How To Retrieve Deleted SMS Conversations On iPhone?

By | August 11, 2015

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A user wrote to me that some SMS conversations from iPhone 5S were deleted and he needed help to retrieve those deleted SMS conversations. He cannot make sure whether he had an iTunes or iCloud backup. So is there any method to retrieve deleted SMS conversations from iPhone directly?

Generally speaking, when it comes to lost messages recovery problem, most people will turn to iTunes or iCloud for help. If they have an iTunes or iCloud backup, they can restore those backup to iDevice but, the problem is, the existing other data like contacts, notes may be overwritten by data from the backup. So you need to be cautious when restoring backup to iPhone. Here, I have a better method to retrieve deleted SMS conversations from iPhone directly no matter whether there is an iTunes or iCloud backup. Just recover lost text messages from iPhone or iPad directly. Here we go.

In order to retrieve deleted SMS conversations on iPhone directly, you need to learn something about iFonebox firstly. Without iFonebox, you cannot recover lost text messages from your iPhone. So what can iFonebox help? As is known that iFonebox is a professional iOS data recovery which is able to recover deleted data like contacts, notes, text messages, WhatsApp messages and more from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. If you have an iTunes or iCloud backup, you also have the chance to extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup. You have to admit that iFonebox is a powerful software. Here, I will mainly focus on how to retrieve deleted SMS conversations on iPhone directly.

How to retrieve deleted SMS conversations on iPhone? 

There is no doubt that the first thing is to download and install iFonebox. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version. Of course, you can install iFonebox Free Trial Version (Win and Mac) in advance. Now, you can follow the simple steps listed below:

  • Run iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Please connect your iPhone to the computer.
  • Scan text messages from iPhone. Click on Messages and then start scanning.
  • Preview and choose deleted messages to recover. After automatic scanning, you can select those deleted SMS conversation and then, click Recover to PC and you will get all messages you need.
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Tips: if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your lost messages, to extract and restore messages from iTunes or iCloud backup is your another choice.

This is how to retrieve deleted SMS conversations from iPhone with iFonebox, pretty convenient and functional.

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