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How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone

Accidentally deletion of text messages on iPhone is happening all the time. iPhone users find many ways to get back the deleted messages on iPhone or restore deleted text messages from iPhone backup. In this article, I will show you the best and easiest way to recover deleted text messages on iPhone and iPhone Backup file.

I will use iPhone Data Recovery in this article. It can scan your iPhone and iPhone backup files to find the deleted or lost text messages and other data easily. You can preview, select and recover any deleted SMS from iPhone to computer. Besides messages, you can also recover deleted photos, videos, contacts, call history, notes, reminders, calendars, voice memos, voicemail, safari bookmarks, Whatsapp messages and other deleted data on your iPhone. It supports the latest iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and all other iPhone models.

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This article includes 3 parts and each part shows you an easy way to recover deleted iPhone SMS.

How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone Directly

Step 1. Connect iPhone to Computer

Free download, install and run iPhone Data Recovery program on computer. Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable. This program will recognize your iPhone and load your iPhone’s information to its interface easily.

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Step 2. Scan iPhone to Find Deleted/Lost Messages

Click “Scan” button on the interface, this iPhone SMS Recovery will begin to scan your iPhone deeply and find the deleted or lost data on your iPhone. It can find the deleted text messages, photos, videos, contacts, call history, notes, reminders, calendars, voice memos, voicemail, safari bookmarks, Whatsapp messages and other deleted data on it. After scanning, this recovery program will list all the deleted data on the interface. You can use the data menu on the left side to find the deleted messages and preview them for recovering.

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Step 3. Recover Deleted iPhone SMS

Go to “Messages” section on the data menu, you will see all your iPhone text messages on the interface. You can choose any of them to preview and find all the deleted text messages you want to get back from your iPhone. After selecting all the deleted messages you want to retrieve, click “Recover” button. iPhone SMS Recovery will recover all the selected SMS from iPhone to computer.

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How to Restore iPhone Text Messages from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Scan iTunes Backup to Find iPhone SMS

Select the second option on the interface “Recover Data from iTunes Backup” on the main interface after running this iPhone Data Recovery. You will see all the iTunes backup files on your computer listed on the interface.

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Find the iTunes backup file for your iPhone and scan it. This program will scan your iTunes backup file deeply and find all the data. This iPhone Data Recovery will translate all the data into what you can understand and list all of them on the interface for you to preview and restore.

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The data in your iTunes backup file will be classified according to the file types. You can find a data menu on the left side, it will guide you to find the data you need.

Tips:
1. If the iTunes backup file is encrypted, you need to enter the password before scanning it.
2. You can also manually add iTunes backup file to this software and scan it to find the iPhone messages you need.

Step 2. Restore Deleted iPhone SMS from iTunes Backup

Click “Messages” section on the menu, this program will list all the text messages in this backup file. You can easily find the iPhone messages you need and preview them to make sure the conversations you want to recover. After selecting all the iPhone messages you want to get back, click “Recover” button. You will get all the selected iPhone messages from iTunes backup file to computer as soon as possible.

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How to Extract iPhone Messages from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Download and Scan iCloud Backup File

Select “Recover Data from iCloud Backup” section on the main interface of this iPhone SMS Recovery program. You will need to log into your iCloud account on the interface in order to find the iCloud backup file which includes the messages you need. After entering your account, you will see all the iCloud backup files in it. Find the iCloud backup file you want to restore iPhone messages from and double click it.

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This program will begin to download your iCloud backup file to computer. Once it finishes downloading, this program will scan your iCloud backup file deeply and find all the data in it. It will show you all the data in your iCloud backup file on the interface with a data menu. You can use it to find the iPhone messages you need.

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Step 2. Extract iPhone Messages from iCloud Backup

Enter “Messages” section from the data menu, you will see all the iPhone messages you backed up in your iCloud backup file. Find the messages you want to get back and preview the contents in details before recovering. Click “Recover” button and this program will recover all the selected text messages from iCloud backup file to computer.

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This iPhone SMS Recovery provides you 3 efficient ways to recover deleted iPhone text messages. You don’t need to have backup file for your iPhone, even you don’t need to restore your whole iPhone with backup file, you can easily recover deleted iPhone text messages. If you want to recover deleted text messages on iPhone, try to use this program.