Easiest Way To Retrieve Deleted Text Messages On iPhone


Can you show me a easiest way to retrieve deleted messages to my iPhone? I can restore from iCloud backup but I don’t want to lose other data. So is there any possibility? Thanks for your help. iPhone 7 with iOS 11 

In a word, is there any easiest way to recover deleted text messages from iPhone? Definitely yes. When you delete text messages from iPhone, you don’t lose permanently. They are still kept somewhere in iPhone and you can recover them so long as those messages are not overwritten by new added data. Here, I will show you a method to help you retrieve deleted messages to iPhone not wiping any data on your iOS device, unlike restoring from iCloud or iTunes backup directly. Continue reading if needed.

In order to find deleted text messages from iPhone, the easiest and best way is via iFonebox, which is a professional iPhone and iPad data recovery tool enables you to retrieve deleted notes, messages, contacts, wechat messages, etc, from iPhone or iPad directly. Plus, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for lost data, you have the chance to view and restore them from backup selectively within the help from iFonebox. What’s more, iFonebox is supportive to transfer recovered messages back to iPhone, cool and convenient.

Before using iFonebox to recover messages, it is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer ahead. Two versions are optional: Windows version and Mac version.

How to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone?

Run iFonebox. Launch iFonebox and select “Recover from iOS device” as your recovery mode after you run the software. Please do not forget to connect your phone with USB cable and if it is the first time to connect your iPhone to PC, you are required to tap “Trust the computer” on your iPhone screen. Then, click “Start” to begin.


Scan your “Messages”. Select “Messages” under “Text Data” column. Then click “Start Scan” button to begin to scan your text messages on your iPhone.


Preview and recover. After done scanning, you can preview all those messages from iPhone including deleted ones. Select “Only display the deleted items” to filter your results if you are looking for deleted text messages/imessages. The last step is to select the messages you want to recover either “Recover to PC” or “Recover to device”. If you select “Recover to device”, you will be able to view your deleted messages on your device directly.ifonebox-message-pop-up

Reminder: if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your lost messages on iPhone, you can also choose Recover from iTunes/iCloud backup mode to get back deleted messages under the help from iFonebox.

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