I need help! I have deleted a text message on my iPhone 8. But before I deleted the message, I backed it up onto iCloud. Can I still get the message back? If anyone has any clue, I shall be grateful!
Your texts should be automatically backed up to iCloud if you have turned on the option in iCloud. Backing up the messages on iCloud is one way to keep them safe. You would be able to restore to that backup to restore the messages. Just remember, if you restore to a backup, anything done since that backup would be lost. Since it’s not easy to view detailed iCloud data through common method, the following part will show you how to get back the only lost messages on iCloud without data loss.
Actually, the best and easiest way to restore only missing messages from iCloud is to turn to a professional third-party tool for help. As a powerful and trusty iOS backup extractor, iFonebox is aimed to recover/download up to 17 kinds of data from iTunes/iCloud backup, such as contacts, photos, videos, notes, call logs, safari history, reminders, calendar events, WeChat data, WhatsApp data and many more. The following are just some of the programs useful features:
- Its simple user interface makes it very easy for you to accomplish all data recovery processes
- It comes with a preview function to help you recover the right file
- Regain data selectively without losing any existing data on your device
- It’s compatible with almost all iOS versions, including the latest iOS 11
- It’s 100% safe and will not leak your personal information
- It can also come in handy when you’ve lost data on your device without a backup, allowing you to recover data directly from an iOS device
iFonebox works well on almost all iOS devices, including iPhone X. There are two versions available: Mac version and Windows version. Just download the free trial version of the program and have a try. Then you will actually recognized it as the quickest and safest way to retrieve disappeared text messages from iCloud.
Step one: Run iFonebox and enter your Apple ID
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.
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.
Step four: Preview and download data
Now you can select the messages you want and click “Recover to pc”, then the instruction is accomplished.