Is It Possible To Restore Lost Text Messages From iPhone?

By | February 10, 2016


“I am in desperate need of some help. I deleted texts a while back from May 3rd 2015. Is there any way for me to get these back? It is very important. Thanks in advance iPhone 6s, iOS 9”

When you delete an important file in the computer, you can get them back in the recycle bin. But when you delete important text messages from iPhone, how to restore them? So many people encounter with the similar awkward situation to recover lost text messages from iPhone. How did you restore lost text messages from iPhone? Read this article and solutions are shared below.

Notes: Please clam down! The first thing you’d better to do is to enter Settings, turn Airplane Mode on. This operation is aimed to protect the deleted or lost data from being erased or overwritten by new one. Then back the data up on the iPhone with iTunes.

After you complete the two processes of the above. Next, you should choose a data recovery software to help you restore the deleted/lost messages from iPhone 6s. Here, iFonebox is just what you need to restore lost Messages, Contacts, Notes, Wechat Messages, etc, from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. If you have back the data up with iTunes/iCloud regularly, you could restore deleted or lost messages from iTunes/iCloud backup selectively. Attention, now you can transfer recovered messages back to your iPhone directly, the same as contacts and notes. Next, I will show the method to restore lost messages from iPhone.

How to restore lost text messages from iPhone?

Of cause, you should download and install iFonebox smoothly. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version.

·Launch iFonebox. Choose “Recover from iOS Device” mode and connect you iPhone to PC with USB cable. Make sure the software could detect your iPhone. Then click “Start” button.
·Choose “Messages” item to start scanning and analyzing the data on your iPhone. The length of time is due to the size of your data.
·Preview the data in the list and select the deleted ones, recover them to your iPone.  Now you can select those deleted messages and then, click Recover to Device button. Once clicked, just follow the reminders pop-up from the software. You need to turn off Find My iPhone in advance. After restoring, your iDevice will be restarted and then upgrade. Once all are done, those deleted messages have been in your iPhone safely and successfully.


The above is about the method to restore deleted messages from iPhone directly. The whole operation is simple and easy. Also, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for those lost text messages, just choose Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud Backup mode to get back lost messages via iFonebox. Any suggestion or question for us?

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Share methods and tips for Apple users to retrieve deleted or lost data like messages, contacts, notes, wechat messages, wechat data, whatsapp messages, etc, from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch directly or from iPhone backup selectively.

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