I backed up my iPhone 6S Plus regularly via iCloud and I thought everything would be backed up on there. Recently, I got a lot of spamming messages from unknown resources. So today i am gonna to clean the mess. I don't know how many messages selected for deletion. What i am sure is that all the spamming messages were deleted but until now i am aware a few important ones(customer mailing address) being deleted too. Then I choose to restore from iCloud but there was no option out there for text messages. What i need to do to recover the deleted text messages? iPhone 6s Plus, iOS 9.1
Again, this post confirms that it is unsafe to back up iPhone data with iCloud. This user failed to restore all deleted text messages from iCloud backup. Maybe iCloud has not backed up iPhone data successfully at all. So is there other way to recover them from iPhone 6s Plus without backup? Absolutely yes.
- Two methods to back up data from iPhone 6s without using iCloud
- How to retrieve missing text messages from iPhone 6s/6?
But before sharing other solution to recover deleted text messages on iPhone 6s Plus, bear in mind to turn on Airplane Mode or power off your iPhone directly. And then back up your iPhone with iTunes. This is because when you delete messages on iPhone, those deleted data need to make room for new added data, thus deleted messages may be overwritten by new added ones. Next, use iFonebox, the best iPhone message recovery to retrieve iPhone 6s Plus deleted text messages easily.
As is known that iFonebox is a professional iPhone data recovery which can not only recover deleted messages, contacts, notes, whatsapp messages, etc, from iPhone and iPad directly, but extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively without wiping any data on your iDevice. Now, iFonebox is a great helper to transfer recovered messages back to your iOS device as well as contacts and notes. So cool. Detailed steps are shared below.
Undoubtedly, it is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer firstly. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version.
How to recover deleted text messages on iPhone 6s Plus?
If you want to recover found text messages back to your iPhone, you'd better turn on Airplane Mode when connect your iPhone to the computer, just in case messages transferring fail because of new text messages received during the process. Steps are here.
Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Please plug in your iPhone to the computer with USB cable so as to scan and retrieve messages back to it. Once connected successfully, your iPhone will be detected by iFonebox. Click Start button to begin.
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.
Preview and select messages to retrieve 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.
If you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for lost messages, you can also choose Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud Backup mode to restore randomly deleted messages from iPhone via iFonebox.