How To Get A Copy Of Your Personal WeChat Data

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

This article is essentially a how-to guide for requesting Tencent to send you a copy of your personal WeChat data. This set of data includes your account information, moments posts, favorites files, contacts data, geo-location and login records. For most users this won’t be so easy, but it is possible, we’ve tested it. Background What makes this possible is that Tencent must meet GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) requirements …

How To Break WeChat’s Transfer Limit: WeBank

Matthew Brennan Tencent, WeChat Tips

A few days ago a small but potentially important new change on WeChat was quietly released without any official announcement (to date). There’s now finally a way to get around WeChat Pay’s yearly balance transaction limit and it seems that this is now WeChat’s first serious move to promote WeBank, which makes it a big deal.   Tencent’s smart way of driving …

Become a WeChat Ghost

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

Here’s a quick little ‘how to guide’ for making your profile picture and title invisible when speaking to friends on WeChat. See picture below: No, the picture hasn’t been photoshopped. We’ll show you how to do it. First send the word ‘ghost’ into the ChCh account. Scan this QR code to add the China Channel (ChCh) WeChat account. Now go …

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Block Vs. Delete WeChat Contacts: The Differences

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

Block WeChat Contacts Or Delete WeChat Contacts. That is the question. But do you really know know the differences between blocking and deleting someone? Read on to find out the 5 key differences plus 1 hot little trick.   Block WeChat Contacts & Delete WeChat Contacts. The Differences. 1: Sending Messages. Delete WeChat Contact You’ve deleted a contact. What they now see when …

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WeChat Group Admin: Important Updates

Matthew Brennan Features, WeChat Tips

The new version of WeChat (6.3.28) has several changes. The most important being a WeChat group admin can now choose to block people from adding extra members to their group. This feature is highly likely to roll out in some form to all versions of WeChat soon. Read on to find out exactly how it works, why it’s so important. You …

7 Free WeChat Marketing Tools For Official Accounts

Matthew Brennan Platforms, WeChat Tips

A whole ecosystem of wechat marketing platforms and tools are out there to help you. Taking advantage of these powerful free tools is a must for those of us doing WeChat marketing and promotion. Disclaimer: Some of these tools have limits on what is available for free with paid options for extra features. Hey, they have to make money somehow …

A Neat New WeChat Survey Tool

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

There aren’t any native WeChat survey or polling features built into groups or moments. Perhaps you would like your friends to vote on something or maybe you want people to sign up for your party. What to do? ChCh golf party! Woo hoo! We found this a new little tool that solves the problem nicely. There are many 3rd party survey tools …

3 Kickass WeChat Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier

Matthew Brennan Uncategorized, WeChat Tips

Today we introduce you to 3 kickass WeChat apps making life easier for those of us living in China. They are useful, fast, and best of all easily accessible right from your WeChat timeline. Still downloading apps from the app store? Come on guys! This is China. #CHat era RINGY RINGY is a FREE TRANSLATION SERVICE run by a group …

WeChat Real Name Verification: How to Verify WeChat

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

Verify Wechat: New rules for online payments in China come into force in 2 days (July 1st 2016). China Central Bank now requires ‘third party payment providers’ (e.g. WeChat and Alipay) to implement real name verification systems for payment services. The legislation has caused much confusion and debate online. Read on to find out: How do these new rules affect …

Earn Money Answering Questions On Fenda

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

There has been a lot of hype recently in China surrounding a new platform called Fenda (One Minute Answer). Fenda allows you to earn money by answering questions on WeChat. Yes that’s right, you can monetize your knowledge easily and have people paying you through WeChat to impart wisdom in your area of expertise. Today we’ll show you step by …