How to Recover iMessages from iPhone
Texting iMessages is pretty easy via iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac. However, accidentally deleting iMessage also happens all the time. Is it also so pretty to recover deleted iMessages? The answer is YES. There are three ways for you to retrieve deleted iMessages from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
iPhone iMessage Recovery Software
Provides you with three ways to recover deleted iMessages from iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS
- Retrieve iMessages directly from iPhone, iTunes backup and iCloud backup.
- Recover deleted iMessages including text contents, attachments and emoji.
- Preview and selectively recover iMessages in original quality.
- Retrieve more than iMessages, also contacts, SMS, video, notes, etc.
- Read-only and risk-free.
Step 1 Connect your iPhone to the computer and scan it
After downloading and installing the program, run it on your computer. Then the program's window will be as follows. You can simply click "Start" to scan it.
Note: If you connect iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or iPhone 3G, you also can get into the "Advanced Mode" to get a deeper scan. Then the program will lead you to scan your iPhone.
Step 2 Preview and selectively recover deleted iPhone iMessages
Just as the last step in the recovery mode above. it's the time to preview and check your previous data now. Just check one by one and click Recover to save them on your computer.
Note: Learn more about recover deleted messages from an iPhone, you can go there: Recover deleted iPhone messages
As we all know that iTunes can automatically backup the data on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, when you sync with it. After losing data, you can directly restore the backup to your iPhone. Referring to recover iMessages from the iTunes backup, there are two ways for you to choose from: Selectively recover iMessages or recover the entire backup.
|Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS||Restore via iTunes|
|Devices Supported||For all iPhones||For all iPhones|
Preview iTunes backup content before recovery;
|Cons||Paid software with a trial version.||
|Download||Windows version, Mac version||iTunes|
Let's check how to recover iPhone iMessages by extracting the iTunes backup file in steps. First, download the trial version below for free.
Step 1 Extract iTunes backup file
All backup files of your device type will be listed automatically after you enter this recovery mode (as the window shown above). Choose the one for your iPhone (usually the one with latest backup date if there are more than one), and click Start Scan to begin extracting it for your iMessage.
Step 2 Preview and recover deleted iMessage from iPhone
When the extracting completes, the whole content of the backup file are displayed in details. Select Messages on the left side on the window, and you can preview detailed contents of your messages and iMessage. Mark those you want to recover and click "Recover" button on the top of the window, you can save them on your computer with one simple click.
To restore iMessage from iCould backup, you need to restore the whole backup by setting your iPhone as a new device first. If you don't want to do it in this way, you can also use Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS. It lets you access to preview and selectively recover iMessages on your iPhone.
Step 1 Run the program and log in your iCloud
Switch to the recovery mode of Recover from iCloud Backup File on the top of the program's window.
When running Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS on your computer, go to the recovery mode of Recover from iCloud Backup File on the top of the window. Then the program will present you a window for logging in your Apple ID. Just do it as it tells you. Wondershare takes your privacy seriously and won't keep any record of it.
Step 2 Download and scan the iCloud backup to get data in it
Once you logged in, the program will automatically find all your backup files in the iCloud account. Choose the one you want and click to download it. Then you can scan it with another one click.
Note: The downloaded file is only located on your computer. There is no record in the program or any other place.
Step 3 Preview and recover iMessages for your iPhone
The scan will take you some time. When it stops, you can read all found data in your iCloud backup. Choose the item of Messages and Message Attachments. You can select any one you want and save it on your computer by clicking on the Recover button.
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