How to Recover SMS From Broken iPhone 5
Urgent Help! Needed to Retrieve SMS from My Broken iPhone 5
My baby daughter threw my iPhone 5 and shattered the screen. My husband thought it would be an easy fix...he ended up and cracked the screen. I can still connect my iPhone 5 with iTunes, but I can see no text messages, some of message threads are from one of my business partner. I would very much like to get them back can somebody please help me?
This is indeed a serious problem. If you can wait, you could send your iPhone 5 to Apple service center and ask for data recovery service. But actually it’s time-cost and it has great risk of losing everything like messages and photos on your iPhone 5.
But since you are reading this article, you are very close to recover your broken iPhone 5 messages. Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac) or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (for Windows users) is an iPhone SMS recovery tool which makes it effortless to access and read text messages from iTunes backup on PC.
Download the free trial version and install it on your computer first, then you could retrieve text messages from broken iPhone 5 at ease.
Recover SMS from Broken iPhone 5 in 2 Easy Steps
The following steps are done with the Window version, and the operation is similar when you use on MAC version.
Step 1. Scan iTunes Backup
Before starting the program, please make sure you have iTunes backup of iPhone 5 on your PC, and haven’t sync your iPhone 5 with iTunes since it became broken, otherwise the previous backup might be overwritten.
Run the program and you will see an interface as below. All Apple devices that have iTunes backups on your PC will be listed in this window. Select your iPhone 5’s backup and hit “Start Scan”.
Step 2. Recover SMS from Broken iPhone 5 and Save Them on Computer
The scanning is fast. When it’s over, files in iTunes backup will be listed in categories as below. Hit “Messages” or “Message Attachments” on the left, you could preview details of messages.
Select those you want to recover then click “Recover” to save them on your computer. The SMS saved on your computer are easy to read and print.
It’s really fast and useful, right?
Some Tips about This Broken iPhone 5 Text Message Recovery Tool
1. As we could see from the image, this tool can not only recover SMS, but also notes, calendars, call history, contacts, photos and more from iPhone 5.
2. This tool is universal for almost all iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. And for iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5, you could even recover files by scanning them directly itself.
3. This tool is free for scanning contents in iTunes backup, you could choose to scan your iTunes backup first then decide whether to pay for the recovery or not.