How to Erase WeChat Messages on iPhone?

Kathy Price
Aug 31, 2022

If you use WeChat to chat a lot on iPhone, there should be a lot of chat history that you have sent or received via WeChat on your device. WeChat's app size is small, but the documents and data stored in WeChat takes up as much as several GBs space on your device. And deleting WeChat messages is a good way to free up WeChat storage as well as iPhone space. Importantly, you will learn the effective way to permanently delete WeChat messages on iPhone with zero opportunity to restore deleted WeChat messages from iPhone in this article.

Part 1. How to Simply Delete WeChat Messages from iPhone (Recoverable)
Part 2. How to Permanently Delete WeChat Messages on iPhone (Unrecoverable)

Part 1. Simply Delete WeChat Messages from iPhone X/8/7/6/5 (Recoverable)

In this part, you will learn some simple ways to delete messages on iPhone WeChat. You can perform it directly on your iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s and etc. However, since simple deletion only remove WeChat messages from iPhone but not WeChat server, there is a chance to recover the deleted WeChat messages from iPhone using a third-party recovery tool like Coolmuster iOSRescuer.

So, if you want to erase WeChat messages on iPhone permanently, you'd better turn to Part 2 to have the guide to permanently erase WeChat messages on iPhone.

How to Delete One or More WeChat Messages on iPhone:

1. Open WeChat app on your iPhone, then make sure you are in "Chats" interface.
2. Tap a certain contact that you want to delete WeChat messages from.
3. To delete one WeChat message, please press and hold the unwanted messages till you can see "Delete" option pops up, then hit "Delete" and then "OK" to confirm.
4. To delete multiple WeChat messages, please press and hold the unwanted messages, then tap "More" option besides "Delete". Now select multiple unwanted messages and tap Trash icon at the bottom, and tap "Delete" option to remove the select WeChat messages from iPhone.

How to Delete All WeChat Messages on iPhone Manually:

1. Launch WeChat app on iPhone and tap "Me" tab at the bottom.
2. Tap "Settings" > "General" > "Storage". This will help you clear WeChat caches automatically.
3. Then you might tap "Clear Chat History" to delete all WeChat messages from iPhone.

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See Also: Backup and Restore Line Chat History on iPhone

Part 2. Permanently Delete WeChat Messages on iPhone (Unrecoverable)

Due to privacy security, it is recommended to permanently delete WeChat messages from iPhone and make WeChat messages 100% unrecoverable. To reach this goal, it is a great choice to rely on the WeChat Message Eraser for iOS (Windows/Mac) to completely and permanently erase WeChat messages from iPhone iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5S/SE and all iPad/iPod devices. With it, you don't need to worry about your privacy for this WeChat data eraser can clutter the code of WeChat messages, which makes it impossible to restore the deleted WeChat messages from iPhone.

Note: This tool will erase all your WeChat on iPhone with no chance to recover. If necessary, you can back up your important WeChat messages to PC before deleting.

Steps to permanently erase WeChat messages from iPhone:

Step 1. Download, install and launch the WeChat Data Eraser on your computer and link your iPhone to computer with a USB cable. Then this program will detect your iPhone automatically.

connect iphone to pc to delete wechat message

Step 2. Please click "Erase Private Data" mode to move on. This program will scan your personal files.

choose erase private data mode to erase wechat messages on iphone

Step 3. To delete WeChat messages, please click "Messages" tab on the left and select one or more WeChat messages that you want to remove from your iPhone permanently, then click "Erase Now" and type "delete" on the pop up window to start erasing WeChat messages on iPhone.

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