Title is the question. As of IOS 8.3 a new feature on Apple products is that when a text comes in from a number that is not in contacts it gives you the option to report it as 'junk' - apparently if you do this it automatically deletes any record of it from your iPhone. Is there anyway to retrieve this text or even the phone number through the iPhone or Apple support? Thanks. iPhone 6, iOS 9.2.1
Just as the above user describes, we will report some text messages as junk messages by accident, thus we will ignore some important messages sent from our friends or colleagues. So is there any way to retrieve those deleted text messages that were reported as junk accidentally? Absolutely yes. Here, I will share a method to help you to recover iPhone spammed text messages. Keep reading.
In order to retrieve deleted spammed messages on iPhone, it is pretty difficult to get them back if without the help from iPhone text message recovery tool--iFonebox.
As is known that iFonebox is a professional iPhone data recovery software which can not only recover deleted or lost text messages, whatsapp messages, wechat messages, contacts, etc, from iPhone or iPad directly, but extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively, not erasing any data on your iOS device. Plus, within the help from iFonebox, you can transfer recovered text messages back to your iOS device directly. Amazing. Next, detailed steps are listed to get back deleted text messages reported as spam messages on iPhone.
Before that, it is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer. Two versions are available: Windows version and Mac version.
Retrieve deleted text messages that were reported as junk accidentally
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.