I Have a specific date in which I need texts between myself and a different number. I need these messages ASAP for a personal matter. Having a printout would help but I am okay with something I would just view online. Any feedback or help is appreciated. Thanks!! iPhone 6, iOS 9.3.1
Sometimes, old text messages may have special meanings to us so that we need to recover lost old text messages on iPhone. Just as the above iPhone user asked, he needed those old text messages for personal use. So do you have any method to help him to retrieve old text messages from iPhone 6? What do you do to extract and find old messages from iPhone? If no idea for the question, don't panic. Just keep reading, for tips are shared below to help you recover old text messages from iPhone 6.
In order to retrieve old text messages from iPhone 6, I think without the help from a professional iPhone messages recovery software--iFonebox, it would be hard and troublesome.
As the powerful iPhone data recovery tool, iFonebox can not only recover deleted or lost text messages, contacts, notes, wechat messages, whastapp messages, etc, from iPhone or iPad directly, but extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively, not wiping any data on your iOS device. So cool. Plus, you can transfer recovered text messages to your computer for view and print or to iDevice. Amazing. Next, detailed steps are shared below.
But before that, it is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer firstly. Two versions are optional: Windows version and Mac version. Just choose one to install according to your computer model.
How to retrieve old text messages from iPhone 6?
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.
Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Please connect your iPhone to the computer with USB cable so as to scan and recover lost old 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 to click "Trust the computer" on your iPhone screen. 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 recover to iPhone. Now you can select those old 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 selected old messages have been in your iPhone safely and successfully.
That' it. You have to confess that it is quite convenient to retrieve old text messages from iPhone within the help from iFonebox. Also, you can use it to extract and restore old messages from backup via choosing Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud Backup mode.