How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone SE

Want to learn how to retrieve deleted text messages and iMessages from iPhone SE? You can get two solutions in this iMobie tutorial.

By Joy Taylor | Posted on: Nov. 14, 2018, Last Updated: Nov. 29, 2018

iPhone SE is Apple’s new 4-inch iPhone, and users can now shop 16GB iPhone SE for $399 and 64GB for $499. For those who want a small iPhone with good configuration, iPhone SE is a nice option. However, bad things happen to your iDevice even it is a new iPhone SE – you may lose or delete some message chats from your iPhone SE and want to get them back.

Here in this article, we’d like to provide you two quick solutions. You can retrieve deleted text messages from your iPhone SE with a professional iOS data recovery tool- PhoneRescue for iOS.

What Is PhoneRescue for iOS – Main Features

PhoneRescue for iOS is developed to recover deleted iOS data like messages, notes, contacts, call history, voice memos, Safari history or bookmarks, photos, app data (for example, Skype messages), etc. It helps you recover deleted iPhone SE messages with or without backup, and supports previewing and retrieving deleted texts selectively.

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Download PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer to get back deleted but important data from iDevice. Now read on this guide to learn how to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone SE.

1. Recover Deleted Text Messages/iMessages on iPhone SE without Backup

The “Recover from iOS Device” mode of PhoneRescue for iOS allows you to retrieve deleted messages from iPhone SE without backup. Here is how it works:

Step 1Download PhoneRescue (choose iOS Data Recovery) and install it on your computer  > Open PhoneRescue for iOS > Connect your iPhone to the computer.

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Step 2Select Recover from iOS Device > Click on Right Arrow to scan your iPhone.

Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone SE without Backup – Step 2

Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone SE without Backup – Step 2

Step 3Select Messages only > Click OK button to start the scan process.

Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone SE without Backup – Step 3

Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone SE without Backup – Step 3

Step 4Preview and select the messages you want to recover > Click on To Computer button to download them to computer or To iDevice button to get them to your iPhone.

Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone SE without Backup – Step 4

Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone SE without Backup – Step 4

2. Recover Deleted Text Messages/iMessages on iPhone SE with Backup

PhoneRescue for iOS also lets you extract deleted text messages from iTunes backup of iPhone SE. With this mode, you won’t need to connect your iPhone SE to computer.

Step 1Open PhoneRescue for iOS > Choose Recover from iTunes Backup > Click on Right Arrow to enter the next page.

Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone SE from iTunes Backup – Step 1

Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone SE from iTunes Backup – Step 1

Step 2Select the backup you need > Click on Right Arrow to scan the backup.

Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone SE from iTunes Backup – Step 2

Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone SE from iTunes Backup – Step 2

Step 3Select Messages and click OK to scan your device > Preview and select the messages you want to recover > Click on To Computer or To iDevice button to get them back.

For PhoneRescue for iOS only allows you to extract data from iCloud backup before iOS 9 and iPhone SE comes with iOS 9, so the “Recover from iCloud” mode is not applied to iPhone SE.

The Bottom Line

PhoneRescue for iOS also supports recovering text messages from iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4s etc. Now download the free trial of PhoneRescue for iOS to give it a try!

Joy Taylor

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