How to View iMessages Online with Ease

Summary

How to check iMessages online? This guide will tell you how to make it in two ways.

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Dec. 18, 2017

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PhoneRescue for iOS – Lets You View iMessages in iCloud Backup

PhoneRescue for iOS – Best iCloud Data Viewer

This powerful tool can let you read iMessages in the iCloud backup. Download it now and follow this guide to check your iMessages.

iMessage lets us send texts, photos, videos etc. over Wi-Fi or cellular, which is quite convenient. However, now your iPhone is not at hand and you need to check the messages, then is there any method that can let you check iMessages online? The answer is Yes, follow this guide to make it.

For anyone who wants to check iMessages on iPad/iPod touch or on Mac computer, please refer to Part 1. For anyone who wants to check old or deleted iMessages online in iCloud backup on Mac/PC, please go to Part 2 to get the solution.

Part 1. How to View iMessages Online

If you want to check iMessages online on iPad, iPod touch or Mac computer, you need to log in the same Apple ID that you use on your iPhone. Then iMessages you send and receive on your iPhone will appear on iPad/iPod or Mac. Here are the steps.

On iPad/iPod touch:

Step 1. Open Settings > Tap Messages > Turn on iMessages. If ask, sign in with the Apple ID you’re using on iPhone.

Step 2. Tap Send & Receive > You can turn on your phone number in “You can be reached” section.

On Mac:

Step 1. Open Messages > Sign in with the Apple ID you’re using with Messages on iPhone.

Step 2. In Messages, click Messages > Preferences > Click Accounts and choose your iMessage account. To turn on your phone number, select it and your Apple ID in the list.

Part 2. How to Check iMessages Online via PhoneRescue

If you have backed up your iPhone via iCloud before, then there is a chance to check the iMessages in iCloud backup. Since Apple will not allow you to check the iCloud backup, to view the backup files in iCloud, you need to rely on third-party apps, and here PhoneRescue for iOS – an iOS data recovery as well as an iCloud backup viewer is recommended.

  1. It lets you view iMessages in iCloud backup as well as contacts, call history, notes, photos, etc.
  2. It also allows you to preview, select and send the iMessages to your iDevice or download them to the computer.

In fact, PhoneRescue for iOS is one paid software if you want to export any data from iCloud backup, but it offers the free trial for you. You can free download it to check if the backups contain the iMessages you need. Click here to download PhoneRescue for iOS on your Mac/PC and follow the steps below to check the iMessages.

Step 1. Open PhoneRescue for iOS > Choose Recover from iCloud. Plug in your iDevice if you want to recover the iMessages to it.

How to View iMessages Online via PhoneRescue – Step 1

How to View iMessages Online via PhoneRescue – Step 1

Step 2. Enter your Apple ID and password.

How to View iMessages Online via PhoneRescue – Step 2

How to View iMessages Online via PhoneRescue – Step 2

Step 3. Choose iCloud Backup.

How to View iMessages Online via PhoneRescue – Step 3

How to View iMessages Online via PhoneRescue – Step 3

Step 4. Choose the backup that contains the iMessages you need to download.

How to View iMessages Online via PhoneRescue – Step 4

How to View iMessages Online via PhoneRescue – Step 4

Step 5. Check the iMessages  > You can also recover the messages to your device and computer.

How to View iMessages Online via PhoneRescue – Step 5

How to View iMessages Online via PhoneRescue – Step 5

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to check iMessages online and hope it can help you. If you still have any question about this guide, please contact us via email or leave a comment and we will reply you soon.

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