How can you retrieve deleted text messages if your iPhone 6 deleted messages? In the post, we offer you 3 methods to retrieve deleted texts on iPhone 6/6s, no matter whether you have a backup or not.
Q: “The upgrade process was failed when I was trying to update my iPhone 6 Plus to the new iOS 13.2 early this morning. I can restore some content stored on iCloud backups, such as contacts and notes, but I couldn’t get back my text messages, which are important for me. How to retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone? Can any recovery app do the job for me?”
– A User from Apple Support Community
Analysis: Text message, as a substitute for voice calls in situations, is a quick, concise, and efficient way of communicating, and it often includes some vital information. With the release of every new iOS, you might find text messages lost from your iPhone 6/6s during updating just like the user above. Besides this one, many other accidents such as the wrong deletion failed iPhone jailbreak/restore, or iPhone getting damaged/broken may cause messages to disappear.
But don’t worry. Now you have an excellent helper, PhoneRescue for iOS, to help you easily retrieve deleted text messages, even when you have no available backup. Now let’s follow the list below to know more on how to use this app to recover deleted texts on iPhone 6/6s (3 methods in total).
The professional data saver software – PhoneRescue specializes in both iOS and Android data recovery. With the help of PhoneRescue for iOS, you’ll get 3 simple methods to recover deleted text messages on iPhone 6/6s that running in iOS 8 – iOS 12. And the mode Recover Data from iOS Device is specially designed for people who didn’t backup iPhone.
Of course, PhoneRescue, as one of the best iPhone recovery apps, it gives some other real benefits to make it easy to recover text messages on iPhone 6/6s.
If you haven’t made any iTunes or iCloud backup before getting messages deleted or lost from your iPhone, this Part 1 is prepared for you. All you need to is download its free trial on your computer firstly, and then follow us to recover deleted text messages on iPhone 6/6s without backup.
Step 1 Launch PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer (PC or Mac) > Connect your iPhone 6/6s (Plus) > Select “Recover from iOS Device” on the homepage of PhoneRescue for iOS > Click the right arrow to scan your iPhone.
Step 2 By default, all categories will be selected. Please uncheck Select All option and then choose Messages. Click Ok to start scanning.
Step 3 When the scanning is finished, select Messages and Messages Attachments > Select Only list deleted > preview and read deleted messages on iPhone 6/6s > Pick up the contacts with deleted messages you want to restore > Select the messages > Click To Device or To PC/Mac button. Note that To Device button will help you get deleted text messages back to iPhone’s Messages App, and To PC/Mac button will help you save deleted messages back to the computer.
Step 4 Read or check the deleted messages that are just recovered with PhoneRescue for iOS.
Check Deleted Text Messages on iPhone 6/6s. Just like the screenshot in Step 2 shows this message is already deleted from my iPhone 6, but it has been recovered to Messages App (with the contact’s phone number together).
Check Deleted Text Messages on iPhone 6/6s
Check the deleted text messages with HTML format on the computer by dragging any of them to a browser.
Check Deleted iPhone Text Messages on Computer
If you fail to retrieve deleted texts on iPhone 6/6s without backup, it means these lost messages have been overwritten. At this moment, the only way to get them back is by extracting them from iTunes or iCloud backup. Now, download free trial version of PhoneRescue for iOS to computer, and then follow the steps below to see how to get deleted text messages back on iPhone 6/6s with an iTunes backup.
Although you can recover deleted text messages on iPhone 6/6s (Plus) from iTunes backup without connecting your iPhone, if you plan to restore deleted texts directly back to your iPhone’s Messages App, please keep it connected to the computer during this process. If you plan to save recovered messages to computer, you can choose to not connect iPhone.
Step 1 Open PhoneRescue for iOS, according to your needs, choose to connect or not connect your iPhone to the computer. On Homepage of PhoneRescue for iOS, choose “Recover from Backup“, and click the right arrow to scan your computer for listing all the iTunes backups.
Step 2 Select an iTunes backup from the list and click Right Arrow. By default, all categories will be selected. Please uncheck Select All option and then choose Messages.
Step 3 Select Messages and Message Attachments, then select the contacts with messages you want to retrieve. Preview the deleted messages on your iPhone, and select those you want to restore, and click To Computer or To Device button to get them back to computer or iPhone’s Messages App.
PhoneRescue for iOS also supports recovering deleted text messages back to iDevice directly. You just need to keep your iPhone connected to your computer during the process of extracting messages from iTunes backup and click Recover To iPhone button.
If you backed up your iPhone with iCloud instead of iTunes, simply download free trial version of PhoneRescue for iOS to the computer prior, and then follow us to get deleted text messages back on iPhone 6/6s from iCloud backup with steps below：
Just like retrieving deleted messages on iPhone 6/6s from iTunes backup, when retrieving from iCloud backup, according to your needs – whether you want to restore recovered messages directly back to iPhone’s Messages App, choose whether you need to connect your iPhone to computer during this process. If you say “Yes”, connect your iPhone to computer, and don’t disconnect it, if you say “No”, you don’t need to connect your iDevice, and you can save recovered messages to computer.
Step 1 Launch PhoneRescue for iOS, and then on the homepage click “Recover from iCloud”.
Step 2 Input your Apple ID and password to get access to your iCloud backups.
Step 3 Select the iCloud backup with messages you want to restore, click Download to download this iCloud backup, and then click Right Arrow button to scan it when the downloading process is finished. By default, all categories will be selected. Please uncheck Select All option and then choose Messages. Click Ok to start scanning.
Step 4Select Messages and Messages Attachments, then select the contacts with messages you want to retrieve. Preview the deleted text messages in iCloud backup, and then select the items you want to restore, then click To Computer or To Device button to get them back to computer or to iPhone’s Messages App’.
As you can see, with the help of PhoneRescue for iOS, no matter you want to access or read deleted texts or want to recover deleted text messages on iPhone 11/11 Pro(Max) or iPhone Xs/Xr/X/8/7/6s and earlier models, you can easily make it. More than anything, with “60 Days Money Back Guarantee” and “Lifetime Free Upgrade” guarantees, the sooner you scan your iPhone for deleted messages with PhoneRescue for iOS, the bigger chance you will get them back.
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