“My old texts were unable to recover. My storage was low and I believe my iPhone automatically deleted the oldest text messages. I needed to recover these old texts messages for court related reasons.”
People who have 16 GB iPhone usually set automatically deleting messages after 30 days for the sake of saving storage. What if you need the automatically deleted messages for legal issue, especially when you have no iTunes backup nor iCloud backup? Worse still, iCloud does not sync messages either. Is there any way, you may wonder to undelete the messages from the iPhone directly and selectively to computer or back to your iPhone?
Fortunately, there is a renowned iPhone data recovery software that can undelete the text messages directly from iPhone selectively when you have no backup.
Now let’s get down to the detailed steps.
iFonebox is available for both Windows and Mac, please choose the right version to download and install, according to what kind of computer you are going to run this iPhone data recovering program on.
> Install and run iFonebox on your computer.
> Plug in your iPhone to your computer.
> Click “Start” from the startup interface after your iPhone is recognized.
> Choose Messages to scan selectively from the interface listing all the supported data categories by clicking on the relevant icon.
> Wait until the data scanning and analyzing completes.
> Preview the exported messages and choose the items you need to recover to your computer.
If you want the deleted items only, you can check “ Only display the deleted item.” and transfer to your computer for record keeping or restore to your iPhone directly by clicking on “ Recover to Device”.
To make sure your messages won’t be automatically deleted, you can set the messages keeping time by going to settings >Messages > Keep Messages, you can set to keep it for one year or forever in case that you need some of the messages for some reasons. For belt and brace safety, you can also export the messages to computer for additional record keeping.