How To Recover Only Texts Backed Up In iCloud To My New iPhone?

By | July 10, 2018

Just changed my iPhone 6 plus to iPhone X and transferred texts to iCloud. The messages are still there but not directly accessible. I am hesitant to recover these old messages back to my new iPhone and fearing it may delete the current iPhone X data. Is there any way I can retrieve them?

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How to recover texts backed up in iCloud to new iPhone? As they are part of the iCloud backup, they would be transferred when you restore the backup to your current phone. However, this will result in losing all the existing data and settings on your new device. What an embarrassing situation! If you are looking for a safe and easy way to download only texts from iCloud backup to new iPhone without any data loss, then you have come to the right place. In this article we will describe how we have accomplished that even though you are using iPhone X.

iFonebox is an excellent and reliable iOS backup extractor which can help you easily extract various kinds of data from iTunes or iCloud backup, like contacts, notes, texts, call records, safari bookmarks, reminders, calendar events, photos, voice memos, videos, QQ messages, WeChat data, WhatsApp data, etc. Take a look at more features of this tool:

  • It is very easy to use and quite effective
  • It can also be used to recover data directly from an iPhone in case you didn’t have a backup
  • It comes with a preview function that allows for selective data recovery
  • It’s compatible with almost all iOS versions, including the latest iOS 12
  • It can be used to download iCloud backups for different iOS devices or different iCloud ID

iFonebox provides Windows and Mac users simple and effective ways to get your missing/ deleted data back. It’s necessary to download the program to your computer. Please make sure to install the right version for your computer. Now, let’s see how to save just text messages from iCloud backup to new iPhone.





Step one: Run iFonebox and enter your Apple ID

Connect your iPhone X to computer and run the program, then just click the “Recover from iCloud Backup” at the top right of the software. You’ll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID account and password correctly.

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Step two: Download data from iCloud backup

After you have selected an iCloud backup to download, it will start the downloading process. You can select all to download.


Step three: Scan data

Click on “Messages” icon to start scanning automatically. It will take some time, you should wait patiently.

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Step four: Preview and download data

Now you can select the text messages you want and click “Recover to device”, then the instruction is accomplished.


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