My phone randomly deleted all of my messages from the app on its own but when I look in settings it says that they are all still saved and taking up space. Is there a way for me to get the messages back since I did not delete them myself? iPhone 5s, iOS 9.2.1
The question here is quite apparent: how to retrieve randomly deleted messages from iPhone app? This user said that those randomly deleted messages were still saved on iPhone and he needed to retrieve those saved messages from iPhone app. So is that possible?
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Definitely yes. Actually, after you delete message from iPhone app, the message don't actually get deleted. It's because the deleted messages is technically marked for deletion by the system and hidden so that they become invisible to us. Thus, in order to recover deleted messages from iPhone, iFonebox is just the best choice for you. PS: you can go to Settings and turn on Airplane Mode just in case that the deleted messages are overwritten by new added data.
As the best iPhone message data recovery tool, iFonebox enables you to recover deleted or lost text messages, wechat messages, whatsapp messages, contacts, notes, etc, from iPhone or iPad directly. Also, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for lost data on iPhone, iFonebox will help you to extract and restore lost data from iPhone backup selectively. One more thing, within the help from iFonebox, you can transfer recovered text messages back to your iPhone directly, the same function of contacts and notes. Unbelievable.
It is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer firstly so as to get back iPhone deleted messages. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version.
How to retrieve saved messages deleted from iPhone app?
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 choose Yes when asked whether to "Trust the computer" on your iPhone screen. Click Start button to begin.
Notes: 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 of messages transferring failure because of new text messages received during the process.
Scan Messages from iPhone. Just click on Messages item to start scanning. If you have a larger data for deleted messages, it may time longer time to scan those deleted messages. So be patient.
Preview and select deleted messages to recover. After automatic scanning, you have the chance to preview and choose deleted messages you need, and then, Click Recover to Device button to end the process. 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.
In a word, it is quite convenient to retrieve saved messages deleted from iPhone app via iFonebox. Certainly, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for those deleted text messages, you can also choose Recover from iTunes/iCloud Backup mode to get back deleted messages to iPhone under the help from iFonebox.