Do you know that deleted iMessages can be recovered? If you have iTunes or iCloud back up file, it will be super easy to get back the deleted iMessages through restoring iPhone from the backup file. What if you want to view the deleted iMessages history on a Windows computer? Is it possible to recover and export the deleted iMessages to Windows computer for convenient viewing?
As you cannot access the iMessages history directly from the iTunes backup file even if it is located right on your Windows computer. Today I would like to introduce a way how to view the deleted iMessages history on Windows. With the help of professional iPhone data recovery software like iFonebox, you can export and view deleted iMessages history on Windows computer selectively.
Below are the detailed steps about how to view deleted iMessages history on Windows computer with iFonebox.
> Install and run iFonebox on a Windows Computer.
Note: iFonebox is available for both Windows and Mac, please choose the right version to download and install. Here in this tutorial, you need to install and run the Windows version.
> Connect your iPhone or iPad to your Windows computer.
> Click Start after your iPhone or iPad is recognized by iFonebox.
Note: If your iPhone is not recognized by iFonebox, please make sure whether you have plugged in your iPhone or iPad properly and whether you have trusted your Windows computer on your iPhone.
> Choose iMessages to scan selectively by clicking on the icon of iMessages app from the interface listing all the supported data categories.
> After the data scanning and analyzing process is completed, all the iMessages history will be presented for previewing.
> Select the text conversation history you need or simply check to select all to recover to your Windows computer for convenient viewing by hitting “Recover to Computer”.
Note: Deleted iMessages items will be showed in orange, if you want to recover the deleted items only, please check “Only display the deleted.” which is located in the upper left corner.
iMessages items will be exported to HTML and CSV format, please choose whatever format to view as you like.