Is It Possible For Me To Retrieve My Important SMS from iPhone 5?
Many iPhone 5 and iPhone 4 users have asked following questions: Is there any way to recover deleted text messages on iPhone 4S? How to get mistakenly deleted messages on iPhone 5 back? Is it possible to recover missing SMS from iPhone 5?
These are actually serious problems, especially when those important messages are missing. A third-party SMS recover tool is a necessity in such case.
Wondershare Dr.Fone (Mac) (for Mac users) or Wondershare Dr.Fone (for Windows users) is a tool for you to recover deleted SMS from iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S. This tool recovers SMS by scanning and extracting your iTunes backup, it is useful when you have ever synced your iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S with iTunes.
One good news is that you can now recover lost or deleted SMS directly from iPhone 4S/5 with the help of Wondershare Dr.Fone (for Windows users).
Download the free trial version below, and try it for free, there are two versions (Windows/Mac) to choose from.
Step 1 Download and install Wondershare Dr.Fone for iPhone 4S/5. Run the program and connet your iPhone 4S/5 with your computer. Choose "Recover from iOS device" mode and then you'll see an interface as below, which tells you that your device is connected. Hit on the "Start" botton to continue.
Step 2 Here the program will snalize your device.
Step 3 Whenthe analysis finishes, the program will automatically scan data on your device.
Step 4 Within a moment, all found contents will be list on the left of program in categories. You can preview the found SMS to make sure whether your deleted SMS are able to recover or not. Then you just need to select the SMS you need and click "Recover" to restore and save them on your computer
Here we take the Windows version as an example. Install the software and do as following.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone 5/4S to computer and run the software. You will see an interface as below. All devices that have iTunes backup on your computer will be scanned and displayed,
Note: Please do not sync your device with iTunes when you find your SMS lost from iPhone 5/4S, otherwise your recent iPhone 5 backup will recover the previous one, and you will not be able to recover SMS you want to.
Step 2: When the scanning is finished, the found data will be displayed in categories as below, such as Contacts, Call History, Photos & Videos, Messages and Notes. You can preview some of them before pay. You can choose whatever files you want to recover.
Click the "Messages" option to preview SMS in your iPhone 5/4S, choose those you want to recover then hit the "Recover" to save them on your computer.
Some important tips:
1 This is a tool for all iPhone series: iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone4, iPhone 3GS or the previous versions.
2 It is a good habit to backup your iPhone files regularly to avoid losing your important SMS messages.