How to Get Old Kik Messages on iPhone Back

Do you use the Kik Messaging app? If you do you must know of its ability to allow users to send and share emojis, pictures and even videos along with text messages via Wi-Fi or data bundle. For this reason, a lot of people send important information via Kik. But with some mistaken operations or infection by malware, you can lose some of the data on your Kik app. If this happens, you need to have a way to easily retrieve these messages. This article offers you 2 solutions to get your deleted Kik messages back.

Tip 1. Use Third-Party Tool to Get Old iPhone Kik Messages Back

To rub salt on the wound, Kik does not store the messages for you! In other words once you have deleted Kik messages on iPhone, you can never retrieve them from Kik! Luckily, there is a solution for iPhone users thanks to the availability of iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iMyFone D-Back for Mac iPhone data recovery. With this tool, there is a high probability that you might get your data back. You can also use iMyFone D-Back to extract your Kik messages from iCloud or iTunes backup to your computer.

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iMyFone D-Back Data Recovery for iOS (iOS 11 Supported)

  • It can recover more than twenty types of files, ranging from text messages, WeChat, Skype chats, photos, WhatsApp messages. The list is simply long!
  • You can recover files from almost all iPhone models eg. iPhone 7/SE/6s(Plus)/6(Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4 running iOS 11/10/9/8/7.
  • It can recover your data through 4 ways: recovery from iClouds backup, recovery from iTunes backup, smart recovery and recovery from your iOS device without backup.
  • It allows you to back up your device’s data including Kik messages to computer.

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Get Kik Messages Back on iPhone Using iMyFone D-Back

Step 1. Select a Recovery Mode

You will need to download the iMyFone application to your computer to recover Kik message. After that, you can run iMyFone software on your computer and then select “Recover From iOS Device” on the left pane.

Note: if you are sure that you have made some backup of Kik messages in your iTunes or iCloud, you could choose "Recover from iTunes Backup" or "Recover from iCloud backup". The steps are similar.

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And then click on "Kik" on the Third-Party IM App section and tap "Next" button.

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Step 2. Scan Files

After connecting your iDevice to your computer, You can then click on "Scan" to search for deleted Kik messages you wish to recover from your iPhone, iTunes backup or iCloud backup.

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Step 3. Read and Recover Kik Messages

iMyFone D-Back will then allow you to preview the messages you want to retrieve to make sure it is the right information you need. You can then click on "Recover" button to retrieve your Kik messages and then export the messages to your computer.

Read and Recover Kik Messages

Despite losing your Kik messages, iMyFone D-Back or iMyFone D-Back for Mac gives you the opportunity to get them back in a few simple steps as shown above.

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Tip 2. Back Up Your Kik Messages to iTunes or iCould

To avoid losing your Kik Messages, it might be a good idea to create a backup on iTunes or iCloud.

Here’s how to back up Kik messages to  iTunes:

Step 1: Open iTunes and then connect the iPhone to the computer and then select it when it appears in iTunes.

Step 2: Click “Backup Now” and wait for the process to be completed.

Here’s how to back up Kik messages to iCloud:

Step 1: Go to iPhone Settings, choose "iCloud" and tap "Storage", and then click "Manage Storage".

Step 2: Choose the current backup. Then on the new page, you can choose to back up the data of Kik App by sliding the bar next to it.

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