How to Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone [4 Methods]

Accidentally deleted important Viber messages on your iPhone? Searching for a way to recover deleted Viber messages? This guide will show you how to restore Viber messages on iPhone in minutes.

By iMobie | Posted on: Jan. 09, 2019, Last Updated: Jan. 09, 2019

Please help!!! I accidentally deleted all Viber chat history on my iPhone 8 last night. I just want to free up some storage space. I haven’t made any backup of these messages. How can I recover deleted Viber messages? any ideas?

How to Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone

How to Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone

As a popular messaging and calling app, Viber allows users to send free text messages, make free international calls, share photos, etc. For most Viber users, Viber on their device may have stored plenty of valuable messages and message attachments.

Since so many important chat history and attachments of images, videos, GIF, etc. are stored in Viber, it could drive you crazy if some or all of them are deleted or lost. but there’s no need to worry about that too much. In the following guide, we are going to share you several different ways you can restore Viber messages on iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/6/5/4.

Method 1. How to Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone via Viber Backup

If you have backed up Viber chat history regularly via Viber app on your iPhone, you can restore the backup to recover your Viber messages.

Step 1 Sign in your iCloud account. Make sure that your iPhone have connected to a stable Wi-Fi network.

Step 2 Activate Viber and it will automatically offer to restore your previous backup > Select Restore now.

Method 2. How to Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone from iCloud Backup

For these users who have backed up iPhone with iCloud before losing the Viber conversations, try this method to get your Viber messages back by following the step below. However, you must clear that restoring from iCloud needs to to erase all data and settings on your iPhone firstly. Since there’s no way to check the iCloud backup files in advance, if you’re not sure whether your iCloud backup lost Viber messages or not, this method is not recommended.

Step 1. Erase all data and settings on iPhone.

Go to Settings on your iPhone > General > Reset > Erase All Data and Settings.

How to Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone from iCloud Backup – Step 1

How to Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone from iCloud Backup – Step 1

Step 2. Restore iPhone from iCloud backup.

Reach the Apps & Data screen and tap Restore from iCloud Backup option > Sign in your iCloud account > Choose backup > Select the iCloud backup contains the Viber chat history you want to restore.

Restore Viber Messages from iCloud Backup – Step 2

Restore Viber Messages from iCloud Backup – Step 2

Method 3. How to Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone from iTunes Backup

This method applying for users who have made an iTunes backup. Recovering deleted Viber messages from iTunes backup, you also need to erase your iPhone and restore the files in the iTunes backup to your device. In other words, all files on your iPhone will be replaced with the iTunes backup files. So, if you can’t be 100% sure that the iTunes backup contains the Viber messages you want, try other three methods in this guide.

Step 1. Connect iPhone to iTunes.

Launch iTunes on your Mac or PC computer > Connect your iPhone XR to the computer via USB cable.

Step 2. Choose “Restore Backup” option.

Click the Device icon when it appears in iTunes > Click “Restore Backup”.

Restore Viber Messages on iPhone from iTunes Backup – Step 2

Restore Viber Messages on iPhone from iTunes Backup – Step 2

Step 3. Restore iPhone from iTunes backup.

Select the backup includes the Viber messages you want to restore > Click “Restore” to start the recovering process.

Restore Viber Messages on iPhone from iTunes Backup – Step 3

Restore Viber Messages on iPhone from iTunes Backup – Step 3

Method 4. How to Recover App Data on iPhone without Backup

If all above 3 methods fail to work, then you have the last choice to recover your Viber messages – using a powerful and safe iPhone data recovery tool. Here, we would like to recommend one of the best iPhone iPad data recovery software named PhoneRescue for iOS, which has win a good reputation among iOS users for its highest recovery success rate.

With PhoneRescue for iOS, you can recover deleted app documents, photos, videos, as well as other attachments. Also, you are allowed to preview and select the files before recovering, which makes the recovery job more flexible and accurate. More than anything, it just takes you a few minutes and 1 simple click to get all your wanted files back. Now, let’s check how to restore Viber messages without backup.

Step 1. Download iPhone data recovery tool.

Free Download PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer firstly > Install and open it.

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Step 2. Connect your iPhone and choose recovery mode.

Connect your iPhone to the computer with its USB cable > Choose Recover from iOS Device mode > Click Right Arrow to go to the next page.

How to Recover App Data on iPhone without Backup - Step 2

How to Recover App Data on iPhone without Backup – Step 2

Step 3. Scanning the app data on your iPhone.

Uncheck Select All button and check App Data box > Click OK button to continue.

How to Recover App Data on iPhone without Backup - Step 3

How to Recover App Data on iPhone without Backup – Step 3

Step 4. Select the files to recover.

Preview and choose the app data you want to recover > Click Recover button on the bottom right corner to get them back now.

How to Recover App Data on iPhone without Backup - Step 4

How to Recover App Data on iPhone without Backup – Step 4

The Bottom Line

Hope you have succeeded in recovering deleted Viber messages without above 4 ways. Actually, the best way to avoid data loss is to make a regular backup of your iPhone. In that case, you can easily retrieve the lost data by restoring from your backup. Lastly, if you find this guide useful, share it to help these users who are looking for ways to do iPhone Viber messages recovery.

iMobie

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