How to Recover Deleted Text Messages from iPhone
--Wednesday, 15 March 2017
View the text messages on iPhone, but text messages missing or were accidentally deleted. Don't worry, this tutorial will show how to fix it! Need to bear in mind, that to prevent permanent loss of text messages, you should address this problem as early as possible. These deleted messages will remain on the iPhone. But you can not find them. If you continue to add new data to the iPhone, then these messages may be rewritten. But if you have an iPhone backup, you will be able to easily retrieve these lost messages.
IPhone Data Recovery is an easy-to-use software and provides a trial version that will help you get back your deleted messages on your iPhone 7/6/6S/se/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS. Here will be set out in detail how to use iPhone data recovery in three ways to recover lost text messages from iPhone: retrieve Text Messages directly from iPhone, extract iPhone messages from iTunes backup file and restore iPhone text messages from iCloud backup.
- Part 1: How to Recover Deleted Text Messages directly from iPhone?
- Part 2: How to Retrieve lost Text Messages from iTunes Backup File?
- Part 3: How to Restore lost Text Messages from iCloud Backup?
- Tips: Restore Deleted Text Messages by "Reset iPhone"
Part 1: How to Recover Deleted Text Messages directly from iPhone?
Step 1. Install iPhone data recovery.
In order to recover your lost text messages, connect iPhone/iPod/iPad to the computer. If you get tips that can not connect iPhone to your computer, you can install the latest iTunes. When this program successfully detects your iPhone, you can see step 2.
Step 2. Click the "Start Scan" button.
To speed up the recovery process, you can only decide to scan "Messages & Attachments", waiting for your missing text messages appear on the screen. If you disconnect from the computer, then this program will not be able to scan the SMS on the iPhone.
Step 3. View the retrieved text messages.
After scanning, you can view the retrieved text messages in the "Messages" and "Message Attachments", then select what you wish to recover to your computer or device.
Part 2: How to Retrieve lost Text Messages from iTunes Backup File?
Step 1. Download iPhone data recovery.
Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode.
Step 2. Scan iTunes backup File.
View your iTunes backup at different times, and then select the backup you wish to scan, all the backup data you can extract to your device.
Step 3. Recover Text Messages from iTunes Backup File.
After a short scan time, you can recover any messages you see through "Messages" and "Message Attachments". Of course you can simply recover what you want to your computer or iPhone.
Part 3: How to Restore lost Text Messages from iCloud Backup?
Step 1. Choose "Restore from iCloud Backup" mode.
Log in to your iCloud account, and extract the backup you have completed.In your account, you can see the different time iCloud backup, we recommend that you restore the latest iCloud backup, this backup will be more perfect.
Step 2. Extract the iCloud backup files.
To save scanning time, you can just check 'message' and 'message attachments'.
Step 3. Restore lost Text Messages from iCloud Backup.
You can see the "Recover to Device" and "Recover to Computer" buttons. Click "Recover to Device" button to restore the messages to your iPhone, but we suggest you also click the "Recover to Computer" button. That is also a good way to back up.
Tips: Restore Deleted Text Messages by "Reset iPhone"
This method carries a definite risk, because it will first empty all content on the iPhone.
Step 1. Directly operate your iPhone, click "Settings".
Step 2. Head to "General ".
Step 3. Head to "Reset".
You will see the "Erase All Content and Settings" option, click it, the system will reset your iPhone, when completed it will ask you to enter iCloud ID and password, you can restore data from iCloud.
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