Summary: this article aims to help an iPhone user to get back deleted messages from iPhone without backup. Following is the problem and the solution
“Today my iPhone got a text message from a random person and I wanted to delete it. So I swiped my finger across the first entry in my Messages folder and hit delete. Then I looked at my screen and saw the same message, still there. Then I realized that I deleted the wrong one. On my god,I had deleted the message from my boss. I must get back the deleted message from my iPhone. Is it possible? Please tell me.”
– By sherrymemo from Yahoo answer
Solution: how to recover deleted messages from iPhone without backup
Actually, when we delete a message from iPhone, the message doesn’t get deleted really, it still stay somewhere on our phone but is not easy to find. It’s because the deleted data is technically marked for deletion by the operating system and hidden so that they become invisible to us. So it is possible to get back the deleted message from my iPhone. But how to retrieve the deleted text messages on iPhone?(Why data recovery software can recover deleted messages on iPhone)
As is known to us, when we have no previous backup to restore, the only way to recover deleted text messages from iPhone is by using a third-party iPhone data recovery tool. if you have no ideas, I recommend you iFonebox which is an easy-to-use iPhone data recovery program, Read the details steps below to learn how to get back deleted text messages from iPhone
To start retrieving deleted text messages from iPhone, first free download the trial version of iPhone data recovery software for windows or Mac. both of them are available to iPhone 5s,iPhone 5c,iPhone 5,iPhone 4S,etc.
Step 1: Connect the iPhone to computer
Run iPhone data recovery on you computer and connect your iPhone with the computer by a USB cable. Here choose “Recover from iOS Devices”
If you have backup file but don’t want to restore the whole backup from iTunes, You can use iFonebox to access the iTunes backup and extract the text message selectively.
Step 2: Scanning your iPhone for retrieving deleted message
This iPhone Date Recovery will automatically scan your iPhone to find out and analyze all the existing and deleted files. The scan time depends on the number of the file on your iPhone. So if there are lots of data on your iPhone, please wait patiently until the software finish the scanning task.
Step 3: Preview and recover deleted message selectively
After scanning finished, you can easily preview all data found on your iPhone in the scan result. Click the “message” on the top side of the window to preview the content. The data displayed in the scan result contains deleted and existing messages on your iPhone. You can check the box “only display the deleted items” to list deleted message only. Then selectively mark what you want before click “Recover to Device” or “Recover to PC” button to save deleted message on your computer.