How to Recover Deleted iMessages

In this article, we will show you how to recover deleted iMessages from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. iMessage is used widely and frequently by iOS and Mac OS users. The more people send iMessages, the more chance you will accidentally delete or lose them. I will show you 3 mehtods in this article to help you recover deleted iMessages. It is really easy to do that and you just need your iPhone with USB cable, computer running Windows or Mac OS and iPhone Data Recovery.

iPhone Data Recovery is designed for iPhone users to recover deleted data from iPhone. It can scan your iPhone deeply and recover deleted iMessages, text messages, Whatsapp messages, photos, videos, contacts, call history, notes, voice memos, notes, reminders, calendars and other important files from iPhone and iPhone backup file. It supports the latest iPhone SE, iPhone 6s plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4s.

We have 3 parts in this article and each part provides you a method to retrieve deleted iMessages. Please download, intall this recovery software and follow our article, you can easily get back the deleted iMessages.

How to Recover Deleted iMessages from iPhone

Step 1. Connect iPhone to Computer

Run this recovery software on your computer and connect iPhone to it via USB cable. The software will detect and connect your iPhone smoothly. You will see all the data this software can scan and find on your iPhone.

connect iphone

Step 2. Scan iPhone to Find Deleted iMessages

Click “Start Scan” button, the software will scan your iPhone and find the deleted data, including iMessages on your iPhone. Once it finishes scanning, it will list all the data on the interface. There will be a data menu on the interface, you can easily find the data you would like to recover here. The software will scan any part of your iphone, so the more data you have on your iPhone, the longer time it will spend on scanning. Just wait patiently.

Step 3. Preview and Recover Deleted iMessages

Go to “Messages” section in the data menu, you will see all the iMessages and text messages on your iPhone here. The deleted iMessages will be in red. So it is really easy for you to find them. You can also search the key word to find the deleted iMessages you want. After selecting all the iMessags you want to recover, you can choose to recover deleted iMessages to iPhone (click “Recover to Device” button) or computer (click “Recover to Computer” button).

preview imessages

How to Retrieve Deleted iMessages from iTunes Backup File

Step 1. Scan iTunes Backup File

Run this recovery software on your computer and select the second option on the left side of the interface “Recover from iTunes Backup File”. The software will automatically find all the iTunes backup files on your computer and list on the interface. Just select the iTunes backup file and click “Start Scan” button. The software will scan and analyze your iTunes backup file and translate all the data into what we can view and understand. It will list all the data in your iTunes backup file after scanning. If you changed the default location of iTunes backup file on your computer, you can select them manually by click “Select” button.

itunes backup file list

Step 2. Retrieve Deleted iMessages from iTunes Backup File

Once the software finishes scanning, you will see all the data in your iTunes backup. Go to “Messages” in the data list and you will see all the iMessages here. Select and preview the iMessages you want to recover and click “Recover to Computer” or “Recover to Device” according to your need.

preview imessages itunes

How to Recover Deleted iMessages from iCloud Backup File

Step 1. Log in iCloud Account

Run this recovery software on your computer and select the third option, Recover from iCloud Backup File, on the left side of the main interface. At here, you are allowed to log in your iCloud account via Apple ID and password. The software will find all the iCloud backup files in your account and list them on the interface.

iCloud backup file list

Step 2. Scan iCloud to Find iMessages

Find and select the iCloud backup file you want to recover deleted iMessages from. You can click “Download” button. The software will download it from iCloud account and click “Start Scan” you can easily get all the data in your iCloud backup file. The software will list all the data on the interface after scanning your iCloud backup file. It is really easy for you to preview and recover deleted iMessages.

Step 3. Recover Deleted iMessages

Go to “Messages” on the data menu, you will see all the messages (iMessages, Text Messages and MMS) on your iPhone with the pictures and emoji. Choose and preview the iMessages, you can select all the iMessages you want to recover easily. You have two options to recover deleted iMessages, one is recover to computer and the other is recover to iPhone.

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That’s all the 3 method of recovering deleted iMessages from iPhone. You can also use the same way to recover deleted iMessages for iPad and iPod touch. This iPhone Data Recovery can not only recover deleted iMessages, but also recover deleted text messages, photos, videos, contacts, notes, reminders, calendars, voice memos, Whatsapp messages, call history and other data from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and their iTunes and iCloud backup files.

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