I got an iPhone 6 and after update to iOS 9, I found some iMessages that archived in my iPhone were lost. I have used iFoneBackup to back up my iPhone 6 before update to iOS 9, so can I extract my lost imessages from the backup file? I just need iMessages. Please help. iPhone 6, iOS 9.
Apparently, this user needs to selectively restore lost iMessages from backup after update iPhone 6 to iOS 9. When it refers to restoring problem, most people will think of using iTunes or iCloud to do the restoring work. However, you should realize that when you use iTunes or iCloud, it is possible to erase existing data from your iPhone. That’s why this user asked to selectively restore lost iMessages from backup. Plus, iTunes or iCloud backup is not readable. You just can make sure that you have a backup for those iMessages but if you need to access and view them, no. Here, I’ve got a method to help him extract lost iMessages from backup selectively after update to iOS 9.
In order to restore lost iMessages from backup after update to iOS 9, what you need is the help from iFonebox, which is a professional and powerful iOS data recovery software to recover deleted data like contacts, iMessages, notes, SMS, calendars, WhatsApp messages, etc, from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Also, it is able to extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup. Quite cool. This user mentioned that he used iFoneBackup to back up data from his iPhone 6, so can iFonebox extract data from iFoneBackup file? Absolutely, you can also selectively restore lost iMessages from iFoneBackup file. Here we go.
How to selectively restore lost iMessages after update iPhone 6 to iOS 9?
Definitely, you need to download and install iFonebox as the first step. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version. BTW, Free Trial Version (Win and Mac) for iFonebox is always available.
Step 1. Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode. Please click Select more button to choose iFoneBackup file.
Step 2. Scan iMessages from iFoneBackup file. iMessages is contained in Messages item.
Step 3. Preview and choose lost iMessages to restore. After automatic scanning, now it’s your chance to pick out those lost iMessages, then click Recover to PC to end the whole process.
This is how to selectively restore lost iMessages from backup after update iPhone 6 to iOS 9. With a few mouse clicks, it is quite convenient for iFonebox to extract and restore lost iMessages from backup data.