I want to recover text messages accidently deleted from my 32G iPhone 4. I tried the spotlight thing but nothing showed up. When I deleted them by mistake, I taped DELETE AND SWIPE METHOD. Please help to recover deleted text messages iPhone if it is possible. —— Caroline
Sometimes, what you lost in the text messages are so important for your work or daily life that you are under great pressure and want to recover deleted iPhone text messages instantly. Sometimes you lost some important messages even without making any backups before and want to know how to recover deleted iPhone messages without backup. Here are 3 methods for you on how to recover deleted text messages on iPhone 7/6s/6/5s/5c/4s/4 without backup or from backup. Go on with it and seek for the useful information.
1. Recover Deleted iPhone Messages From iTunes
To recover deleted text messages iPhone from iTunes backups can be a little risky because new SMS since last Sync will disappear. All text messages will be replaced by the text messages backups after you click Restore Backup. If you are OK with this, then you can continue to recover deleted iPhone messages from iTunes backups.
2. Recover Deleted iPhone Text Messages From iCloud
You may get to know that Spotlight Search can show you the deleted text messages, but you still can’t open or recover them. However, this function can help you to locate the deleted text messages faster so that you can recover deleted iPhone text messages from iCloud quicker. To make sure text messages is available for Spotlight Search, you need to check in Settings> General> Spotlight Search, and make sure Message is checked. If you can’t remember the first sentence of the deleted text messages or the sender, you can use Spotlight Search with the keyword in the SMS. This can save your time to search for the text messages you need in the iCloud backups.
It’s a pity that iCloud doesn’t backup all the text messages for all users, so this method may not apply to all people. If you have uploaded your text messages for backups, then the possibilities are you can succeed in performing the recovery.
Step 1: Before to recover deleted text messages on iPhone from iCloud, you need to make sure the deleted text messages have been saved in the backups after you login iCloud.com and check in Text Messages.
Step 2: Then you need to open iCloud in your iPhone to tap off text messages and choose Keep on My iPhone.
Step 3: After this, you need to click Merge on the iCloud Messages page after you select the messages you want to recover.
Step 4: You will see the deleted text messages back on your iPhone after several minutes.
3. Recover Deleted Text Messages On iPhone Without Backup
Forgot to back up your text messages to iCloud or iTunes before they are accidentally deleted? No need to be frustrated any more. iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery Win and iPhone Data Recovery Mac can help you retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone without backup in just three steps even there is no backup files.
- Recover files in 22+ formats such as text messages, photos, WhatsApp messages, Viber messages, Kik messages, contacts, notes etc.
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- Allow you to scan and preview data from iPhone, iTunes backup, iCloud backup.
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1 Select text messages and connect your iOS device
Run the program on your computer, choose “Message” from “Recover from iOS device” and iMyfone D-Back will prompt you to connect your iOS device to the PC. By doing this, smart scan will begin to greatly reduce the scan time.
And of course, you can select multiple file types to scan and recover.
2 Scan and Preview the deleted text messages
After a few minutes'scan, iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery will show the whole text messages on your iPhone for your preview. To make the results easier for search, you can tap on Show only the deleted ones on the top box of the interface.
3 Recover deleted iPhone text messages
After you choose the deleted text messages and click on “Recover”, and the program will let you choose one folder to store the text messages you need. And shortly, your deleted text messages are back.
And besides text messages, iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery Win and iPhone Data Recovery Mac can also recover other file types for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Why not give it a shot? Free download is available now.