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How to Restore iPhone Messages

Lost your iPhone? But there are some messages contained your important information. Are you anxious to find them back? Here are 3 effective ways for you to recover your SMS.
The first and second one are based on the SMS recovery tool - iPhone SMS Recovery.
To be more specific, iPhone SMS Recovery is a powerful tool designed for Apple users. It enables you to undelete iPhone messages within a few clicks. What’s more, it can recover Contacts, Photos, Calendar, Notes, Call History, Voice Memos and so forth. No more waiting, just have a try!
Free download iPhone SMS Recovery, please choose the right version below.

Part I: Directly undelete SMS from iPhone

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Connect your iPhone to the computer and scan

I. For iPhone 5/4S users (iPhone 4/3GS user can skip this to next)
There is only a "Start Scan" button on the main window. After connecting your iPhone, you only need to click the "Start Scan" button to scan your iPhone. You'll see this scanning window immediately after clicking the "Start Scan" button.
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II. For iPhone 4/3GS user
A. 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. You need to download a plug-in by clicking the "Download" button.
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B. Enter DFU mode to scan your device
After downloading the plug-in, you need to get into thed device's scanning mode before scanning. You can follow the steps below:
1) Hold your iPhone and click the "Start" button.
2) Pressing the "Power" and "Home" buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
3) After 10 seconds, release the "Power" button, but keep holding "Home" for another 15 seconds.
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Preview and restore iPhone SMS
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".
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Note: The scanning time depends on how much data you have on your iPhone.

Part II: Restore iPhone SMS from iTunes backup

Step 1: 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".
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Step 2: Preview and restore SMS
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 SMS from iPhone, you only need to check the "Messages" option and hit the "Recover" to save all the messages on your computer.
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Part III: Restore iPhone SMS 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 SMS 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.


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