Can Deleted Text Messages Be Recovered On iPhone?


Can deleted text messages be recovered on iPhone? This is a question asked frequently by most iPhone users. So is it possible to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone?

As you may know that when delete messages from iPhone, it doesn’t delete them from iPhone permanently. Those deleted messages are still stored in iPhone somewhere but you cannot reach them. However, within the help from iFonebox, you can view and find deleted messages to iPhone easily, just three simple steps.

It is known that iFonebox is a professional iPhone data recovery tool which is functional at recovering deleted messages, contacts, notes, whatsapp data, wechat data from iOS device directly. Definitely, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your deleted data, you can also use iFonebox to access and restore lost data from iPhone backup selectively, not wiping any data on your iOS device. Plus, you can recover deleted text messages back to iOS device directly.

It is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer firstly. Two versions are optional: Windows version and Mac version.

How to recover deleted messages on iPhone?

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.


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

Just as mentioned above: if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your deleted text messages from iPhone 7s, you can also choose Recover from iTunes/iCloud backup mode to get back deleted messages under the help from iFonebox.

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