How do I unblock a certain user?
You may unblock a user from whom you want to receive messages again. Tap the Me tab > Tap the Settings button > Tap the Privacy button > Tap Blocked List button >select the person you want to unblock view their profile. On the top right corner of that person’s profile is a three dot icon, tap […]
How do I find friends?
There are various ways you can find and connect with your friends on WeChat, find out here.
Are there open chats for anyone to join?
As WeChat is largely a private social environment, there are no open-to-public chats for any users to join. Users may create their own group chats and share a group chat QR code with other users to join.
How do I remove someone from a group chat?
A group owner may remove members from a group chat. In a group chat window, tap on the icon in the top right corner > tap and hold on the profile pic of the member you wish to eject from the group (or tap the “-” symbol) and tap the pop-up red circle.
How do I block a certain user?
You may block a user from whom you no longer want to receive messages. Tap the Contacts tab > select the person you want to block view their profile. On the top right corner of that person’s profile is a three dot icon, tap on it and choose the ‘’Block’’ option.
Can messages be cancelled or deleted if already sent?
On WeChat you can recall a sent message within a 2-minute window. The person or people in the chat will only see that you have recalled a message but not the message itself. To recall a message, tap and hold it for a few seconds > tap “Recall” on the pop-up menu bar and the […]
How do I clear chat history?
If you feel it’s time to let go of all those messages weighing you down, clearing your chat history is easy. In WeChat, tap on “Me” > tap “Settings” > tap “Chat” > tap “Clear Chat History” – and your chat history will be cleared.
Can I backup my chats?
You can keep your conversations longer with WeChat by backing them up for up to seven days at a time. Tap on “Me” > select your WeChat profile > tap ‘’Settings’’ and select the ‘’Chat’’ option. You should then select the “Backup/Restore Chat History’’ option > ‘’Backup’’ option > select the conversation that you want […]
There are notifications but no messages – why?
In the rare occasion that this may happen on your account, it may be the result of the app having cached your messages. Try logging out and log back in to receive all your messages.
Is WeChat ad-free?
WeChat in South Africa is ad-free. Brands can interact with users through creating their own Official Accounts on WeChat that users may follow of their own accord.