How to Recover Deleted Messages from iPhone with or without Backup

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Either caused by accident or by software upgrade, losing important text messages from your iPhone could present a serious problem. This device is not just a versatile tool for communication; it has evolved into an excellent storage for all important information you want to keep so that you can access it anytime. It serves as a repository of all memorable moments in your life as you can take photos and videos with it and preserve these milestones in your life, hoping to keep them forever. But what if suddenly, you lose everything that you have saved in your device, like Text Messages?


So, How Do You Retrieve Lost Text Messages from iPhone?

There are several things that could happen to your iPhone that could render it empty of everything. Sometimes, you drop it to the floor and it gets broken. Or you could be using it near a pool and drop it into the water. Or you could accidentally hit a button that causes all data to be deleted. Anything could happen under the sun that could cause the loss of all our data. In the past, this could be a hopeless situation for any iPhone owner but nowadays, this problem is very easy to fix. Mobiledic presents to you iOS Data Recoery, a software that can remedy the issues you encounter with your iPhone. It is so powerful that it can bring back all your lost data in just a few clicks. It is also the best tool to recover deleted text from iPhone device.


Take A Look at the Key Features:


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Mode 1: Retrieve Text Messages from iPhone without Backup

Step 1 Install, Run the Program and Connect Your iPhone to PC

After installing program on your computer, you are just a few steps away from recovering everything that you want to be restored. Then you should connect iPhone to computer via USB cable. Launch it and you will see main window like below.


connect iPhone to computer


Note: As you can see: it provies 3 recovery modes on the left: "Recover from iOS Device", "Recover from iTunes backup", and "Recover from iCloud backup".


Step 2 Choose the Mode and Begin to Scan Lost Messages on iPhone

If you need to retrieve text from your device but have no backup file, you have to select the mode Recover from iOS device. Once your device is detected by the program, then click the "Start Scan" button to deeply scan your device, the whole scanning may take several minutes.


scan your iPhone


Step 3 Preview the Scanned Data and Start to Recover

After the scanning, you can see all the found data will be listed in order on the left, click "Messages" to preview the detailed of your messages. Then just choose the one you want to recover. Then click "Recover" button to restore selected text to your computer. It also can retreive contacts, photos from iPhone without backup.


recover messages from iPhone

Solution 2: Directly Extract Messages from Previous iTunes Backup

The program allows you to retrieve data from previous iTunes backup file, no matter you deleted your data from device or lost your device. This mode is capable of directly extracting SMS from iTunes backup ( Assuming you backed up your iPhone).


Step 1 Detect Previous iTunes Backup Files You Created

When launching the program, navigate to "Recover from iTunes backup" mode, the program will automatically detect all the previous iTunes backup files and listed in the program with details. Select the recent backup files and click "Start Scan" button to start iTunes extracting task.


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Step 2 Preview the Found SMS and Recover.

After scanning, all the content stored in your iTunes backup can be found and displayed in well-organized catalogue. Check the Messages tab to preview all messages, just selectively mark and recover those you want to recover, and hit "Recover" button.


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Solution 3: Restore iPhone Messages from iCloud Backup

Step 1 Log in iCloud Account

If you didn't have iTunes backup,this program also allows you to extract text from iCloud backup, if you didn't have iTunes backup,this program also allows you to extract text from iCloud backup, assume that you've synced to iCloud. Choose the third mode "Recover from iCloud Backup" after launching the program, then enter Apple ID and password of your iCloud account.


Log in the iCloud account


Step 2 Download and Extract iCloud Backup File

After you entered the iCloud backup, the program will detect all previous iCloud backup and list them in the program. Select the recent backup and download. iCloud backup file will be downloaded to your computer, then click the "Scan" botton to scan the backup file. After scanning, selec the messages and click the "Recover" button.


Download the iCloud Backup


What is amazing is that all the recovered text messages look as good as the original. The software will allow you to retrieve back up data from iCoud and iTunes, which makes everything that you store in your mobile device free from the risk of loss or deletion. Mobiledic iOS Recoery tool is compatible with various models iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It can even resurrect blank or dead screens. It can help you recover everything from damaged iOS devices, something that other software cannot do. It digs deeper into your iPhone to bring data to the surface and for you see.


Tips: If the above method failed, then you can check this page to recover deleted messages from iOS devices. It is recommended by another reader.


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Iris Bella is the Founder and Editorial Director at Mobiledic Studio. You can also find her on social network.

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