How to Recover iMessages from iCloud
This tutorial tells you how to use PhoneResuce to quickly get iMessages from iCloud and put them to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
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iMessages and text messages on your iPhone iPad or iPod touch can be backed up to iCloud. However, you cannot view the iMessages conversation and attached images unless you restore your device with the backup. So how to view and recover iMessages from iCloud without restoring the whole backup? In this post, you’ll get the answer.
Tool to Restore Only iMessages and SMS from iCloud to iPhone/iPad/iPod
There are many iCloud backup extractors, but few enable you to get only messages back to your device. Luckily, now the new version of PhoneRescue for iOS helps you restore only messages from iCloud.
PhoneRescue for iOS helps iPhone/iPad/iPod users to recover data on iPhone and extract data from backup you created via iTunes/iCloud. It supports iOS 9/8/7/6/5 and almost all iOS devices.
How to Recover iMessages from iCloud with PhoneRescue for iOS
Step 1. Free download PhoneRescue for iOS to your computer, launch it, then connect your iOS device with an USB cable.
Step 2. Choose “Recover from iCloud” and click forward icon to continue, log in your iCloud account.
How to Recover iMessages from iCloud with PhoneRescue for iOS – Step 2
Step 3. Select an iCloud backup to download. After downloading, click the arrow button. Choose Only Scan Backup if you just want to view data in iCloud, select Compare, PhoneRescue for iOS would compare the data in your iPhone and iCloud backup.
How to Recover iMessages from iCloud with PhoneRescue for iOS – Step 3
Step 4. Select Messages, then click OK, PhoneRescue for iOS would scan Messages data in your iPhone and iCloud backup.
How to Recover iMessages from iCloud with PhoneRescue for iOS – Step 4
Step 5. Now you can see all messages in your iCloud backup. You can recover messages from iCloud backup by clicking To Computer or To Device tab.
How to Recover iMessages from iCloud with PhoneRescue for iOS – Step 5
Note: If you are using AnyTrans for Mac, you cannot access iCloud backup in iOS 9.3 and above.
The Bottom Line
Besides iMessages, PhoneRescue for iOS can recover other 20+ file types on your iCloud. Additionally, it can scan some deleted items on your device even when you have no backup. Why Not Download AnyTrans and Have a Try >>