How to Spotlight Search Deleted Messages on iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X with Ease
This post aims at telling you how to spotlight search iPhone deleted messages. Please keep reading and get more details.
It’s easy to remove text messages on your iPhone, but getting them back is a challenge. In fact, when you delete a text message on your iPhone, it doesn’t get deleted permanently. You can search spotlight search deleted messages if they are not overwritten.
Here in this post, we will show you how to spotlight search deleted messages on iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X. In case you may need to recover these deleted messages to iPhone, we will also show you one way to recover them.
Part 1. How to Spotlight Search Deleted Messages on iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X
Step 1. Go to any home screen, tap around the middle of the screen and swipe down, that would bring up the spotlight bar.
Step 2. Input the message content. The spotlight bar would show you the results.
Spotlight Search Deleted Messages
Part 2. How to Recover Deleted Messages on iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X
To recover deleted messages on iPhone, what you will need is PhoneRescue for iOS.
PhoneRescue is an all-inclusive phone data recovery program designed to recover lost data on your device and PhoneRescue for iOS aims at recovering lost data on iPhone, like messages, contacts, notes, calendar, Safari histories, Photos and so on. Here are reasons why you will like PhoneRescue for iOS.
1. You can directly restore deleted messages to your iPhone via PhoneRescue for iOS.
2. You can save deleted messages on computer as viewable and printable format.
3. The free trial version of PhoneRescue for iOS could help you scan deleted messages. Even though you need to pay to recover lost messages, you have our guarantee that you can get refund if PhoneRescue for iOS failed to recover lost messages.
Now, let’s download and install PhoneRescue for iOS and follow the steps below to recover deleted messages on iPhone.
PhoneRescue for iOS is developed by iMobie, an Apple certificated developer. Now, it is also Norton and McAfee secured. You have our guarantee that it does no harm to your devices, please feel free to use PhoneRescue for iOS.
Step 1. Run PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer, then connect your iPhone to computer with an USB cable. Choose Recover from iOS Device, click the Right Arrow button to continue.
How to Recover Deleted Messages in Spotlight on iPhone – Step 1
Step 2. Navigate to the Personal Data, check the box of Messages and uncheck other boxes, click OK. PhoneRescue for iOS would start to scan messages on your iPhone.
How to Recover Deleted Messages in Spotlight on iPhone – Step 2
Step 3. After PhoneRescue for iOS scanned your iPhone, all your messages would be displayed, including lost messages and message attachments. Click the To Computer or To Device tab to recover deleted messages.
How to Recover Deleted Messages in Spotlight on iPhone – Step 3
Note: If your iPhone is broken or not at hand, and you have created backup via iTunes or iCloud, you can use PhoneRescue for iOS to find the deleted messages on iPhone by extracting the iTunes or iCloud backup files. Please refer to How to recover deleted text messages from iTunes backup >
The Bottom Line
PhoneRescue for iOS can help you recover deleted texts on iPhone in the Spotlight search easily, so why not give it a free try? If you like this post, please share it to help more people. Well, if you have any problems, please do not hesitate to tell us in Comments Section or via Email.