How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on iPhone 5/5s/4s/4/6/6s
How to retrieve deleted text messages? Read this guide to learn a fast and simple way to find and retrieve deleted/lost text messages on iPhone, no matter iPhone 4/4s, 5/5s/5c or iPhone 6/6s (Plus).
PhoneRescue can help you retrieve deleted SMS, WhatsApp messages from iPhone iPad and iPod touch. Now get PhoneRescue firstly and then read this post to recover deleted iPhone text messages.
Retrieve Deleted Text Messages
Sometimes, the text messages on our mobile phone mean a lot to us, and the situation can get more severe when you get a SMS receiving reminder with vital videos, photos, voice memo, other kinds of attached data and files, which you keep for reusing in the near future.
If you often use your iPhone to send and receive messages, you may have a habit of clearing useless messages. It's very likely to delete some important old messages by accident, regretfully. In that way, is it possible to retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone?
Actually, after you remove a message from iPhone, the message doesn't actually get deleted. It's because the deleted messages is technically marked for deletion by the system and hidden so that they become invisible to us. Therefore, deleted messages still stays somewhere on iPhone and you can retrieve them as long as you find those marked and hidden messages files. Absolutely, this is limited that the deleted messages are not overwritten.
However, how can we find those marked and hidden messages files, and retrieve invisible messages on iPhone? It's impossible to find those hidden messages files unless you have outside help. PhoneRescue, is such a professional iPhone data recovery utility. With it, you can recover deleted text messages on iPhone iPad directly without any iTunes or iCloud backup by scanning your device and listing all the marked and hidden messages, and also allows you to preview the deleted messages before recovering them. More than anything, PhoneRescue also supports selectively extracting text messages and other iOS contents from iTunes and iCloud backup without restoring your iDevice.
To help you recover deleted Messages (including text messages, SMS messages, MMS messages, iMessages and WhatsApp messages) on iPhone successfully, in this guide we will give you two examples about iPhone text messages recovery of text mesasages and WhatsApp messages. You just need to follow us to recover deleted text messages on your iPhone 4/4s/5/5s/5c/6/6s/SE. Before starting tutorial, you need to download PhoneRescue or get a pro verison for your PC (or Mac) firslty.
Part 1: How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on iPhone without Backup
Step 1: Get PhoneRescue on your computer (PC or Mac) > Run it > Connect your iPhone to computer with its USB cable.
Step 2: On Homepage of PhoneRescue: select Recover from iOS device > Click right arrow to scan your iPhone.
Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on iPhone without Backup - Step 2
Step 3: Select Messages and Message Attachments > Select the contact with messages you want to retrieve > Preview the deleted messages and attachments > Select the items you want to recover > Click To Device button to get them back to your iPhone again.
Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone with PhoneRescue - Step 3
Except recovering deleted text messages and getting them back to your iPhone, PhoneRescue also supports exporting deleted or all existing messages from iPhone to computer for backup by clicking To Computer button. What’s more you can choose to save them in HTML or TEXT format.
Authoritative Media Reviews about PhoneRescue:
PhoneRescue could be a very useful tool for any iOS device user, if you're looking for a data recovery tool for your device, this may be worth a look.- Jonny Evans
PhoneRescue could be useful whenever you accidentally delete data on the iPhone or other iOS devices, especially photos, which appears to be a problem for iOS users.- Chris Smith
PhoneRescue has all the features which makes it the perfect data recovering solution for your iPhone.- Saurabh Saha
Part 2: How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone with iTunes Backup
If you have made an iTunes backup before losing messages from your iPhone, and this backup contains the messages or attachments you want to retrieve, you can get back deleted iPhone messages by extracting from iTunes backup. Or if you are unlucky to get your iPhone broken, lost or stolen, you also can restore deleted iPhone texts with this way. Now follow us to extract text messages from iTunes backup without restoring iDevice, even if your device doesn’t work any more. Let’s move on!
Step 1: Get PhoneRescue for your PC or Mac > Run it.
Step 2: On Homepage of PhoneRescue: select Recover from iTunes Backup > Click right arrow to scan your computer for listing all the iTunes backups.
Recover Deleted Text Messages from iTunes Backup with PhoneRscue – Step 2
Step 3: Select the iTunes backup with messages you want to retrieve > Click right arrow to scan the selected backup.
Extract Text Messages from iTunes Backup with PhoneRescue – Step 3
Step 4: Select Messages and Message Attachments > Select the contacts with messages you want to retrieve > Preview the deleted text messages > Select the items you want to recover > Click To Computer button to get them back to computer.
Extract Text Messages from iTunes Backup with PhoneRescue – Step 4
Although you can extract text messages from iTunes backup without connecting an iPhone or iPad, if you want to get recovered iPhone messages back to iPhone again, you need to keep your iPhone connected to your computer when extracting messages from iTunes backup with PhoneRescue, or the To iDevice button is unavailable.
The Bottom Line
Moreover, PhoneRescue supports retrieving up more than 20 types of files. No matter deleted or lost photos, contacts, Safari history, videos, notes or message attachments you want to retrieve, PhoneRescue can help you make it with a few clicks. Now get PhoneRescue for your PC or Mac:
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