I just have the problem: can I restore messages that have been accidentally deleted from an iPhone 6 version 9.2.1? Thanks for your help. iPhone 6, iOS 9.2.1
It is quite common to delete important messages from iPhone easily and accidentally. How to restore messages accidentally deleted on iPhone
? Usually, when it comes to data deletion or loss problem, most people will think of iTunes or iCloud backup restoring. Yes, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup, you can directly restore lost messages from backup. However, the problem is when restoring from backup directly, you will encounter the risk of losing other data like contacts, photos, for data from backup will erase all data on your iPhone. So is there any way to recover accidentally deleted messages from iPhone
directly or how to retrieve accidentally deleted messages
from backup selectively? Absolutely. Here we go.
Whether you need to recover messages from iPhone directly or retrieve them from backup selectively, without iPhone message recovery software iFonebox
, it is hard to do that. As is known that iFonebox is a professional iPhone data recovery
tool which can not only recover deleted messages from iPhone or iPad directly, but restore lost messages from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively. Now, iFonebox also supports to recover lost messages back to your iOS device. So cool. PS: other data like notes
, whatsapp messages, wechat messages
, etc, can also be recovered.
There is no doubt that it is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer firstly. There are two versions available: Windows version and Mac version. Next, I will show you steps to restore deleted messages from iPhone and backup separately.
Recover messages accidentally deleted from iPhone directly
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.
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.
Restore accidentally deleted messages from backup selectively
If you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for accidentally deleted text messages, you can also choose Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud Backup mode. Here, I will share steps to restore messages from iCloud backup selectively.
Choose Recover from iCloud Backup mode. Please sign in with your Apple ID and password, then choose one iCloud backup to download. You can just select messages to download to save more time.
Scan messages from downloaded iCloud backup.
Click on Messages item to start scanning and analysis.
Preview and select deleted messages to recover.
Now you can select those deleted messages and then, click Recover to Device button to get them.
The above are two different solutions to help you retrieve accidentally deleted text messages from iPhone via iFonebox, so convenient and functional.