I have the iPhone 6s Plus. I was deleting messages from my phone and accidentally deleted several that I needed.
What to do with when you face the same problem like the user above? Are you wondering is that possible to recover deleted messages? Of course it does, we got methods to help you to get back lost messages from iPhone 7. Just keep reading this tutorial and you are able to retrieve your deleted messages.
In order to get back lost messages from iPhone, you are able to restore from iTunes or iCloud backup if you have one. With an iTunes or iCloud backup file, you can extract and retrieve the whole backup file to your iPhone directly. However, these methods are not recommended because the newly added data will be erased if you don't backup. Therefore you can rely on iFonebox - the professional iPhone data recovery tool to help you on your messages recovery.
Not to mention that, iFonebox is not only can retrieve deleted messages. iFonebox is a powerful data recovery tools that allows you to recover as many as 16 types of data from iOS device, such as notes, reminders, contacts, wechat contacts, whatsapps attachment etc. Moreover, iFonebox supports extract and restore lost messages from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively. This tutorial mainly about recovering deleted messages from iPhone 7 as well as retrieving from backup selectively.
Download and install iFonebox and begin to get back your lost messages by reading the methods below. iFonebox is supporting Windows and Mac version.
Methods 1. Recover deleted text messages from iPhone 7 directly
Step 1. Launch iFonebox.
Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Please connect your iPhone to the computer with USB cable so as to scan and get back lost text messages to it. Once connected successfully, your iPhone will be detected by iFonebox. If it is the first time to connect your iPhone to the computer, you need click Trust the computer on your iPhone screen firstly. Click Start button to begin. Step 2. Scan messages from iPhone.
Click on Messages item to start scanning and analysis process. It may take some time to scan if you get a larger data for text messages on iPhone. Step 3. Preview and select messages to recover to iPhone.
Now you can select those deleted messages and then, click Recover to Device button. Once clicked, just follow the reminders pop-up from the software. You need to turn off Find My iPhone in advance. After restoring, your iDevice will be restarted and then upgrade. Once all are done, those deleted messages have been in your iPhone safely and successfully.
Methods 2. Retrieve lost text messages from iTunes backup selectively
Step 1: Run the software and scan your backup files
Launch iFonebox and connect your phone via USB cable. Select “Recover from iTunes backup File” on the interface of iFonebox, and you will see your itunes backup files. Click start scan. PS: Please click “select more” if you do not found your backup file on the interface.
Step 2. Scan text messages from iTunes backup.
Now you can click on Message item and start automatic scanning. It takes longer time to scan messages if you have a larger data. Just be patient.
Step 3. Preview and recover messages to iPhone 7.
After scanning, now you can preview and select those lost messages you need from backup, you can click Recover to PC or Recover to Device button to transfer those recovered messages back to your iPhone.
Methods 3. Get back lost messages from iCloud backup
Step 1. Launch iFonebox.
Choose Recover from iCloud Backup mode in the main interface of the program and then, you will need to sign in with your Apple ID and password. Remember to turn off your two step verification ahead. After that, you have the chance to select your iCloud backup to download.
Step 2. Download messages from iCloud backup.
After you have selected one iCloud backup to download, iFonebox will start the downloading process. Also, you can select only messages to download to save more time.
Step 3. Scan and preview lost messages from downloaded iCloud backup.
After downloading process finished, you are able to access and view those lost messages from iCloud backup. Just click on Messages item and scan lost data from it. You can transfer recovered messages back to your iPhone directly.
The above are three methods to recover lost text messages from iPhone 7/iPhone 7 Plus via iFonebox.