How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another Phone (iPhone & Android Phone)

In this post, we will tell you how to easily retrieve deleted text messages from another phone with ease, including from another iPhone or another Android phone.

By Thea Lewis | Posted: Jan. 09, 2018, Last Updated: Jan. 25, 2018
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Recently, I see a user promoted a question “Can I retrieve deleted messages from another iPhone” on quora.com. Actually, this may not a very common demand for many smartphone users. However, there indeed some cases you may need to retrieve deleted text messages from another iPhone, and even from another Android phone. Such as, you buy a new iPhone 8 or iPhone X, when you trying to transfer messages from your old Phone to new iPhone but find that some important messages disappeared. In this case, you must eager to retrieve deleted text messages from another phone.

So, here in this post, we will show you how to retrieve deleted text messages from another phone including another iPhone or Android phone. Let’s read on.

For iPhone users, if you have made a backup including the messages you want to retrieve, you can retrieve deleted text messages by using iTunes or iCloud. What if there is no backup available? For Android users, there seem no methods like using iTunes or iCloud to recover deleted data but with the aid of professional data recovery tools. Therefore, we recommend you an outstanding iOS & Android data recovery – PhoneRescue.

PhoneRescue is an easy-to-use data recovery software, supports retrieving lost or deleted data from both Android and iOS devices. With PhoneRescue for iOS, you can easily recover 24 + types of iOS type files, like photos, videos, messages, contacts, call history, notes, app data, etc. from the iOS device, from iTunes backup, and from iCloud backup. With PhoneRescue for Android, you can recover data and files that matter to you most including text messages, photos, contacts, calendar, video events and more. So, no matter you want to retrieve deleted text messages from another iPhone or any Android phone, PhoneRescue can help you make it with ease.

Download PhoneRescue on your Mac or PC computer, choose download PhoneRescue for iOS or PhoneRescue for Android according to your situation and then follow following step-by-step tutorial to retrieve deleted text messages from another phone.

1. How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another iPhone with Ease

If you want to retrieve deleted text messages from another iPhone, please download and install PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer. Then follow steps below.

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Step 1 Run PhoneRescue for iOS and connect another iPhone to the computer with USB cable. Select Recover from iOS Device and click on the arrow button.

How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another iPhone - Step 1

How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another iPhone – Step 1

Step 2 Uncheck “Select All” and only tick Messages > Click on OK to let PhoneRescue for iOS scan your iPhone.

How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another iPhone - Step 2

How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another iPhone – Step 2

Step 3 Preview and select the text messages you want to recover, then click on the Recover button to put selected messages to your computer or device.

How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another iPhone - Step 3

How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another iPhone – Step 3

Note – If you can’t find the deleted text messages on iPhone, you can go to iCloud backup to have a check: How to Restore Messages from iCloud >

2. How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another Android Phone

If you mean to retrieve deleted text messages from another Android phone, please download and install PhoneRescue for Android on your computer. Then follow steps below, here take Samsung for example.

Step 1 Run PhoneRescue for Android and connect another Android phone to the computer with a USB cable.

Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another Android iPhone - Step 1

Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another Android iPhone – Step 1

Step 2 PhoneRescue for Android will detect your device, then it will let you select the types of files you want to recover. So only tick Messages and click the Next button.

Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another Android iPhone - Step 2

Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Another Android iPhone – Step 2

Step 3 After scanning, preview and select the messages you want to recover > Click the Recover button.

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to retrieve deleted text messages from another phone, hope this guide will give you a hand when you in the demand for retrieving deleted text messages from another iPhone or Android phone. Why not download it and try out its free trial?

Thea Lewis

Member of iMobie team, use Apple products for years, take pleasure in sharing workarounds of Apple related problems.

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