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Backup WeChat Video without iTunes

July 20, 2017

iTunes is recommended by Apple to do backup, what if you didn’t use iTunes? How do you backup your WeChat videos without iTunes? 

If there is always something wrong with your iTunes, or you couldn’t backup your iPhone data successfully on iTunes, then you’re suggested to read this page, and learn something about how to backup your iPhone data without iTunes. Now we’ll show you how to backup WeChat videos without iTunes, see below steps. 

Save WeChat Videos on iPhone 

Just like saving WeChat photos, we can also save WeChat videos on our photo album. WeChat on our iPhone, go to the chat log for the WeChat video we need to save. the video and hold on, then it will show up the option “Save Video”, tap on it. 

Then your WeChat videos will be saved on your photo album, and when there are other WeChat videos you need to save, just repeat those steps. 


Remark: you can also save WeChat videos on favorite to your photo album, and you just need to find those WeChat videos in your favorite, then click it and hold on, it will appear option “Save Video”. 

Backup WeChat Videos with iCloud 

When you couldn’t use iTunes to help you backup WeChat videos, you can still use iCloud to have a try. connect your iPhone with Wifi, go to Setting--iCloud, log in it with your Apple ID and password. 

2.then turn on iCloud driver, also turn on WeChat button, tap on “Backup Now”, and confirm with “Backup”. 

Selectively Backup WeChat Videos with Third-party software 

Also if you want to selectively backup your WeChat videos on iPhone, you can relay on third-party software iRefone for help. 

iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software, it can recover as well as backup more than 16 kinds of files, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, calendars, WeChat messages ect. Also if you have backups on iTunes and iCloud, it can also help us extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively, and it allows us to preview them before restoring. 

Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try. 


Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with PC. Then tap on “Recover from iOS Device”, click “Start”. 


Step 2. Now we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, click “WeChat Attachment” icon, and it will be scanned by the software. 


Step 3. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can choose WeChat videos you need, tap on “Recover to PC”, and choose the folder path to save them. 


For more similar issue, you can check below article for reference: 

Transfer WeChat Messages from iPhone to iPad 

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