Hi. I accidentally deleted an important SMS message on my Iphone 5s, is there any way to recover it? Please help. Thank you. iPhone 5s, null
It is forgivable when you just delete some important SMS messages from iPhone by accident. The question here how to recover accidentally deleted SMS from iPhone? Is there any way to retrieve deleted SMS messages back to iPhone? Absolutely yes. If you have ever backed up your iPhone before the accidentally SMS messages deletion, you can restore your iPhone from the earlier iCloud backup to get back the deleted SMS Messages. But the problem is, as most people have noticed that the restoring process requires of erasing all content and settings at first which will definitely wipe something out of your iPhone and result in data loss again. Here comes the question, how to recover deleted SMS messages safely and successfully? Don’t worry. Tips are shared here to get back iPhone deleted SMS messages by accident.
What do you need to recover accidentally deleted SMS?
- Your iOS device and USB cable
- A computer (Window or Mac)
- Auntec iFonebox
Auntec iFonebox is a professional iPhone SMS recovery software which can not only recover deleted or lost text messages, notes, imessages, contacts, etc, from iPhone or iPad directly, but extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively, without wiping any data on your iOS device. Besides, iFonebox can transfer recovered SMS messages back to your iPhone directly. So without the help from iFonebox, it is quite difficult to recover accidentally deleted text messages back to iPhone.
Before that, it is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version.
- 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.
How to recover accidentally deleted SMS messages from iPhone?
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.
How to retrieve accidentally deleted SMS from iTunes backup selectively?
If you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for those deleted SMS messages, you can also extract and restore them from backup selectively via iFonebox. Here, I will take iTunes backup as example.
Run iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode. You can select one iTunes backup file containing your deleted text messages to scan. Bear in mind to connect your iPhone to the computer so as to recover lost messages back to it.
Scan messages from selected iTunes backup. Click on Messages item to begin the automatic scanning and analysis process.
Preview and select lost messages to recover. Now you have the chance to view and select deleted text messages from iTunes backup.
If you want to restore lost text messages from iCloud backup selectively via iFonebox, just sign in with your Apple ID and password to download iCloud backup. In short, it is quite convenient to retrieve deleted SMS messages from iPhone under the help from iFonebox.