How to Retrieve Deleted Messages on iPad Air, iPad mini and iPad Pro

How to retrieve deleted messages on iPad? This guide gives you 3 easy methods to recover deleted text messages on iPad Pro, iPad Air and iPad mini.

By Joy Taylor | Posted on: Nov. 27, 2018, Last Updated: Mar. 11, 2019

Communicating with other people via Messages app becomes a common way nowadays, especially for Apple iOS device users. They can use a service called iMessages over Wi-Fi to chat with friends and family. If you are a user of iPad Pro or iPad Air/mini, you are likely to send messages to have conversations with your friends all the time.

As we can see, message conversations may contain some vital information for us to save. However, we may lose these cherished data for some reasons, such as mistaken deletion, iPad factory settings restore, iOS update, etc. No matter how we lose our messages, we would like to try everything to get them back. However, how can we retrieve deleted text messages from iPad Pro, iPad Air or iPad mini?

In this guide, I will introduce you a powerful recovery tool – PhoneRescue to help you retrieve deleted text messages from iPad Air/ iPad mini in a quick way, and shows it’s three modes to recover your lost data.

If the text messages on your iPhone get lost or accidentally deleted, follow the guide to know how to retrieve text messages on an iPhone. 6 methods are offered to help you get them back.

Tool You’ll Use to Recover iPad Messages – PhoneRescue

PhoneRescue for iOS is one professional iOS data recovery tool that can help you retrieve deleted iPad/iPhone/iPod data without effort.

Download PhoneRescue, and follow methods below to retrieve deleted messages from iPad and iCloud backup.

PhoneRescue – iPad Messages Recovery Tool

Want to retrieve text messages to your iPad/iPad Pro/iPad mini? This article is intended to show you the ways to recover text messages/iMessages to your iPad. Keep reading on this post to learn more.

Part 1. Retrieve Deleted Messages on iPad Air/iPad mini

If you haven’t created some backups on your iTunes or iCloud, you can still recover mistaken deletion messages on iPad directly by following the steps below.

Step 1Free download and install PhoneRescue on your Mac/Windows, and then connect your iPad Air/mini to computer with a USB cable.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Step 2Select Recover from iOS Device > Click on Right Arrow to enter the next page.

Retrieve Deleted Messages from iPad Air/Air 2 and iPad mini 2/3/4 – Step 2

Retrieve Deleted Messages from iPad Air, iPad mini and iPad Pro – Step 2

Step 3Select Messages or Messages Attachment > Preview and select the texts you need > Click on To Computer button to download them to computer or To iDevice button to get them to your iPad.

Retrieve Deleted Messages from iPad Air/Air 2 and iPad mini 2/3/4 – Step 3

Retrieve Deleted Messages from iPad Pro/Air/mini – Step 3

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Part 2. Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on iPad Air/iPad mini from iTunes Backup

Step 1Download PhoneRescue for iOS and open it > Select Recover from iTunes Backup > Click on Right Arrow to enter the next page.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Retrieve Deleted Messages from iPad Air/Air 2 and iPad mini 2/3/4 via iTunes Backup – Step 1

Retrieve Deleted iPad Messages from iTunes Backup – Step 1

Step 2Select the backup that contains the messages you want to recover > Click on Right Arrow to scan the backup.

Retrieve Deleted Messages from iPad Air/Air 2 and iPad mini 2/3/4 via iTunes Backup – Step 2

Retrieve Deleted iPad Messages from iTunes Backup – Step 2

Step 3Select Messages > Preview and select the messages you want to recover > Click on To Computer or To iDevice button to get them back.

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Part 3. Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on iPad Air/iPad mini from iCloud Backup

Step 1 Download PhoneRescue for iOS and open it > Select Recover from iCloud > Click on Right Arrow to enter the next page.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Retrieve Deleted Messages from iPad Air/Air 2 and iPad mini 2/3/4 via iCloud– Step 1

Retrieve Deleted Messages on iPad from iCloud– Step 1

Step 2Sign in with your Apple ID > Take some minutes to download the backup you need > Click on Right Arrow to scan the backup.

Retrieve Deleted Messages from iPad Air/Air 2 and iPad mini 2/3/4 via iCloud– Step 2

Retrieve Deleted Messages on iPad from iCloud– Step 2

Step 3Select Messages > Preview and select the messages you want to recover > Click on To Computer or To iDevice button to get them back.

The Bottom Line

PhoneRescue for iOS is a professional recovery tool to meet your basic need to recover lost data on iPad. Any question about this article or PhoneRescue is welcomed. Don’t forget to share this guide with your friends and family. Why not download PhoneRescue to have a try?

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iPhone related issues.