How to Fix iPhone Message Icon Missing from the Share List Issues

This post aims at telling you how to fix message icon disappeared from iPhone issues. Do keep reading if you find message icon disappeared from iPhone’s Share List.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Apr. 22, 2020

Q: After updating to iOS 11, message icon disappeared on iPhone’s Share List. Now, I am only able to send pictures, Safari or other browser links in Message app itself. How am I supposed to do to fix iPhone message icon disappeared issues?

– An Email from One iPhone User

iPhone Message Icon Missing

iPhone Message Icon Missing

If iPhone message icon missing issues are what you are encountering, then you are not alone. Recently, we received many emails like this complaining message icon disappeared from iPhone’s Share List after updating to iOS 11.

Actually, it is not hard to solve the Message icon missing from iPhone’s Share List issues. Here in this post, we summarized two solutions to fix iPhone message icon missing issues. Please try them one by one.

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How to Fix Message Icon Disappeared from iPhone

Before trying the solutions below, please perform a force restart on your iPhone first.

Solution 1. Fix Message Icon Disappeared from iPhone by Resetting Network Settings

Go to Settings > General > Reset. Tap on Reset Network Settings. After that, all network settings would be erased. Please don’t worry about any data loss, this would only erase all network settings.

Solution 2. Fix Message Icon Disappeared from iPhone by Removing MDM or Profile

Some iDevices are installed with MDM (Mobile Device Management), which means that only administrators can apply additional restrictions. Removing MDM can be helpful to solve iPhone message icon missing issues. To see if you have MDM installed, you should go to Settings > General and see if there is a Profile option. If there is and you have the permission, tap Remove Management.

Bonus Tip: How to Recover Deleted Messages on iPhone

Messages are vital, they can be sweet words with beloved ones, important business information, or evidence in court. If messages are gone from iPhone, how to recover them on iPhone?

Here in this post, we will show you one easy and efficient tool to recover deleted messages on iPhone – iMobie PhoneRescue for iOS.

PhoneRescue for iOS is developed by an Apple certificated developer to recover lost data, like messages. To ensure you the highest success rate, PhoneRescue for iOS are equipped with three recovery modes, they are Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup, Recover from iCloud Backup.

PhoneRescue for iOS Overview

PhoneRescue for iOS Overview

Recover from iOS Device mode can help you thoroughly scan the data in iDevice that are not overwritten and recover them to anĀ iOS device directly. With Recover from iTunes Backup/iCloud mode, PhoneRescue for iOS can help you extract data from iTunes/iCloud backup and then selectively recover them to iDevice without any data loss.

To recover lost messages, please refer to:

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The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to fix iPhone message icon missing issues and an excellent way to recover lost messages. If you are having any questions about this post, do leave comments below or email us. By the way, if you happened to lost messages on your iPhone, do rememberĀ to give PhoneRescue for iOS a try!

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.