Accidentally deleted my free burrito for chipotle text message and I still want my free burrito ahaha. how can I get that message back? iPhone 6s, iOS 9.2.1
So how to retrieve a deleted text message on iPhone? It is quite easy to delete some important data like text messages, contacts, notes, etc, from iPhone by accident. Usually, when it comes to data loss problem, most people will think of restoring from iTunes or iCloud backup if having a backup file for deleted data. However, the question is when restoring from iTunes or iCloud backup directly, you will get back iPhone deleted text messages
, meanwhile, other data on your iPhone will be erased by data from backup, which also is a troublesome problem. So can you recover a deleted text messages from iPhone directly
? Or can you retrieve iPhone deleted text messages from backup selectively? Keep reading.
With or without any backup for those deleted text messages, you can always retrieve them back as long as under the help from iFonebox
, which is a professional iPhone message data recovery
tool to retrieve deleted or lost text messages
, contacts, notes, wechat messages, etc, from iPhone or iPad directly. Also, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for lost data, iFonebox is your best choice to extract and restore lost data you need from backup selectively
, without erasing any data on your iOS device. Plus, iFonebox enables you to transfer recovered text messages back to your iPhone directly, like contacts and notes. So cool.
Undoubtedly, it is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer so as to recover iPhone deleted text messages. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version.
How to retrieve deleted text messages 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 connect 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.
How to retrieve deleted text messages from backup selectively?
If you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for those deleted text messages, you can also extract and restore them from backup selectively via iFonebox. Here, I will take iTunes backup as example.
Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode. You can select one iTunes backup file containing your deleted text messages to scan. Bear in mind to connect your iPhone to the computer so as to recover lost messages back to it.
Scan messages from selected iTunes backup.
Click on Messages item to begin the automatic scanning and analysis process.
Preview and select lost messages to recover.
Now you have the chance to view and select deleted text messages from iTunes backup.
If you want to restore lost text messages from iCloud backup selectively via iFonebox, just sign in with your Apple ID and password to download iCloud backup. In short, it is quite convenient to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone under the help from iFonebox.