How To Retrieve Deleted Text Messages On iPhone?

By | July 14, 2015


How to retrieve deleted text messages from my iPhone 5S? I accidentally deleted a couple of messages and I need to get them back. I just have an iTunes backup for those deleted text messages. Can anyone help me to recover my iPhone 5S deleted text messages? Thanks in advance. iPhone 5S, iOS 8.4.

Apparently, this user was troubled by how to retrieve deleted text messages on his iPhone 5S. Actually, this is not a quite complicated problem for this user is fortunate enough to have an iTunes backup for his lost messages. But the problem is, when you restore deleted text messages from iTunes backup, it is risky to overwrite your existing data when sync iPhone 5S with iTunes. Here, I want to share methods to retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone 5S safely and successfully.

If you want to retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone, you can recover those messages you need from iPhone directly, or you can extract deleted text messages from iTunes backup. Both of the two methods need the help from iFonebox, which is a professional and powerful iOS data recovery which is able to recover deleted data like iMessages, contacts, notes and more from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch directly. Certainly, iFonebox empowers you to extract and restore text messages from iTunes or iCloud backup. Other data like photos and videos are also supportive. There are three working modes for iFonebox: recover from iOS device, recover from iTunes backup and recover from iCloud backup. Here, I will show you how to recover deleted text messages from iPhone directly. Also, you can choose recover from iTunes backup if you have one. Here we go.

How to retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone?

Definitely, the first step is to download and install iFonebox. There are two versions optional: Windows version and Mac version. Also, Free Trial Version (Win and Mac) is always there for you. Now, you can refer to the following listed steps:

  1. Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device. Please connect your iPhone 5S to the computer so as to scan data from it.
  2. Scan text messages from iPhone. Click on Message item and then scan data from it.
  3. Preview and select deleted text messages to recover. After scanning, you can pick out those deleted text messages from your iPhone and recover them.


Notes: if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for those deleted text messages, you can also choose Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud Backup mode.

It is quite convenient and functional to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone directly with iFonebox. Just have a try and share your own experience here.

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