How to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone with iOS 10.2.1? It is pretty common to lose data like text messages from iPhone due to accidentally deletion or mistakenly erase. The question is can you get back lost text messages from iPhone running iOS 10.2.1? Here, I would like introduce two methods to help you find lost text messages: one is from iPhone backup, the other one is recovering iPhone deleted messages without backup.
Method 1. Retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone backup
It is widely acknowledged that most iPhone users will use iTunes or iCloud to backup iPhone important data like messages, contacts, notes, reminders, etc. So if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your lost text messages, the easiest way is to restore from iPhone backup directly. The problem is you will take the risk of erasing other new added data from iPhone. So the best way is to retrieve iPhone deleted text messages without backup or from iPhone backup selectively. If you don't want to take the risk, you may refer to the second way.
Method 2. Retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone no backup
In order to get back lost messages from iPhone without backup, what you need is the help from iFonebox, a professional iPhone text messages recovery software.
As is known that iFonebox is a powerful iPhone data recovery tool which can not only recover recently deleted or lost text messages on iPhone 7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s easily without backup, but also extract and find lost data from iPhone backup(iTunes & iCloud)selectively. Plus, you can transfer retrieved text messages back to your iPhone directly via iFonebox, so cool. Next, I will show you how to recover lost text messages from iPhone running iOS 10.2.1 easily.
It is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer ahead. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version.
Steps to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone with iOS 10.2.1 no backup
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.
PS: if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for deleted text messages on iPhone, you can also choose Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud Backup mode to extract and restore lost messages selectively within the help from iFonebox.