Viber is a convenient SNS application and it owns increasing users for recent years. For iPhone users who use Viber a lot, the Viber data may include lots of important information. And of course, losing Viber messages, such as mistaken deletion or viral attack, will cause huge trouble for users.
To solve iPhone Viber user’s data loss problem, here the article offers three ways on how to recover Viber messages on iPhone.
Part 1. Recover Viber Messages on iPhone without Backup
Mostly, the data loss on iPhone is sudden and users may don’t have any preparation for it. But even without any backup, Viber messages can be retrieved from iPhone directly. What you need is just one excellent iPhone data recovery tool, such as iMyFone D-Back iOS Data Recovery Tool. With powerful features, this tool is your top choice to recover deleted Viber messages on iPhone without backup.
- Recover Viber messages lost in different situations even without backup, such as system crash, accidental deletion, etc.
- Preview messages in Viber after the scan, selectively choose Viber messages to recover per you needs.
- Applicable to the latest iPhone models, such as iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, etc. Supports running on iOS 13, 12, 11 and more.
- 20+ types of iPhone file such as WhatsApp, WeChat, Kik can be retrieved.
- Simple procedures allow users operate it easily, no tech knowledge required.
Steps to Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone without a Backup
Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode and File Type
Run iMyFone D-Back and choose "Recover from iOS Device". Then click "Start".
Step 2: Choose the Data Type and Scan iPhone
Check the data type "Viber" and then click "Next".
Then you can connect your iPhone to the computer and click "Scan" to proceed.
Step 3: Preview and Choose Needed Viber Messages
After scanning, this tool will list all the Viber messages, including the lost for your preview. You can preview all or only preview the deleted data by choosing "Show only deleted ones". Check what you want to retrieve. Then click "Recover" to choose one folder and store your recovered Viber messages. In this way, your lost Viber messages are back.
Part 2. Recover Viber Messages on iPhone with Backup
If you have the habit to back up your iPhone Viber messages regularly, you can easily get them from your backups. See how to recover deleted Viber messages from iTunes backup/iCloud backup/Email.
1. How to Recover Viber Messages on iPhone from iTunes/iCloud backup
As the most recommended methods to recover lost iOS data by Apple, restoring iTunes/iCloud backup onto your iPhone to get back lost Viber messages has been tried by lots of iPhone users. It is free and have the specific instructions from Apple. You can just refer to the link to restore Viber messages.
However, you should note that if you restore the iTunes/iCloud backup, all the existing data on your iPhone will be replaced by the data in backup. If you don’t want to restore your backup, iMyFone D-Back can help you gain access to an iTunes or iCloud backup and extract the missing Viber messages. Here’s how to do it.
Extract from iTunes via iMyFone D-Back
Step 1: From the main menu, select “Recover from iTunes Backup” tab and click “Start”. Select “Viber” in the next window and then click “Next” to continue.
Step 2: Then it will display all the iTunes backup files, from which, select the one that contains the missing viber messages and then click “Scan.”
Step 3: Once the scan is complete, select the Viber messages you need and click “Recover” to save them on your computer.
Extract from iCloud via iMyFone D-Back
Step 1: Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” and then click “Start.” Log in to your iCloud account and then select the iCloud Backup, click "Scan".
Step 2: Select the iCloud backup file that may contain the missing Viber messages. Click “Next” to choose the file type "Viber", and tap on the "Scan" button.
Step 3: Once the scan is complete, select the Viber messages you want to get back on the preview window and click “Recover” to save them.
Part 3. How to Recover Viber Messages on iPhone from Email
If you have sent Viber messages by email according to Viber’s suggestion in the following directory: Viber > More > Settings > Calls and Messages > Email Message History and send Viber Messages to any email account, you can just log in your email to download the attached file. Your messages’ backup is there for your view.
However, your photos and videos won’t be backed up to your email. And the Viber messages are stored in CSV files and cannot be restored to iPhone.
Now you get methods to recover deleted Viber messages on iPhone. You can easily restore deleted messages in Viber through cloud backup such as iCloud or iTunes. Though they are free, both of them have limitations: get data on the iPhone overwritten, and require backup. In such case, you can try the free trial version of iMyFone D-Back to retrieve the deleted messages in Viber without backup.