A super easy way is offered in the guide to help you recover old iMessages on iPhone/iPad. Now follow the instructions to know how to find and retrieve old iMessages successfully.
Actually, the very old iMessages are almost overwritten by new data onto your iPhone/iPad. In this case, iTunes or iCloud backup might be helpful as long as the old iMessages that you want to retrieve are included in a usable backup. But usually, it’s tricky because both the iTunes and iCloud backup are hard to accessible and unreadable.
iMobie PhoneRescue has noticed the limitations. Thus here comes the PhoneRescue for iOS with the ability to access iTunes and iCloud backup, and then help you find and recover old iMessages from backup successfully.
PhoneRescue for iOS is specially developed to help iPhone iPad users to recover various lost files, including iMessages, text messages, photos, videos, contacts, notes and more.
Before the detailed instructions, go to download page of PhoneRescue to get the PhoneRescue for iOS installed to Mac or PC computer. And then follow the example of retrieving old iMessages from your iTunes backup.
Step 1 Launch PhoneRescue for iOS, click “Recover from iTunes Backup” option, and hit the right arrow to continue.
Step 2 Select the iTunes backup with messages you want to retrieve > Click right arrow to scan the selected backup. After scanning, Uncheck “Select All” option, select only “Messages” and hit the “OK” button in blue.
Step 3 Preview and find the old iMessages you’d like to retrieve. Click “To Computer” to get them back to the computer, or “To Device” to recover them directly to your iPhone/iPad Messages app.
If your old iMessages are contained in an available iCloud backup, the post explaining how to recover old iMessages from iCloud backup can help. Go and have a check.
In addition, to help you recover files from iTunes or iCloud backup, PhoneRescue for iOS also enables you to retrieve lost or deleted data directly from any iOS device within steps. Get PhoneRescue for iOS to explore more >
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