How To Restore Missing iMessages From Backup To iPhone?

By | December 7, 2016

How To Restore Missing iMessages From Backup To iPhone?

iMessage is important to all users as it helps them to connect with their friends, family and even business communication globally due to the free services. Therefore, it will be inconvenient for Apple users if the iMessages missing or get deleted, especially the messages contain important contents or private messages. Therefore, this article will tell you the methods of recover disappeared iPhone iMessages from backup files by using a professional third-party iOS data recovery tool. And in here, I am introducing iFonebox. Read below to know what iFonebox can do for you.

Read also: How To Move All Messages From iPhone To Windows Computer?

iFonebox – the powerful iOS data recovery tool.

  • An user-friendly iOS data recovery tool
  • Able to retrieve deleted messages with/without backup
  • Allows users to restore data backup files from iTunes or iCloud backup without erase other data on your iTunes or iCloud backup files.
  • Allows users to recover missing messages to PC or device directly

In order to restore missing iMessages to iPhone, you need to download iFonebox and install it on your Windows computer. You can download this software absolutely free on here.

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How To Restore Missing iMessages From Backup To iPhone? 

Method 1: Recover disappeared iMessages from iTunes backup

Step 1: Run the software and scan your backup files

Launch iFonebox and connect your phone via USB cable.  Select “Recover from iTunes backup File” on the interface of iFonebox, and you will see your iTunes backup files. Start to scan. PS: Please click “select more” if you do not found your backup file on the interface. You may only select Messages to download during this recovery to reduce the download time. PS: iMessages is counted as Messages too. Next, select “Messages” item from iTunes backup files and click start scan.

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Step 2: Preview and recover messages

Select “Messages” under “Text Data” column Preview and select the messages you want to recover either “Recover to PC” or “Recover to device”.

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Method 2: Retrieve deleted iMessages from iCloud backup

Step 1: Install, launch the software and sign in iCloud.

Launch iFonebox and connect your phone via USB cable. Select “Recover from iCloud backup file” as the recovery mode on the interface of iFonebox. Please log in your apple ID and password before proceed to next step.

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Step 2: Download, extract and scan iCloud Backup

Select the backup files you want to recover and then click “Download”. You may only select Messages to download during this recovery to reduce the download time. PS: iMessages is counted as Messages too. Next, select “Messages” item from downloaded backup files and click start scan.

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Step 3: Preview and Restore messages

After scanning, turn on the button “Only display the deleted” to narrow down the results if you only looking for deleted messages. Preview and select the messages you want to recover either “Recover to PC” or “Recover to device”.

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In brief, you are able to restore missing iMessages from backup (iTunes or iCloud backup) back to your iPhone by using iFonebox with only few steps. Last but not least, we kindly suggest and advise our readers to backup your iPhone data regularly and frequently.

If you want to restore missing messages but you do not have any backup, click here >>

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