As communicating with friends, schoolmates, bussiness partners or other persons, text message is a tool that we use. But sometimes we deleted by mistakes, or lost iPhone by stolen. There are some messages contained your important information. Are you anxious to find them back? Here are 4 effective ways for you to recover deleted iPhone messages.
The first three are based on the SMS recovery tool - iPhone Data Recovery.
To be more specific, iPhone Data Recovery is a powerful tool designed for Apple users. It enables you to undelete iPhone messages within a few clicks, including text messages, MMS, iMessages and attachments. What’s more, it can recover Contacts, Photos, Calendar, Notes, Call History, Voice Memos and more files. No more waiting, just have a try!
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Part I: Directly Recover Deleted iPhone Messages
Connect iPhone to Computer and Scan
Connect your device to the computer with a digital cable and run the program, then you'll see the window below after connecting your device. Choose “Recover from iOS Device” and click the "Start Scan" button to scan your iPhone. If you use iPhone4/3GS, click “Advanced Mode” first.
Preview and Recover iPhone Text Messages
The program will scan all your data including those you recently deleted and currently on your iPhone. After the scan, it will generate a report where you can preview all the scanned messages, including iMessages. Mark those you want and click "Recover" to save them on your computer. If you want to separate deleted messages, you can use the slide button at the bottom to "Only display the deleted items".
Note: The scanning time depends on how much data you have on your iPhone.
Part II: Recover iPhone Text Messages from iCloud
Download and Scan iCloud Backup
Choose the mode of “Recover from iCloud Backup File”. Then log in your iCloud account. Later you can see a list of backup files in the program’s window. Select the one you need and download it. When it's completed, you can scan it to find text messages directly.
Preview & Recover iPhone Messages
When the scan completes, you can preview all data in the iCloud backup file. Choose “Messages” in the left side, then tick those you want back to save them on your computer. Click on the Recover button to get this work done.
Part III: Recover iPhone Messages from iTunes Backup
Scan Your iTunes Backup for iPhone
After installing and running the program, choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" and you'll get the interface as follow. All your iTunes backup files have been found out and displayed in catalogue. Select the one for your iPhone and click "Start Scan".
Preview and Restore iPhone Messages
When the scan completes, all the content contained in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories as Photos, Videos, Contacts, Messages, Call History and Notes. You can preview the detailed content of any of them before you perform the SMS recovery for iPhone.
To recover deleted messages from iPhone, you only need to check the "Messages" option and hit the "Recover" to save all the messages on your computer.
Part IIII: Restore iPhone Messages with iTunes
Actually, you can to recover only those messages deleted since the last synchronization with iTunes. In order to recover a deleted text message or messages, run through the following 4 easy steps:
Step1. Connect iPhone to computer with a USB cord. Once connected, do not allow your phone to automatically sync with iTunes. If the phone is automatically synced, you will no longer be able to recover deleted iPhone SMS.
Step2. Connect iPhone to iTunes and Back up by selecting Preferences > Backup from iTunes, or right-click on your iPhone and choose a backup.
Step3. Restore iPhone by selecting Restore. You will find this tab under Preferences. Remember, once restore your iPhone, it will be completely erased once the new firmware is installed. So, make sure you have successfully created back up.
Step4. Restore your iPhone from the back up you created on step 2. This will allow you to restore any data you have backed up, including the "deleted" text messages.
The above mentioned methods indeed can be your assistant to help you undelete iPhone SMS. iPhone Data Recovery can get back your Messages, Photos, Contacts and more. With this recovery utility, you are able to retrieve them at ease. No need to open iTunes! Of course, you can rely on iTunes to recover your messages. It’s up to you to decide whether to use iPhone SMS Recovery or iTunes. By the way, to avoid losing your important SMS messages, immediate backup is very important and useful. Do remember to backup them on your computer well.