Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Recover deleted iMessages from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

I mistakenly deleted iMessages from my iPhone and would much like to recover them, can anyone figure out how to get them back?

iMessage is a great service designed by apple that allows users to send unlimited free messages along with pictures, videos, links, etc to a person or a number of friends at once via WI-FI or cellular networks. As iMessage becomes more and more popular among iDevice users due to its distinctive features, getting lost of iMessages due to accidental deletion, unstable iMessage system and other reasons is not rare in daily life. Question of imessage recovery like the above is commonly seen on different forums. So is there any way to to retrieve deleted iMessages? The answer is definitely yes. Below are three feasible and helpful ways to recover iMessages from iPhone 6s/6/5s/5/4s/4, iPad or iPod Touch.

Method 1: Recover from iOS devices directly or from iTunes backup.
Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery is a powerful software designed for recovering deleted data including iMessages from iOS devices directly or from iTunes backup. Please download and follow the steps below to recover your deleted iMessages.

Video guide:

Step 1: Launch Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery after downloading and installing it.
Step 2: Connect your iOS device to the computer and click on "Start scan" to begin scanning. The program will scan and analyze your deleted iMessages automatically. ( If you have backed up your device with iTunes before, you can switch to recover from iTune back up mode without the need to connecting your device)
Step 3: Preview and recover deleted iMessages. After scanning, preview the iMessage content and select the ones you intend to recover.

Method 2: Retrieve deleted iMessages from iCloud Backup. 
If you have backed up your device with iTunes or iCloud before. You can retrieve iMessages from iCloud backup. 
Step 1: Go to "Settings" > "General" > "Reset" and choose "Erase All Content and Settings". 
Step 2:  Tap "Erase iPhone" and choose an iCloud backup that contains your deleted iMessages and then tap "Restore"
Step: Keep your device connected to WI-FI during the process of downloading. It may take some time to restore the data. 

Method 3: Find deleted iMessages from other Apple devices.
If you have activated iMessage with the same Apple ID on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, you will find that iMessages data will be synced across on each device. Deleting iMessages on a device doesn't mean forever loss of the deleted iMessages. If you mistakenly deleted iMessages from your iPhone, you can turn to iPad, iPod Touch or Mac and will find the deleted iMessages appear on those devices. And vice versa.

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