How to recover deleted iMessages from iPhone
--Monday, 01 May 2017
IMessages was developed by Apple. It can only run on iPhone / iPad / iPod and Mac. When you open iMessages in your apple device, you can send iMessages to other apple devices for free. Compared with SMS, iMessages can be sent with links, videos, photos and voice. And it is free for apple users. Compared with social applications, it has a faster speed.
Here we are talking about what to do when iMessages are lost? Do not worry, we might be able to retrieve deleted iMessages. There are three ways to recover deleted iMessages from iPhone.
- Part 1: Recover Deleted iMessages directly from iPhone
- Part 2: Recover Deleted iMessages from iCloud Backup
- Part 3: Recover Deleted iMessages from iTunes Backup File
- Tips: Avoid removing iMessage from iPhone
Part 1: Recover Deleted iMessages directly from iPhone
Step 1. Download the recovery tool.
Download and run this software without virus. The "Data Recovery" feature can help you recover deleted iMessages. Click "Data Recovery" and you will be prompted to connect iPhone to the computer. So you need to prepare a USB cable.
Step 2. Recover Deleted iMessages directly.
If you only choose to scan iMessages, then you will wait for a shorter time. When the scan is complete, the software will automatically extract the iMessages and display it on the interface. You can check if it retrieves your lost iMessages. Then restore them to a computer or iPhone.
Part 2: Recover Deleted iMessages from iCloud Backup
Step 1. Extract iCloud Backup.
Log in iCloud to extract the backup you've done. Then you will see all your iCloud backups on the interface.
Step 2. Scan iCloud backup.
This method will take longer, it can not selectively scan your iMessages on the iPhone. Only when downloading the entire iCloud backup, can it scan your missing iMessages.
Step 3. Recover Deleted iMessages from iCloud Backup.
After the scan is complete, the data is converted and displayed on the software. You can view your Deleted iMessages on the software. Or restore them to a computer or iPhone.
Part 3: Recover Deleted Notes from iTunes Backup File
Step 1. Extract iMessages from iTunes Backup.
If you do not have an iTunes backup, you will not be able to use this method. Click "Recover from iTunes Backup File". When the software detects your iPhone, the software can automatically extract your backup. Then you can choose which backup to scan.
Step 2. Recover Deleted iMessages.
When the scan is done, you can see all your iPhone data on the software. You can view SMS, photos, videos and iMessages. Check the data you want. And then click "Recover" to export them to your iPhone or your computer.
Tips: Avoid removing iMessage from iPhone
Back up your iMessage.
It's very useful to back up your iPhone. You can use iTunes or iCloud to back up your iPhone data. It is free for apple users. If you have enough time, you can use iTunes to manually back up. It has a larger backup space to ensure the integrity of iPhone data. If you are busy, you can open iCloud auto backup. It can help you manage the backup file. But its space is limited, you can upgrade your account to Apple. But this is not free.
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