My phone is an iPhone 9.1.2. my husband also has an iphone and he plugged my iphone into his laptop to recharge it. an update started and deleted a message which i really to retrieve. the messages where not backed up and i am unable to retrieve it. i have contacted my mobile carried and they are unable to help. iPhone 4S, iOS 9.2.1
In short, how to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone not backed up by iCloud? It is quite easy and simple to restore lost text messages from iTunes or iCloud backup if you have one. However, what about no backup files? How to recover deleted text messages from iPhone directly? Don't panic. We still have methods to help you get back unbacked up text messages deleted from iPhone easily. Here we go.
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In order to recover deleted text messages from iPhone directly, it is hard to do that if without the help from professional iPhone text messages recovery software--iFonebox. What is iFonebox? Keep reading.
It is known that iFonebox is a powerful iPhone data recovery software which can not only recover deleted text messages, wechat messages, notes, contacts, etc, from iPhone and iPad directly, but extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively, not erasing any data on your iOS device. One more thing, it is supportive to transfer recovered text messages back to your iOS device directly, so are contacts and notes. Amazing.
It is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer firstly if want to get back lost text messages. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version. Take iFonebox for Windows as example. iFonebox for Mac is introduced here.
Retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone not backed up by iCloud
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. 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 get back 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.
- Whenever you delete some text messages or other data from iPhone by accident, what you need is to turn on Airplane Mode or power off your iPhone directly and then, back up iPhone with iTunes or iCloud just in case of deleted data being overwritten by new added data.
- 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.