Lost text messages on iPhone after updating to iOS 11? Don’t Worry! Try the method in this post to get back them from your iPhone.
Download PhoneRescue to get back your lost SMS messages from iPhone or iPhone backup – Only 3 simple steps & support all iPhone models.
Apple recently released iOS 11 to fix the problems of iOS 10 to make iOS run more stable and safe. However, just like the previous iOS 10.3.3/10.3.2 update, this iOS update also has some problems, such as can’t sync iPhone music and iPhone messages disappeared.
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We have posted a article to solve iTunes sync problem, and now we talk about how to get back lost text messages from iPhone - If we accidentally deleted or lost our text messages or iMessages on our iPhone, what can we do to get them back?
Methods to Recover SMS on iPhone
The traditional ways to recover your iPhone is using iTunes and iCloud – two ways Apple officially provides for you to backup and restore your iOS devices. However, the restoring will erase all of your iPhone data and it request that you have one iPhone backup that created before you lost the messages.
Therefore, we provide one simple application PhoneRescue - iOS data recovery for you to retrieve lost text messages from iPhone, and it is also compatible with other iOS devices, such as iPod touch, iPad Air/Mini. With this tool, you can scan your lost data on iPhone and save them as HTML/TXT/PDF to computer. Additionally, you can also use it to extract text messages from iPhone backup; no matter it is one iTunes backup or iCloud backup. Now let's check the steps about how to use it to recover iPhone 4s messages and messages attachments.
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How to Recover iPhone SMS and Message Attachments with PhoneRescue
Requirements: your iPhone, one USB cable, one computer, and PhoneRescue. Note that PhoneRescue is a data recovery for both iOS and Android, so please download the version you need.
After downloading PhoneRescue and installing it on computer, you can easily try 3 methods to get back text messages on your iPhone.
Step 1. Run PhoneRescue, connect your iPhone to computer with USB cable, and select one suitable method to recover text messages. And then click right arrow to scan your iPhone.
How to Recover Text Messages from iPhone in iOS 11 – Step 1
Step 2. Wait for PhoneRescue to scan your iPhone.
How to Recover Text Messages from iPhone in iOS 11 – Step 2
Step 3. After scanning, click "Messages" or "Message Attachments" to preview lost iPhone messages. Select the ones you want get back and recover them to computer or your iPhone.
How to Recover Text Messages from iPhone in iOS 11 – Step 3
The Bottom Line
If the lost text messages were overwritten by some new data your iPhone created, you can't get them back from your iPhone directly. So before updating to a new iOS operating system, you'd better backup the contents on your iOS device.
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