Many iPhone users on iPhone SMS recovery may ask similar questions:
How to restore the missing text from the iPhone? Update your iPhone 6/6S/7 and ios 11 resulted in loss of message，how to restore the message? What is the simplest way to recover deleted messages from iPhone 8/7 / 6 S / 6/5 / 5 C / 5 in Mac?" Accidentally deleted SMS iPhone? Lost your iPhone messages due to iOS 10 or 11 iOS upgrade? Once your iPhone mobile phone is lost or stolen, to recover lost iPhone message? No matter what happens, you still have a chance to restore iPhone iMessage SMS / MMS. This article mainly teaches you how to restore your iPhone 8/7/6S / 6 SMS, iPhone 7/6/6s/5s / 5 / 4, iPhone 4S in the three recovery mode.
Way 1: How to Recover Deleted Messages from iPhone 7 without Backup
Step 1. Connect your iPhone 7 Device to Computer
After downloading and installing iPhone 7 Data Recovery app on your computer, you can open it and start recovering the deleted messages from iPhone in a few click. And then you need to connect your iPhone device to your PC and click "Recover from an iOS Device".
Step 2. Select Text Messages You Want to Recover from iPhone 7
Here, you should select "Messages" and "Messages Attachments" then click "Start Scan" button. This scanning time depends on how much data you want to recover, please be patient.
Start Scanning All Deleted or Lost SMS from your iPhone 7
Step 3. Preview and Recover iPhone 7 Text Messages Directly
Once the scanning is completed, you can preview the deleted messages, and choose the "Messages" you want to retrieve, and then click the “Recover” button on the bottom-right of the window. Then all selected data can be restored from iPhone device.
Way 2: How to Restore iPhone 7 Lost Text Messages from iTunes Backup
Tips:This way teach you how to use iPhone 7 data recovery extract lost iPhone data from iTunes backup files,if you have sync your iPhone 7 with iTunes before,the iTunes will backup your iPhone contents to computer as pecific file format automatically,but you need to use third-party iTunes files extractor tool to recover iPhone backup files from iTunes.This way teach you how to restore iPhone 7 text messages from iTunes for example,please keey reading as below.
Step 1. Select the iTunes Recovery Mode
After downloading and running the iPhone Data Recovery tool and there is no need to connect your iPhone 7 to computer. Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup".
Step 2. Select Text Messages to Scan
All your iTunes backup files have been found and displayed. Choose “Text Messages” for your iPhone and click "Start Scan" button to extract all your iPhone 7 backup files from iTunes.
Step 3. Preview and Retrieve iPhone 7 SMS,iMessages from iTunes
After scanning, all the content contained in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories. You should preview the detailed content carefully and check the "Messages" option and hit the "Recover" to save all the lost SMS on your computer.
Way 3: How to Retrieve iPhone 7 Lost Messages from iCloud Backup
Tips:If you have make your iPhone 7 backup with iCloud before,if you device is lost, stolen or damaged,you can use this iPhone 7 Data Recovery get missing messages back from iCloud backup files.
Step 1.Install the Program and Sign in Your iCloud Account
Firstly, run the program on your computer and choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File", then sign in your iCloud account according to its requirements.
Step 2.Download and Export your iCloud Backup
After entering the program, you are provided the backup files of your iCloud backup account automatically. Choose SMS you want to recover by clicking "Download" button. When completing the above steps, click the same button to start extracting your text messages back to your iPhone device.
Step 3.Preview and Restore iPhone 7 Lost SMS from iCloud Backups
You can take a preview of the data you get after the scanning, such as contacts, photos, messages, notes, videos, etc. You can choose “Text Messages” that you'd like to restore by ticking it. Then click on “Recover” button.
You can recover deleted or lost text messages/iMessages/SMS on iPhone according to above three recovery mode. And the recovered text messages (SMS), MMS, iMessages will be either transferred back to iPhone or saved to computer as an .html file and a .csv file.
Always losing iPhone text messages is caused by many different reasons:
1. Wrong operation, e.g. deleting text messages accidentally;
2. Jailbreak your iPhone device;
3. Factory settings restore by tapping on “Erase All Content and Settings” option;
4. Failure to iOS upgrade;
5. iPhone has been lost or stolen;
6. iPhone was damaged, broken, smashed or broken.
Tips to Search Text Messages with Messages on the iPhone
If you want to restrict your search to only text messages, the method described below is the best.
Step 1. Tap Messages to open the messaging application.
Step 2. While viewing the Messages list swipe down with your finger to expose the search box.
Step 3. Enter the search string in the search box and the results list will automatically update as you type.
When you find the message containing the information you are looking for, simply tap the message to open it.
If you can find the deleted or lost SMS through searching in Messages app,you can learn the use guide as above to recover deleted SMS from iPhone directly; extract and restore iPhone SMS from iTunes/iCloud backup files by the professional iPhone Data Recovery.