats and messages from mobile to your desktop or laptop computers.
Are you using Wechat on Android device and want to backup the chats to a Windows PC? Do not miss out this guide to backup WeChat from Android phone to PC.