Recover your Wechat password quickly and easily on your phone

Recovering your WeChat password is a highly useful trick for users on this platform. If you are unable to access your WeChat account due to forgetting your password, follow the instructions below from FPT Shop to safely and quickly retrieve a new password.


How to recover the WeChat password is one of the issues that many people are concerned about nowadays. WeChat is becoming more and more popular in many countries, including Vietnam. To learn how to recover your WeChat account password using a phone, FPT Shop invites you to follow the article below.

Is it time-consuming to recover WeChat password?

Before getting into how to recover the WeChat password, many readers are also concerned about the time it takes to recover the password. Specifically, the time it takes for you to recover your WeChat account password will vary in different cases and the specific process you perform. In addition, the speed of recovering the WeChat password also depends on the processing time from the WeChat application provider.

Usually, after performing the WeChat password recovery process, you will need to wait from a few minutes to several hours to complete. However, there are also some special cases where users have to wait longer due to additional verification requirements or security checks. If unfortunately, you forget your WeChat password, you can perform the password recovery process, applicable to both Android phones and iPhones, as mentioned below.

3 ways to recover WeChat password using a phone

You can consider one of the following 3 ways to recover your WeChat password to choose the most suitable and effective method for your case.

Recover WeChat password using phone number

One of the simplest and most commonly used ways to recover the WeChat password is to use your phone number. Here are the detailed steps:

Step 1: Access the WeChat app, at the login interface of the app, click on the Forgot password option.

Step 2: The WeChat system will display a request for you to confirm sending a message to the phone number previously registered with your WeChat account. Click Agree and select the Log in through SMS code option for the app to send the code request to your phone number.

Step 3: At the Log in through SMS code interface, click Next, and then click OK to confirm sending the message containing the confirmation code to your phone number.

Step 4: At this point, you will receive a message from WeChat containing a 4-digit confirmation code. Enter these 4 numbers into the Verification code field in the WeChat app interface. Note that with this WeChat password recovery method, the confirmation code is only valid for 60 seconds, so you need to enter it quickly and accurately to proceed to the next step.

Step 5: Once you have entered the correct confirmation code sent to your phone, the WeChat system will take you to the interface to set a new password for your account. At this time, enter your new password, then click Done to complete the process.

Recover WeChat password using email

Another way to recover the WeChat password for users who registered their accounts via email is to use that email to create a new password. The specific steps are as follows:

Step 1: Open the WeChat app and click the Login button, then select the Forgot password option.

Step 2: At the new interface, find and click on the Email Linked option, then enter the email address you used to register your WeChat account and finally click Next.

Step 3: Wait a few seconds until the confirmation link is sent to your email inbox. Click on the confirmation link to continue. If you do not see any notification of receiving the email, please check the Spam folder.

Step 4: After clicking on the confirmation link, you will be taken to the interface to set a new password. Enter the password you want.

Recover WeChat password using ID

Another efficient, simple, quick but less known way to recover the WeChat password is to use the ID. You can follow the steps below:

Step 1: Access the official support page of the WeChat app.

Step 2: On the homepage, enter the full account information that you want to restore the password for, then select the ID type in the WeChat ID section, and enter the corresponding ID.

Step 3: Select the country or region where you are living, then enter the phone number registered with your account to let the WeChat system confirm. Finally, enter the Captcha code in the blank field and click Send verification code for the system to send the confirmation code to the phone number you entered.

Step 4: After receiving the confirmation code, enter it again on the WeChat website to complete the process of recovering your WeChat account password.


We hope that the methods FPT Shop shared in the article on how to recover the WeChat password can be useful to you. After successfully recovering your new WeChat password, you should remember it or write it down to avoid forgetting it when logging in next time.