How to Restore Text Messages from iCloud to iPhone X/8 (Plus)
Wonder how to restore text messages from iCloud to iPhone 8/8 (Plus), or iPhone X? Follow this post to get them back selectively, without erasing other data.
PhoneRescue provides you with three recovery modes: Recover from iOS, Recover from iTunes, and Recover from iCloud, to give you the most high success rate of getting back lost iOS data.
There are many situations, where we need restore text messages from iCloud to our iPhone 8/8 (Plus)/X: When you just get a new one, you need transfer text messages from iCloud to fill it in; When your text messages are lost from your iPhone 8/X, you can get them back from iCloud backup; etc.
The normal steps to restore text messages from iCloud backup directly are: Go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings > Set up your iPhone 8/X > Select Restore from iCloud Backup > Log in your iCloud > Select the right backup.
However this way has one fatal flaw obviously. It requires you firstly resetting, to erase all existed data on your iPhone. If your iCloud backup was saved a long time ago, restoring from iCloud probably leads to some other data and files, which have not backed up to iCloud before, missing and irretrievable. Most times, you also probably just would like to restore only text messages from iCloud. What can we do with it?
So in this guide, we recommend one professional mobile data recovery tool - PhoneRescue, to help you with restoring messages from iCloud, selectively, and without erasing any data on your iPhone 8/X.
The Tool We Use to Access iCloud Text Messages
As the best iOS data rescuing application, PhoneRescue - iOS data recovery ensure you 100% secure and and privacy to restore text messages from iCloud, besides:
1. It enables you to preview every single piece of message, and then restore the base on your need.
2. There is no need to erase your iPhone 8/X firstly, or other likely operations, to endanger the existed data on your Device.
3. Besides messages, other kinds of iOS data types are also included, contacts, photos, music, call logs, notes, calendars, etc.
4. Besides from iCloud, you can also restore your iOS data from iDevice directly, and iTunes. Also equipped with function to fix various iOS problems, stuck in recovery mode, Apple logo, etc.
With so many outstanding features, why not download and try it now, and then we begin with the detailed steps?
How to Restore Text Messages from iCloud to iPhone 8 (Plus)/X
Step 1. Run PhoneRescue on your computer (PC/Mac) > Connect your device to it > Choose Recover from iCloud > Click right arrow at the right corner.
How to Restore Text Messages from iCloud to iPhone 8/X - Step 1
Step 2. Sign in your iCloud account > Choose the backup files, which contains the text messages you want > Click the download button to continue.
How to Restore Text Messages from iCloud to iPhone 8/X - Step 2
Step 3. Then a screen will pop up noticing you to choose what kind of data you would like to retrieve. Check Messages option and click OK button, then it will begin downloading iCloud backup.
How to Restore Text Messages from iCloud to iPhone 8/X - Step 3
Step 4. After downloading, select Messages or Message Attachment > Preview and select the messages you want to recover > Click on To Computer button to download them to computer or To iDevice button to get them to your iPhone.
How to Restore Text Messages from iCloud to iPhone 8/X - Step 4
The Bottom Line
As you can see from the steps above, PhoneRescue will definitely not erasing any data of your device, and you can restore any single message from your iCloud backup. So why not have a try with it now? If you have any question about it, you can contact our support team by email, or directly live chat at this page. If you like this guide, don't forget to share it with your friends.
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