The screen on my 8 is broken. I need important call history off of it for court. My ex is trying to crucify me in court! These texts are very important to my defense! I don’t think I can win without them! Does anyone know of a way to get those messages, even though the screen won’t turn on? Can I access them through my computer or anything?
What should you do if your iPhone’s screen is broken? If you turn to Apple for help, you may be told that the only thing you might be able to do is get the screen replaced. Apple may be able to do it without losing data, but they will not guarantee that they can. Here the question comes: How to recover texts from broken iPhone? To tell the truth, if you have not been syncing and backing up regularly, you are out of luck. As long as you synced your device to iTunes or iCloud before, iFonebox will reveal options for extracting text messages from the iPhone backup.
Here we list some main features of iFonebox:
- Three excellent recovery modes
- Fully compatible with almost all kinds of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
- Support data preview before downloading them from backup
- It’s highly effective and very easy to use
- Can be used to recover up to 17 kinds of data like notes, contacts, photos, etc.
- 100% safe and no risk to the rest of the data on your device
In addition to restoring texts from smashed iPhone, iFonebox can also be used to back up your iPhone data to keep it safe from loss and make it convenient for you to check or print it. iFonebox has two available versions: Windows version and Mac version. Please make sure to download and install the right version for your computer. Once you have installed the program, next I will show you how to get messages back from crashed iPhone.
Step one: Launch iFonebox
Click Recover from iTunes Backup File, you’ll see all backups you have listed in the interface. Pick up the iTunes backup file from which you wish to retrieve messages then click “Select” button to begin.
Step two: Scan data
It will scan automatically after you click the “Messages” icon, it might take your some time, please wait patiently.
Step three: Extract data
After completion of the scan, the program will display the recoverable texts. Use the feature to tick the needed items from the iTunes backup file. Once done, click “Recover to pc” button.