Please help me. I need to access and view my backed up imessages from iCloud. I have some imessages deleted but now, I want to recover them from iCloud backup to my iPhone again. Is there any way to do that? Any suggestions are welcomed. Thanks.
In brief, the question here is how to view and recover imessages from iCloud backup to iPhone? It is not difficult to retrieve lost iMessages to iPhone so long as you have an iCloud backup. Here, I will show two methods to help you restore lost iMessages from iCloud backup to iPhone at ease.
Solution 1. Restore lost iMessages from iCloud to iPhone directly
If you have an iCloud backup for your lost iMessages, just go to iPhone Settings> General> Reset> Erase All Content and Settings. Then your iPhone will finish the whole reset process. After restart your iPhone, you can choose to Restore from iCloud backup and all iCloud backup data will be in your iPhone again, including your lost iMessages.
However, to get back iMessages by restoring iPhone from iCloud backup will overwrite the current data on your iPhone. And one more disadvantage: if you want recover just some iMessages instead of all the data, this method may not be suitable for you. In the second part we will introduce a useful method by which you could recover only the iMessages you need from iCloud to iPhone without resetting your device.
Solution 2. Retrieve only iMessages from iCloud backup to iPhone
Here, in order to recover only lost iMessages from iCloud to iPhone, what you need is the help from iFonebox, a professional iCloud backup extractor tool.
As is known that iFonebox is a powerful iCloud backup extractor which enables you to access and view data backed up in your iCloud backup. Also, you can extract and restore only deleted text messages from iCloud via iFonebox. Plus, it is a great helper to recover deleted or lost messages, wechat messages, contacts, notes, etc, from iPhone or iPad directly, so cool and amazing. Next, detailed steps are shared to help you to retrieve lost messages from iCloud backup selectively.
It is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer firstly. Two versions are accessible: Windows version and Mac version.
Steps to view and recover iMessages from iCloud to iPhone
Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iCloud Backup mode in the main interface of the program and then, you will need to sign in with your Apple ID and password. Remember to turn off your two step verification ahead. After that, you have the chance to select your iCloud backup to download.
Download imessages from iCloud backup. After you have selected one iCloud backup to download, iFonebox will start the downloading process. Also, you can select only messages to download to save more time. iMessages are contained in Messages item.
Scan and view lost imessages from downloaded iCloud backup. After downloading process finished, you are able to access and view those lost imessages from iCloud backup. Just click on Messages item and scan lost data from it. You can transfer recovered messages back to your iPhone directly via clicking Recover to Device button.