Wednesday, July 27, 2016

[Voicemail Recovery] How to Retrieve Deleted Voicemail on iPhone

I have deleted an unheard voicemail on my iPhone 6S by mistake and want to get it back desperately. How to recover it? Any help will be appreciated!

As a great feature of iPhone, Visual Voicemail makes you listen to your voicemails in an easy manner. Whether it is a birthday wish from your loved one or voicemail  from a distant friend, the message precious voicemail worthy of replay for us. However, due to some unexpected reasons like accidental deletion, system crash and iOS upgrade, voicemail on iPhone can get lost.  Fortunately, you still stand a chance to retrieve them.  You would find one solution suitable for you among the 3 simple methods on how to retrieve deleted voicemail on iPhone 6S/6/5S/5/4S/4 introduced below.

Solution 1: Recover deleted voicemails from Phone app
Although this feature is often ignored, it is easy to use. And it is the first place you should look when you want recover a deleted voicemail on iPhone.
1. Open Phone app and tap on "Voicemail".
2. Scroll all the way to the bottom and look for the "Deleted Messages" item, tap on it and it will bring up a list of deleted voicemail recoverable.
3. Select the deleted voicemails you want to recover, tap "Undelete". You will find the deleted voicemail moved back to your main voice mail list.

Solution 2: Retrieve deleted voicemail from iPhone or iTunes backup
If you still cannot find your deleted voicemail, you can make use of Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery to recover deleted voicemails. It enables you to retrieve deleted voicemails from iPhone directly or from iTunes backup within just 3 steps without data loss. Just download it and follow the instructions below:
Step 1: Install&launch the Voicemail Recovery and connect your iPhone to computer. ( You can skip the connection and click "Next" to retrieve deleted voicemail from iTunes backup.)
Step 2: Click "Start scan" to allow it scan and analyze deleted voicemail on your device.
Step 3: Check "Voicemail" and preview the deleted voicemail, select the ones you want and hit "Recover" button to save the voicemail file on your computer.
Video Guide:
Note: Turn on "Airplane mode" after you lose voicemail in case any new data will overwrite the deleted voicemail.

Solution 3: Restore deleted voicemail from iCloud backup
Restoring from backup is another choice. If you have backed up your iPhone with iCloud regularly, you shall be able to retrieve deleted voicemail.
1. Go to "Settings">"General">"Reset">",  tap "Erase All Content and Settings"
2. Tap on "Erase iPhone" and enter your iPhone password. Select an iCloud backup and tap "Restore".
3. Keep your device connected to "WI-FI" or turn your network on, the process will take some time depending on the size of the backup and your network.
Note: Restoring from iCloud backup will ask you to erase all data on your iPhone and the newly added data you haven't backedup yet will be wiped. Think it twice before applying this method.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

How to Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone/iPad

The Notes app on iOS devices is widely used for various purposes like keeping ideas from wandering off, jotting down a shopping list or whatever we want to keep handy on our iPhone or iPad. We rely on electronic device to keep important information nowadays. However, we all make mistakes. Notes on iPhone or iPad may get lost due to accidental deletion. Imagine that you have typed a note for a presentation or a speech on an iPad for a whole afternoon but find it gone because you accidentally hit the delete button. This could be a paralyzing feeling that could generate anxiety and frustration. To ease your mind, 3 ways to retrieve deleted notes from iPhone 6S/6/5S/5/4S/4 or iPad Pro/Air/Mini will be introduced below.

Option 1: Recover deleted notes from Notes app itself
If your iPhone/iPad runs iOS 8 or later and you accidentally deleted a note from your device, all is not lost. Chances are that the deleted note is still on your device. Your recently deleted notes are kept in a special folder called "Recently Deleted" in Notes app for 30 days before they are permanently erased.
1. Open Notes app and tap "Recently Deleted" folder.
2. Tap "Edit" on the upper right corner and select the deleted notes you want.
3. Tap "Move To" and select a folder to recover your deleted notes. Your notes will be back on your device.

Option 2: Retrieve deleted note from your device directly or from iTunes backup
Cannot find your note in "Recently Deleted" folder? There still may be hope. A third party recovery tool can help you recover those deleted notes. Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery is a professional software that enables you to retrieve deleted notes from your iPhone/iPad or iTunes backup. Just download it and follow the steps as described below:

Step 1: Launch the Notes Recovery and connect your device to the computer. If you want to retrieve notes from iTunes backup, you can click "Next" and choose an iTunes backup to extract your notes.
Step 2: Click "Start scan" and it will scan and analyze lost notes automatically.
Step 3: Click" Notes", preview and recover deleted notes.
Video Guide:

Notes: Turn on Airplane Mode on your device after losing notes in case any newly generated data may overwrite your deleted notes.

Option 3: Restore notes on iPhone from iCloud
If you have enabled iCloud sync before, you can retrieve your deleted notes from iCloud, assuming you act within a reasonable time frame.
1. Go to "Settings" and tap "iCloud".
2. Turn off "Notes"and tap "Delete from My iPhone" on the pop-up.
3. Turn on "Notes" and it will re-sync your iCloud notes back on your device in a minute.

If it doesn't work, you can also go to and sign in to iCloud. Click on "Notes" to check if your deleted notes are there.

Option 4: Shake to undo
The "shake to undo" feature of iOS is unknown to or forgotten by most iPhone and iPad users. It is a simple but useful tips. When you accidentally delete a note, just shake your device. A pop-up will show up asking whether you want to" Undo Trash Note", tap on undo and your deleted note will be back on your device.

More info please read on:
How to Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone 6S/6/5S/5/4S/4/3GS
How to Retrieve Deleted Notes on iPad
How to Recover Lost/Deleted Notes on iPhone