How To Retrieve Old Text Messages From iPhone Through iTunes?

By | February 10, 2015

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“How can I retrieve an old text messages from iTunes back up from iPhone 5s,  iPhone 5s, iOS 8.1”

A user asked me such a question and he was troubled by the text messages retrieving problem. How can he retrieve an old text messages though iTunes backup on iPhone 5S? Sometimes, it is always annoying when you lost an important or meaningful messages, but if you can retrieve them and get them backup, still deserves celebration.

As to the text messages retrieving problem, you may have known that iOS data recovery software is a great choice to retrieve old text messages from iPhone through iTunes. Because such software is quite functional and powerful. With it, you can not only recover deleted data like contacts, messages, notes and others from iPhone/iPad, but also you can extract iPhone or iPad backed up data from iTunes or iCloud backup files, including text messages, photos, videos, contacts and more.

Typical iOS data recovery software: Dr Fone for iOS, iFonebox, Aiseesoft FoneLab, Leawo iOS Data Recovery, PhoneRescue. The above mentioned software are all powerful and professional, but only one can be used to transferred the retrieved text messages to your iPhone or iPad directly if you need to. In that case, you can choose Dr Fone for iOS.

How to retrieve old text messages from iPhone through iTunes? 

Here we want to take Wondershare Dr Fone for example, for only it can transfer the recovered text messages to your iOS devices. It is quite convenient to use Dr Fone for iOS, just three steps and the whole process is finished. There are two versions are available: Windows version and Mac version.

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You can refer to the simple steps here:

  • Run Dr Fone for iOS. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup. Remember to connect your iPhone 5S to the computer.
  • Scan iTunes backup files. Click start scan and Dr Fone will automatically scan the data.
  • Preview and transfer the text messages you need. After automatic scanning, all data will be shown at the left side of the main interface box. Just click Messages to preview and then transfer the one you need to your iOS devices or export them to computer directly.

Notes: If you don’t have to transfer the messages to iPhone or iPad, you can choose other cheaper software like iFonebox and FoneLab. One more point, Dr Fone is  helpful to repair your iOS system when your iPhone is stuck in Recovery Mode or stuck on Apple logo.

With such powerful iOS data recovery software, to retrieve old text messages from iPhone through iTunes is no longer a big deal.

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