How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone X with 2 Ways

Deleted some messages from your iPhone X but find some of them are still useful and have no idea how to recover? If you are in trouble with this problem, you can solve it by reading this guide and get back your deleted messages on iPhone X with 2 efficient methods.

By Gigi Albert | Posted: Apr. 25, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 05, 2018
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The messages on your iPhone always mean a lot to you, especially some of them are the precious conversation between you and your loved ones, some important information about your life such as the messages to remind you of the payment dates for credit cards and the messages about work, etc. You are regret deleting them and have no idea how to find & recover deleted messages on iPhone X. In reality, there are also various reasons can make you easily lose your important text messages, such as your phone is stolen or lost, mistaken deletion, update failure, system crash or other unexpected reasons. Under these situations, you may wonder how to recover deleted text messages on iPhone X.

iPhone X Deleted Messages Recovery

iPhone X Deleted Messages Recovery

For how to find and recover deleted text messages on iPhone X, don’t be panic. Here in this guide, we’d like to show you two methods of recovering deleted messages on iPhone X. One method is without any backup, the other one is with backup.

Method 1: How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone X Without any Backups

If you have a backup that contains the messages you want to recover, you can restore them with iTunes or iCloud. However, what if you didn’t back up your messages on iPhone X before deleting them? In this case, here is a method for you.

Actually the messages you have deleted from your iPhone X doesn’t disappear forever. As long as they’re not be overwritten by new data, they will technically be saved by the system and hidden, become invisible. That is to say, they still stay somewhere on your iPhone X. As long as you find them, which can be recovered. Then, how to find & recover the deleted messages on iPhone X? In order to find them, you need some data recovery tools such as PhoneRescue.

PhoneRescue is a professional iOS & Android data recovery software, and PhoneRescue for iOS is mainly for iOS users. Designed as an iOS data recovery tool, PhoneRescue for iOS aims at recovering all types of iOS data from iPhone/iPad. With PhoneRescue for iOS, you can efficiently recover deleted text messages on iPhone X without any backups, without erasing or replacing your current data, as well as selectively choose the messages you really want to recover.

Besides recovering deleted messages, it also enables to recover 20+ kinds of iOS files like Photos, Contacts, Text Messages, Music, Videos, Notes, etc. Even though you have no backup, it makes it possible to find out all the hidden messages, and also allows you to preview the deleted messages on iPhone X before recovering them. It is easy-to-use yet with highest data recovery success rate, if you failed to retrieve data you want within 60 days of purchase, you’ll get the 100% risk-free unconditional full refund.

Now, download PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer, and then do as followings:

Step 1 Install and run PhoneRescue for iOS. Connect your iPhone X to the computer and select Recover From iOS Device.

How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone X – Step 1

Step 2 All categories will be selected. Remember uncheck select all and click Messages to scan this kind of data on your iPhone X.

How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone X – Step 2

Step 3 The recoverable message will show up after the scanning finished. You can check deleted message by picking “Listed only deleted files” option and choose the message you want to recover. Click Recover button. You can also choose to export messages To Device or To Computer.

How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone X – Step 3

Method 2: How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone X With Backup

If you have backed up your iPhone X with iTunes or iCloud before, you can restore deleted iPhone X text messages from iTunes/iCloud backup. However, the existing data on your iPhone X will be replaced by the data in iTunes backup. That is to say, you will lose your further data. If you don’t want to overwrite the data added to your phone, PhoneRescue for iOS is your ultimate choice, which enables you to recover the deleted message from iTunes or iCloud backup, and ensured that your existing data will not be erased and replaced.

Next, we take recover from iTunes backup for example. If you want to know how to recover deleted messages from iCloud backup, you can read:  How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from iCloud Backup >

Step 1 Download and run PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer, connect your iPhone X to the computer. Select “Recover from iTunes Backup”. And click the blue arrow.

How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on iPhone X with Backup – Step 1

Step 2 It will detect all backups on computer and display them in the window, choose the one that contains the messages you want to recover.

How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on iPhone X with Backup – Step 2

A pop-up window will let you decide only scan backup or make a data comparison. If you click “Only Scan Backup” button, PhoneRescue for iOS will scan and display all data in the backup. However, if you click “Compare” button, it will compare data. You can choose “Scan” or “Compare” as you need.

Step 3 All categories will come out in the window. Do not select all categories, just only select Messages and click OK.

How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on iPhone X with Backup – Step 3

Step 4 PhoneRescue for iOS will show you all your messages and you can select the conversation you want to recover. By the way, you can choose where you want to put them, To Computer or To Device.

How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on iPhone X with Backup – Step 4

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to recover deleted text messages from iPhone X. With PhoneRescue for iOS, you can get back all precious messages as well as other deleted items, such as photos, contacts, music, video, etc. Moreover, you can also repair iOS system with PhoneRescue for iOS. It’s worth downloading! Just download it to have a try >

Gigi Albert

Member of iMobie team, a professional editor, is interested in solving iOS & Android related problems by writing various tutorials.

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