How to Recover Deleted iMessage from iPhone XS (Max) with/without Backup

After deleting some vital iMessage from your iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max by accident, you must be want to retrieve them as soon as possible. To help you get deleted iMessages back, this guide is going to show you 2 easy methods of retrieving lost iPhone iMessages, no matter you have a backup or not. Keep reading to check.

By iMobie | Posted on: Oct. 23, 2018, Last Updated: Oct. 24, 2018
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Help, guys! All my iMessage on my new iPhone XS Max have been deleted by my son. Very stupid of me to get kids to play with smartphones. But now is not the time to regret, I just want to retrieve my lost iMessages as soon as possible. But the bad thing is, I don’t have any backup. What can I do about it? Can I get my message back?

As you can see from above, data loss always happens in daily life without warning. If you have made a backup of the lost data before, you will be lucky to recover lost data from the backup you’ve made, what if you don’t have a backup like the user before?

If you’re also stuck in the same trouble and searching for a way retrieve deleted iPhone XS iMessages, this page is your last page. In the follow-up article, we will show you how to recover deleted iMessages on iPhone XS without any backup, as well how to make it when there is an available backup.

If you have no backup, notice that stop using your iPhone XS until you get all deleted iMessage back, as any operation like taking new photos, sending messages, etc. will overwrite the deleted iMessages and cause them lost eternally.

Part 1: Recover Deleted iMessage without Any Backup

When a file been deleted from your iPhone XS, it not gone eternally immediately. These deleted iMessages are still on your iPhone XS but became invisible, and waiting to be replaced by new data. That’s why we remind you of stopping use your phone, and why you need the help of a professional iPhone data recovery tool like PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery.

PhoneRescue for iOS, as one of the best iPhone data recovery software, has helped millions of iOS users successfully get back their lost data in the past 3 years. Below are some outstanding features of it on recovering iMessages.

Now, download and install PhoneRescue for iOS on your Mac or PC computer, then follow the steps below to get back your lost iPhone XS iMessages within 3 steps.

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Step 1 Open PhoneRescue for iOS and connect your iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max to the computer with its USB cable > Select Recover from iOS Device afterward click the arrow button.

How to Recover Deleted iMessage without Backup - Step 1

How to Recover Deleted iMessage without Backup – Step 1

Step 2 Select Messages category only > Click OK button to scan the deleted iMessages. If you also want to retrieve other categories at the same time, simply tick them.

How to Recover Deleted iMessage without Backup - Step 2

How to Recover Deleted iMessage without Backup – Step 2

Step 3 Preview and select the iMessages and attachments you want to recover > Click To Device button to put them back to your iPhone XS directly. Or you can save them to your computer by clicking To Computer button.

How to Retrieve Deleted iMessage without Backup - Step 3

How to Retrieve Deleted iMessage without Backup – Step 3

Part 2: How to Recover Deleted iMessage with an iTunes/iCloud Backup

If you have backed up your iPhone XS with iTunes or iCloud before losing iMessages, you can try out restoring deleted messages from backup, that is the most common way known to iPhone users. Following 2 tutorial will tell you how to make it:

How to Restore Deleted messages from iTunes Backup >

How to Restore Deleted messages from iCloud Backup >

However, if you’ve ever restored data from a backup, you should know that this restore is the whole backup restore, and you have no chance to check data details. Meanwhile, this restore will erase all the current data and settings on your phone. So, if you do not make sure that the backup contains the lost messages you need, you may take the risk of restoring nothing and lost everything on your iPhone. To help you avoid these risks, the following 2 guides will show you how to recover deleted iMessages from a backup without full restore & data loss:

How to Recover Deleted iMessage from iClous Backup without Losing Data >

How to Recover Deleted iMessage from iTunes Backup without Losing Data >

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to recover deleted iMessages from iPhone XS/XS Max with or without backup. As you can see, restoring from iTunes or iCloud is free but also needs to endure settings change and new data loss. Recovering with PhoneRescue is charged but easy to do and bring lots of benefits, more than anything, it makes it possible to recover lost iMessages without any backup. Just give a try on PhoneRescue, if you have any question, please let us know in the comment.

iMobie

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