Retrieve Missing iMessages From iPhone 8


How to retrieve missing iMessages from iPhone 8? An iPhone user sent an email and asked such a question. He needed to recover iPhone imessages deleted with unknown reasons. Can you help him and offer a method to get back missing iMessages from iPhone 8? 

As to me, I have found a great way to retrieve deleted iMessages from his iPhone. Generally speaking, when you delete data like imessages from iPhone, you don’t delete them permanently from iPhone. Those data are still kept in it but invisible to you. Only needs iFonebox to help you find deleted iMessages from iPhone 8 easily.

It is known that iFonebox is a professional iPhone Message recovery tool which supports to recover deleted or lost text messages (including iMessages), wechat messages, contacts, whastapp messages, notes, etc, from iPhone or iPad directly. Plus, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for deleted data, you can still extract and restore lost data from iPhone backup selectively, not wiping any data on iOS device. What’s more, you can retrieve deleted imessages back to iPhone directly within the help from iFonebox. Cool and powerful.

Download and install iFonebox on your computer ahead. There are two versions optional: Windows version and Mac version.

How to retrieve missing iMessages from iPhone 8?

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. iMessages are contained in Message item.


Preview and recover. After done scanning, you can preview all those imessages 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 imessages on your device directly.ifonebox-message-pop-up

Finished. In a word, it is quite convenient to recover deleted iMessages from iPhone 8 via iFonebox. PS: if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your lost imessages on iPhone 8, you can also choose Recover from iTunes/iCloud backup mode to get back deleted messages under the help from iFonebox.

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