How To Download Only Texts From An iCloud Backup?

How many past backups are on my phone? I deleted an entire text history with my daughter. Can I restore a specific part from a backup, such as texts? Or at least view this information in some ways without completing the entire backup.

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iCloud automatically backs up your iOS device information daily over Wi-Fi when your device is turned on, locked, and connected to a power source. If you accidently delete the text messages, you are able to recover them from an iCloud backup. However, this will erase all the existing data on your iPhone. Do you have any ideas to download only texts from an iCloud backup? iFonebox can do that!

Main features of iFonebox:

  • Fully compatible with all kinds of iOS devices, including iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone X
  • 3 recovery modes with the utmost probability of data recovery
  • Support to recover up to 17 kinds of data
  • Support data preview before restoring them from a backup
  • Higher recovery rate and 100% security guarantee

Compared to traditional recovery mode, you can save only texts from an iCloud backup instead of the whole backup under the help of iFonebox. It can get your missing data back in various scenarios, such as water damaged, accidental deletion, iPhone disabled, update failure, factory reset and so on. In addition to that, iFonebox is also a handy transferring tool for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Assume your iPhone storage is used up, it can help you back up some of the data to your computer so you can get back more space. It sounds fantastic, right?

iFonebox works well on almost all iOS devices, it’s necessary to download the right version for your computer then I will show you the detailed options to extract only text messages from an iCloud backup.

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Step one: Run iFonebox and enter your Apple ID

Run the program, then just click the “Recover from iCloud Backup” at the top right of the software. You’ll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID account and password correctly.

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Step two: Download data from iCloud backup

After you have selected an iCloud backup to download, it will start the downloading process. Also, you can select only “Messages” to download to save your time.


Step three: Scan data

Click on “Messages” icon to start scanning automatically. It will take some time, you should wait patiently.

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Step four: Preview and recover data

Now you can select the information you want and click “Recover to PC” or “Recover to device”, then the instruction is finished.

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