Apple will release iOS 10.2 to the public officially next week to fix some known bugs or iOS 10.1.1 like battery drain problem. Most people will choose to update iPhone to iOS 10.2 experience new functions. The problem is, when update to iOS 10.2, some users will lose important data like text messages on iPhone. So the question is, is it possible to retrieve iPhone lost text messages due to iOS 10.2 update?
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Definitely yes. In order to recover missing messages from iPhone update to iOS 10.2, what you need is the favor from iPhone messages recovery tool--iFonebox.
It is known that iFonebox is a professional iPhone text messages recovery tool which can not only recover recently deleted or lost text messages due to iOS 10.2 update 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 find lost text messages from iPhone running iOS 10.2 easily.
Undoubtedly, it is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer firstly. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version. Just click on the icon below to install iFonebox on your computer.
How to retrieve iPhone lost text messages due to iOS 10.2 update?
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 find 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 missing 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 your lost messages before update to iOS 10.2, you can also choose Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud Backup mode to recover missing messages due to iOS update under the help from iFonebox.